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Senior Manager, Medical Affairs - Switzerland

Req #: 17000716
Location: Zürich, Zurich CH
Job Category: Medical
Work Location: Bändliweg 20, Postfach ZURICH 8048
Organization: Celgene Gmbh
Schedule: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level: Manager
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Other Locations:Switzerland- Zurich


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


  • Preferable Medical Degree or Masters Degree in, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology or in other relevant medical scientific fields Work experience
  • minimum 8 years business experience required in the biotech-, and/or pharmaceutical industry in the Swiss market
  • The Senior Manager Medical Affairs is part of the Medical Team and provides a bridge between clinical research, medical affairs and the commercial organization.
  • This position provides operational and scientifically input to the professional functions and also manages communication-, scientific and/or medical education projects in alignment with the agreed Celgene GmbH strategy.
  • It also requires excellent leadership of a medical team.  
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide proactive input in the strategic medical and marketing management 
  • Share knowledge and technical expertise with other team members
  • Develop and implement strategic direction within key therapeutic areas 
  • Develop effective relationships with key influencers and external organizations 
  • Collaboration in cross-functional teams and in formulating and implementing medical strategy
  • Develop and design of external scientific deliverables  
  • Answer medical questions on products
  • Provide training to field representatives and other internal staff 
  • Initiate and facilitate clinical trials – Celgene sponsored and investigator initiated 
  • Participates and collaborates with international Medical Affairs team
  • Share knowledge and technical expertise with other team members 
  • Lead/Supervise/Coach planning, execution and reporting of key projects (e.g, Advisory Boards, communication events, Satellite Symposia, etc)
  • Provide medical input for regulatory submissions and reimbursement dossiers (Swissmedic, BAG)
  • Scientific support of physicians wanting to treat patients with Celgene products at any registration stage and indication
  • Identify, leads and/or fosters overarching projects within the local medical affairs hematology & oncology team such as training needs 
  • Acts as the deputy of the Medical Director
  • Lead medical affairs hematology & oncology team


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