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Amgen Sr. Medical Advisor Bone/Cardiology BeLux in Diegem, Belgium

Accountabilities

  • Key strategic medical partner

  • Provides state-of-the-art medical insight into the therapeutic area (TA) and/or specific molecules to Local and International teams

  • Serves as the single point of contact for Local and International teams in area of responsibility

  • Acts as a guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety of Amgen products, putting patients at the center of his/her actions

Responsibilities

Local product(s) life cycle management

  • Partners with the BU in the development and execution of the Local product(s) lifecycle management plan

  • Co-leads the brand meetings with the Product Manager

  • Leads and develops the Local Medical strategy and Medical activities for the product(s) in accordance to internal and external regulations

  • Participates in the development of International strategies and tactics in close collaboration with the IML

  • Reviews Local ISS proposals prior to approval and ensures appropriate Local review prior to IPRC submission, if applicable

  • Oversees in-sourced/outsourced Medical programs and logistics

Development and management of the medical plan

  • Identifies local data gaps, medical needs, study/research planning

  • Aligns the local medical plan with the local commercial plan and the global medical plan

Provides medical expertise to internal and external stakeholders

  • Provides TA and/or product specific Medical training

  • Manages internal and external relationships within area of responsibility

  • Ensures consistency of Medical content and scientific messages across various tools and materials

  • Participates in/conducts National Advisory Board Meetings, Investigator Meetings and/or Expert Panels

  • Provides Medical expertise for pipeline products/Health Economy and reimbursement requests

  • Approves scientific content of Local symposia/workshops/publications/promotional materials/medical section of reimbursement files

Clinical study support

  • Provides input into site selection for AST’s

  • Works with Local DFO to ensure preparation, implementation and completion of AST’s (Amgen sponsored studies)

  • Supports Local regulatory and ethics approvals for development protocols

  • Develops and executes better recruitment strategies in conjunction with Local DFO team

  • Develops study protocols and data analysis plans for LocalAST’s and LOSs supports and executes Local study protocol preparation, filing, review and approval in line with Amgen processes and policies

  • Coordinates LOSs (Local Observational Studies)

  • Supports Local DFO in participation and completion of International development studies in the country

  • Visits selected KOL’s and study groups for strategic discussions and protocol development

  • Signs off Direct Outside Expense at signature level

Outputs

  • Brand/disease specific parts of Local R&D plan

  • Local support for Medical questions, feasibility and trial strategy

  • Local Product Lifecycle Plan

  • Protocols and other study documents for local AST

  • Medical expertise for the review of promotional and scientific documents (e.g. symposia, publications etc.)

  • Local R&D brand/disease related results according to goals and metrics

Competencies

  • Medical and scientific expertise

  • Fluency in Dutch, French and English, both oral and written communications

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge as well as market knowledge

  • Strong clinical research knowledge (study design,study evaluation, medical writing skills, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, KOL management)

  • Strong customer orientation; science-based

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Market Access, Clin Development, HE, Regulatory, Safety, etc.)

  • Role model for others in line with Amgen Values

Minimum Requirements

  • Medical education or deep scientific expertise in relevant therapeutic area

  • Fluent in both Dutch, French and English

  • Minimum of 2 years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in affiliate Medical Department or Clinical Development

  • Experience with clinical study management and conduct

  • Knowledge of commercialization and business practices

Required knowledge and training

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical Affairs

  • Therapeutic area knowledge

  • Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area

  • Finance and budgeting experience

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