Senior Medical Affairs Manager

Senior Medical Affairs Manager

GlaxoSmithKline Pte Ltd
Selangor Malaysia
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Job Description

Job Description :
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GSK has been operating for over 60 years in Malaysia and grown substantially both in its infrastructure, business operations as well as talent base spreading across its four business entities – Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines, Consumer Healthcare, Business Service Centre and Consumer Healthcare Supply Chain.
As a Senior Medical Affairs Manager, you will provide business support during product’s development and subsequent promotion through ethical marketing and sales practices, enhancing the product’s value in all areas of business. As such, a good understanding of the therapeutic areas and related products as necessary.
You also acts as an Advisor/Consultant providing medical input and review to the various departments who support the products. The ability to assist with defining product strategy is required and the position is a core member of the Medical-Marketing Team. A pivotal aspect of the role is to facilitate the interaction/partnership between Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Academia and GSK. You are responsible for ensuring the Company’s adherence to appropriate governance in HCP/HCO/consumer interaction for their therapy areas and maintaining GSK/Industry/environment defined standards of conduct in this area.
These responsibilities include some of the following:
Medical Marketing/Scientific Engagement
  • Supports Country Medical Affairs on all aspects of Medical Marketing, Medical Information and Product Training for LOC business.
  • Ensure compliance of medical marketing activities in line with PhAMA code; the GSK Code of Practice for Promotion & Customer Interactions, other relevant GSK policies and SOPs, and prevailing national and international standards and guidelines.
  • Conduct internal and external scientific presentations related to GSK products and related science.
  • Collaborates with local country marketing and regulatory teams to support product registration and marketing.
  • Support product launches and other lifecycle management marketing activities.
  • Expand and cultivate external expert network.
  • Participates in country Advisory Board meetings.
  • Support external experts and their presentations at conferences and GSK sponsored symposia.
  • Assist with the development, organization, preparation and implementation of therapy/product training for internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborate with commercial and regulatory teams to provide essential scientific and medical marketing support to optimize business performance.
  • Ensure continuous improvement, with regard to processes in medical affairs, marketing and promotional practices by country team.
  • Ensure scientific and ethical conduct are maintained at high standards to protect brands and company’s reputation.
  • Utilize medical knowledge and information in marketing, regulatory, corporate communication contexts to develop marketing and communication strategies.
  • Translate regional medical marketing strategies to local country markets to support business and to ensure global alignment of medical marketing strategies.
  • Provide advice and medical review of data on pipeline products.
  • Manage and review safety cases.
  • Support to Named Safety Contact & Person Responsible for Pharmacovigilance.
  • Leading ‘Drug Safety’ projects, including post marketing surveillance and product recall/Dear HCP Letter related matters.

Communications / PR
  • Assists with medical response to crisis management and other acute medical issues.
  • Ensure high standards of medical and scientific accuracy in all external communications to medical audience and general public in keeping with GSK policy and relevant industry and regulatory codes.
  • Conducts scientific presentations in support of GSK products in scientific meetings, congress, symposia, regulatory authorities, external visitors and others.

Government and Regulatory Affairs
  • Assist country business Managers/Directors in the development of tender submissions and information packages intended fot Regulatory bodies.
  • Provide product and disease information to authorities to support policy and decision making.
  • Develop and reinforce the external scientific image of the Company to Ministry of Health and other similar government agencies through representation and continuous educational efforts.

Clinical Research/Key Evidence Generation
  • Play a proactive role in identifying and developing research strategies and opportunities.
  • Assist with the choice of investigators for country sponsored/regional sponsored studies.
  • Review the medical appropriateness and alignment with GSK objectives, of all research proposals, in particular Investigator Initiated Study Proposals and co-ordinate to optimize the outcome.
  • Co-ordinate medical input on research proposals, as received from Regional/Central Teams
  • Assist the Clinical Research Group to develop appropriate protocols to support research proposals and monitor, if required.
  • Review and provide medical approval of all research reports and publications, when required.
  • Build on the development of Health economics/Outcomes research
  • Provide advice and medical review of data for submission, as required.

People Development
  • Development of reporting staff, where applicable in areas of medical affairs competencies.

  • Participate in medical department projects, meetings, and workshops
  • Lead role/Champion for allocated projects
  • Special projects as may be agreed from time to time.

Why you
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Medical qualification recognized in Malaysia/Singapore, postgraduate qualification in a relevant medical specialty will be an added advantage.
  • 4-8 years clinical practice/ pharmaceutical industry experience (Medical Affairs/Clinical Research)
  • Effective communication skills essential, both written and oral
  • Hands-on exposure in clinical trials, people managerial skills and issue solving.

GSK’s dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, etc. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.
At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.
If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply online.
Our goalis to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.
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