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Medical TA Lead, Lymphoma

  • Job Title Medical TA Lead, Lymphoma
  • Function R&D
  • Sub Function Medical Affairs
  • Location Tilburg, North Brabant, Netherlands
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2306141663W
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Medical Therapeutic Area Lead (MTAL) Lymphoma NL

Working with Johnson & Johnson can change everything. Including  YOU .

As  Medical Therapeutic Area Leader (MTAL) NL you will be the medical leader for Lymphoma in  The Netherlands  and managing the Lymphoma Medical Affairs team. As such, you are the proactive strategic partner within the commercial organization and CVT (Country Value Team) driving medical excellence and acting as a bridge between The Netherlands and the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Medical Affairs organization in building the CVT’s strategy and providing insights for the EMEA Medical Affairs strategy. The MTAL Lymphoma is a leadership role with important people management responsibilities, and will lead strategy building, execution excellence and change management at an organizational level.


Place in the organization:


The MTAL Lymphoma reports to the Medical Affairs Lead Hematology / Oncology who reports to the Country Medical Affairs Director for The Netherlands. The MTAL has people management responsibilities, leading Medical Advisors (MAs) and Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs). The MTAL Lymphoma is the scientific partner to the business, thus supporting the overall company business goals and is expected to lead changes in organizational behaviors to successfully implement a medical deployment for Lymphoma in line with the CVT’s expectations.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Shape Country Value Team (CVT) Planning & Strategy, based upon medical insights and data gathered in the field
  • Develop and ensure execution of the MAF plan as a contribution to the CVT strategic plan and in line with the EMEA MAF mission and priorities
  • Manage MAF budget for their TA, including resource allocation
  • Build & maintain TA leadership and KOL network; act as a trusted scientific counterpart and a partner
  • Keep abreast of medical and scientific knowledge
  • Provide clinical research/trial execution and support
  • Ensure high quality & consistency of medical content within TA
  • Ensure team compliance; maintain compliance with local and EMEA standard operating procedures (SOPs), with regulatory requirements, company policy on business integrity, and health care compliance (HCC)
  • People management: Lead and develop the MSL(s)/MA(s) within the Lymphoma MAF team and mentor them to build and develop one TA team with all individual professionals


We would love to hear from YOU, if you have:

Must haves:  to be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

  • Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, pharmaceutical or biomedical degree or equivalent by experience
  • More than 5 years validated experience within Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in managing the organization and business operation in the division/department
  • Strong business discernment and proven experience/training in business administration for translation into strategy
  • Proven strong analytical, communication, influencing, decision-making, and leadership skills for interaction with external and internal partners
  • Deep understanding of local regulatory policy and industry’s code of practice related to drug registration, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical studies
  • Conceptual skills: able to have an integral view across different disciplines within the medical domain for the therapeutic area
  • Able to represent the medical domain in its broadest sense; including Medical Education, Regulatory Affairs (RA), Pharmacovigilance (PV), Quality Affairs (QA); an orchestrator beside being a specialist in his/her field
  • People management and team leadership skills: stimulate and motivate to develop and execute medical excellence and medical leadership
  • Languages: English: spoken & written; Dutch preferred


For the function Medical Therapeutic Area Lead Lymphoma , the following qualifications are preferred:


  • Great teammate. Strong in decision-making. Stimulating and contributing to the development of team members
  • Strong motivational skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Ability to work independently as a hands-on manager, and proactively contribute as a resource when necessary
  • Flexibility to adapt and meet the changing/growing needs of our customers
  • Get energy from solving issues in a constructive and an innovative approach
  • High level of integrity, compliance, ethics, and transparency


The expected Leadership & Management Behavioral Competencies are:


  • Leading and implementing a high level of medical integrity and health care compliance
  • Creatively shape and optimize treatments and treatment paradigms, in collaboration with external and internal stakeholders
  • Thinking strategically to translate medical/clinical insights of treatment paradigms into growth opportunities, process improvement and driving competitive advantage
  • Keen ability to make practical, realistic, fact-based, thoughtful and timely decisions while building a collaborative culture
  • Stimulate and motivate people and teams to develop and execute medical excellence and medical leadership
  • Patient centric thinking, putting patient needs central in developing strategies to differentiate the value we bring to customers
  • Identify opportunities and take action to build strong scientifically based relationships; able to gather and represent professional views, partners with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Defines ambitious goals and establishes priorities with clear responsibilities to ensure results; manages projects, activities and resources effectively

What’s in it for YOU?

It’s important to us that you feel you can bring your whole self to work; at J&J we provide an environment for you to fulfil your career aspirations as well as promoting your physical and mental wellbeing. You will receive a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as benefits that can be tailored to what is valuable to you throughout different stages of your life.

About Johnson & Johnson

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere.

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