Medical Communications Lead
QLS are recruiting for a Medical Communications Lead to join a project with a Global Pharmaceutical Company based in Zurich on a contract basis for 6 months.
Traveling and remote working: Travelling up to 30% with overnight stays. Hybrid.
Role objective: o Lead EUCAN (Europe & Canada) Medical Education initiatives and publications to support Company Rare Disease portfolio and Neuroscience and other Therapeutic Areas (TAs) as needed o Lead the development and execution of the Medical Communications plan for the EUCAN Rare Disease and Neuroscience portfolio business and other TAs as needed
Key Responsibilities: o In alignment with the respective European brand teams, develop the EUCAN medical communication plans for the Rare Disease and Neuroscience portfolio and other TAs as needed o Work with the EUCAN Medical Directors and with the Global Medical Communication Directors as well as the Head of Medical Communications for EUCAN, to translate the medical communication objectives, appropriate messaging, and define relevant tactics and applicable channels for relevant audiences o Lead the conceptualization, format, and interactivity of live and online medical communications at congresses, Company standalones and medical tutorials with a specific focus on effective customer engagement o Ensure budget tracking and management of the respective medical communication activities o Create and distribute pre- and post-launch internal communication which provides an overview of Company’s event-specific goals, sponsorship participation, key conference sessions of note and logistics information and the results against KPIs o Develop a EUCAN publications plan for assigned products in collaboration with the local operating countries and Global and ensure the delivery of peer-reviewed publications o Deliver medical education to HCPs and publications in alignment with compliance, legal and applicable SOPs and external regulations o Lead medical communications agency to deliver an innovative medical communications plan and lead execution of planned tactics o Create and maintain strong relationships with Company’s local operating countries business units, relevant medical, commercial and customer excellence teams o Ensure compliant HCP engagement including contracting and effective working with preferred vendors by working closely with appropriate internal and external partners
Qualifications: o Medical or higher scientific degree preferred with at least 5 years of experience in an international medical affairs role, or in a medical communications agency o Experience working in Rare Disease and Neuroscience is preferred and flexibility in terms of TAs is expected o Strong Omnichannel and Digital mindset o Demonstrated experience business partnering as defined as working closely, with commercial, internal and corporate communications, legal, compliance and local operating countries o Ability to travel with overnight stays, up to 30%o Fluent written and spoken English (fluent German nice to have)
Apply: Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 54743 in all correspondence.