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Amgen Medical Advisor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

•Support development and execution of patient-focused medical strategies that maximize the value proposition of Amgen's therapies including annual strategic planning and goal setting, launch support and lifecycle management, in collaboration with Medical Head, appropriate cross-functional teams and governance

•Contribute to cross functional stakeholder teams in shaping the healthcare ecosystem by enabling access to medicines through evidence generation, communication and education of medical and economic value

•Synthesize and integrate insights to deliver medical inputs into relevant cross-regional/functional strategies, including relevant brand strategy

•Foster and enhance collaboration and coordination across Medical

•Contribute to strategy development for scientific engagement across a broad range of stakeholders to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and value of the product

•Lead/support relationships with external healthcare community, including interactions with opinion leaders, payers and societies for scientific exchange, where appropriate

•Develop/support and lead/support execution of the strategy for medical evidence generation that shapes our products and informs the practice of medicine ensuring key needs are met in alignment with global product medical and relevant brand strategy

•Foster Amgen‘s reputation as a science-based, innovative and patient-focused reliable partner

•Develop and/or contribute to execution of advocacy plans and strategies in partnership with internal stakeholders and lead relationships as appropriate

•May develop and manage medical product budget

•Ensure conduct of medical activities in full compliance of all laws, regulations and SOPs

•Ensure product/disease state/pipeline specific medical training where appropriate, may deliver training to others

•Ensure appropriate clinical trial conduct as a key medical interface in close partnership with Global Development Operations (eg Site Management)

•Provide strategic input into labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/promotional used to support internal/external interactions

•Determine scientific/medical subject matter appropriateness of labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/promotional and medical deliverables (eg, slide decks, publications, educational activities) used to support internal/external interactions via appropriate review process

•Contribute to strategy development for, review, approve and ensure dissemination of, medical communications and related activities (eg, product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications including FPR/FLR, medical education and congresses)

•Provide support and leadership of advisory boards and other relevant meetings (eg, investigator meetings, and/or expert panels)

·Understand the expectations of key external stakeholders to support appropriate access to Amgen therapies.

·In partnership with cross-functional team, ensure informed budget/resource trade-offs, as appropriate

•Facilitates Investigator Sponsored Studies through Amgen governance and manage study lifecycle (including communicating with investigators, as appropriate and ensuring accurate reporting of key milestone data)

•Contribute to lifecycle management plan

Minimum Requirements

  • Medical Degree or equivalent

  • Min of 2 years of medical affairs experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology company in Saudi Arabia

Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment

  • Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process knowledge with understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Safety, Regulatory, Value & Access, and Medical Affairs

  • Experience in local medical practice and healthcare ecosystems

  • Skilled at engagement, scientific exchange with external medical community

  • Clinical research experience

  • In-depth understanding of the scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), SFDA regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements

  • Familiarity of local pharmaceutical industry and legal/health system environment

  • Skilled at effectively presenting ideas and documenting complex medical/clinical concepts in both written and oral communication

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.