At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and believe good business means a better world.
To deliver innovative treatments to our patients, we are looking for a Medical Director to contribute to our Ophthalmology department.
As Disease Area Medical Director Ophthalmology, you coach local medical teams to drive local organizational readiness for pivotal data releases and ensure high-quality input into medical / scientific planning, including local and regional data generation, scientific collaboration, and knowledge exchange activities in line with global strategy.
Your future Position, Scope and Impact :
Ensures alignment and communication with all relevant internal and external stakeholders when applicable on all matters related to planning medical activities
Contributes to establishing and implementing appropriate policies and standards
Collaborates with respective ex-US affiliate and global partners to define regulatory and access data gaps and develop tailored market access and regulatory strategies
Collaborates with regulatory to identify options for acceleration of approvals by co-creation
Acts as reference for data generation activities
Maintains external scientific presence through high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals and oral presentations in international conferences
Establishing and maintaining reliable relationships with scientific advocacy organizations in the respective Disease Area
Broad understanding of business context in the respective Disease Area, including access evidence requirements and external value / decision-making drivers
Profound knowledge of the overall drug development process
You bring the following education and experiences :
You are a MD or MD / PhD in ophthalmology or, in another therapeutic area, complemented with at least six years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Profound experience in pharmaceutical medicine, including data generation, medical communication, medical information, regulatory processes, and pharmacovigilance
MD with relevant clinical experience (patient care decision making) at the point of care and board-certified specialist in the respective disease area
You have experience in partnering with therapeutic area experts and external organizations
You fulfill the following requirements :
You can demonstrate the Roche Values and Role-model VACC leadership with very high self-awareness
You have proven strategic agility and decision-making skills
You have excellent influencing skills as well as conflict and change management skills
You are able to work across multiple cultures and countries
You enjoy working flexibly and are able to travel
Are you ready to apply? Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building teams representing various backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.