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Medical Director, Hematology

Lausanne , Switzerland | Incyte Corporation

  • Industry:
    Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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This is a leadership position in Medical Affairs Europe. This person will actively participate in/lead a broad range of medical affairs activities, including preparation of support to investigator initiated research (IIR) programs, European medical plans and medical review of Medical Affairs and promotional materials.



 Provide European level support to the Head of European Medical Affairs and to the European Senior Medical Director Hematology.

 Drive strategy and ensure/facilitate coordination among the European countries for the planning and execution of the European medical plan on Ponatinib and Itacitinib and/or further Hematology assets in development.

 Act as a bridge or reference point between Global Medical Affairs/Clinical. Development/Development Operations and the European countries for the accountable assets.

 Accountable for European Medical affairs activities related to the area of competence (e.g. European advisory boards, Preceptorships, speaker’s tours etc.).

 European level medical and promotional materials review for scientific/medical accuracy.

 Responsible for IIR regional approval. Facilitates approval of proposed European IIR concepts through the internal review process and in collaboration with external counterparts involved.

 Work with the HEAT group, European MSL’s & affiliate Medical Directors to plan and implement strategic interactions with European KOLs. Develop the scientific programs for all European symposia in collaboration with the European Medical Communication Manager related to assets of competence.

 Work with the related brand teams to ensure Medical Affairs full representation and input.

 Provide European input into related SFGs and ensure cross functional alignment.

 In collaboration with the European Senior Hematology Director Europe coordinate Medical Affairs Congress support.

 Ensuring compliance with rules and regulations applicable to medical affairs activities in Europe.

 Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics.

 Act within compliance and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines.



 MD or MD/PhD with 5+ years in academic, clinical, industry setting required.

 Hematology/oncology experience required.

 Familiarity with GCP/ICH/FDA requirements as well as clinical trial design, biostatistics, medical writing, product safety, healthcare compliance and regulatory affairs.

 Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Strong public speaking skills.

 Excellent leadership and management skills.

 Ability to influence and work effectively across functions and operate in a matrix environment.

 Ability to travel 30-35% of working time

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