Position Description

Contract Medical Affairs Manager, COVID Medical Lead (12 Months, West, Up to $10.5K)
Job Code 19673
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Our Client is a well-established European Pharmaceuticals MNC.
  • 12 Months' Contract.


The Medical Affairs Manager (COVID Medical Lead) will be responsible for providing expert scientific capability and leadership while managing a broad range of Medical Affairs activities associated with his or her assigned products and therapy area.

  • Represent the Medical Affairs function as part of the COVID leadership cross functional team, engaging key external and internal stakeholders.
  • Responsible for strategic decision and guidance with regards the implementation of Sotrovimab in Singapore.
  • Evaluate and support development and implement local research strategies to address data gaps and advance the scientific/clinical understanding of Company's medicines and respiratory.
  • Accountable for leading external scientific/clinical exchange with the scientific and medical community and to bring the medical voice of the customer back into the organization (includes 1:1 interaction, advisory boards, medical education, congress presentations, publications and congress sponsorships).
  • To work with the Medical team, the cross-functional teams, and Global teams providing scientific/clinical expertise, advice and technical leadership on Company's products in the Canadian market by developing and implementing a local, integrated medical strategy and customer engagement plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert scientific product and disease knowledge and trusted medical leadership to International Medical Networks 
  • Build and leverage high quality scientific knowledge and capability expertise across the enterprise in collaboration with Medical Strategic Operations and Capability Excellence.
  • Deliver external engagement excellence characterized by timely, responsible and responsive interactions with the external medical and scientific community to achieve a two-way trusted scientific partnership.
  • Accountable for regular review and analysis of data analytics and medical voice of customer to derive insights and develop action plans to deliver on the medical strategy.
  • Lead, develop and implement a local Medical Strategic Plan for medicines and vaccines within assigned therapy area including:
    • Identifying areas of research interest and developing timely local study protocols which advance the scientific understanding of our medications.
    • Identifying areas of medical education interest.
    • Identifying advisory board/1:1 interaction needs and leading their implementation and follow-up in collaboration with Medical Strategic Operations and Capability Excellence.
    • Ensuring alignment with commercial strategic planning.
    • Managing research budget and budget forecasting processes for assigned products and therapy areas.
  • Evaluate investigator-sponsored studies to advance research on disease and its treatment, aligned to the areas of research interest.
  • Deliver study reports and local publications related to local research activities.
  • Support the TA Director in the review of all medical grant and donation requests (including Independent Medical Education requests) and congress sponsorship requests to ensure alignment with therapy area strategies.
  • Lead the development and implementation of advice seeking interactions (e.g. 1:1 interaction, advisory boards).
  • Accountable for the management of therapy aligned medical content to deliver on the Global HCP Engagement Initiative.
  • Leverage medical and scientific knowledge to ensure that all materials produced are medically and scientifically accurate and in compliance with local and Company's requirements.


  • Advanced Post-graduate Degree in Scientific/Science related discipline (MD, PhD, PharmD).
  • At least 8 to 10 years' relevant experience, Industry Medical Affairs experience is highly preferred.
  • Must possess a good understanding of the Singaporean Healthcare environment.
  • Strong ability to apply and leverage scientific knowledge.
  • Strong ability to lead research programs, develop timely and meaningful research protocols and study reports.
  • Ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners including Key External Experts and Global stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a strategic partner with commercial functions.
  • Solid Project Management skills, with strong business and financial acumen.
  • Able to start work immediately or within short notice, and commit for the entire Contract duration.

Other Information:

  • Twelve (12) Months' Contract.
  • Reporting to Country Medical Director.
  • Working Location: West.
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 19673.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.tan@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

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