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Regional Director Medical Affairs, Fertility/HRT

MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme AG

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Regional Director Medical Affairs, Fertility/HRT

Regional Director Medical Affairs, Fertility/HRT-MED002482



MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.



MSD is looking for an accomplished Regional Director Medical Affairs (RDMA) to hold overall responsibility for the Regional medical strategy and execution in Fertility in Europe. In addition this position will overlook the Hormone Replacement Therapy franchise.

The position reports to the Global Medical Strategy Leader (GMSL) for Immunology, Women’s Health and Alzheimer Disease. Work location is flexible within the region; travel associated with the role is approx. 50%.

The primary responsibilities of your role are to develop a set of Medical Affairs strategies for the region and execute the plans in your region in collaboration with country medical affairs colleagues by providing oversight and guidance. You further provide medical expertise to Regional Marketing Leads and Regional Leadership. Event planning and scientific communication through contacts, meetings and presentations with/for key Scientific Leaders and stakeholders in accordance with applicable policy and guidance documents are another important priority. As RDMA you represent the voice of authority and information on franchise science in region.




  • MD, PhD or PharmD and recognized expertise through at least 5 years of clinical and/or research experience (incl. publications) in fertility is required
  • At least 4 years of pharmaceutical (or related) industry experience in country with proven track record of contribution to medical, clinical or commercial strategies is desired
  • Strategic thinking, specifically related to the development of Medical Affairs goals and strategies that address asset value proposition, and clinical and value evidence
  • Customer expertise especially scientific leadership and other key stakeholders (public groups, government officials, medical professional organizations) in therapy areas
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively influence company decisions
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate information at management level, with public groups and to scientific leaders
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and results-oriented project management skills
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to understand how decisions fit into the broader context of corporate strategies
  • In a matrix environment, able to effectively collaborate across divisions
  • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.



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: Medical Affairs - MD Job Title:Dir, Medical Affairs 

Primary Location

: EMEA-Switzerland-LU-Luzern

Other Locations

: EMEA-Belgium, EMEA-Netherlands, EMEA-United Kingdom, EMEA-Croatia, EMEA-France, EMEA-Italy, EMEA-Hungary, EMEA-Slovenia, EMEA-Romania, EMEA-Sweden, EMEA-Poland, EMEA-Greece, EMEA-Serbia, EMEA-Austria, EMEA-Czech Republic, EMEA-Spain, EMEA-Lithuania, EMEA-Portugal, EMEA-Bulgaria, EMEA-Slovakia, EMEA-Germany, EMEA-Finland, EMEA-Denmark, EMEA-Norway, EMEA-Ireland

Employee Status

: Regular


: Yes, 50 % of the Time


Number of Openings

: 1

External Job Board Posting: Switzerland - Jobs.ch
Company Trade Name:MSD