Medical Excellence and Innovation Lead

  1. Permanent
Zürich, Switzerland
  1. Medical, Medical Strategy
Posted: 05/06/2024

Hobson Prior is seeking a Medical Excellence and Innovation Lead for a rare disease biotech company. This role will focus on supporting medical strategy and planning, facilitating development and execution of medical plans, and driving medical innovation. This is a home-based role with 30% travel.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation and execution of medical strategy and planning across the International Region.
  • Collaborate with Global Medical Operations to develop and execute country-specific medical plans and training programs.
  • Provide tactical support including goal tracking, coordinating meetings, and managing vendors.
  • Report local activities to create operational transparency across the region.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and real-world evidence research.
  • Manage the relationship with the designated vendor for Medical Information in Europe and the International Region.
  • Coordinate processes necessary for responding to quality-related complaints.
  • Lead the transformation of data, digital, and medical excellence initiatives to optimize performance and facilitate strategic decision-making.
  • Integrate new technologies, particularly artificial intelligence, to enhance research and personalize customer engagements.


  • Master's degree in a relevant field, such as business management, health economics, or a life science diploma degree.
  • Experience in the pharma or biotech setting with a focus on Medical Affairs.
  • Knowledge in rare diseases; knowledge of hereditary angioedema is a plus.
  • Proven experience in medical affairs strategic planning, driving innovation strategy, and fostering data-driven decision-making in the pharmaceutical or healthcare sector.

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