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Therapeutic Area Medical Lead-1

50,856 P.A. ?

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Ipsen is a global biopharmaceutical group dedicated to improving lives through innovative medicines in Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. We also have a well-established and successful Consumer Healthcare business. We are committed to discovering new solutions for targeting debilitating diseases and improving the quality of life for patients.

Our goal is to leave no patient behind and our mission is to prolong and improve patients' lives and health outcomes, through launching at least one new molecular entity or meaningful indication each year.

Our strategy is to build a global biopharma company focused on innovation and specialty care which delivers differentiated therapeutics to meet unmet patient needs. Ipsen is already a growth story. But with focus on our key strengths - our portfolio, our pipeline, our partnerships and our people - we can look forward to further innovative and sustainable growth in the years to come.

To achieve our Bold Promise, the Medical Affairs team are recruiting the best talent to join our dynamic and engaged team. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Therapeutic Area Medical Lead.

The job holder will Lead either the oncology or rare diseases and neurosciences therapeutic area team to develop and execute the medical and scientific strategy for both the current and future pipeline products and indications. Accountable for both the medical strategy and tactical plan development with co-ordination of activities in their respective therapeutic Area.

Guide the development of integrated data generation plans by their relevant therapeutic area team and the implementation thereof, including medical assessment and approval of clinical study protocols on a local level and relevant Investigator sponsored trials. Managing Study Responsible Physicians, (can work as a Study Responsible Physician themselves) and evaluate product aspects that are relevant to drug safety from a clinical perspective.

Represents the company as a key clinical expert in front of leading medical experts, professional associations and institutions in their therapeutic area. Interacts closely with commercial and market access counterparts on the disease area level and is responsible for the implementation of aligned medical education events.

Work with relevant GMA medical teams to shape and influence strategies, plans and tactics to ensure they reflect the needs of the UK market.

Ensures all individuals, strategies and processes are in compliance with all relevant guidelines and regulations.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Focus strategy and activities around the key medical affairs pillars of (i) Scientific Exchange (ii) Data Generation (iii) Insights Generation (iv) Customer advocacy and relations (v) Compliance to relevant standards (ABPI Code of practice, ICH-GCP, SOPs and any other relevant standards)

  • Approval of clinical study protocols on a UK level based on evaluation of relevant medical research questions for investigation in interventional and non-interventional studies, managing Study Responsible Physicians and work as a Study Responsible Physician. Assessment of study results from a clinical perspective and releasing of final study reports.

    Clinical evaluation of side effects of medicinal products, responsibility for issue management and medical safety issues and responding to external medical/scientific requests about Ipsen products

  • Medical evaluation of medicinal products, which are pending licensing and provision of the medical expertise for the benefit assessment of Ipsen medicinal products by NICE, SMC, AWMSG, MHRA, NHS and any other relevant external bodies

  • Responsibility for budget and resource allocation within the medical field in close consultation with the Finance team and based on approved business plans

  • Responsibility for the line management for all therapy area medical team consisting of medical / scientific advisors and medical science liaisons including employee/talent development and retention of key talent

  • Have the ability and the mandate to shape the external environment and shows a superb aptitude in partnering relevant external and also all internal stakeholder in the Therapeutic Area especially the Market Access and Marketing and Sales colleagues

To all recruitment agencies: Our website is only intended for individuals and preferred suppliers of Ipsen. Any resumes submitted will be deemed the sole property of Ipsen, unless such search firms/employment agencies have been engaged by Ipsen HR for this position and a valid agreement with Ipsen is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Ipsen agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Ipsen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, family status, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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