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Cluster Medical Head Poland & Adriatic

Poland · Full-time

About The Position

Medison EPM is part of Medison, a global pharma company providing access to highly innovative therapies to patients in international markets. Medison EPM commercializes highly innovative therapies across Central Eastern Europe, helping to save and improve the lives of patients suffering from the most challenging diseases.

Medison EPM has deep expertise in local regulatory and market access know-how with uncompromising compliance excellence. It offers an affiliate-like partnership and tailored-solutions for country-specific and regional commercialization, enabling emerging biotech companies to navigate local complexities and to expand their reach to patients in Central Eastern Europe.

Medison EPM is rapidly growing and is backed by Medison Pharma’s 28 years of established operations, global infrastructure and partnership network. Medison is headquartered in Israel, with commercial hubs in Central Eastern Europe and Canada

The Cluster Medical Head/Country Medical Head (CMH/MH) (m/d/f) is the senior medical representative in the cluster operation and consequently bears strategic and operational accountability for the medical function

The Reporting is directly to the Medical Director CEE and working in a matrix manner and dotted line to the Cluster Head. In this regionally based position, the Cluster Medical Head/Country Medical Head is an impactful member of the cross functional Cluster leadership team. the job holder will be located, (depending for which of the clusters he/she is responsible for,) in one of our European hub offices in Kaunas/Lithuania, Bucharest/Romania, Warsaw/Poland or Athens/Greece.

This is a hybrid role as the Cluster Medical Head/Country Medical Head job holder will be responsible as well for managing all medical activities for the products in their respective country in which he/she will be located.


Responsibilities

  • The CMH/MH works in close partnership with the General Manager of the country in which he resides and with the Cluster Head and Affiliate team. She/he will oversee and  collaborate with Medison’s partners and provide support to the local affiliates in the specific cluster region within EPM.
  • (S)he is responsible for overseeing all  all aspects of Medical Affairs (MA) in the cluster affiliates, inclusive of having medical strategy and plans in place, team leadership and development and ensuring that  all medical activities for the products under their responsibility in their respective cluster are in place . support the business needs and fully executed..
  • The CMH/MH will be the primary contact for the cluster Medical organization (Field- and Office-based Medical teams), and will lead the Affiliate Medical Heads (MHs), Medical Affairs Managers (MAMs) and Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)
  • The CMH/MH leads a team of medical affairs  experts on the Medison products in their respective cluster, disease states, and areas of medical activities . In this position he/she drives meaningful interactions  with Healthcare professionals (HCPs, and supports the creation of meaningful educational activities and medically led initiatives that enables appropriate patient access of our medication
  • The CMH/MH job holder is shaping the development of the medical  cluster strategy and go-to-market approaches for the medical organization via therapeutic area clinical knowledge and insight gathered from HCP and other market interactions. The CMH/MH translates strategic imperatives into actionable medical initiatives and ensures it’s compliant execution in close collaboration with Medical Director CEE, marketing function and other internal stakeholders.
  • Overall, the CMH/MH is a leadership position and operates in full alignment with the Medical Director EPM to translate the company vision, strategy, goals, tactics and initiatives for the office- and field-based medical team in the specific disease areas within the cluster and ensures timely execution.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree such as MD/PhD or advanced degree in DVM or PharmD
  • over 10 years of experience in the pharma industry in medical , clinical development or commercial roles.
  • Proven people management and leadership experience is a must. At least 5 years’ of experience in a country / region Medical Affairs leadership position.
  • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English, and at least one local cluster language.
  • Proven in-depth scientific knowledge of the relevant therapeutic areas and related disease states; displays a natural curiosity to learn and build scientific expertise.
  • Significant experience working in an international, matrix environment enables to effectively interact with and influence colleagues across functions and geographies.
  • Previous engagement in rare disease franchises is an advantage
  • Result-oriented problem solver, and strong prioritization and decision- making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills paired with strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of the cross-functional interface between, Marketing, Market Access, Regulatory, Clinical Development, Medical and Public Affairs.
  • Excellent leadership capabilities with high emotional intelligence and ability to shape and influence. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and coach scientific/medical colleagues at all skill and knowledge levels.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Scientific outlook and ability to uncover new therapeutic opportunities.
  • Agile, innovative, with “can do” attitude.
  • Unwavering integrity.
  • Willingness to travel as needed across the assigned cluster and occasionally internationally. Travel can range up to 25% during peak times.