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Manager, Medical Affairs

Req #: 1801191
Location: Zurich, Zurich CH
Job Category: Medical
Work Location: Bändliweg 20, Postfach ZURICH 8048
Organization: Celgene Gmbh
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
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.

The Manager Medical Affairs is part of the Medical Team and provides a bridge between clinical research 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 European & Swiss strategy. Opportunity to shape the future of the upcoming I&I Franchise in close collaboration with the commercial local I&I lead.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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 medical information materials and presentations
  • Answer medical questions on products
  • Provide training to field representatives and other internal staff
  • Evaluate and profile potential investigators/sites to participate in clinical development studies and supervise the performance and progress of clinical trials
  • Initiate, coordinate and provide clinical protocol expertise to physician investigators by collaborating, reviewing, evaluating and assisting with the development, implementation and publication of Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs).
  • Participates and collaborates with international Medical Affairs team
  • Lead planning, execution and reporting of key medical projects (e.g, Advisory Boards, communication events, Satellite Symposia, etc)
  • Support the Regulatory team and Access team with scientific advice as needed in their communications with stakeholders on regulatory and reimbursement matters for Celgene products at any registration stage and indication

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Medical degree, Masters Degree or PhD in Pharmacy, Biology or in other relevant scientific fields
  • Minimum 2 years business experience required in the biotech- and/or pharmaceutical industry, preferable in the Swiss market
  • Preference given to persons with experience in the Dermatology and/or Rheumatology field
  • Understanding of commercialization process and clinical development. Knowledge of molecular biology, immunology and pharmacology;
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent skills in interacting with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills required, specifically Windows software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Fluent written and spoken German, English, French

Strong identification with Celgene’s values

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