Job Posted: 19 Jan 2017

Global Medical Affairs Director - Pedatrics - Switzerland

highly competitive| Switzerland| Permanent

As a Medical Affairs managerworking in a truly global role, you are covering all commercially available as well as pipeline products.

You will be working closely with the Medical Affairs teams in our affiliates, Global Development and Marketing teams to provide medical affairs expertise for marketed products and pipeline products.


Key responsibilities

  • Develop and execute successfully Global Medical Affairs strategy

  • Support safety & risk management team on analysis of medical illnesses and complaints related to our marketed products

  • Build and communicate the deepest medical knowledge

  • Ensure appropriate scientific communication internally and externally

  • Give medical and scientific guidance on selected global initiatives within the Global Development and Global Marketing Project teams

  • Deliver specific medical affairs expertise to promotional material and marketing plans

  • Lead KOL stakeholders’ management inclusive of advisory boards, speaker bureaus etc…

  • Drive medical education activities and digital HCP engagement

  • Coordinate and lead global medical affairs projects


Education and experience

  • Medical doctor degree preferably with pediatric/pediatric nutrition background, or an advanced degree in nutrition, MBA highly desirable

  • At least 5 - 10 years’ relevant experience in the pharmaceutical / nutrition industry

  • Excellent verbal & written scientific communication skills

  • Previous experience working in cross-functional teams

  • Fluency in English is a must


This opportunity has understandably been incredibly popular. We encourage all interested candidates to apply without delay as it is likely that recruitment will close prematurely. Please direct all questions (if necessary) to “Chris” at ************************** cswain (at) barringtonjames (dot) com alongside a copy of your CV.

Posted by Chris Swain Team Sales Manager