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Global Medical Affairs Physician Oncology (prostate cancer)

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary purpose of this role is to provide medical leadership and specialist medical knowledge to ensure the successful life cycle management and further development of the oncology portfolio focused on prostate cancer.

The Physician in this position is responsible for developing and implementing the Global Medical Strategy. Furthermore, planning, evaluation, and follow up of global clinical trials and IIRs is of key importance. The role has to ensure that the global medical strategy is executed by the other members of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) team that do not directly report to GMA Director. Cross-functional support on a Global level giving relevant medical input is required. Excellent collaboration and exchange with Must Win countries and the Regions is crucial in order to ensure the execution of the global strategy at local level and to ensure that countries needs are reflected in the global strategy


Major tasks:


  • Develop annual brand priorities and the GMA strategy for the assigned prostate cancer drug and implement these goals into the global brand plan.
  • Collaboration with other internal global stakeholders such as Clinical Development, Publications, Scientific education and other key GMA functions and other GMA teams
  • Oversee and give advice to the GMA publication strategy
  • Provide medical advice for all study types, which are being planned and conducted within the responsibility of the GMA organization.
  • Provide support and assist in planning of Global Development and Regulatory strategy as well as country strategy
  • Support Global Medical Affairs for the respective Therapeutic Area, through participation in Medical Core Team and ensuring alignment with regional and global colleagues in Medical Afffairs.
  • Review and approval of advertising and promotional materials for medical content (local law, compliance) and assists in developing medical sections of the package insert, PSURs and product monographs when requested.


Who you are


  • Education: Degree on Human Medicine (MD) and a specialization/expertise in oncology
  • Fluent in English
  • Preferably 2 to 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Medical Affairs (preferred), Clinical Development or related positions
  • Familiar with the therapeutic area of oncology (including epidemiology, disease patterns and therapeutic options)
  • Successful interactions and long-term relationships with Key Thought Leaders
  • Must be firm in interpretation and communication of pre-clinical and clinical data
  • Experience in the field of maintenance of legal product information (Summary of Product Characteristics and Patient Information Leaflet). Advanced knowledge of international pharmaceutical laws, standards and codices
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Excellent relationship with members of the Medical and Pharmacy professions
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in written
  • Good administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement
  • Ensure proper training on internal processes and guidelines (SOPs). Provide medical support for training of sales force and scientific affairs liaisons when requested
  • Establishment of solid and stable relationships with key opinion leaders. Successful mentoring of and collaboration with team members, subordinates, scientists, marketing and other functions
  • Familiarity with current local and ICH guidelines and regulations
  • Work to consistently high quality and quantity standards and continuous assessment of current administration and computer systems
  • Maintain confidentiality when handling, or being aware of sensitive material
  • Ability to make considered judgements on data available
  • Ability to prioritize work efficiently and autonomously
  • Willingness to travel



Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: Switzerland
Location: Basel
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