Head of Medical Liaison Management (m/f/d) Oncology & Cell Therapy

Our client is one of the largest research-based biopharmaceutical company in the world.

His worldwide leading approach to address unmet medical needs for patients with life-threating diseases is revolutionary: In both blood cancers and solid tumours, there is an urgent need for new treatments. The global operating enterprises of our clients recently launched a pioneering cell therapy in order to cure life-threatening hematologic cancer diseases.


We are looking for a 

Head of Medical Liaison Management (m/f/d) Oncology & Cell Therapy

  • Bereich:


  • Berufssparte:

    Medical Affairs

  • Arbeitsregion:

    Home-Office in der Region

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Your tasks

  •  Leads and manages a team of Medical Scientists at a national level
  • Provides clear strategic guidance for the execution of the Medical Scientists objectives within the Therapeutic Area strategies, medical Plan of Actions and cross-functional projects
  • Ensures continuous development and training of the team and individual team members based on the clients Medical Scientists Competency Model; acts as a coach and mentor for Medical Scientists
  • Sets clear performance expectations that are aligned with company and department goals; monitors progress and delivers fair and effective performance reviews
  • Plans and monitors the budget for the Medical Scientists team and Medical Scientists activities
  • Leads hiring of the team and ensures excellent onboarding of new team members
  • Participates in the exchange with the medical community and maintains a thought leaders network
  • Contributes to the medical Therapeutic Area leadership and provides strategic input into the Therapeutic Area strategy (medical and cross-functional) and Plan of Actions
  • Ensures implementation of international Medical Affairs initiatives on a national level through Medical Scientists team
  • Contributes to the overall product strategy by participating in national and international product/brand team(s)
  • Collaborates effectively and in a compliant manner with colleagues in other functional areas, e.g. Clinical Research, Sales and Marketing, Market Access, PVE
  • Reviews, improves, and develops existing and new tools to optimally manage the
    Medical Scientists function
  • Stays up to date with MSL management approaches in the industry and applies them to the client Medical Scientists team where appropriate

Your qualifications

  • A degree in a scientific discipline and relevant experience in a medically related function is required
  • Advanced degrees such as PharmD, MD, PhD are preferred
  • Scientific and/or clinical knowledge in hematology/oncology or cell therapy
  • People management experience (ideally experience in leading field based teams)
  • Proven track record of planning and executing a medical affairs plan
  • Ability to embrace the clients patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence
  • Experience of working in an international environment
  • Established German thought leader network in hematology/oncology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Tilman Grumbd


Optares Medical GmbH & Co. KG
Tilman Grumbd
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg