Country Oncology Medical Lead, Norway
Do you want to support our company in becoming the world’s best healthcare company while unleashing your own full potential?
Do you relish the opportunity to have a high level of responsibility and lead a diverse team of medical affairs professionals?
Then you could be our new Country Oncology Medical Lead for our company’s activities in Norway.
You will be an integral part of the Nordic / Baltic Oncology Leadership Team making a difference for the scientific leaders and patients!
You will lead strategic & tactical planning of oncology medical affairs work in the country and have managerial responsibilities for the country oncology medical affairs team.
Plus, you will maintain close collaboration with the scientific community by acting as a Country Medical Advisor within the assigned indications.
You are the leader and scientific ambassador to the medical community
As a Country Medical Lead role for Oncology you will be managing a team of direct reports in the country and securing appropriate allocation of resources to execute on medical priorities.
In your Medical Advisor capacity, you are seen as a valued co-strategist on cross functional country teams, including Regulatory Affairs, Market Access, Marketing and other functions.
You propose local data generation study concepts and ensures HQ approval through appropriate governance. You build trust with the external scientific community and execute country / Nordic expert input forums to remain on the leading edge of therapeutic and patient care advances.
You will work with a breakthrough immune-oncology therapy.
As you can see, your tasks are many and varied. They also include :
Management & Business Leadership
Scientific & Technical Leadership
You understand science and people
You are a MD or have PhD in Life Science, or MS in Pharmacy. In addition, you have solid experience (not less than 5-7 years) in medical affairs.
It’s preferable if you have experience working with oncology, haematology or immunology field, but not a must.
You demonstrate strategic thinking, specifically related to asset value proposition, and clinical and value evidence. You are able to develop a network of scientific leaders and successful interactions with other key stakeholders (public groups, government officials, medical professional organizations).
You show proven ability to effectively communicate information at country management level, with public groups and to scientific leaders.
You have excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication (written as well as oral) and results oriented project management skills.
You also possess strong prioritization skills and ability to understand how decisions fit into the broader context of corporate strategies
You can effectively collaborate across functions in a matrix environment.
You’re fluent in both Norwegian and English.
About our company in the Nordics
For over 125 years and counting our company has revolutionised global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for our company in the Nordics alone.
Innovation is our life’s blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment.
We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping.
Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.
Who we are
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as Merck in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as MSD in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific.
We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers.
We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
What we look for
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.
We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .