Scientific Communications Director (part time-50%)- Pan-Oncology Medical Team (ro-000)

4070 Basel
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2017-08-04 17:00
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The position Scientific Communications Director is an exciting opportunity that can impact on how our customer communicates its data and helps to transform patient care. This role is part of the Global Pharma Development Medical Affairs organization and plays a pivotal part in shaping and defining its success. 

We are currently looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our Pan-oncology Medical Team. This team will focus on biosimilar strategy, paediatrics and medical society collaborations. 

The role is based in our Headquarters in Basel and connects with many stakeholders across the organization in Basel, the US and our affiliates and is a part time (50-60%) position. 

The purpose of the role

  • Medical Education: You are responsible for the oversight and overall strategic development and execution of medical education activities for Healthcare Professionals including publication strategy, congress presence, symposia and advisory boards as defined in the Global Medical Plan for the products within scope 
  • Medical Strategy: You contribute to the medical strategy and medical plans by delivering input into the situational analysis and by overseeing and guiding the development of the integrated Scientific Communications Plan including Medical Education and Publication Planning, in close collaboration with the Therapeutic Area Head, the Global Medical Affairs team, International Medical/ Scientific Directors, Global Product Strategy and appropriate agencies 
  • Publication Planning & Alignment: You drive the strategy for publication planning and alignment with US Medical Affairs and affiliates and deliver an integrated publications plan as part of the medical plan. You also manage the US Medical Affairs publication budget 
  • Expertise: You bring outstanding functional expertise, consistency, and innovation to the medical team to optimally design and implement Scientific Communication activities and long-term engagement with Therapeutic Areas Experts 
  • Teamwork: You will work with colleagues from many functions and teams based all around the world. To be successful you will have excellent people and stakeholder skills and really enjoy working with an empowered and passionate team of people 



Who you are: 

  • You are used to working with various different stakeholders in a fast-paced multinational environment 
  • You have experience in Publication Planning and Medical Education activities in Medical Affairs 
  • You are experienced in driving independent Medical Education, medical communication, and / or other healthcare professional interactions 
  • Global travel is required to attend major international congresses and to work with our customer colleagues in California 
  • You are someone who is passionate and committed to bringing medical benefits to patients and to exploring new ways of sharing the benefits of customer’s compelling research 
  • For this role it’s preferable if you have previous experience in oncology but it’s not a must 
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