Director Medical Affairs (m/f/d) Inflammation/Immunology

Our client is a worldwide leading operating biopharmaceutical enterprise whose German subsidiary is based in Munich. He is one of the largest research-based biopharmaceutical company in the world and his global-leading approach to address unmet medical needs for patients with life-threating diseases is revolutionary.

Our client has a well-known history in scientific breakthroughs. He has recently developed innovative new therapeutics and advanced care of patients confronting life-threatening diseases in the therapeutic areas of HIV, Virology and Oncology - and yet more to come.


We are recruiting a.s.a.p. for a dedicated and experienced:

Director Medical Affairs (m/f/d) Inflammation/Immunology

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  • Berufssparte:

    Medical Affairs

  • Arbeitsregion:

    Greater Munich area

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Your tasks

  • Leads and manages a team of Medical Affairs professionals directly and indirectly including the line manager for the field-based  Medical Scientists team
  • Provides clear strategic guidance for the development and execution of the Therapeutic Area strategy, the medical Plans of Action and cross-functional projects
  • Plans and monitors the departmental budget
  • Ensures continuous development and training of the team and individual team members based on client's Competency Models; acts as a coach and mentor for team members
  • Sets clear performance expectations that are aligned with company and department goals; monitors progress and delivers fair and effective performance reviews
  • Participates in the exchange with the medical community and maintains a thought leaders network
  • Contributes to the development of the Market Access strategy in coordination with Market Access, Regulatory Affairs, Country Medical Director, and General Manager; delivers the medical part of the plan
  • Contributes to the cross-functional Therapeutic Area leadership and provides strategic input into the Therapeutic Area strategy and Business Plans of Action
  • Contributes to the development of European and global medical Plans of Actions
  • Collaborates effectively and in a compliant manner with colleagues in other functional areas, e.g. Clinical Research, Sales and Marketing, Market Access, PVE
  • Contributes to the overall country Medical Affairs strategy and is a member of the country Medical Leadership Team
  • Stays up to date with Medical Affairs management approaches in the industry and applies them internally
  • Leads and contributes to organisational projects at the national, international, and departmental level

Your qualifications

  • Advanced scientific degree (e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD)
  • Clinical or scientific knowledge in rheumatology, inflammatory bowel disease, immunology, or other inflammatory disease areas
  • Relevant experience within Medical Affairs in pharmaceutical concern
  • Significant people management experience
  • Ability to embrace the clients patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence
  • Exceptional organisational skills including attention to detail and prioritisation
  • Experience of working in an international environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English

Your contact person

Osmarina Pereira
Senior Personalberaterin


Optares Medical GmbH & Co. KG
Osmarina Pereira
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg