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Medical Manager Job in Kenya (KShs 250K - 300K)

Roche urgently needs a Medical Manager


The Medical Manager is responsible for

  1. The strategic direction of a product together with the Product Manager(s)/Business Unit Manager(s).
  2. Develop and implement a strong medical strategy.
  3. Supervise and co-ordinate the delivery of medical messages necessary for the optimal marketing of a product
  4. Central leadership role in the exchange of business –relevant medical information with Business Management Team
  5. Scientific leader for planned and executed Clinical Programs
  6. Research, collate, present and offer expert opinion on scientific and medical information to support both internal and external customers.
  7. Identify and develop, in close co-operation with BUM, sustainable relationship with external Key Opinion Leaders to deliver both opportunity and provision to execute the product strategy.
  8. Ensure that all activities towards KOLare harmonised across company
  9. Share Best Practices across customers to facilitate improved patients outcome.
  10. Develop, design or advice on clinical programs and strategic clinical issues, maximise the marketing opportunity of the product at both local and global level. Own full responsibility for clinical programs’plans optimally supporting given products (costs/benefit)
  11. Interpret the clinical data in order to be utilised in a commercially appropriate manner whilst ensuring scientific integrity.
  12. Manage the integrity and accuracy of scientific and medical data communicated both internally and externally for promotional and non-promotional purposes, including delivering appropriate training, in order to enhance Roche reputation.
  13. Act as medical expert for requests from external organisations, eg. media (via PR department), specialists’groups, charities, patients’advocacy groups
  14. Prepare and execute of product training according to Business Unit needs in co-operation with Product Manager.
  15. Inform Local Safety Responsible person of safety issues according to Roche safety requirements
The Medical Manager is locally based 

Reports to: Medical Director, or Country Manager (as applicable)
Direct reports: Monitors (dotted line)

Responsible for
  • External and internal medical information related to dedicated Roche products
  • Medical input to product strategy and shared responsibility of achieving sales targets
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Medical and regulatory clearance of promotional and informational materials
  • Medical training about dedicated products for all relevant Roche local personnel
  • Medical input to the locally prepared study protocols related to dedicated products
  • Clinical trials program development in line with global strategy and procedures 
Key Activities
  • Preparation and dissemination of comprehensive medical and scientific updates in coordination with BUM per product/ therapeutic area
  • Preparation of medical parts of the reimbursement application.
  • Active involvement in achieving sales targets.
  • Proactively gathering information regarding competitive products
  • Preparation of long and yearly medical plans (as part of Marketing Plan)
  • External Partners CEMAI HQBUMKOLs Customers DRA
  • Medical Degree
  • Additional business degree is valued
  • Professional experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Has participated in clinical trial programs
  • Has experience in preparation and delivery of scientific program
  • Experience in Protocol/CRF and CSR writing
  • Experience in Key Opinion Leader relationship management
Preferred Competencies and Knowledge
  • Knowledge of relevant therapeutic area
  • ICHGCP and local regulations
  • Appreciates the diversity of working with multinational teams Experience with drug discovery & commercialization processes.
  • MS office literate
  • Fluent English language knowledge, written and verbal
  • Project management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical Skills
  • Results orientation
  • Communication/interpersonal skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Experienced in, data analysis and statistics
Salary: Kshs. 250,000-300,000/- Gross

Deadline: 10th November 2012
Please send an up to date CV, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:
Summit recruitment & Training, Rhino House, 
Karen Road, Karen
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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