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Scientific Communications Director - Oncology

Job Field:
Medical Writing Jobs
Medical Communication Jobs
Switzerland All
Contract Type:
Temp / Locum / Contract
82 to 98 per hour
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Our leading pharmaceutical client is looking for a Scientific Communications Director - Oncology.

Objectives and Scope of Position:
*SCD is a core member of Global Medical Affairs Team (GMT), responsible for the development of Scientific Communications Strategy as part of the medical strategy and its implementation
*SCD brings consistency across all scientific communication activities to the GMT, and drives excellence and innovation in these areas
*Act as strategic partner to US Medical Affairs responsible for the US focused publication strategy and implementation
*Stays abreast of internal and external developments, trends and other dynamics relevant for the assigned DA to maintain a fully current view and perspectives of external influences

Professional and technical requirements:
*Advanced degree (PhD) and/or certification in scientific medical field preferred
Technical competencies:
1.High ethical standards
2.Ability to demonstrate Roche Values and Leadership Commitments, including ability to promote and role model integrity
3.Strategic agility and decision-making, achieving results, within timelines and on budget
4.Good communication and interpersonal skills, incl. inspiring and influencing
5.Cross-functional teamwork skills, including developing and maintaining trustful relationships, and productively resolving conflicts
6.Technical and business expertise, including analyzing wide range of data and information
7.Project management skills and financial acumen for effective budget/resource management
8.Aptitude to learn and use new databases/IT systems
9.Strong customer orientation and focus

Experience, Skills, Knowledge
1.Professional experience in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology industry or related experience
2.Medical affairs, clinical development or medical communications experience is preferred
3.Experience in preclinical/clinical research, pharmaceutical project management and/or product marketing experience is a plus
4.Experience in leading peer-reviewed publications or medical education/communications, in collaboration with scientific experts
5.Experience in interpreting and presenting scientific data
6.Experience in external agency management and in budget management is preferred
7.Relevant therapeutic area experience (as typically measured by 2 or more years) preferred
8.Understanding of drug development process and regulatory/legal environment for drug development and registration, clinical trials and medical communications is required
9.Fluency in written and spoken English

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