•Develop and maintain in depth knowledge for assigned product(s)/relevant therapeutic area(s) through attendance and/or participation at key internal meetings/training sessions, relevant congresses, and seminars and by regular self-study of the national and/or International literature.
•Provide medical/scientific input into marketing strategy and key commercial initiatives, as required. Monitor the environment for competitive intelligence (e.g. product strategies, studies, commercial messages, positioning, etc.) and communicate, where appropriate, within the Company.
•Provide expert medical/scientific advice for assigned products and related therapeutic areas, including responding to unsolicited and internal requests for scientific/technical information; develop, or contribute to the development of core medical/scientific documents such as medical information packs, clinical expert reviews, etc.
•Screen relevant literature and other information from relevant scientific societies meetings and conferences and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company (e.g. key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments in the therapeutic area, etc.)
•Maintain professional and credible relationships with thought leaders/external experts and academic centers. Plan and participate in local medical advisory boards, scientific and disease awareness events; participate in scientific congresses and discussions. Deliver scientific presentations and medical education programs to healthcare professionals individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where appropriate.
•Prepare requests for approval of the local Medical activities. Be accountable for understanding compliance requirements, risk identification and assessment, mitigation planning as well as implementation and monitoring of appropriate internal controls.
•Develop and deliver high quality training materials and education programs for the relevant product(s) and therapy area(s); Deliver training to sales force and other departments as necessary.
•Serve as a strategic partner to, and provide medical insights to cross functional groups - PV, Regulatory, Market Access, QA etc.
•Participate in and provide medical/scientific input into execution of clinical trial or clinical research related activities.
•Ensure compliance with all applicable national laws and regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Sandoz policies and procedures, and accepted standards of best practice.
Education: Advanced degree (e.g. PharmD., MD, PhD) in a relevant scientific discipline is preferred but candidates with an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and demonstrated experience will be considered.
Preferred Experience: Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and general knowledge on drug development and clinical research is an advantage.
Experience in developing and maintaining expert knowledge for the assigned TA, and in medical research in general.
A minimum of 2 years working in a clinical or pharmaceutical environment
Solid knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and the role of Medical Affairs to advance the medical and scientific objectives of a pharmaceutical company.
Demonstrated expertise in the scientific methods applied to clinical research and current legislative/regulatory controls applicable to this research.
Ability to comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments.
Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with external experts, physicians and other healthcare decision makers.
Languages: Fluent English, Ukrainian and Russian, both written and spoken.
Travel: This is an office based role. Travel within the country of employment may be expected.
Competencies: Relevant Therapy Area Knowledge.
Translating scientific or clinical data into high quality medical information.
Customer market insight.
Competent in delivering medical / scientific presentations.
Managing customers and internal partners.
High customer orientation.
Exercises good judgment on regulatory, legal, quality and technical related compliance issues; ensures compliance obligations are met across all areas of responsibility.
Positive and 'can-do' approach; biased towards finding solutions and win/wins; responsiveness and flexibility.
Excellent team playing and communication skills; strong sense of ownership and accountability.