Medical Advisor Oncology

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Job Description

Job Title:                                         Medical Advisor
Reports to:                                      Medical Head
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Accountable for executing medical education activities described in the Medical Affairs Plan
  • Works closely within the Medical team, e.g. MSLs
  • 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

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

  • Strong business acumen with sense of urgency
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Customer centricity and strong external focus
  • Effective collaboration and strong networking skills
  • Effective communicator with strong influencing skills
  • Able to lead in a matrix
  • 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
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
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