The Medical Director, Switzerland is the leading country medical position for Moderna’s European Headquarters, accountable for informing and delivering the Moderna Medical Affairs strategy related to Moderna’s licensed vaccines and candidate vaccines still in development. Initially, the role will be focused on launching a candidate vaccine against COVID-19 once sufficient safety and efficacy data are available. Longer term, this individual will help build out the Swiss Medical Affairs strategy for the Moderna Infectious Disease franchise. To fulfill these objectives, the person in this role will partner and work closely with numerous external and internal stakeholders across Moderna, foremost the Regional Managing Director and the Moderna leadership team, as well as regional and global colleagues within Medical Affairs and Research and Development.
S/He will be a key driver in establishing Moderna’s Swiss presence and will contribute to developing the excellence and scientific leadership of Moderna’s Medical Affairs organization. S/he will be responsible for proactive and continuous assessment of the dynamics of the external and internal environment and, as needed based on this assessment, develop and implement strategic plans to establish and evolve local Medical Affairs teams and ways of working.
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Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. mRNA medicines are designed to direct the body’s cells to produce intracellular, membrane or secreted proteins that can have a therapeutic or preventive benefit and have the potential to address a broad spectrum of diseases. The Company’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing Moderna the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.
Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science’s list of top biopharma industry employers for the past five years. To learn more, visit [...] Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.
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