Roche

Medical Affairs Partner (BB-41349)

Found in: Talent UK

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Imagine working for an organisation that focuses on putting people at the heart of what they do. Where every single person within the organisation is aligned to one main motivating force, that at the centre of everything they do, and their number one priority; patients. A place that gives every individual the autonomy and empowerment to make a difference, where you are not defined by a job title. Imagine waking up every morning feeling fulfilled, having purpose and meaning in your work. Imagine you are at Roche. We are a pioneer in pharmaceuticals, advancing science to help people in the UK live longer and healthier lives. For over 120 years we have created truly differentiated medicines for cancer, the immune system, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and diseases of the central nervous system. We work from bench to bedside - researching new medicines, running global clinical trials, and collaborating with the NHS to try to ensure rapid uptake and delivery of our products and services. Our drive, every day, is to ensure our medicines reach those who need them as soon as possible. None of this would be possible without our extraordinary employees; our people make our business. We offer inspirational opportunities for employees that are as unique as they are. We have created an inclusive, respectful work environment where people can be authentic and truly invested in their work, a place to belong. Our outstanding commitment to workplace engagement has recently been recognised by our inclusion at number four on the Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work. Medical Affairs Partner (Focus Ophthalmology)We are seeking a purpose-driven, experienced, and passionate Medical Affairs Partner with experience in Ophthalmology to join our Medical Affairs group. Putting patients at the forefront of everything we do, in the Medical Affairs group we bring our medical and scientific expertise including therapy knowledge to our external partners; ensure access to our products and clinical trials and attend diligently to patient safety and the needs of our healthcare professionals. As a Medical Affairs Partner, you will be expected to work hand in hand with our external partners and internal teams, being obsessed with what they need to deliver exceptional patient care and acting boldly with them to transform science and ultimately patient lives by accelerating "better outcomes for more patients faster". The Medical Affairs Partner is responsible for: * Developing and cultivating strategic relationships with therapeutic area experts and other healthcare influencers. * Contribution of scientific and clinical expertise & delivery of projects across strategically aligned therapy area(s), key medical affairs capabilities and partnerships with healthcare professionals and patients organisations. * Translating insights into strategic actionable recommendations for varied stakeholder groups to impact the way we work and ensure we help deliver positive change in healthcare across the UK, especially through co-creation * Advising on strategic planning and prioritisation of medicines, taking into account patients' need, business needs, resource requirements and market access considerations * Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams across several assets both on a local and global level * Innovating in areas where new, compelling solutions are required to address a particular need * Building up deep therapy area knowledge and expertise quickly, and maintaining overview of several knowledge areas at the same time * Building comprehensive expertise of Medical Affairs techniques and technologies to share across multiple therapeutic areas as relevant * Providing strategic medical review (and Certification if qualified) for materials and communications Individual should:* Be able to demonstrate substantial experience and knowledge in ophthalmology with a proven track record of therapeutic expert engagement in the UK. * Have significant experience of internal and external engagement, with a focus on ophthalmology, to inform and drive best in class strategic plans. * Be able to prioritise workload, analyse key problems, devise appropriate tactics, gain support and consensus and consequently drive change. * Act as a coach and mentor, who supports team working and actively contributes to the learning & development of peers across strategically aligned therapy areas (Ophthalmology), key medical affairs capabilities and engagement with healthcare professionals and patient groups. * Be competent to work in the matrix organisation, and delivery of high standard work in line with organisational needs and priorities. * Be able to communicate effectively at all levels to influence and inspire. * Be able to operate within a compliance-led regulatory environment. * Be adept at operating in a highly autonomous working environment where individuals see projects through from conception to completion. * Be capable of solving complex issues that impact the Medical Affairs group and wider business and delivering on strategically aligned therapy area priorities where excellent Medical Affairs capabilities are required. * Ideally have broad and comprehensive expertise of theories, techniques and technologies within functional Medical Affairs. (E.g. Data & insight generation, scientific partnerships, digital educational engagement,..) * Preferably have significant Medical Affairs or NHS experience and, ideally, be medically or pharmaceutically qualified and GMC/GPhC registered. At Roche, it is more than just a job. It's a responsibility. A big one. If you really know yourself and want to be part of our international family, dedicated to making a real impact on the world around us, the next step is yours, apply above. Guided by our values of courage, integrity and passion, join us to fulfil our purpose - doing now what patients need next and in doing so improve patients' lives now and for tomorrow. **Closing date for applications: Sunday 11th of April 2020*** ** We are currently exploring geographic flexibility with all roles in our new operating model. While it may not be possible in some cases, we encourage you not to let the location define your decision to apply. ** ** Roche Products is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability or age. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Roche Products Ltd *

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