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Medical Advisor - Oncology

date posted 10/28/2020
contract type Full time
job id R2573105
location Reading, United Kingdom

Medical Advisor - Oncology

Based in Reading, Berkshire

About the Opportunity

An exciting time for a pharmacist or physician to join an Oncology Medical team with a strong pipeline in oncology. The Scientific Advisor is responsible for contributing to and delivering elements of the medical affairs plan within their defined therapy area across the UK and Ireland under the leadership of the Medical Franchise lead.

This role gives the chance to work in oncology where you can make a tangible difference to the lives of patients. The indications we work in have a high unmet need and the medicines we develop provide an option for the patient and the HCPs treating them. You will be working in a team with significant experience in oncology and the opportunity to lead on high profile projects.

About Sanofi Genzyme

Sanofi Genzyme benefits from small pharma attitude and agility alongside the large presence, influence and respect of Sanofi Global. Sanofi Genzyme are the specialty care global business unit of Sanofi, dedicated to high quality support of patients with rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, cancer and immune diseases.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain a high level of scientific knowledge of the relevant disease and therapy areas and GxP.

  • Works in collaboration with the therapy area medical affairs team and complementary to the promotional and marketing teams to confirm the strategy for the  therapy area and products, and produce outline structures for activities fulfilling the needs of the identified strategy.

  • Engages proactively with internal local, regional and global partners to ensure timely medical plan development and delivery.

  • Effectively interacts with KOL to seek advice for results and data interpretation.

  • Collaborates with medical advisors, franchise medical teams and appropriate personnel to develop high quality communication materials to support the delivery of field medical plans in support of therapy area objectives.

  • Ensures that all medical communication materials meet the requirements of MHRA, PMCPA and other applicable guidelines and regulations, through managing the approval, dissemination, material management and tracking processes in collaboration the Brand Management teams.

About You

This role is for a GMC registered physician or GPhC registered pharmacist, requiring previous pharmaceutical experience within Oncology Medical Affairs.

About Sanofi

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At Sanofi we work across human health from vaccines to rare diseases, and consumer healthcare. This creates opportunities to work across different areas to build a diverse and exciting career. Sanofi has the capabilities and resources to support your aspirations to fulfill your ambitions and be the best you can be.

Our purpose at Sanofi is to work passionately every day to understand and solve healthcare needs of people across the world. Our ambition is by 2025, to be a top 3 innovative, global and diversified human healthcare company. One that embraces transformative technologies and is focused on its area of excellence, which means we’re not there to try to solve everybody’s problems. We want to focus on those areas where we know we are making a difference.  

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