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We are currently hiring a
Medical Director Austria (all genders)
on a full-time contract for Vienna.
As Medical Director Austria you will lead the overall company vision and direction for the portfolio at LOC level, provide strategic leadership of Medical personnel and contribute to the achievement of business success by putting the patient’s needs and safety into primary focus. You will represent local medical functions in a professional and competent manner towards internal and external stakeholders; ensure alignment, collaboration and proactive sharing of relevant information across all departments and ensure compliance of LOC / MCO to the code of conduct, corporate philosophy, relevant laws and regulations as well as SOPs and policies.
Your tasks in detail:
Provide direction and input into the overall strategic roadmap of the LOC incl. building of required capabilities for the futures
Ensure medical plans are aligned cross-functionally and aligned with the company’s strategy as well as delivered on time and on budget
Oversee development of local tactical medical plans in line with the BU strategy and execution
Liaise with other Department Heads (BU, PVA) to ensure common understanding of customer needs and alignment on applied strategy and build strong internal and external networks
Establish and develop Medical Liaison Managers in the country including territory alignment, targeting and segmentation
Provide medical contribution to Tender Business offers and negotiations; support local Business Development/In-licensing activities with scientific evaluations
Final responsible person for the development of clinical research plan (both interventional and non-interventional, including RWE) according to gap analysis and in alignment with Global and local functions
Responsible for the scientific integrity, GCP adherence, (global) strategic alignment, safety, design, high quality and timely conduct of local clinical studies as well as oversee the evaluation and support of local Investigator Initiated Sponsored Research (IISR) proposals to ensure global strategic alignment and execution in line with Takeda standards
Nominate a local Regulatory Affairs Responsible
Oversee communication with local Regulatory Authority and guarantee accuracy and adherence to local Regulatory Authorities legislation, guidelines and other relevant documents and proactively inform management on relevant changes
Ensure robust, consistent and compliant Pharmacovigilance processes
Ensure basic PV training of all Takeda employees in the country and of all external service providers involved in activities, where potential AEs are likely to be reported
Nominate a local Drug Safety Officer (DSO) and deputy (DDSO)
Medical degree plus an advanced degree in management, such as M.B.A., M.P.H. or M.H.A. is an advantage
Min 6 years of experience of pharmaceutical industry experience and min. 3 years of leadership experience managing direct reports
Business acumen coupled with drive for results, holding self and others accountable for commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals
Ability to understand the customers' needs, leading complex collaborations successfully and creating genuine win-win solutions
Knowledge of healthcare systems, medical quality assurance, quality improvement, risk management
Strong project management skills: ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Profound understanding of compliance and medical Ethics, ability to navigate complex situations balancing SOPs, regulations, our values and business interests
Advanced communication skills to build and shape team and external relationships with KOLs, policy makers, health economists, scientific societies and others
Fluency in English, a plus are German language skills
Empowering our people to shine
At Takeda, we earn the trust of society and our customers through our values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, Perseverance. We incorporate these values in everything we do. They represent who we are and how we act. They help us make decisions that we can be proud of today and in the future. We enable our employees to develop their full potential. As a global top employer, we offer exciting career paths, promote innovation and strive for top performance in everything we do. Takeda fosters an inclusive, collaborative and international work environment where our teams are united by their relentless commitment to our goal of improving people's health and creating a better future for the world. Learn more at takedajobs.com.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Takeda is committed to foster diversity, equity and inclusion. Hiring decisions are based entirely on qualifications and are made regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability.
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