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    Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead (MTAL) (Prostate Cancer) Benelux

    Job Title : Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead (MTAL) (Prostate cancer) Benelux

    Therapeutic Area : Prostate cancer

    Location : Beerse (Belgium), or Breda (Netherlands)

    At Janssen we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

    We are currently recruiting for a Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead (MTAL) Prostate Cancer Benelux. The MTAL is the medical leader within the assigned therapeutic area (TA) and manages the TA’s Medical Affairs team. Acts as the proactive strategic partner within the Cluster Value Team (CVT) for medical excellence in his/her assigned TA. In this role the Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead acts as a bridge between the Benelux and the EMEA Medical Affairs organization in building the CVT’s strategy and providing Benelux level insights for the EMEA Medical Affairs strategy. MDs will also be involved in patient related issues, both for in label as trial compounds.

    Core Responsibilities:

    Shape CVT Planning & Strategy, based upon medical insights and data gathered in the field

    Translate information and insights of the relevant TA treatment framework from internal and external stakeholders into strategy and plan for implementation

    Build a wide network internally and thus contribute to multi-disciplinary (research &development, marketing, health economics/market access/reimbursement (HEMAR) strategies

    Proactively explore needs for evidence generation, make strategic choices for delivery of evidence (outcomes, methods, internal & external collaborations) and apply insights for new value propositions for the therapeutic area and the business

    Take on role of Study Responsible Physician/Scientist (SRP/SRS) where applicable + Represent the full medical domain (including Q&C, RA, PV, QA, Medical Information) within the CVT for his/her TA

    Ensure that CVT strategy is aligned with regional (EMEA) and adapted in the local strategy Develop and ensure execution of MAF contribution to CVT strategic plan

    Responsible for the management of the Benelux TA Medical Affairs (MAF) team and the delivery on target

    Responsible for continuous learning programs internally

    Shape the CVT strategic plan in line with the overall MAF strategy.

    Implement activities and measure performance based upon the predefinied KPIs and matrix of Medical Affairs

    Discuss and align the Medical Affairs contribution to the CVT plan, EMEA Medical Affairs Functional Network and MAF mission and priorities + Manage MAF budget for his/her TA, including resource allocation

    Take personal actions to ensure that medical affairs function is a valued partner of commercial teams through effective internal communication, participation in senior management meetings,engagement and promotion of medical contributions

    Ensure high quality medical input is provided to regional brand teams to ensure appropriate strategies are developed for the region Build & maintain TA leadership and stakeholder network

    Build and maintain a strategic overview of the external health care environment

    Build an external network as a strategic representative to external bodies Keep abreast of medical and scientific knowledge

    Continuously update knowledge of products, patient treatment trends and clinical activities and studies within the TA and patient treatment trends in the region

    Identify evolving scientific concepts with future clinical implications

    Considered and recognized as a trusted scientific counterpart and a partner Ensure medical quality & consistency

    Final responsibility for the quality and consistency of medical content within TA

    Ensure the correct use of products within his/her TA Ensure team compliance

    Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and with company policy on business integrity

    Ensure safety reporting requirements (timely AE/PQC reporting) as set out in company policies and SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) are met and appropriately managed when planning projects, developing materials, executing projects and contracting vendors

    Ensure HCC and legal requirements are fully understood, appropriately managed and complied with when planning projects, developing materials, executing projects and contracting vendors.

    People management The Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead manages two Medical Advisors (MAs) and 4 Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs): +

    Act as coach and ‘sounding board’ to individual MSL(s)/MA(s)

    Develop and review individual development plans of MSL(s)/MA(s)

    Build and develop one TA team with all individual professionals

    Lead effective succession planning and develop a talent pipeline for medical affairs functions

    Support and coach the team in preparing discussions with customers to develop studies that will fulfil global and local business strategies


    Qualifications For the function Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead the following qualifications are required:

    Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, pharmaceutical or biomedical degree or equivalent by experience

    More than 4 years experience within Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry

    Experience in managing the organization and business operation in the division/department

    Proven strong analytical, communication, influencing, decision-making and leadership skills for interaction with external and internal stakeholders

    Deep understanding of local regulatory policy and industry’s code of practice related to drug registration, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical studies

    Conceptual skills: able to have an integral view across different disciplines within the medical domain for the therapeutic area

    Able to represent the medical domain in its broadest sense (including Medical Education, + Regulatory Affairs (RA), Pharmacovigilance (PV), Quality Affairs (QA); an orchestrator beside being an expert in his/her field

    People management and team leadership skills: stimulate and motivate to develop and execute medical excellence and medical leadership

    Conceptual skills: able to have an integral view across different disciplines within the medical domain for the therapeutic area

    Languages: Dutch, English: spoken & written;

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Primary Location
    Netherlands-North Brabant-Tilburg-
    Other Locations
    Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse
    Janssen-Cilag Netherlands (8345)
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    Open Positions from Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
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