Global Medical Affairs Director

  • Salary: 100 - 135 CHF per hour, all incl
  • REF Number: 00050867
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 11.06.2021
  • Sector: Zurich/Zug Region
  • Location: Zurich, Senior/Team Leader, Manager
  • Discipline: Clinical - Medical Affairs

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Global Medical Affairs Director to join a global pharmaceutical company at their site based in Zurich on a contract basis until the end of 2022.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Develop and execute multi-year global medical strategy for the specified Product/Disease Area, appropriately aligned with overall strategy and incorporating R&D functional strategies (clinical, regulatory, HEOR, PV, compliance)
  • Play a role in the development and in-year implementation of the medical plan globally
  • Drive global execution of specific medical projects per global medical strategy

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as Global Medical representative on standing and project-based cross-functional teams
  • Provide Medical review to Global promotional and non-promotional materials
  • Develop life cycle management and medical strategy, including e.g. publications strategy, congress strategy, customer interaction strategy, and thescientific communication platform for the disease area, aligned with overall product strategy
  • Acting as a medical monitor/lead in registries

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A medical degree or equivalent is required
  • Previous experience in biopharmaceutical medicine, preferably within a matrix or franchise structure
  • Experience in medical affairs is required
  • Previous experience in Rare diseases is desired
  • Previous experience working at a global level would be advantageous
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams at the brand or disease area levels in country, regional or global organizations is preferred
  • Experience in thedisease area of interest through clinical experience, biopharmaceutical experience or education is preferred

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global pharmaceutical organisation.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 50867 in all correspondence.

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