Jobs at Stresert Services Limited

Our Client is one of the top three Multinational Pharmaceuticals Companies in Nigeria.
 Medical Affairs Medical Advisor
Location: Lagos

Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Pharmacy
Required Grade:
Job Purpose
To provide up-to-date brand and disease area medical expertise to shape and implement the Franchise strategy, generate and communicate brand-related scientific data to internal and external stakeholders, build collaboration with the scientific community; to collaborate with Country, Regional and Global team members in the execution of relevant clinical medical activities in assigned project(s).

Major Accountabilities
◦    Prepares and drives the execution of the Medical Affairs strategic plans in collaboration with other functions to support the Franchise and brand strategies
◦    Designs, initiates, conducts and publishes local organizations sponsored studies in the CPO to generate relevant scientific data that addresses local needs and data gaps
◦    Evaluates investigator-initiated research studies for scientific soundness and alignment with the Global Clinical Development Plan and Medical Affairs brand strategy to decide on organizations support
◦    Collaborates with CRMAs, MSLs and Clinical Operations, identifying potential investigators for local and global studies, ensuring inclusive approach for medical experts
◦    Builds professional relationships with country level medical experts
◦    Participates in gathering medical insights / needs / feedback from external stakeholders (eg. HCPs, HAs) in country and communicates to internal partners
◦    Raises awareness of the company’s brands and programs, and disease areas in which the company have programs approved or being developed, through publication of manuscripts, scientific presentations and trainings
◦    Provides a source of key medical knowledge on the company’s pipeline programs and approved brands
◦    Collaborates cross-functionally to provide informed CPO input to IMB proposals
◦    Performs comprehensive evaluation of products passing DDP/FDP to enable effective New Product Planning for the CPO
◦    Works with market access team to develop country-specific HE&OR and market access strategies where applicable
◦    Works with patient associations in the country to gain insights and develop patient centric approach
◦    Collaborates effectively with CPO, Regional and Global Teams in the execution of relevant clinical and Medical Affairs activities
◦    Provides input to Global Clinical Development Plans and protocols
◦    Ensures that all Medical and Promotional activities and materials are compliant to the company, Pharmaceutical Industry procedures, and to National laws and regulations
◦    Where appropriate: Manages direct-reporting Medical Scientific Liaisons
◦    Provides medical expertise to non-medical functions from the early development phase throughout the life of the product(s) by:
◦    Leading together with franchise head and brand manager the IPS process
◦    Identifying the optimum positioning of the product within the therapeutic area
◦    Establishing close medical collaboration with external experts for new projects
◦    Assisting in the formation of medical advisory bodies as required
◦    Supporting product launches
◦    Maintaining and enlarging medical networks
◦    Supporting the evolution of promotional material
◦    Training sales force on scientific data
◦    Supporting DRA team on creation and updating of relevant materials

Education / Experience:
◦Minimum: MD or PhD/PharmD degree in Health Sciences required as per country strategy and / or local regulations
◦Desired: Specialist Medical Degree or specialist qualification related to discipline for which MA is responsible
◦Highly preferred is previous experience within a Medical function in Pharma industry (either medical person) minimum of 5 years.
◦Previous experience with Ophthalmology / Transplant would be an added advantage

Languages:                       
◦English: fluent spoken & written
◦Local language: preferable

Leadership Competencies:
Sets clear Direction, Good judgment/Drives change, Superior results /Passion to win, Continuous improvement/Breakthrough thinking & Analytical conceptual thinking.

Functional Competencies:
Scientific technical expertise, Disease and portfolio leadership, Medical education and communication, Medical leadership and stakeholder /HCP Engagement & Operational Excellence.


Method of Application


Qualified applicants should forward all applications to ‘mgtpositions@stresert.com’ using ‘MAMA’ as subject of application.

Application closes 15th April, 2015.