Job description (Senior) Medical Advisor Inflammation & Immunology Belgium.
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products, including innovative medicines and vaccines. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments, and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments, and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 170 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.
In support of products currently in Pfizer’s exciting Inflammation and Immunology (I&I), we are looking for a medical advisor to join our team of committed medical affairs professionals. The I&I business has one of the broadest pipeline of any pharma company.
This position requires a highly motivated Medical Doctor or PhD/Pharmacist with the skillset and pioneering attitude to undertake medical stakeholder engagement across Belgium, with a particular focus on inflammatory bowel disease.
The person will be Pfizer’s scientific ambassador providing medical and scientific input to allocated medical activities. The role will be reporting into the Benelux Medical team Lead, directly liaise and be aligned with the cross-functional team members.
Implement Pfizers vision for on-market drug performance, Medical Education and Training.
Provide medical / scientific advice for assigned products to ensure that the objectives of each product range are realized, product licenses are maintained and to support Pfizer’s image in the market place whilst legal, regulatory and ethical standards are maintained: advice into / at strategic, operating & tactical plans, brand team activities, customer relations pricing & reimbursement, key meetings of commercial relevance in Belgium.
Provide relevant training of Medical Reps /Clinical Research colleagues for assigned therapeutic domain.
Collaborate to provide scientific input for and support to the management of Investigator Sponsored Research grants (ISR’s) and Grants for assigned products. Ensure that adequate records are kept, progress is monitored and the grant study budget agreed and accurately maintained.
Actively network with customers within Pfizer Belgium and the glocal Pfizer teams for assigned products. Support networking of ongoing relationships with external key influencers (academics, pharmacologists and CTG experts).
Provide scientifically valuable answers and information for assigned products to internal and external customers by ad hoc research, quality check of information, development of FAQ lists, contact with external KOL for relevance as needed.
Ensure compliance of adverse event reporting for the assigned products in line with Pfizer Safety obligations.
Review medical correctness and compliance with local labeling for assigned products. Sign-off all marketing materials for assigned products for medical correctness in accordance with existing internal and external regulations.
Ensure that appropriate medical recommendations are made or actions taken to ensure that Pfizer complies with the requirements of regulatory and clinical legislation.
Keep track with the evolution of legislation, medical and scientific knowledge by following up general and expert literature.
Set-up a medical plan including customer relations, in order to support the assigned brand from a medical perspective.
Organization and participation to Advisory Boards.
Support expanded access programs (e.g. compassionate use programs).
Scientist (MD /PhD/ PharmD) with proven track record in your field. Your background and personality allow you to engage in meaningful peer-to-peer interactions with stakeholders
A commitment to working in the best interest of patients and within all relevant compliance and regulatory frameworks
Project management experience with examples of delivering high quality work
Good understanding of Belgian health care environment
Good knowledge of clinical trials, an understanding of health economics and its impact on medical decision making
Knowledge of pharmaceutical Industry, including knowledge of regulations for approval and reimbursement of drugs.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Pro-active mindset, self-starter with business acumen. Ability to create new concepts and innovative solutions.
REQUIRED SKILL SET:
Demonstrate initiative, strategic and leadership skills
Demonstrate project management skills
Ability to navigate internal organization/processes
Ability to translate strategy and analysis to a tactical, executable level
A strong communicator and team player with great written and verbal skills
Ability to collaborate and navigate in a heavily matrixed environment
Fluency in written and spoken English, Dutch and French is a must.
What we can offer you
In addition to competitive salaries and customized benefits packages, we offer a supportive and diverse culture and unparalleled career development opportunities.
An exciting and challenging position that will inspire you and be changing your career path together with great colleagues based in our office in Brussels. You will be placed in an open and light office space where both interactions with colleagues and focused work are balanced, and where the open-door policy is an integrated part of our culture across all levels of seniority.
“For all our projects regarding diversity and inclusion on the work floor, Pfizer is closely collaborating with Actiris.”
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.