Global Medical/ Scientific Affairs Expert, Medical Devices

  • Location

    Leuven, Flemish Brabant

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    Denise Saab

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Global Medical/ Scientific Affairs Expert encompasses strong scientific, informational, communication and interpersonal activities, and work with a range of different departments within the company in order to ensure maximum information exchange and development.

Job Responsibilities:

Regulatory activities:
Work closely with regulatory affairs and legal department to ensure that all written documents are scientifically accurate

Medical and scientific communication:
Act as disease expert and take lead responsibility for maintaining a comprehensive and current knowledge of a therapeutic area (collection, evaluation and managing of scientific data) and for distribution of scientific information to respective stakeholders.
Analyse clinical trial data, prepare and report trial results at scientific meetings
Assist clinicians in the preparation of scientific publications and presentations
Provide support in formulation of publication strategies as well as training strategies

Supporting marketing:
Provide the medical and scientific expertise in the creation of promotional materials, events (e.g. product launch) and other activities such as tender business
Present medical and scientific evidence at marketing events

Clinical development planning:
Support development of study designs
Participate in assessment of investigator initiated trial proposals so that BU can take an informed decision

Clinical Operational activities:
Support trial study start-up phases (support in writing study protocol, identification of investigators and KOLs, CRF review, Investigator brochure review, CA&EC assistance, support on medical and scientific questions/issues during trial follow-up phase)
Review CEC/DMC/Clinical trial reports

Profile Description

  • Medical/biomedical/scientific degree: advanced degree (MD, Pharm D, PhD) is a plus

  • Experience in Medical Devices market is ESSENTIAL

  • Strong knowledge of cardiovascular therapeutic area

  • Experience in clinical trials and medical/scientific communication

  • Well-developed computer, communication and presentation skills

  • Team player and willing to work collaboratively across the organisation, working with others to reach results/resolution

  • Experience of an international environment is a plus

The objectives of the EMEA Medical and Clinical Division are to organize, manage and conduct clinical trials by respecting all regulatory requirements and Good Clinical Practice, to communicate clinical data to wider audiences, to manage all medical aspects of company products, and to contribute to the new products and the new therapies development.