Medical Head

Romania

About The Position

The Country Medical Head position is the most senior medical representative in Romania with strategic and operational accountability.

As Medical Head, you will manage all medical activities for the products under your responsibility in Romania; Provide expert medical support, including education to the respective marketing teams and company divisions; hire, manage, develop and lead the Medical Affairs Managers (MAMs) and Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) in your teams, where appropriate.

You will be the expert on the Medison’s products in Romania, disease states, and areas of research and drives strategic partnerships with healthcare professionals (HCPs) at peer-to-peer level, developing their knowledge and providing solutions to support appropriate use of medicines for better patient outcomes

You will report to the Medical Director CEE and work in close partnership with the Country Manager. You will be an active member of Leadership Team in Romania. 

Responsibilities

You will lead a team of Medical Affairs Managers & MSLs, where appropriate, in all aspects of their field including hiring, engaging and ensuring professional development. You will provide medical expertise related to your specialist therapeutic areas, remaining on the cutting edge of industry developments. This will include analysing scientific material, key journals, providing lectures and presentations. Acting as the company’s leading medical representative in Romania you will meet with Medison’s suppliers where necessary and maintain strong scientific and medical relationships with KOLs, including identifying collaborative relationships with physicians. There will be the opportunity to define the strategy of a rapidly growing company with high levels of autonomy to develop operational roadmaps and medical brand plans.

Requirements

Required education and experience

  • Doctorate MD/PhD in one of the following: Doctor Life Sciences, Medical Doctor, Dentistry, Veterinarian, Pharmacist – required.
  • 8-10 years’ experience in pharma in medical or commercial role, ideally in a startup environment.
  • Candidates must have experience working in innovative companies and on innovative drugs
  • Proven in-depth scientific knowledge of the relevant therapeutic areas and related disease states; displays a natural curiosity to learn and build scientific expertise.
  • Proven people management and leadership experience is a must.

Required qualifications

  • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English and Romanian language. Strong presentation skills in both languages.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Problem solver, with meticulous attention to detail and excellent attention to deadlines.
  • Independent and self-starter.
  • Flexible and agile, with the ability to cope with frequent changes.
  • Role models compliance and the culture of the company.
  • Willingness to travel across assigned region and occasionally internationally.
  • Strong IT skills.