Medical Affairs Team Lead and MSL - Field-based (Romandie/Ticino)

OM Pharma

  • Publication date:

    30 janvier 2023
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Permanent position

OM Pharma is a global Geneva-based biopharmaceutical company. It is a leader in the prevention of recurrent respiratory and urinary tract infections and is also active in the treatment of vascular diseases. It operates worldwide through a strong network of international partners and invests its profits in R&D to develop microbial derived immunotherapeutic products to treat acute and chronic immunological disorders resulting from inflammation and infections. The company strives to improve the quality of life of patients around the world by providing access to better treatment of immunological imbalances.

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Medical Affairs Team Lead and MSL - Field-based (Romandie/Ticino)

Following the growth of our product portfolio, we are strengthening our teams and recruiting a Medical Affairs Team Lead and MSL for our Swiss Affiliate in Fribourg. Working in close collaboration and reporting to the Head of Medical Swiss Affiliate, your missions are to lead the Medical Affairs and MSL team and to manage an assigned product portfolio in Critical Care for all Medical Affairs activities as well as for the liaison with Key Opinion Leaders in the French-speaking Switzerland and Ticino.

Your main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Lead, mentor and coordinate a team of 3 Medical Affairs Managers and 2 Medical Science Liaison
  • Drive Medical Affairs strategy at affiliate level and ensure delivery of all local Medical Affairs activities
  • Provide Medical leadership in elaboration of product strategies
  • Respond to scientific product-related enquiries coming from external and internal stakeholders
  • Ensure KOL liaison and support
  • Organize Advisory Boards and company-sponsored symposiums
  • Attend congresses and seminars in relevant therapeutic areas to maintain knowledge and ensure contact to KOLs/critical external audience
  • Ensure medical validation of promotional material
  • Evaluate and monitor Investigator-initiated studies, PEBs and non-interventional studies
  • Collect, analyze and document scientific information related to the assigned products and their competitors

This position is field based. On-site presence in Villars-sur-Glâne is required about 1 day / week.

To carry out this mission, we are looking for a person with the following profile:

  • Scientific or Medical education (Master's, PhD, MD, or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Medical Affairs within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong knowledge of the local pharmaceutical industry and the Swiss legal/health system environment
  • Proven experience in people management
  • Demonstrated experience in KOL, HCP or medical community engagement
  • Fluency in French with good knowledge of German and English; speaking Italian would be a plus

You describe yourself as a leader with a strong team mindset. Thanks to your scientific background and capacity for synthesis, you easily assimilate and interpret information and scientific data. You also demonstrate excellent communication skills, which allows you to interact efficiently with various stakeholders.

If you are looking for a managerial position in a smaller pharmaceutical company where you can make the difference and leave your footprint: apply as soon as possible and join OM Pharma!