Sanofi Genzyme is currently recruiting for a Medical Affairs Director EU - Fabry Disease within Medical Affairs EU. This role is ideally based at our European Pivot in Amsterdam but we can consider other locations within Europe.
Medical Affairs EU is responsible for:
Collecting insights from all healthcare stakeholders (e.g. KOLs, payers, and competent authorities);
Generating data supplementary to the data generated by the clinical development plan. This data is either needed in support of local market access, or to generate leads for further management of the Product Life Cycle (PLC);
Conducting and overseeing training and education events for internal and external stakeholders;
Disseminating data on our products and therapeutic areas within the broader framework of comprehensive value propositions for all the stakeholders in the healthcare arena.
The main responsibilities of the Medical Affairs Director Europe - Fabry Disease include:
The Medical Affairs Director EU Fabry Disease leads the European Medical Fabry Strategy.
The core activities are:
Using insight collected in the European markets, defines in collaboration with the Global Medical Director in the Medical Affairs strategy and integrates European priorities into the global development plan;
Develops and manages a ‘thought leader network’, in conjunction with country leadership, to support the successful implementation and execution of the Medical Affairs strategy across the region;
Ultimately, via opinion leader network relationships, facilitates the initiation of research projects within priority areas as determined by the Product Life Cycle in support of the business, clinical and scientific strategy;
Supervises the development and execution of the publication planning to ensure that all data generated is publicly presented in an appropriate and timely fashion and in a fair and balanced manner;
Provides input into the agenda and content of regional educational meetings, advisory boards etc with EU healthcare practitioner in attendance;
Participates in product teams to provide medical expertise and to ensure the alignment of Medical Affairs with pre-clinical, clinical development and commercial activities;
Represents Sanofi Genzyme Medical Affairs at corporate level and in interactions with other business units to optimize coordination and collaboration in areas of overlapping interests;
Defines and develops a ‘needs analysis’ for integrated Field Presence in each region and country and is responsible for ensuring that those resources are optimally trained to act as experts in the competitive landscape.
The criteria for the Medical Affairs Director Europe - Fabry Disease are:
Possess a Medical Degree (Board Certified) or PhD in a relevant discipline;
Disease specialist area is preferred;
At least 7 years of work experience within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment;
Experience in both clinical research and Medical Affairs is preferred;
Experience in successfully developing peer-reviewed publications is strongly preferred;
Project management experience is required;
International and cross-cultural experience is strongly preferred;
Able to lead and manage without having direct authority;
Good interpersonal, communication, negotiation, presentation and networking skills;
Has an analytical and problem solving mindset, balanced with creative thinking;
Must possess ethical standards of the highest level and have the knowledge and ability to comply with all relevant ethical, regulatory, and legal standards;
Must be fluent in English and possess superb written and verbal communication skills; fluency in other languages is an advantage.