Regional Medical Director – France, Italy & Spain – Remote position

Egetis Therapeutics AB Published: December 22, 2022
Location
Paris, France
Job Type

Description

Join us in helping patients with rare diseases. 

At Egetis Therapeutics we challenge the status quo for the benefit of those in need.

We offer an open, positive and supportive culture where everyone can be their best. Through trust, we work seamlessly across functions.

As an employee you are empowered and encouraged to have an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoying an organization with conscious and efficient decision-making.

We also take pride in having a great working climate! Our vision is to bring unique life-improving therapies to patients with rare diseases.

Egetis Therapeutics currently has two drug candidates in late-stage clinical development, and we are continuously seeking opportunities to grow our pipeline.

We are now on an exciting journey to establish our own teams for product launches in Europe and North America. We are committed, courageous, and collaborative people.

Become part of our inspiring environment. We care for the rare!

Overall description of the role:

  • The Regional Medical Director (RMD) is a remote based role focused on discovering, developing, and maintaining peer-to-peer relationships with key medical and scientific experts while also contributing to and executing the overall global strategy.
  • This role will initially support the company pipeline programs. In a targeted approach, this individual will collaborate with physicians and other medical / scientific experts to provide appropriate disease state education and treatment information as requested.
  • RMDs will also understand, collect, and bring insights from the external community to Egetis to help better refine our plans.
  • The RMD may also help support trial enrollment, provide program, and protocol training and ensure that health care professionals have the most up to date information as our clinical development programs mature.
  • In this role you will have frequent travel up to 75% at times within the assigned territory, as well as to travel to medical meetings, team meetings, company and other group meetings.

Some events or functions will require evening, weekend and/or international travel.

This role reports to our Global Head Medical Affairs, and has a dotted line to our General Manager France, Italy & Spain.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain peer-to-peer collaborations and relationships with key medical & scientific experts
  • Support clinical development initiatives including site identification, trial recruitment, registry, and presentation of final approved data
  • Support patient focused initiatives such as early access programs as needed and appropriate.
  • Support appropriate testing related initiatives to optimize the patient journey from diagnosis to treatment
  • Collaborate internally at Egetis and externally with key stakeholders as needed on medical affairs initiatives including publications, advisory boards, medical education opportunities, scientific communications, training, and speaker assistance
  • Serve as scientific expert peer-to-peer resource to external disease experts and internal stakeholders. Represent Egetis at appropriate meetings and conferences.

Present key information and data as needed to stakeholders including healthcare professionals, scientific communities, patient advocacy groups, payers, and policymakers.

  • Support the medical and scientific community with up-to-date medical information, robust disease expertise, and product information as requested
  • Return external key insights to Egetis to best inform the medical strategy for the therapeutic area
  • Train internal stakeholders on key scientific and medical topics in relevant therapeutic area as requested
  • Develop an understanding of the regional landscape including specialties involved in care of patients, current and future treatment approaches, and key unmet medical needs
  • Maintain effective and appropriate communication among internal and external stakeholders while maintaining full compliance with relevant laws, codes, policies, and requirements
  • Generate regional tactical plans to provide needs based, value-added support of the medical and scientific community in-line with company goals, timelines, and budget
  • Newly develop and use existing systems to strategically map, identify, profile, and prioritize thought leaders in line with the medical plan and goals
  • Appropriately interact with the Patient Advocacy organizations within the region as requested in close collaboration with the to be hired global patient advocacy director
  • Respond to unsolicited requests for medical information in a timely manner via an appropriate mix of live interaction, virtual engagements, email, phone and / or mail using approved materials
  • Maintain accurate compliant reporting and documentation of required RMD activities

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Postgraduate degree required (MD, PhD in life sciences, or PharmD are preferred)
  • At least 5 years of experience in Medical Affairs and/or as Medical Science Liaison within (part of) the region
  • Demonstrated track record of working at a high level especially within a field-based territory is required
  • Robust and current medical affairs or clinical development experience supporting drugs to treat rare diseases is a highly desired
  • Prior launch experience highly preferred
  • Experience in endocrinology, neurology or genetics is a strong plus
  • Experience in a highly preferred start-up environment
  • You understand legal / compliance considerations and demonstrate a history of working compliantly within a field-based role, within the medical organization, as well as across a commercial organization
  • You are fluent in French and English. If you also speak Spanish and / or Italian, it's a plus.

Skills:

  • Customer Focus Puts the patient and key stakeholders at the center of all we do
  • Strategic Mindset - Energetically embraces responsibilities, demonstrates ability to achieve goals
  • Communicates Effectively - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in at least 1 of the major languages ​​of the region, as well as English is required, knowledge of more than 1 regional language is a plus
  • Situational Adaptability Be adaptable internally and externally
  • Business Insight Demonstrated ability to understand the company objectives and translate them into daily work as well as bring external feedback to the organization to help develop strategy.
  • Action Oriented - A self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently especially within a field-based territory.
  • Exhibits excellent time management
  • Balancing Stakeholders Recognition of differing needs of internal as well as external key partners and ensuring needs are met to help ensure continuity of business
  • Resourcefulness Showing the ability to work flexibly within a newer organization which may require an industrious approach to solving problems and conducting business

Values:

Naturally you share our values:

  • Courage - We challenge the status quo for the benefit of the patient
  • Commitment - We operate with high ethical standards through an efficient organization to deliver top quality results

Collaboration Through trust, we work seamlessly across functions and with external partners

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