(Sr) Medical Manager, Pipeline (f/m/d)

    • Munich, Germany

Job Description

For our location in Munich we´re right now recruiting for an office-based


(Sr) Medical Manager, Pipeline (f/m/d)


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Medical Strategy and Clinical Studies:
    • Supports the development and execution of medical (pre)launch plans (incl KME / stakeholder engagement plans)
    • Understands the current status and identifies opportunities for evolving standards of care in new indication(s)
    • Develops and coordinates medical strategy for disease areas: datageneration, data communication, trainings, strategic differentiation from competitors 
    • Support therapeutic experts in developing concepts and protocols for SRAs / IITs / registries 
    • Support with the analysis of study data and publication of results  
    • Provides Input/Feedback on clinical trials in alignment with EU+ and global functions  
    • Member and support of Global projects and teams (e.g. Global Pipeline teams) 
    • Collaborates with Global Clinical Operation to conduct clinical trials for pipeline products
    • Supports expanded access programs (EAPs) for therapies under development
    • Provides early input for phase IIb/III programs
    • Collaborates with Market Access teams to support AMNOG processes
  • KME Engagement/Medical Advisory Boards/Education Concepts
    • Provides medical scientific support to KMEs and PAGs in Germany (30% field, 70% office)
    • Coordinates, organizes, and conducts KME meetings (e.g. medical advisory boards, round tables) with regular interactions with leading KMEs incl. development and execuation of workstreams and workshops 
    • Develops and executes medical education platforms and meetings and disease awareness projects in collaboration with medical scientific community, KMEs and PAGs
    • Disseminates high quality complex scientific information and provide innovative medical education content
    • Holds medical scientific presentations and leads discussions around complex pharmeceutical topics with experts
  • Scientific Communication/Content Development of Materials
    • Develop and execute scientific communication strategy from early phase to lauch in alignment with global strategies
    • Identification of new medical/scientific topics for development of scientic/educational materials 
    • Develops of medical/scientific contents for medical projects, scientific and educational materials, internal events in collaboration with internal stakeholders 
    • Quality control, review and approval of materials, and assurance of adherence to scientific and ethical standards and Biogen’s SOPs
    • Stays up to date with therapy advances, current research, medical scientific knowledge and detailed knowledge on Biogen products & relevant Disease Areas 
    • Appropriately interacts and collaborates with other internal functions (e.g. sales, market access or pharmacovigilance)
  • Medical Events and Conference Planning
    • Develops and executes medical events and national conference plans
    • Responsible for coordination, development, und execution of strategic medical/pharmaceutical content for events/symposia and developement of new formats for events and trainings
    • Coordination/alingment with product manager for cross-functional conference activities
  • Education and Training
    • Develops, supports and executes internal education and trainings on disease areas and treatments 
    • Continuous updates and adaptations of training materials, as necessary 
    • Systematic screening of the competitive medical landscape and identification and development of medical experts    
    • Key contact person for medical/scienitific questions and briefings and training of medical experts


  • Academic; medical or life science qualification (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D. preferred)
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience including work in pharmaceutical industry
  • Willingness to travel (~40%)
  • Strong customer orientation, science based
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills, scientific and non-scientific
  • Working knowledge of Regulatory Affairs, Drug Safety, Market Access, Legal and compliance environment.
  • Willingness to work and collaborate in a cross-functional team
  • Independent team worker
  • Flexible mind-set and see changes as mandatory
  • Pro-active self-starter
  • High energy level and able to deal with stress.
  • An insight and/or interest in rare diseases, neuromuscular diseases or neurology is essential.
  • Fluent in English

Additional Information

  • The MM provides office-based medical / scientific expertise ensuring understanding of the disease area and Biogen’s products as appropriate. He is integral to building valued constructive partnerships with key stakeholders in the medical community and the healthcare system.  The MM contributes to company success through both internal and external medical education and medical/scientific information exchange and support. He is building consensus on critical success factors cross-functionally (Commercial, Medical, Market Access, Global Clinical Operations)
  • The MM utilizes his medical/scientific expertise to gather medical insights and to Identify the critical activities to maximize launch readiness across functions
  • The MM should therefore have expertise in and knowledge of therapeutic areas, patient-treatment trends, clinical trials and scientific activities within the new products and upcoming TAs and continuously update this expertise and knowledge.
  • The MM should be able to translate and present highly complex medical scientific content to KMEs and have experience in managing complex medical projects and to develop and execute scientific communication strategy incl material creation) from early phase to lauch aligned with global strategies.
  • The MM should be able to analyse the impact of a pipeline product on the current landscape of a new indication (diagnosis, treatment)
  • Accomplishment of these goals must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in Biogen’s Code of Business Conduct.
  • Specific focus areas (e.g. key competencies) will be decided


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