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Scientific communication Director

  • Salary: CHF88 - CHF119 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Other, Pharma & Life Sciences, Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 28/05/2018
  • Job reference: J387068AJMK-280518
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Scientific Communications Director

For one of our client, specialized in the pharmaceutical area with HQ in Basel, we are looking for a Scientific Communications Director to join the oncology team in the Lung/Melanoma/Head and Neck Disease Area to support our portfolio.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Medical Education: You are responsible for the oversight and overall strategic development and execution of medical education activities for Healthcare Professionals including publication strategy, congress presence, symposia and advisory boards as defined in the product Global Medical Plan
  • Medical Strategy: You contribute to the medical strategy and medical plans by delivering input into the situational analysis and by overseeing and guiding the development of the integrated Scientific Communications Plan including Medical Education and Publication Planning, in close collaboration with the Therapeutic Area Head, the Global Medical Affairs team, International Medical/ Scientific
  • Directors, Global Product Strategy and appropriate agencies.
  • Publication Planning & Alignment: You drive the strategy for publication planning and alignment with US Medical Affairs and affiliates and deliver an integrated publications plan as part of the medical plan. You also manage the US Medical Affairs publication budget.
  • Expertise: You bring outstanding functional expertise, consistency, and innovation to the medical team to optimally design and implement Scientific Communication activities and long-term engagement with Therapeutic Areas Experts.
  • Teamwork: You will work with colleagues from many functions and teams based all around the world.
  • To be successful you will have excellent people and stakeholder skills and really enjoy working with an empowered and passionate team of people.


  • You are used to working with various different stakeholders in a fast-paced multinational environment.
  • You have experience in Publication Planning, Scientific Communications and Medical Education activities; additional experience in launch preparation activities, medical affairs, preclinical or clinical development or product marketing would be a plus.
  • You are experienced in driving scientific communications supporting external and internal medical information dissemination, medical advisory boards, Independent Medical Education, and / or other healthcare professional interactions
  • Global travel is likely required to attend major international congresses
  • Experience in the lung disease area would be preferred but it's not a must

Location: Basel

Start Date: 11.06.2018

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