Medical Advisor Rheumatology (M/F)

For one of our clients located in Brussels, we are actively looking for an experienced Medical Advisor Rheumatology. 

Do you...

  • Have a Medical Degree (Board certified) or a Master Degree in Health Sciences ?
  • Demonstrate experience in rheumatology and in medical affairs or at the customer interface ?
  • Speak French fluently, with a good level in Dutch and English ?

Then, you might be the candidate we are looking for ! 

Job Description 
As Medical Advisor Rheumatology, you are reporting to the medical director in Belgium and you are part of the cross-functional rheumatology team. 
You are the interface between our client and the Thought Leaders to provide advanced disease state data and to exchange scientific and clinical information. You develop & implement the medically owned projects.
You provide scientific expertise to the rheumatology brand team and contribute with strategic/tactical thinking. You liaise with the international medical affairs department and the local clinical trial operations department.
 
Responsibilities 
This includes several responsibilities :
 
1) Brand Team Support
  • You serve as a key medical point of contact for the brand team:
o Contribute clinical, scientific and strategic input to support the cross functional team
o Medical launch support
o Contribute to the development of local brand plans & medical strategies
o By offering scientific and creative input, contribute to the development of promotional materials
o Effectively communicate and transfer knowledge of the therapeutic available solutions environment, the clinical landscape and relevant medical and scientific information
o Oversee the collation and analysis of customer information to drive understanding and insights
  • You support the medical training needs of internal business partners such as sales and marketing
  • You review and medical approval of promotional materials
  • You support the planning & implementation of symposia and educational meetings/events with HCP’s
  • You provide recommendations for TL’s (Tought Leaders) and other external parties to serve as consultants, faculty
  • You have the knowledge of local laws and regulations, global policies and procedures, compliance guidelines with respect to data dissemination
  • You support the creation of promotional materials and you interact with external health care professionals
 
2) Customer Support & Experience
  • You respond to external customer questions and needs, including escalations by Med Info & Sales in accordance with company-wide requirements for responding to unsolicited requests for information
  • You ensure the local coordination of activities and engagement of TL’s
  • You do speaker briefing
  • You take the lead in organization of advisory boards
  • You develop and maintain collaborations and relationships with relevant professional societies
  • You develop and deliver scientific, educational, and promotional presentations
  • You take a leadership role in Medical to deliver positive customer experiences
  • You attend local and EU congresses
 
3) Scientific Expertise and Medical Affairs Delivery
  • You develop and/or contribute to the affiliate / therapeutic area medical plan and strategies
  • You support data analysis and the development of slide sets and publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts)
  • You critically read and evaluate relevant medical literature to be current in the TA (Therapeutic Area)
  • You keep up to date with medical and other scientific developments relevant to the product or portfolio
  • You are aware of current trends, issues and projections for clinical practice and access
  • You contribute as a scientific and medical expert to activities and deliverables of the reimbursement organization, in particular giving clinical input and insight to develop payer partnership programs and defend the product value
  • You provide scientific training for sales and marketing personnel
  • You identify and communicate local/regional research needs and collaborate with other regions and the global Development and Medical Affairs teams, Global Patient Outcomes/Real World Experience, and PAA teams to ensure Phase 3, 3b, and 4 (and Phase I and II where applicable} clinical programs meet the needs of local/regional customers (for example, through global medical planning processes).
  • You review IIT (Investigator Initiated Trials) proposals and be the liaison between TL’s and our client
Profile 

Education & Medical Experience

  • You have a medical degree (Board certified) or a Master degree in health sciences
  • You have knowledge in immunology
  • You have experience in rheumatology
  • You have experience in medical affairs or at the customer interface

Demonstrated Skills

  • You have strong interpersonal skills, communication, team work, project management and pro-activity
  • You have presentation skills
  • You have coaching skills
  • You have Commercial/business acumen and contribution
  • You have the ability to ‘translate’ scientific data into meaningful and clear content for customer communications and engagement
  • You have the ability to effectively partner cross-functionally including Marketing an sales, strong leadership
  • You have a high workload capacity including ability to manage and prioritize broad deliverables of a complex nature
  • You are proficient in working with the computer and in database entry
  • You comply continually with all procedural requirements
  • You are successful in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects
  • You have the ability to work effectively and share information within a team environment
  • You have expertise in literature identification and evaluation
  • You are fluent in French, Dutch and English
Contact Information 

Ariane d'Ansembourg
+32 10 68 53 30
ariane.dansembourg@valesta.com

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