Medical Affairs Manager

Date:  20 Sep 2023
Department:  Romania
Team:  Mktg, Market Access, Bus. Excellence & Med. Affair
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Contract Type:  Permanent

Bucharest, RO


To lead the medical department in Chiesi Romania while supporting through medical knowledge, compliance and ethical behavior the whole medical & commercial activity.

Personal profile

We are looking for a colleague that displays:
⦁    Pro-active self-direction with high level of initiative and persistence and hands on approach to results delivery
⦁    Very good communication skills - ability to apply argumentation in order to influence at all levels externally and internally.
⦁    Proven track record in defining and implementing projects.
⦁    Clear and logical thinking with the ability to develop innovative solutions.

Main Responsibilities

•    Lead the Medical Department with aim to develop and sustain Strategical and Tactical medical Plan for the organization in Romania
•    Lead, manager of a the team with 3 MSLs
•    Develop an inclusive Medical Affairs team, cross-collaboration inside the Medica Affairs department, nationally and at regional level, contribute at CEE level Medical Affairs team, stay well connected  with internal other departments 
•    Ensure optimal communication & collaboration between the Medical Affairs department and other departments: Marketing, Field Force, Regulatory, Finance, etc
•    Develop and ensure the proffesional relationship and proactivelly propose Medical Projects in relation with external stakeholders (KOLs, Specialist key Influencers, Professors, Medical Associations, Patients associations,  and health authorities- National Medical Agency, National Insurance House, Romanian Health Ministry)
•    Craft and implement Customer Medical Plan aligned with Global & Regional Medical Affairs Objectives, with subplans for each therapeutic area.
•    Lead and ensure implementing the Operational Medical Plans and to manage, evaluate the quality and compliance level of execution.
•    Coordinate all activities initiated by the Medical department
•    Manage the Medical Affairs departments budget in line with the company objectives
•    Be proactive in proposing Medical projects that drive increase customer experience, in scientific and educational field 
•    Support with medical knowledge, develop continuously and identify the medical information regarding Portfolio products for each therapeutic area
•    Craft and deliver training with medical content to whole organization :Field Force, Marketing, own team
•    Responsible to initiate, approve and authorize the clinical studies (4th phase) in line with internal procedures and legal regulations.
•    Be part of approval process on promotional and educational materials development and check requirements in partnership with marketing department 
•    Part of the compliance approval flow, in line with internal procedures and industry regulations
•    Act as back-up for pharmacovigilance and quality matters within the company, in line with internal procedures, participate in internal and / or external audit, lead with Compliance, PV topics  
•    Responsible for maintaining and updating the database of customers and key persons in the designated territory of the MSL team, manage MSLs geographical teritory, follow-up on reporting system of MSLs, drive positive customer experiences 
•    Inform customers and potential customers about the company's activities
•    Part of leadership team ensures and aligns all activities inside medical departments to support and offer the best medical practices for company objectives achievements

Job requirements

•   Ideally already a Medical Manager/ Medical Advisor, or very experienced MSL

•   Medical/Pharmaceutical background

•   Leadership capabilities 

•   Ethical & integrity skills, positive attitude, flexibility & agility , interest to develop and learn

•   Available for Medical Affairs related travelling


Strong English skills are a must