Job ID R-393005 Date posted 22/04/2021 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Medical Affairs Manager IDS Nordics

Job Description Summary

This position functions as a regional Medical Affairs Manager between the organization and key external customers to further Scientific Exchange. They provide non-promotional product and field scientific support to the commercial organization by utilizing academic credentials, clinical knowledge, and scientific expertise in scientific / clinical area under their responsibility to communicate with healthcare providers, academic researchers, and organizations. These relationships ensure that key opinion leaders and organizations have access to relevant scientific information, and also that insights gathered externally will be communicated to key cross-functional partners internally. The MA Manager should have an in-depth understanding of the disease states and diagnostic landscape, the current/future trends, emerging evidence, and ongoing clinical trials/research. Planning and implementation of regional clinical research strategy through conduct of clinical research of licensed products/solution.

Job Description

Job Description

In this position you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining credible peer-to-peer scientific relationships with national/regional key opinion leaders (KOLs) and customers. You will plan, develop and implement regional strategic, scientific, and educational initiatives to achieve integrated Medical Affairs objectives. You will serve as the primary resource for clinical and scientific information to external HCPs for key scientific / clinical areas under their responsibility. You will also support education and training programs to improve patient outcomes and increase understanding of the disease state and treatment and / or diagnostic options. Further responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting with various customer segments via one-on-one interactions, small group discussions, and educational symposium presentations.

  • Attending assigned scientific and medical congresses to capture information relevant to the organization’s scientific platforms and report this information to internal stakeholders during debrief meetings.

  • Act as Medical Reviewer / Approver for Promotional materials should these responsibilities be delegated from the respective BU Medical Affairs management.

  • Act as a liaison for Investigator Sponsored Studies activities within the territory, specifically as it pertains to supporting investigators through the application process and following up on study performance as per respective research grant agreement.

  • Assist in the identification of investigators and sites for company-sponsored clinical trials.

  • Maintain a thorough and detailed working knowledge of the organization and its products, current scientific research, and publications.

  • Provide expert support to the commercial activities such as promotional talks, corporate symposia, commercial advisory boards, brand planning etc., however, such activities should represent minority portion of the overall workload. Actively participate and contribute in relevant management and leadership meetings and activities.

  • Ensure the attainment of individual objectives and results that satisfies goals, team and business objectives.

  • Insights: Provide customer insights and competitive intelligence that leads to informed business decisions and/or refinement of strategy and/or tactics.


To be qualified for this role you need to be educated to a degree level and have at least 5 years related experience in the diagnostic industry including leading medical affairs or clinical research projects, programmes or teams. You should also have a proven knowledge of scientific methodologies and clinical and/or laboratory medicine. You would certainly have a knowledge of clinical trials and ability to design studies, review and interpret data next to having a knowledge of applicable regulations, standards and guidelines.

You also possess the following skills;

  • Strong competency in the areas of clinical study design, statistics, technical writing.

  • Strong communication skills and customer focus.

  • Evidence generation experience with knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  • Working proficiency of English and one of the Nordic languages.

Primary Work Location

SWE Stockholm - Marieviksgatan

Additional Locations

DNK Lyngby - Firskovvej

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