General Manager Medical Affairs (m/w) – Freelance

  • Position zu besetzen ab 1. Februar 2019
  • Permanent-ID OCR-FL-2018-1165
  • Branche Pharma
  • Beschäftigungsform Freelance/ Contracting
  • Standort Deutschland / 8x
  • Kategorien Beschäftigungsform, Branche, Freelance/Contracting, Pharma


Position Purpose:

In line with the overall product strategy, the incumbent is responsible for designing, implementing and executing Medical Affairs plans for Sandoz‘ developmental immunology products, providing scientific information, helping design and organize phase lllb and phase IV studies,building educational dialogue with medical and scientific leaders and regulatory key stakeholders.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Develop, implement and execute the Global Medical Affairs Plan for immunology products in development according milestones and budget.
  • Develop medical part of the Global Brand Plan in collaboration with the respective New Product/Brand Director and other internal stakeholders
  • Represent Global Medical Affairs in International Project Teams
  • Development and implementation of medical education for external stakeholders in close collaboration with Head Medical Communication and Outcomes
  • Design and lead of medical pre-launch activities and late phase studies (llTs, Phase lllb, IV, clinical outcomes, market access, data-mining activities)
  • Publication planning, delivery, and dissemination in close collaboration with Head Clinical/Medical Communication and Outcomes
  • Training on product clinical evidence to both HQ and affiliate key stakeholders
  • Planning, coordination, and presentations at global and national Advisory Boards
  • Interaction with external medical and scientific leaders and assist with education of product advocates
  • Development and implementation of key international congress symposia in collaboration with Head of Medical Communication and Outcomes and global marketing,
  • Interaction with key medical societies, e.g. to represent Sandoz biosimilars in medical guidelines in collaboration with Head Clinical Communications and Outcomes
  • Medical approval and implementation of grants for scientific projects
  • Input into regulatory authority interactions, for example RMPs, PSURs, defending risk/benefit
  • Input into early phase or market access aspects of clinical development plans


  • A MD with/without specialist qualification is desirable. Any other scientific qualification such as PharmD, PhD would also be considered suitable.
  • At least 3-5 years‘ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry with experience of medical affairs, clinical trial management, and general management
  • Minimum Experience of 3 years in Immunology
  • Experience in a predominantly international setting is desirable
  • Leadership skills at the cross functional team level and can work within global environment are expected
  • Networking and relationship building skills are well established
  • Ability to manage most aspects of the GMA responsibilities expected in a global organization and at various stages of development and marketing of product
  • Experience with clinical trials and post-marketing studies is highly desirable
  • Experience with regulatory authorities is highly desirable
  • Ability to critically review current literature, providing relevance to our products and markets
  • Planning and organizational ability
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluency in another European language is an advantage, but is not essential

Additional Information

Location: Holzkirchen

Project start: 01/02/2019

Duration: 30/04/2019

Availability: max. 10 h/month

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