Associate Director Medical Affairs

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AG

  • Date de publication:

    11 August 2022
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Associate Director Medical Affairs

Sobi offers the opportunity to work at an international pharmaceutical company focused on specialty pharmaceuticals meeting the high medical needs of rare disease patients and providing treatment and services to them. Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds within research, healthcare, industry and the academic sphere.

Associate Director Medical Affairs

Role & Function

The Global Medical Affairs Associate Director will contribute to the development of medical strategy, planning & execution of medical affairs activities with the benefit of the patient at the forefront and ensures medical activities are delivered with integrity and scientific accuracy. He/she will provide scientific and medical leadership by thoroughly understanding the product and relevant disease areas, and serving as a scientific and medical resource.The Global Medical Affairs Associate Director works within a matrix organization, a multifunctional Global Medical Product Team with a focus on deliverables supporting the strategic and tactical plans. (medical/clinical operations, scientific communications, medical affairs). The Global Medical Affairs Associate Director also represent Sobi towards external collaborators such as health care practitioners, medical associations, research groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to Global medical/launch/LCM plan, and follow up of local/regional plans for alignment and support

  • Contribute to Medical Affairs matrix project team, and ensure that team objectives are fulfilled

  • Ensure quality and speed of responses to medical information requests related to a specific product

  • Support launch readiness team meetings as required

  • Develop and execute medical education program with external experts (scientific committee, disease awareness, networks, events)

  • Contribute to Patient Access activities; Support the development of local value dossiers

  • Ensure appropriate training and scientific support to internal colleagues (e.g. medical, field, commercial, market access, etc.) on specific product and strategy

  • Establish and maintain global thought leader and stakeholder network, through medical experts mapping, engagement plans, targeted activities, advisory boards to gain insights into market and patient access landscape

  • Contribute to the life cycle evidence generation plan

  • Ensure development, approval, and execution of non-promotional material related to a product

  • Contribute to development and execution of publication strategy for a specific product

  • Establish ISS strategy for a specific product, contribute to review/approval ISSsForecast, manage and follow-up medical deliverables under her/his with regards to time, cost and quality and ensure appropriate contingency plans are in place


  • Life science degree MD or PhD with a minimum of 4 years’ experience within pharmaceutical industry (local, regional, global)

  • Experience with medical affairs launch strategy development, and execution

  • Experience in clinical research process, conception and execution of clinical trials, (and phase IV, RWE); knowledge of clinical trial design, statistics, and data analysis; able to lead interpretation of data and impact on medical strategy

  • Demonstrated outstanding external medical experts and community engagement

  • Good understanding of Patient Access strategy and overall business priorities

  • Excellent project management skills including risk assessment and contingency planning

  • Demonstrated skills in functioning in global, matrix, multi-disciplinary teams

Personal attributes

• Demonstrated leadership skills including e.g. build, lead and motivate workstreams/projects • Ability to see a complex program from a "big picture"/strategic level • Strong interpersonal skills with communicative and flexible attitude• Excellent written and oral communication skills • Good influencing skills and Interpersonal skills• Excellent problem-solving skills, results and action oriented, hands-on • Performs competently in a multicultural environmentIn addition, you must demonstrate behaviors in line with Sobi's core values: Care, Ambition, Urgency, Ownership and Partnership.


The position will be based in Basel, Switzerland.

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Recruitment contact & how to apply

Sobi is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Sobi is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs and activities.

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Associate Director Medical Affairs





Closing date

30 Nov, 2022