Medical Manager Epidemiology

Medical Manager Epidemiology


Berlin, Germany

Summary of purpose/major responsibilities

The MMEP is a field-facing role whose main objectives are to:

  • forge and foster collaborations and dialogue with leading External Stakeholders: Public Health organizations, health systems, recommending bodies, payers, government agencies, and research partners in the region;
  • exhibit a high degree of Scientific and Clinical knowledge, i.e. a robust knowledge of diseases, vaccinology, product development, clinical and observational trials;
  • exhibit a high degree of knowledge of Healthcare and Payer environment, medical practice and regulatory frameworks, Public Health priorities, and vaccine guideline development;
  • facilitate timely, appropriate, balanced, credible, robust, long-term scientific exchanges with influential external experts and decision-makers to enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products, with no sharing of product promotional information;
  • develop robust evidence generation plans to enhance the value of our products in a real-world setting;
  • demonstrate operational understanding and risk management by ensuring excellence in execution of all governance processes develop insights that deepen our understanding of the needs of patients, HCP, regulators, payers and healthcare providers and proactively identifies unmet needs.


  • build strong internal relationships with colleagues in Medical Affairs, Value& Access, Public Affairs, HEOR and Commercial Operations (ComOps), while maintaining full compliance with all relevant company, industry, legal, and regulatory requirements;
  • share insights gained while engaging with external stakeholders with the broader organization in order to contribute to the enhancement of messages, plans, and strategy;
  • leverage existing educational slide decks developed internally and follow all applicable internal procedures for the review and approval of any education material he/she adapts;
  • Focal point for ISS studies procedures and iEGPs.

Key accountabilities

Forges and fosters collaborations and dialogue with leading external public health organizations, health systems, recommending bodies, payers, government agencies, and research partners as an epidemiologist:

  • Works closely with the Head of Epidemiology/ Health Economics in the region to develop a network of partners within health systems, academia and Public Health that can guide the company’s evidence generation planning and maximize the impact of our evidence;
  • Supports external evidence based decision making by presenting and discussing evidence with customers and recommending bodies;
  • Supports the development of the regional/local evidence generation plans;
  • Supports the execution of the evidence generation plan and participate in research;
  • Maintains high scientific excellence;
  • Publishes articles and communicate in scientific congresses;
  • Attends key scientific conferences and meetings and educate internal stakeholders on developments in the Epidemiology and Health Economics arena.

Supports evidence-generation activities by aiding in data acquisition and identifying opportunities for further data collection:

  • Monitors disease epidemiology and provides support when needed on various types of studies:
    • Pharmacovigilance studies, post-launch effectiveness or pharmaco-epidemiological surveillance studies;
    • Long-term surveillance, compliance and effectiveness studies;
    • Ongoing monitoring of epidemiology i.e. spread, occurrence frequency, etc.
  • Identifies data collection opportunities:
    • Opportunities for collaboration with stakeholders on publications and on investigator initiated studies;
    • Suggests clinical trial sites.

Engages external stakeholders on medical and scientific information in one-on-one interactions and group settings, exhibiting excellent scientific and clinical knowledge:

  • Exhibits strong knowledge of relevant diseases, vaccine, healthcare environment, competitors; articulates the medical and scientific value of our vaccines;
  • Identifies, profiles, and prioritizes stakeholders while looking for opportunities to collaborate;
  • Effectively creates territory and individual external stakeholder medical engagement plans consistent with country, regional and global medical affairs priorities;
  • Engages with appropriate stakeholders on medical/clinical/epidemiologic/scientific topics to advance understanding of the disease/vaccine, sharing information and answering questions based on approved material within Regulatory guidelines;
  • Engages with appropriate stakeholders concerning the state of vaccine policies as they relate to immunization practices at a local, regional level;
  • Establishes robust, long-term relationships as peer-to-peer with stakeholder partners;
  • Effectively conducts and follows up on stakeholder interactions:
    • Attends and follows up on scientific congresses, symposia, or other events;
    • Organizes educational meetings or local scientific advisory boards;

Gathers data and generates insights from stakeholder interactions and provides feedback to the organization:

  • Collects feedback/reactions from stakeholders, aggregating providers’ and patients' (indirectly) opinions towards disease/products/immunization policies;
  • Develops insights that deepen the internal understanding of the needs and opinions of external stakeholders, contributing to enhancement of messages, plans, strategy, systems, and new vaccine development;
  • Uses feedback tools/mechanisms to provide data and insights on interactions;
  • Proactively identifies unmet needs that could be addressed through e.g. novel indications, combinations or formulations, etc.;
  • Collaborates routinely and effectively with internal stakeholders;
  • Partners with other departments, Franchises, ComOps etc. to facilitate diligence reviews, medical and safety evaluation, product positioning, lifecycle evidence planning, and compliance needs;
  • Develops, organizes, and distributes relevant scientific and medical information to internal stakeholders;
  • Trains or advises internal stakeholders;
  • Contributes to the creation of material for internal and external stakeholders where applicable, following internal Sanofi policies, and external regulations.

Context of the job/major challenges:

The MMEP is:

  • highly-trained professional with strong scientific backgrounds and technical expertise in epidemiology and health economics, in relevant disease areas, vaccines, clinical development and healthcare environment;
  • may need to travel substantially given the field-facing nature of the role;
  • handle external stakeholder’s complex and controversial opinions; addresses and defends vaccine portfolio and corporate policy/ decisions, which may be controversial;
  • adhere to and work within clear compliance regulations and ensures the information shared with stakeholders is non-promotional in nature;
  • may need to handle adverse events, including addressing and defending corporate policy, which may be controversial with external stakeholders;
  • have to work closely with the other Medical affairs functions, with other departments (ie. Value &Access; Public Affairs, HEOR and Commercial partners) while minding regulatory boundaries for non-promotion;
  • are required to capture and report information and insights appropriately, using available mechanisms and tools;
  • expected to model core company values routinely.



  • MD, PharmD, or PhD with extended experience in Epidemiology/Health Economics/Public Health or related fields;
  • Candidates with other qualifications must be able to demonstrate a strong and relevant scientific background (e.g. peer-reviewed publication, or unique work experience);
  • Previous experience in vaccines or infectious diseases is an asset;
  • Expertise in developing and conducting epidemiological and health economics research studies;
  • Public health and national/regional registry base, Research;
  • Total related experience: 3+ Years.


  • Fluent in at least German language and English;
  • Knowledge of other EU country language is a plus.

Technical competencies:

  • Scientific Excellence;
  • Clinical Excellence;
  • Operational Excellence & Risk Management;
  • Public Health,& Value-driven Access;
  • Lifecycle management.

Strategic/communication competencies:

  • Business Insights;
  • Business Development;
  • Communication Excellence.

Apply Now

Don't forget to mention EuroPharmaJobs when applying.

Share this Job

More Job Searches

Germany     Communications and PR     Manager and Executive     Medical     Medical Advisor     Sales, Marketing and Communications     Sanofi    

© EuroJobsites 2019

EuroJobsites is a registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

Newsletter | Recruit | Advertise | Privacy | Contact Us

© EuroJobsites 2019

EuroJobsites is a registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

This website uses cookies to make your experience better. Continued use of this website means you accept our cookie policy.  Accept Cookies