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Medical Advisor Hematology Switzerland (m/f/d)

Zurich, Switzerland


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Medical Advisor Hematology Switzerland (m/f/d)

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Job ID SR0046065 Date posted 02/04/2020 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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 in the capacity of Medical Advisor Hematology in Glattpark-Opfikon (Zurich) – Switzerland.


  • In the capacity of Medical Advisor Hematology (m/f/d) you support the local Medical Affairs strategy for Hematology in order to successfully deliver the integrated brand plan objectives, in accordance with agreed business priorities.
  • You will develop medical strategies which continuously and efficiently support value demonstration throughout the lifecycle of our medicines.
  • You are responsible to build and maintain strong strategic partnerships with external stakeholders, above all with national KOLs and drive and implement the KOL engagement/medical plans in order to strengthen trust in and reputation for Takeda.
  • You will provide medical advice and scientific expertise to support the hematology unit.


HCP interactions/external activities

  • Develop and foster professional long-lasting peer-to-peer relationships with key physicians, key opinion leaders (KOL) and academic centers and ensure ethical and high-level exchange of scientific information in hematology;
  • Maintain relationships with scientific/medical societies. Report customer visits/activities to defined interfaces to ensure appropriate exchange of information and develop potential projects in cooperation with commercial team (Business Unit Hematology);
  • Participate at national and international meetings and congresses;
  • Plan and execute advisory boards, scientific publications and medical symposia.

Cross-Functional Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional colleagues (Marketing and Market Access) to define/ implement the local medical strategy for Hematology and ensure alignment with the global medical strategy and the brand strategy;
  • Support the content development and manage, in cooperation with Business Unit Hematology, the execution of continuous education programs for medical professional’s including symposia, congresses, online programs;
  • Provide medical education via presentation of scientific content to internal and external customers;
  • Develop and execute, in cooperation with marketing & sales, KOL engagement plans;
  • Report emerging medical/clinical trends, identify new opportunities and communicate them to commercial team as appropriate.

Scientific Programs/Trials

  • Provide support for the integration of new clinical results into the brand strategy and product launch plans;
  • Respond to requests and support investigator initiated sponsored research (IISRs) according to company procedures; foster the implementation as collaborative research projects;
  • Support local projects to generate evidence to ensure access to our innovative treatments.


  • Medical Clearing: adhere to compliance to law (HMG/ Pharmakodex), local & company requirements and processes on all promotional activities together with the larger medical team, review of promotional and non-promotional material in the context of medical clearing.

Pharmacovigilance & Quality Management

  • Document and report AE and quality deficiencies for all products in line with internal and external regulations to local PV department/TPDE, Drug Safety according to PV obligations;
  • Support compliance/quality assurance manager in case of audits together with Medical Director.


  • Physician (MD), Veterinarian Physician, PharmD, Natural Scientist (PhD);
  • 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry of which 2 years in Medical Affairs;
  • Experience in Hematology/ Hemophilia;
  • Experienced in working with MS Office;
  • Business fluency in German & English (writing, speaking, reading) is mandatory;
  • French is a strong advantage;

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To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include: Competitive basic salary, Annual Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance.

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