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International Medical Director

Basel, Switzerland

  • Salary: Excellent package
  • Job type: Interim/Contract
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
  • Contact name: Lewis Aweyo
  • Contact number: 0333 5777 578
  • Ref: 3971

Job description

Hobson Prior is seeking an International Medical Director to join a multinational healthcare company at their offices in Basel, Switzerland. You will be responsible for the development and execution of evidence generation strategy for the assigned product or disease area.

International Medical Director – Basel, Switzerland

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify medical and access gaps and needs, contributing to the overall medical strategy
  • Lead the strategy of the integrated evidence generation activities, including clinical studies
  • Oversee all clinical trials within medical affairs for assigned products and disease areas, including affiliate clinical trials
  • Obtain and maintain patient access by identifying the evidence generation needs and gaps, integrating them into the evidence generation strategy
  • Provide medical expertise and input into the market access, brand and lifecycle strategies and plans
  • Accountable for evidence generation activities for a product or disease area, including risk benefit assessment and medical monitoring
  • Review and approve Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS) and support study proposals
  • Present relevant data at congress events and provide medical education to external stakeholders

Key Skills

  • High level of strategic agility and decision-making ability
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Very strong planning, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively in a matrix environment managing multiple different projects and thus deadlines simultaneously


  • Experience in clinical practice and within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Oncology exprience required particularly in lung and head/neck cancer
  • Strong knowledge of the overall drug development process and experience in development and implementation of clinical trials
  • Proven clinical and scientific knowledge
  • Prior experience in the principles of data analysis, interpretation and assessing clinical relevance
  • Fluency in the English language


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life science recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.