Johnson & Johnson Careers

Medical Advisor Hematology

Zug, Switzerland
Medical Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905744928W

Janssen is part of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals helping patients all over the world. The core areas of competence include hematology, oncology, immunology, CNS, PAH and virology.  With the development of new products and innovative processes, the company has made significant contributions to the advancement of therapy for many illnesses. The World Health Organization included five drugs in its list of the most important medications.


Medical Advisor Hematology Switzerland 

Reports to: Medical Manager Hematology
Job purpose:
  • Acts as a scientific expert with deep knowledge of the Therapeutic Area (TA), treatment trends incl. unmet medical needs, scientific insights and studies to maximize company product value through high quality scientific knowledge management
  • Accountable for planning, designing and executing the Medical Affairs Plan, including the local parts of the overall study planning process (IEGP)
  • Contributes to the Country Value Team (CVT) and Local Action Team (LAT) by sharing medical knowledge and insights with the cross-functional team and herewith contributing to achieving aligned goals
Job responsibilities
Scientific knowledge:
  • Acts as a scientific expert and actively participates in international/national congresses, medical education events and hospitation or comparable programs to continuously improve both scientific and practical knowledge around product and disease areas and to identify evolving scientific concepts
  • Connects with EMEA functional networks (EMEA Med Advisor, EMAD, etc.)
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for internal stakeholders for all product-related information
  • Accountable for writing and updating SMPC/Succinct Statement
  • Contributes to and reviews CMIRs/DMIRs
External stakeholder management:
  • Close collaboration with key Leading Specialists to identify customer needs and based on that tailoring MAF activities such as round tables, ad boards, medical education activities or related medical projects
  • Has an oversight over all research-centers and key researchers in Alpine or Switzerland/Austria
Medical Affairs Plan:
  • Accountable for the planning, coordination and execution of the Medical Affairs Plan.
  • Accountable for organizing MESC-meetings to identify medical education needs and tailoring the content of medical education programs based on the MESC-feedback
  • Accountable for executing medical education activities described in the Medical Affairs Plan
  • Accountable for managing the medical budget for the TA
Internal stakeholder management:
  • Works closely within the Medical team, e.g. MSLs
  • Contributes to the CVT and LAT by providing medical expertise, disease area & home country market insights and by leading medical programs
  • Contributes to the submission of reimbursement dossiers by preparing relevant scientific data
  • Contributes to the creation of promotional material and is accountable for reviewing promotional material
  • Accountable for creating content for scientific presentations and giving the medical training to MSLs, Medical Heads, Sales colleagues and other employees
  • Responds to complex scientific customer requests, by co-creating responses with the medical information team
  • Accountable for initiating ReCap process and hands over to Global Clinical Operations if appropriate
  • Covers the role of a local study responsible scientist and the local study responsible physician when delegated to this role and contributes to study protocols and early access programs
  • Performs ad hoc projects on request.

Full compliance with J&J Credo and HCBI principles to preserve trust and reputation towards HCP and patients using the products

  • Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, Pharmaceutical or Natural Science University degree
  • Deep knowledge of the TA, strength in research and interpretation of medical data
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ relevant work experience, scientific acumen and communication skills in order to be accepted by Leading Specialists in peer-to-peer relationship
  • Excellent command of German and English
  • Strong business acumen with sense of urgency
  • Positive dissatisfaction and aspiration to beat the odds
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Customer centricity and strong external focus
  • Effective collaboration and strong networking skills
  • Effective communicator with strong influencing skills
  • Accountability and excellence in execution
  • High learning agility and open mindset for change
  • Winning mindset and motivated to work in a high performing team
  • Able to lead in a matrix
Job Location:

The role is office-based and has a proportion of 20% of external customer interaction


Primary Location
Janssen-Cilag Switzerland (7325)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
Requisition ID