Senior Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs – Neurology

Senior Global Medical Director – Neuroscience

Sitting within the Neuroscience division, this Senior Medical Director role is the Global Medical Affairs Asset Lead. Alongside the cross functional Asset Leads and as part of the Asset team, you will be accountable for developing and delivering the Global Medical Affairs strategy in order to achieve the agreed objectives. To do so you will have the opportunity to line manage and lead a team of Global Medical Directors/Managers.

For this role it is essential that any interested candidates have Global Medical Affairs experience, possess excellent leadership and influencing skills, have previously line managed, and preferably worked in the Neuroscience space (although other disease area backgrounds will be considered).

Key responsibilities:

  • Devise and execute global Asset medical strategy for designated, including the development of a 5 year plan
  • Actively engage with the Asset Team for strategy planning and update meetings
  • Collaborate with wider cross functional teams as required to deliver projects
  • Lead the creation and communication of integrated medical data generation and real-world evidence plans
  • Represent the business at key scientific meetings
  • Manage and oversee ongoing Asset medical studies
  • Devise external engagement strategy and maintain relationships with top tier KOLs
  • Attend and lead Medical Affairs activities for all relevant major conferences

Candidate Requirements:

  • Higher degree (MD, MPharm, PhD) in the life sciences or relevant clinical discipline
  • Therapy area experience in Neurology (or related) is strongly preferred
  • Significant experience in an international Medical Affairs setting
  • Designed and delivered a global/regional Medical Affairs plan
  • Demonstrable record of line managing a team
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Competent in developing and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

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