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Medical Advisor Diabetes Global Medical Affairs Alliance (m/f/d)

Bad Homburg, Germany

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Req ID R-34926 Title Medical Advisor Diabetes Global Medical Affairs Alliance (m/f/d) City BAD HOMBURG State / Province Hesse Country Germany

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Do you want to help improve the health of 47 million people worldwide who rely on our therapies every day? It is precisely these people, their families, friends and therapists, around whom our actions as a research-based pharmaceutical company revolve.

Do you want to be part of a company that, yesterday and today, is pioneering the development of many medicines that positively change lives, investing tens of millions of euros in research and development every day? Thanks to insulin, diabetes is no longer fatal; thanks to penicillin, significantly fewer people die from infections; one of our medicines has transformed the treatment of depression and reduced the stigma of this mental illness. We achieve results like these together, as "Team Lilly" with 35,000 colleagues worldwide - with a clear vision, on equal footing, with mutual respect and appreciation, excellence, and integrity.

Have we convinced you? Then become part of our team and start as soon as possible as:

Medical Advisor Diabetes Global Medical Affairs Alliance (m/f/d)

Primary responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibility of the Diabetes Business Unit Alliance Medical Affairs Medical Advisor is to provide expert medical support to all aspects of the business, to ultimately enhance the customers’ experience in interacting with the company. This includes marketed product support (participate in the development of the “patient journey” and the strategic plan for the compound), medical support for regulatory affairs, supporting questions and needs of our affiliate medical staff, and leading in scientific data dissemination (leading and presenting at conferences, advisory boards, etc., and overseeing the development of the scientific content of educational programs)
  • The Medical Advisor is responsible for leadership that allows appropriate scientific support of the marketed product, current and/or future indications. This includes, but is not limited to, design and execution of phase 4 studies and expansion of real-world evidence, observational data and patient reported outcomes to address the needs of the commercial organization. Successful and relevant phase 4 programs must anticipate provider, patient, policy and payer questions years in advance of customer inquiries. This work will require cross-portfolio, patient-reported and observational studies aligned with therapeutic tailoring strategies. This requires in depth knowledge of diabetes, metabolism and related cardiovascular and kidney conditions (including risk factors and co-morbidities) and an in-depth understanding of global research, real world evidence, clinical and commercial needs

Business/ customer support (pre and post launch support)

  • Understand and anticipate the scientific information needs of all customers (payers, patients, health care providers)
  • Actively address customer (payer, patient and health care providers) questions in a timely fashion by leading data analyses and new clinical or health outcomes research efforts
  • Contribute to the development of medical strategies to support brand commercialization activities by working closely with the global Alliance Medical Affairs and brand teams, Alliance partners, Global Patient Outcomes/Real World Evidence and global PRA, clinical management personnel and other cross-functional management during the development of the business plan
  • Support business-to-business and business-to-government activities as medical expert
  • Contribute actively on an ongoing basis to the strategic planning
  • By offering scientific and creative input, contribute to the development, review, and approval of promotional materials for the global brand team
  • Become familiar with market archetypes and potential influence on the medical interventions for the product
  • Take a leadership role in defining the Patient Journey and corresponding Moments of Truth based on his/her medical knowledge
  • Become patient advocate, as well as a medical expert
  • Understand and apply knowledge of customer insights to all customer-related activities

Scientific Data Dissemination/Exchange

  • Knowledge of and compliance with laws and regulations, Alliance guidance, and global policies and procedures, compliance guidelines with respect to data dissemination and interactions with external health care professionals
  • Understand and actively address the unsolicited scientific information needs of external health care professionals according to guidelines above
  • Support the planning of symposia, advisory board meetings, and and/or the facilitation of other meetings with health care professionals
  • Support medical information associates in preparation and review of medical letters and other medical information materials
  • Prepare or review scientific information in response to customer questions or media requests
  • Provide follow-up to information requested by health care professionals as per global SOPs
  • Support data analysis and the development of slide sets (through reviewing and/or approving) and publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts)
  • Establish and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with Alliance partners, external scientific experts, thought leaders, and the general medical community on an international basis
  • Develop and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with relevant professional societies
  • Support the design of customer research as medical expert
  • Provide congress support (for example, availability to answer questions at exhibits, provide oral and poster presentations, staff medical booth, meet thought leaders, and participate in customer events)
  • Participate in data analyses, development of scientific data dissemination, and preparation of final reports and publications

Scientific/Technical Expertise and continued development

  • Be aware of current trends and projections for clinical practice and access in the therapeutic area(s) relevant to the product, both near term (1-2 years) and longer-term (3-5 years)
  • Critically read and evaluate the relevant medical literature; know the status and data from competitive products; and keep updated with medical and other scientific developments relevant to the product
  • Act as scientific consultant and protocol expert for clinical study team members and others in medical and the Alliance
  • Explore and take advantage of opportunities for extramural scientific experiences
    Attend, contribute and participate in medical congresses/scientific symposia

General Responsibilities

  • Support the business unit management team, including medical leadership in preparation and administration of the  Alliance medical budget
  • Actively set and meet individual professional development goals and contribute to the development of others by being an active source of coaching and feedback to co-workers, and direct reports as applicable
  • Collaborate proactively and productively with all alliance, business, and vendor partners.
    Participates in active coaching by providing timely and constructive feedback to co-workers, others on the clinical medical team, in the spirit of development, increased team effectiveness and cohesiveness
  • Model the leadership behaviors
  • Be an ambassador of both patients, the Lilly Brand, and the BI/Lilly Alliance team

Responsibilities within the Global BI-LLY Medical Affairs Team

  • Take medical responsibility for launch readiness, launch and post–launch activities of empagliflozin in the therapeutic area of type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease
  • Provide medical expertise cross-functionally, including attendance and input at meetings of respective functions, eg global review committee, Brand team meetings etc.
  • Create and implement processes to optimize the medico-marketing interaction
  • Develop the medical part of global brand plans in cooperation with the rest of the team and with other functions, incl. Marketing
  • Support development of local medical affairs plans, in coordination with global medical advisors for the regions
  • Provide strategic input for the marketing part
  • Supervise and support execution of brand plans from a medical perspective
    Support global committees in reviewing and approving clinical studies/NIS/IIS
  • Be an active member of the Lilly global medical affairs team
  • Be able to locate near or travel frequently to Ingelheim, Germany

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Medical Doctor must be board eligible or certified in appropriate specialty/subspecialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring
    • Must have completed education and training at a medical school that meets the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). For the recognized list of foreign medical schools and the disapproved list, see http://www.in.gov/pla/2799.htm. OR:

  • Advanced medical related graduate degree, such as: DVM, PharmD, PhD, MSN with advanced clinical specialty (Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner) with 1-3 years' experience in related scientific field, e.g. pharmacology, physiology, microbiology or scientifically related field. OR:
  • ORBS degree in a health-related or scientific field with 7-10 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, directly related clinical trial experience or experience in areas relevant to drug discovery or development, e.g. epidemiology, toxicology, pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs

General:

  • 3-5 years of relevant medical affairs experience
  • Knowledge of drug development process is preferred
  • Knowledge of/experience on cardiovascular diseases, including heart failure
  • Demonstrated ability to balance scientific priorities with business priorities.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others (across companies, cross-functionally and within the function) in order to create a positive working environment.
  • Flexibility to adjust to the ever-changing Alliance environment and effectively manage change.
  • Ability to engage in domestic and international travel to the degree appropriate to support the business of the team.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written communication
  • Preferably Based in EU

Have we aroused your interest? Then please apply online with your complete application documents via our applicant portal.

We look forward to receiving your application!

If you have any questions, please contact:

Ms. Martina Schmitz

Tel.: 0221-6508-3636

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Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-34926.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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