Scientific Communications Director - PHARMA / RO-491

4070 Basel
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2018-07-26 15:30
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) an Scientific Communications Director - PHARMA

•    Type of placement: 12 months, external contract with possible long term extension
•    Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
•    Salary:  level 3, please ask us for the exact rate range 

(monthly gross salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k) 


Job Advert for SCD Oncology Genitourinary / Gastrointestinal Oncology Disease Area Team 
The position of Scientific Communications Director is an exciting opportunity that can impact on how our customer/ Genentech 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 oncology team in the Genitourinary Disease Area to support our portfolio. 
The role is based in our Headquarters in Basel and connects with many stakeholders across the organization in Basel, the US and our affiliates. 

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 product Global Medical Plan 

  •  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, Scientific Communications and Medical Education activities; additional experience in launch preparation activities, medical affairs, preclinical or clinical development or product marketing would be a plus. 

  • You are experienced in driving scientific communications supporting external and internal medical information dissemination, medical advisory boards, Independent Medical Education, and / or other healthcare professional interactions 

  • Global travel is likely required to attend major international congresses and to work with our Genentech colleagues in California. 

  • Experience in oncology or in the GU disease area would be preferred but it’s not a must 

  • You are someone who is passionate and committed to bringing medical benefits to patients and to exploring new ways of sharing the benefits of Roche’s compelling research 

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