Medical Manager Hematology

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Job Description

At The Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. Janssen is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson.  Please visit for more information.


 Janssen, part of Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is now looking for an experienced Medical Manager:

Medical Manager Hematology

Full-time unlimited contract

Located in Prague

Role Overview:

Take the lead to develop and execute allocated brand medical strategy for both current and pipeline products and indications. Deliver up-to-date local medical education both internally and externally, provide scientific support for CE/local medical educational events. Provide scientific support to internal and external customers in response to clinical interest. Provide scientific support to HEMAR for reimbursement and local access. Support the sharing of knowledge to internal stakeholders e.g. through provision of training to help to ensure highest standards of brand/therapy expertise in customer facing teams. Provide insights around key brand and marketplace themes/trends etc. to MAF team, CVT and CE HUB and EMEA teams to help optimise brand/therapy strategy, decision making on current and future license indications and enable internal and external customers to make informed decisions.

As Medical Manager, you will have the following areas of responsibility:


Customer/External Interaction

§  Respond appropriately to unsolicited requests for information and/or data

§  Meet with customers and researchers on a regular basis through meetings, conferences etc., to

o   Gather information and insights on therapy area (inc. Competitor landscape) and their medical and scientific needs

o   Exchange disease area knowledge and opinions in order to understand the emerging opinions

o   Increase the customers understanding of Janssen products and processes (eg. clinical data, IIS, clinical trials, compliance processes), according to their expressed interests and needs and to seek their advice on the development of our products.

o   To keep abreast of medical and scientific knowledge.

o   Development and maintenance of a contact network with Leading Specialists.

o   Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists.

o   Deliver scientific and medical content for medical advisory boards

o   To be the point of contact for investigators proposing investigator initiated studies (IIS) and manage such studies in collaboration with GCO.

§  As requested by Patient Advocacy Lead,

o   Support Janssen patient advocacy with patient advocacy groups and their initiatives e.g. responding to clinical interest, gathering insights

§  Gather information to support the Market Access department. (MAD) to ensure our products are presented in an appropriate way so that all appropriate patients benefit from them. To provide MAD with the data they require in an appropriate form so that they can develop relevant documentation to support the initial and ongoing access of our products to the stakeholders

Internal collaboration

§  As a member of the Country Value Team, feedback insights from customers in order to contribute to cross-functional (marketing, medical, market access, BI and communications) brand team strategies. Additionally, highlight key aspects of the clinical data so that they form the basis of key marketing and educational messages.

§  Deliver medical part of the reimbursement file and tightly cooperate with HEMAR on finalization of the reimbursement file. If applicable, in cooperation with HEMAR execute pre-approval local access programs.

§  Engage with internal stakeholders on topics of mutual interest in order to encourage optimal use and/or understanding of Janssen products

§  Network with the Global and EMEA Medical Affairs, R&D, GCO, SKM, Medical Education and marketing teams to ensure free flow of information and ideas between the different teams, while aligning objectives.

§  Inform the Global and European teams by verbal and written communications of the local country specific differences e.g. applicability of EFPIA Code of Practice in the country, and of the potential impact these differences may have on marketing of a product, feasibility of a clinical trial in a specific country.

§  Develop educational items (e.g. presentations) and deliver training for the business e.g new starters, on an ongoing basis

§  Consult to the Key Account Specialist teams, for example by helping them to manage individual issues they may be facing, as well as by enhancing their understanding and application of company processes (eg. Med.Ed. process).

§  Assist line manager with other general medical affairs and medical education projects as appropriate


§  Actively engage with CVT and other internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with the necessary Codes of Practice and Laws governing the promotion and sale of medicines within the country

§  Review signatory of materials submitted for copy approval. Support Medical Director in preparation of code case materials e.g. literature searches

§  In the event of any potential breaches of the Code of Practice, support the complaints procedure to defend the position of Janssen including engaging in inter-company dialogue and representation at AIFP/SAFS hearing if necessary.


Therapy area knowledge

§  Conduct and review literature searches, analyse clinical papers, attend conferences, courses and other such events to be aware of the latest scientific and clinical advances in relevant therapy areas.

§  Attend courses and industry meetings, read industry publications and discuss therapy area with colleagues to keep up to date with developments within the pharmaceutical industry and pharmaceutical medicine.

Monitor competitor promotional and scientific activities so as to understand their ongoing strategies, as well as to assess their compliance with the Code of Practice


Qualifications and experience of the successful candidate:

§  M.D. University degree (physician) / Pharmacy University degree (pharmacist)

§  Clinical experience in the relevant therapeutic area preferable

§  Good English knowledge in speaking, reading and writing

§  Driving license type B

§  Team worker with good communication skills

§  Basics of Biostatistics


In return, we offer:

·        An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.

·        A dynamic and inspiring working environment.

·        Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.

·        Work in a positive atmosphere with a highly motivated, energized team a good track level of success in business

·        Many employee benefits.

Primary Location
Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-
Janssen-Cilag .s.r.o (8397)
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