Country Medical Affairs Senior Scientist

Basic qualifications:

  • Degree in Biomedical Science (Biological Science, Medicine, Dentistry or similar)
  • Medical Affairs industry experience (at least 3 years) operating in a commercial environment, preferably in the Pharma, OTC and/or Nutritional space
  • Minimum 4 years of strong, multi-discipline experience including clinical development, operations, project management or other functions in order to act decisively to manage the operational needs of the Global Medical Community with minor direction.
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills. Proactive, with ability to anticipate and plan, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, make decisions and respond to tight timelines.
  • Ability and eagerness to challenge status quo; make quick decisions; and lead/operate successfully in an empowered organization.

.•Strong communication, influencing and negotiations skills. Ability to facilitate alignment and collaboration across groups/regions.

Preferred qualifications:

Higher degree e.g. PhD or similar preferred


Job purpose:

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of medical excellence and if required leadership within the regional CDMA organization in order to deliver business results and ensure effective deployment of Medical Governance framework across GSK CH business.

This position will support the CEE Area Medical Affairs Leader in driving the efficiency and effectiveness of the CDMA Community, plus ensuring that collaboration with the various business functions that rely on the CDMA functions to drive and implement product strategies including Global Category Leads, Regional Commercial Leads, GM's, Safety, Legal, Corporate Compliance and other functions is performing optimally.

This role is an individual contributor role as part of specific local medical affairs clusters, based in strategic locations and will have accountability for- and oversight of the following activities with the complex matrix of multiple Regions and stakeholders, cultures, different LOCs, Category Medical Affairs teams with complex governance and business expectations:

  • Enhancing Global Medical Affairs Community Operating Model to drive results for GSK CH
  • Supporting the CEE Area Medical Affairs lead and in delivering the annual goals and objectives.
  • With oversight from CEE Area Medical Affairs lead drive medical communication and publication strategy across all Categories
  • At a Country project specific level, drive execution timelines and support budget management
  • Key contributor to the CEE Area Medical Affairs Team
  • May act as an interface and / or on behalf of GSK with external organizations including Health Authorities, Healthcare Organizations, External Experts etc
  • With oversight from CEE Area Medical Affairs lead support Medical Affairs activities including but not limited to:

oInput on medical concepts, ethics and consumers safety and well-being,

oDevelopment of accurate, technically supported and business oriented claims

oMedical input to data collection and analysis of GSK CH products and competitors

oEvaluation of- and coordinating medical approval where required of promotional materials

These activities will involve building networks with- and working closely with colleagues from cross-functional teams within Regions, Areas and LOCs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • With oversight from CEE Area Medical Affairs lead provide medical input to regulatory applications in Russia, new product development and clinical activities, and business development and acquisition initiatives
  • Provide interim medical and technical training of LOC teams about GSK products and competitors until the Global GSK training system is available
  • Act as GSK medical voice in all interactions with consumers, physicians, medical societies, institutions and government bodies. Includes, but not limited to:

oTo medically support customer enquiry systems which respond to enquiries and complaints

oMedical input to answer Consumer Relations questions and complaints as required

oWorking with the medical information department to evaluate consumer contacts to identify trends and product's opportunities/ weaknesses

oOversight of Medical Information Process and LOC MI Administrator at the LOC, including Collecting, analyzing and communicating medical information trends to regulatory, medical, sales, marketing and commercial functions, enabling trend identification complying with all relevant regulations and professional standards

oSupporting of the Consumer Relations Hub deployment in Russia

  • Supporting appropriate use of all GSK CH products and fulfill designated tasks of Consumer Health Safety Point of Contact where assigned
  • Partner with Pharmacovigilance team in order to ensure that GSK activities are conducted in accordance with applicable Regulations and Company policies
  • With oversight from CEE Area MA lead responsible for medical activities including but not restricted to:

oDevelopment and medical approval of accurate, technically supported and business oriented claims

oSupport to market information / global insights on data collection and analysis of GSK products and competitors

  • Support GSK Medical Governance Framework

Contact information:

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