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Associate Director, Therapy Area Medical Lead

Department: Medical Affairs - Hematology
Location: Martinsried, Germany



The Associate Director Therapeutic Area Lead is part of the Medical Affairs Team and provides a bridge between clinical development, medical affairs and the commercial organization at a senior mastery level. He/she will be involved in a wide range of activities for inline and pipeline products. This is a very diverse role and a unique opportunity where you can cover the whole spectrum of drug development in various therapeutic areas.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Constantly builds and maintains expertise in the assigned areas (tumor entities, products), regarding available literature, treatment options, disease environment and product data; key contact for training and all educational approaches

  • Participate in medical & scientific exchanges with the medical/scientific community

  • Provides oversight and contributes to the preparation and delivery of high quality content and all educational and medical communication materials (e.g. planning for medical society presence, abstracts, and publications)

  • Streamlines product communication, works with external and internal resources on the development of materials (for internal and field/external use) and medical event planning

  • Participates in relevant cross-functional medical planning, working groups and task forces

  • Ensures appropriate execution of medical content elements of the tactical plan for assigned product(s) and therapeutic area(s)

  • Accounts for congress medical communication activities (e.g., congress medical booth materials and planning)

  • Identifies and engages with internal and external experts when appropriate, for participation in medical communications as well as consultants for content development, when necessary

  • Ensures the proper pre-medical and medical review of medical materials prior to submission for official review and approval

  • Responds to and document unsolicited requests for information on company products and pipeline

  • Supports study project teams and trial operation management for company sponsored and investigator sponsored studies.

  • Provides support for content development and delivering clinical presentations at medical meetings

  • Contributes positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics and embraces the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization.

  • Acts within compliance, regulatory and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines 

Strategy and expert interactions 

  • Works in a goal/objective oriented manner within a formalized process to plan and execute annual goals in alignment with the corporate annual goals and core business strategy

  • Demonstrates medical and scientific expertise to core business strategy and marketing/business development plans, strongly contributes to the development of and updates to the strategic medical plans

  • Ensures that strategically aligned scientific communication points, elements from other internal guidance and resource documents, and key data are included appropriately in tactics, and that statements and conclusions are accurate and supported by appropriate data

  • Accountable for creating and managing resources within the annual medical affairs brand budget

  • Provides medical leadership and actively contributes to market access dossiers

  • Oversees the agenda development, content creation, and execution for educational symposia, internal meetings/summits and advisory boards

  • Supports advisory board meetings and investigator meetings. Provides support for content development and delivering clinical presentations at medical meetings

  • Develops and delivers presentations to colleagues and management as needed, provides strong input to briefing documents, written communications, Frequently Asked Questions documents, backgrounders, newsletters, slide decks, and medical information letters etc.


  • MD, PharmD or PhD in life sciences

  • Long standing experience in the pharmaceutical industry, in the field of hematology

  • 5-7 years of relevant working experience in similar roles

  • Proven track record in preparing for product launches and successful life cycle management

  • Analytical mind setting, entrepreneurial approach, hands-on

  • Excellent communication skills, can-do attitude

  • Ability to work independently and effectively in complex, rapidly changing environments

  • Sense of urgency

  • Interested in new ways of thinking and innovative approaches

  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues in a cross-functional network and to work closely with external physicians and scientists

  • Flexibility, diplomacy, and the ability to manage expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of working time

  • Language: German, English fluent

  • Proficient in Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint


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