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Medical Advisor Immunology HAE

Job ID R0032105 Date posted Jun. 15, 2021 Location London, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as our Medical Advisor, Immunology HAE

As our successful Medical Advisor, Immunology HAEyou will provide comprehensive medical and scientific support for Takeda products in the immunology area within a local operating company (LOC).

Your primary responsibilities will include scientific projects to design development and follow up, provide scientific education programs for health care professionals, and offer collaborative support for commercial activities. 

And as appropriate for the LOC, your responsibilities will also include ensuring adherence to applicable laws, codes and regulations.

As our Medical Advisor you will specifically work within our Immunology and HAE Business Unit:

  • Primary Immune Deficiencies
  • Secondary Immune Deficiencies, Rare Autoimmune Immunodeficiencies, Neuroimmunology 
  • Hereditary Angioedema 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Develop scientific programs within the local medical plan also aligned with the brandstrategies
  • Deliver quality medical education/ scientific presentations in a variety of internal and external settings and to obtain valuable feedback that can be disseminated throughout the organization
  • Follow up of scientific programs assuring their execution in time
  • Provide medical and scientific training and updates to the sales forceteam
  • Ensure the implementation of local publication plan
  • Management and follow up of IIR proposals in coordination with GMA 
  • Provide support in cross-functional therapeutic projects such as slide-deck development, training initiatives and publication planning, at the LOClevel.
  • Attend selected appropriate national and international professional meetings to represent Takeda when requested by CML, respond to medical and scientific questions and enhance the development of KOLrelationship
  • Review and approve LOC promotional materials and activities, including congresses and meetings, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice. 
  • In collaboration with CML and LOC commercial teams, identify, build, and leverage relationships with national Key OpinionLeaders (KOLs): Identify and develop key thought leaders for medical education and clinical researchopportunities. Establish a professional collaborative relationship with KOLs soas to be considered a valued credible resource of medical/scientific expertise and information both internally andexternally

Education, Key Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • An advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PhD or MPharm orequivalent)
  • Experience working within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry in the capacity of a Medical Advisor or similar/equivalent providing scientificsupport.
  • Registered medical practitioner or a pharmacist registered in the UK
  • Final signatory, desirable
  • Knowledge statistics, pharma economy, clinical trial legislation, regulatory laws
  • Experience with drug therapy positioning and experience in running medical projects
  • Knowledge of local, regional and international regulatory requirements as applied toproduct development, promotional activities, andpharmacovigilance
  • Knowledge of policies, codes of practice and regulations as applied to pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated scientificknowledgeandcontinuingeffortstoupdateandimprove knowledgein a specific therapeutic area
  • Evidence inmanagingmedicalprojectshowingabilitytoliaisewithothernon-scientific departments
  • Articulate andpersuasiveduringformalandinformalpresentations;abletoconvey scientific ideas to a variety ofaudiences
  • Demonstrated ability to build and leverage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams to achieve desiredoutcomes
  • Ability to prioritize projects and actions and execute multiple responsibilities

Other details:

  • Head office-based role
  • Travel requirements: approximately 30% of the time in the field
  • Valid driver license in the UK

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