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Medical Lead Haematology- Denmark and Nordics

Semma Therapeutics

Semma Therapeutics

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Job Description

Medical Lead Haematology provides medical expertise for specific projects within a therapeutic area (TA) and is aligned to specific medicines. The incumbent will have in-depth knowledge for those medicines. This person acts with an uncompromising commitment to patients and supports the flawless execution of TA country medical projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides fair and balanced medical information and education to health care professionals and payers that support the safe and effective use of Vertex medicines in appropriate patients
  • Builds trust through open and transparent collaboration with health care professionals, patient associations and payers
  • Demonstrates consistent ethical and professional behavior, with uncompromising commitment to patients
  • Knows the local health care system and keeps up to date on changes in environment in the country, including rules and regulations
  • Builds reputation and visibility of Vertex at the country level by the provision of high quality medical information and education both internally and externally
  • Participates in the International Medical Affairs Team
  • Provides support in the assigned TA(s) to the country team; collaborates collaborate in cross-functional teams at country level
  • Contributes to the local Brand Team, representing the TA (scientific and medical expertise) and ensuring all activities address patient well-being and respect data integrity
  • Supports the development of reimbursement dossiers
  • Supports the execution of the Country Medical plan(s) agreed with the Therapeutic Area (TA) leads and CMD
  • Supports the marketing team for the development of promotional tools and initiatives in compliance with Vertex policies and local regulatory requirements
  • Provides scientific training to the Marketing and Commercial teams

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Medical Degree
  • Good understanding of Haemoglobinopathies (clinical or scientific)
  • Cognizant of local regulation ruling promotion and interactions with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English and good knowledge of any Scandinavian languages
  • Skilled in working in cross-functional matrix teams
  • Strong understanding of study designs, statistical methods and interpretation of scientific data
  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical industry and Medical Affairs
  • Understanding of Danish/ Nordics healthcare regulations
  • Proven experience in designing, planning and executing medical education and communication activities
  • Experience in writing or reviewing scientific communications
  • Ability to travel within Denmark and Nordics as required.

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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