Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Country Medical Lead, Ophthalmics, EAMEA Region

•    Support the Global Ophthalmics Team with development and implementation of Global Medical Plans in focus disease areas at a country level. This position will be responsible for managing the ophthalmics medical activities in the EAMEA Region.
•    Within designated disease areas, systematically lead identification of the scientific exchange needs of Key Opinion Leaders, investigators and other stakeholders in patient care, establish strong professional relationships and provide credible scientific expertise
•    Manage the disease area Medical Science Liaison team, if available, including managing definition and implementation of field activity plans
•    Lead the design and implementation of best-in-class scientific programs with external KOLs, investigators and Global Medical Affairs and Global Clinical partners
•    Lead specific projects per the Global Medical Plan
•    Oversee and directly participate in responding effectively to requests for scientific exchange
•    As delegated by the Global Franchise Head, serve and the Medical representative on cross-functional local and Global teams
•    Support local team disease area and product knowledge through scientific training
•    Maintain personal and medical team expertise in relevant disease areas and Medical best practices
•    Support the Global Franchise Team in the launch preparation of the Region/ Country in order to ensure flawless communication, planning and launch execution with the local markets. In addition he/she will be a key contributor to the life cycle management activities post-launch in the various markets and will work closely with the respective local MA teams and cross-functional stakeholders.

Education And Experience Requirements
•    A medical degree (MD) is strongly preferred; an advanced degree in life sciences is required.
•    8-10 years of experience in biopharmaceutical medicine, preferably within a matrix or franchise structure. Experience in medical affairs is preferred
•    Experience in customer-facing roles is preferred
•    Experience in ophthalmics is highly preferred

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
•    Strong focus on personal accountability and ownership – constantly challenging oneself to take responsibility for continuous performance improvement and operational excellence; highly reliable and predictable for colleagues and customers
•    Able to identify and develop target competencies (integrity, openness, competence, consistency, loyalty) in one’s self and the team
•    Good people management skills with demonstrated ability to set goals and objectives, and establish and recalibrate priorities
•    Establishes highly credible relationships and has personal impact through engaging respectfully and professionally
•    Able to expertly exchange scientific ideas and information openly and effectively with key opinion leaders and with colleagues
•    Able to expertly manage challenging conversations and handle objections
•    Strongly focused on customer and patient needs
•    Able to effectively lead and participate in multidisciplinary and virtual teams
•    Effective listening skills
•    Strong ability to partner and collaborate appropriately with Commercial functions
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Complexity and Problem Solving
•    Team and individual activity plan development overseen by Global Franchise Head/ Global Leads
•    Scientific project design and management
•    External stakeholder management and interaction

Internal and External Contacts
•    Position is accountable to the Global Franchise Head
•    Internal Collaboration: Compliance, Legal, Country HR, Country Commercial, Global Medical, Global Clinical
•    External: Key opinion leaders, investigators, HCPs, patient advocacy groups, regional policy makers, etc.

Other Job Requirements
•    Potential travel to International HQ, local and international congresses and in-country meetings
•    Frequent travel to HCP locations – approximately 60% of time in field, nights and weekends possible

About the Company
NTS Group is a leading specialist recruitment firm and experts at recruiting skilled, qualified and professional people in the Middle East.

Our promise is simple. To provide our clients and candidates an expert, professional and bespoke service whilst maintaining the highest levels of integrity and honesty.

NTS Group specialise within contingency, retained and search based recruitment campaigns across the following sectors;

Finance & Accountancy Professional Office Support Sales & Marketing Operations

To our clients, we understand people are your biggest asset and the future of your business. This is why we focus on understanding not only your technical requirements, but your culture, values and vision in order to find the right people for your business first time.

To our candidates, we believe in honesty, integrity and supporting you throughout the entire process. We listen to what you want and proactively go to market to assist you in finding your dream job.

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