Global Medical Information Leader- PHARMA / RO-473

4070 Basel
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2018-07-30 14:00
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) an Global Medical Information Leader- PHARMA

•    Type of placement: 8 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) 


Objectives and Scope of Position

  • The Global Medical Information (GMI) Leader will lead the development and implementation of the Medical Information strategy for the assigned Therapeutic Area (TA)/products and/or lead cross-portfolio activities
  • To provide tools, resources, training and oversight so that scientifically accurate, objective, and current responses to product inquiries from healthcare professionals and other Roche customers in a professional, ethical, and timely manner



Summary of Main Responsibilities

Medical Information strategy

  • Liaise with key partners across the organization in developing and executing the Medical Information strategy and annual plans for assigned TA/products
  • Manage feedback from the Global Standard Response Database Group for GSRs on assigned TA/products to ensure completeness and timeliness of information used to respond to medical information queries globally
  • Resolve Medical Information queries escalated from second-level support in the affiliates
  • oordinate Medical Information coverage at key Medical Congresses
  • Collect and report out on Medical Information metrics for assigned TA/products and/or for cross-portfolio areas of responsibility


Training and Compliance

  • Ensure the quality and scientific accuracy of global standard responses and that they follow established content guidelines for evidence based medicine
  • Develop and Implement best practices, minimum standards, SOPs and training materials for Medical Information
  • Participate in Medical Information professional societies and attend Medical congresses; monitor industry standards and best practices
  • Support affiliates in preparing for audits and inspection readiness
  • Ensure activities are carried out in full compliance with internal SOPs and industry guidelines
  • Effectively manage budget and agency partners
  • Prepare communications and training materials for use in Global Medical Information and conduct training sessions
  • Maintain and enhance Medical Information systems (Global Medical Repository, MI atlas, etc.)



  • Is responsible for acting in line with legal, regulatory and company standards and codes of practice (e.g. our customer´s Code of Conduct, applicable directives, guidelines and SOPs)
  • Completes all required training modules as a priority



Professional and Technical Requirements

  • Advanced clinical, life sciences, or health care degree (e.g. PharmD, RPh, PhD, MD)

Technical Competencies:

  1. High ethical standards
  2. Ability to demonstrate our customer´s values
  3. Strong written and verbal communication in English and ability to prepare and deliver clear and impactful presentations
  4. Fluency in an additional language is a plus
  5. Proficiency in medical writing
  6. Strong collaboration and negotiation/influencing skills and ability to effectively work across multidisciplinary groups
  7. Ability to work effectively across multiple cultures and countries

Experience, Skills, Knowledge

  1. Minimum of 4-5 years professional experience within the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry
  2.  Previous experience in Medical Information preferred
  3. Experience in the US and Global markets is preferred
  4. Experience in therapeutic area or related therapeutic area preferred
  5. Experience of liaising with other internal departments, e.g. Regulatory, Drug Safety
  6. Solid medical writing experience
  7. Relevant scientific knowledge
  8. Demonstrated understanding of how the Medical Information function is executed at the global and affiliate level
  9. Working knowledge of legal, regulatory and clinical/medical affairs



The Global Medical Information Leader

  • Is active in leading the implementation of and enhancements to the global model for Medical Information at our customer
  • Is required to travel (15-20%)
  • Is part of the Scientific Relations and Publications (SRP) Department within Global Medical Affairs


  • Drive the MI atlas project for all affiliates to participate in the Global Model for Medical Information
  • Develop and maintain a database of Global Standard Responses for the assigned Therapeutic Area (TA)/products, aligned with the medical plan
  • Support escalated inquiries to help provide responses to unsolicited inquiries from customers
  • Provide guidance on and coordinate coverage for Medical Information at congresses


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