Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Scientific Manager Medical Affairs
We are seeking one or more highly motivated individuals to join the Oncology Biomarker Development (OBD) department to implement and execute on biomarker and / or companion diagnostic-related studies. This position is specifically focused on collaborations with the Product Development Medical Affairs (PDMA) function and affiliated organizations within medical affairs in support of the development and commercialization of Genentech/Roche Oncology therapeutics. In this role, you are expected to:
Develops and leads biomarker and CDx strategy in medical affairs programs
Ensures implementation and execution of BM strategies in global medical affairs studies and projects (including input and authorship for study protocols)
Leads and drives biomarker data analyses and interpretation of medical affairs projects and studies and publishes data at conferences and peer reviewed, high quality scientific journals
Serves as the single point of contact for affiliates for questions on translational research/CDx development and provide strategic guidance and technical expertise to respective teams around the world
Develops study proposals in collaboration with TAEs to address data gaps and strategies in context of companion diagnostic test development and implementation
Provides expert scientific advice to commercial teams in connection with the launch and commercialization of pharmaceuticals with a Companion Diagnostic.
Leads the development of biomarker-related educational and promotional materials and training programs (e.g. for physicians, pathologists)
Provides input into Publication Planning for translational research
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
PhD, MD or PhD/MD degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g. pathology, molecular biology, cancer genetics, cancer biology, molecular oncology)
Minimum of 4+ years experience in late stage clinical development (Phase II/III) and/or medical affairs for Scientific Manager
Experience in, and / or knowledge of, companion diagnostic development is preferred
Outstanding presentation and communication skills
Proven ability to work independently and to work well in a matrix environment
Significant national and international travel (30%)