Head of Medical Affairs

Posted 01 Jul 2019

Hong Kong S.A.R. - all, Hong Kong S.A.R. - China

Req Id 194142


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:
Medical Management and Leadership:
- Right-size Local strategies and tactical plans to the affiliate’s business realities
- Manage on-time/on-budget execution of tactical plan
- Manage a broad portfolio of Medical Affairs tactics, across therapeutic areas for assets at various stages of the lifecycle (ie phase 4 studies, med ed, field medical etc)
- Lead efforts resulting in increased operating resourcing efficiencies in the affiliate by leveraging enterprise-wide resources
- Consolidate and share healthcare landscape (payor, patient, access) insights and translate those insights into affiliate strategies
- Lead affiliate Medical Affairs yearly budget and business planning, prioritization and trade-offs
Talent Management and People Development:
- Lead talent review process and demonstrate follow through on Development Plans for Key Talent
- Develop or improve area and or affiliate on-boarding and training
- Create action plan to ensure healthy succession pools for leadership position
- Manage talent across variety of cultures, languages and backgrounds
- Manage employees with a variety of performance records and capabilities
- Serve as a role model and mentor not just within the function
Regulatory & Compliance Management:
- Successfully collaborate and lead resolution of regulatory, reputational, compliance and other risk issues in the affiliate
- Contribute to affiliate labeling discussions
- Lead the problem-solving process for significant safety or quality issues at affiliate
- Deliver on post-marketing commitments on time and with quality
- Manage ethical issues at affiliate to resolutions that satisfy business and societal needs
- Participate in and contribute significantly to internal policy and external trade or regulatory working teams on matters that impact the affiliate
Scientific and Technical Leadership:
- Meaningfully contribute to strategic and tactical discussions in cross-functional leadership teams
- Actively inform and contribute to GMA/RMA and local strategy and tactics in collaboration with Global/Regional TA’s, GME and General manager
- Collaborate with pharmacovigilance and regulatory in interpreting regulatory and safety risks in their geography
- Manage effective scientific communication throughout their geography
- Provide counsel on clinical and health outcomes research design and ensure that the regional research proposals are scientifically and strategically aligned to global data generation priorities (Country Council)
- Collaborate with Global/Regional TAs and RCO/GCO to ensure research activities are completed and published on time and on budget


Management of people
-Build, lead and manage a team of Medical affairs professionals
-Set objectives and manage and evaluate performance of direct reports
-Ensure appropriate sourcing aligned to the value creating opportunities / potential of the markets
-Set up development plans for direct reports


Who you are:
-Medical doctor with a post graduate qualification preferred (Physician, Specialist in Internal Medicine, Oncology or Neurology preferred) or Pharm D or Life Sciences background
-Experience in managing teams 
-Training in regional/ local and international regulations including Good Clinical Practice
-7-8 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry (Clinical Development / Medical Affairs / Commercial Operations)
-Prior industry experience as Medical Manager preferable
-Knowledge and experience in project management



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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