Who We Are At Roche, over 90,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity. The Position As a Global Medical Director/Global Medical Scientific Director, you sit at the heart of Roche’s Global Product Development Medical Affairs organization. In PDMA we are passionate about developing and driving an industry leading medical strategy in close collaboration with our cross-functional stakeholders and affiliate partners - we are enthusiastically committed towards our Medical Affairs vision: Transforming clinical practice. The objectives and scope of the position will be to: Develop and execute evidence generation strategy for the assigned product(s)/disease area (DA) based on key insights and perspectives from multiple partners (HCPs, patients, nurses and payers) Provide medical/clinical expertise and input into the development of market access, brand and lifecycle strategies for the product(s)/DA Be accountable and responsible for the benefit risk assessment of the assigned product(s) in relation to Medical Affairs evidence generation and activities Stay abreast of internal and external developments, trends and other dynamics relevant for the assigned DA to maintain a fully current view and perspectives of external influences To gain further insight into the role, here is a small glimpse into some of the main responsibilities: Medical Strategy: Accountable for the evidence generation strategy planning and execution, incl. (but not limited to) identifying medical and access gaps and needs as part of the overall medical strategy Evidence Generation Strategy: Drives and leads the strategy of the integrated evidence generation activities, incl. clinical studies, Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS), RWD and others Accountable for the oversight of all clinical trials within medical affairs for assigned product(s)/DA, including affiliate clinical trials Identifies potential medical interests for line extensions according to scientific rationale and good understanding of the actual and anticipated future directions of medical practice Assesses the needs and coordinates compassionate use of the assigned product(s) Patient Access: In collaboration with GPMA and IMT, identifies the evidence generation needs/gaps in order to obtain and maintain patient access and integrates them into the evidence generation strategy Provides medical expertise and input into the market access, brand and lifecycle strategies and plans (e.g. Life Cycle Plans, Brand Plans, Launch Plans, Comparative Benefit Risk Assessments and other relevant documents) Represents PDMA and provides medical expertise to the IPST and other relevant teams External Collaborations: Develops, advances and maintains TAE interactions and collaborations, incl. those aimed to set up and conduct evidence generation activities Represents Roche in peer-to-peer interactions with external collaboration partners, including in patient-company interactions In addition, some extended responsibilities will be: Being accountable for evidence generation activities for a product/DA including tasks like approving investigator initiated studies (IIS) and study proposals Leading medical education activities and presenting data at congress events Reviewing medical information materials Providing input to the advisory board for the assigned product/DA Planning budget and tracking activities in collaboration with the project management team Being compliant and aware of codes of practice Collaborating cross-functionally and representing the medical team within the larger organization Who You Are To be successful in this role, your profile includes: MD with relevant clinical research and/or medical practice experience (patient care decision-making) at the point of care (and/or where mandated by business needs and regulations) (GMD), or advanced life-science degree with comparable background and compatible with business setting (e.g. PhD /PharmD) (GMSD). Specialization degree and experience in Hemophilia are a plus Professional experience, both in clinical practice and within the pharmaceutical industry (preferably in medical function at global or regional/affiliate level) Strong knowledge of the drug development process and experience in development and implementation of clinical trials Proven expertise with a wide range of data and information (e.g. scientific, clinical and regulatory) Experience in the principles of data analysis, interpretation and assessing clinical relevance Previous experience with launch of drugs/indications is a plus Experience of partnership with TAEs and external organizations is strongly preferred Solid understanding of business context, incl. access evidence requirements and external value/decision-making drivers is preferred High ethical standards and the ability to demonstrate Roche Values and Leadership Commitments Strategic agility and decision-making ability Functional competencies, including but not limited to organization, prioritization and planning skills, negotiation skills, communication & presentation skills Ability to operate successfully in a matrix environment with shared accountability and responsibilities Ability to work across multiple cultures and countries Fluency in written and spoken English If you are proud of contributing and feel you have the dedication to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organization for you. 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