Medical Information Specialist/Manager

Reference Number: 896352-W
Type of placement: Contract, 12 months
Location: CH, Romandie


Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop responses for simple and complex medical inquiries: formulation of the strategy and framework within which a response lies
  • Conduct comprehensive literature searches in relation with a medical inquiry: identify and weigh the information available
  • Prepare, finalize and update global standard response documents, based on knowledge of clinical studies, therapeutic areas, and new information appearing in the literature
  • Communicate with internal reviewers to finalize documents
  • Compile and maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date Competitor Compendiums as needed/requested by line management within specified timeframes and according to defined style guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with internal departments and external contacts
  • Provide an information support service to the clinical and marketing teams. Includes the distribution among other departments of data relating to medical information inquiries and GRDs as well as ad hoc, bespoke activities relating to medical information that support the broader needs of the organization
  • Propose process improvements to enhance the global medical information service from a methodology, process and compliance perspective
  • Manage and track inquiries with standard medical information databases
  • Transmit any reported adverse events to Global Drug Safety in a timely manner

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ph.D, MD or PharmD level degree, with thorough grounding in clinical pharmacotherapy
  • Previous pharmaceutical industry experience in medical information, medical communication or regulatory affairs
  • Must have a broad knowledge and understanding of products and diseases that allows for the provision of complex information that is accurate and meets all regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated scientific/medical writing experience
  • Knowledge of relevant information sources including: printed publications, unpublished sources, databases, websites, company departments, external bodies
  • Excellent written and spoken English, German is required, French is a plus
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office tools, especially MS-Word
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

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