Medical Advisor Oncology
Antares, Brussels, Belgium
4 dagen geleden

Job Description

Do you have an MD, PharmD or PhD degree in Life Sciences? Do you have at least two years of experience in medical affairs or clinical research in the pharmaceutical

industry? Do you have an understanding of clinical trial methods, implementation and interpretation of clinical data? Do you have a passion for the oncology therapeutic area?

We are looking for you.

For our Medical Affairs Department in Brussels we are currently recruiting a :

Medical Advisor Oncology

Purpose of the role

As a Medical Advisor Oncology you will be responsible for working with the company’s breakthrough innovations in oncology in Belgium.

This is an office-based, field directed medical professional role, where you will use medical knowledge and customer insights to develop the country medical affairs plan.

You will engage in non-promotional peer to peer communication, education, sharing and generating data and in developing, implementing programs that provide the most balanced data to our external stakeholders.

Including scientific leaders and key decision makers and the medical community at large with the patient as the ultimate beneficiary.

In this role you will report into the Associate Director Medical Affairs Oncology and will join a team with other Medical Advisors.

Welcome in our team

Our Medical Affairs team advances patient care by engaging in scientific exchange with external medical experts and industry leaders ensuring the scientific value of our products is understood.

We connect, communicate and train internal employees to ensure a thorough understanding of the science behind the medicine and review further unmet medical needs to support collaboration to further differentiate our portfolio.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop the local Medical Affairs Plan (MAP) and execute strategically aligned tactics & activities;
  • Collect, collate and analyze insights from external stakeholders and use this for external communication and provide medical advice to commercial, access, clinical and regulatory stakeholders;
  • Ensure scientifically balanced medical education pertaining to the therapeutic area through appropriate non-promotional efforts;
  • Implement investigator initiated & local epidemiologic and (non-) interventional data-generating opportunities, which are of benefit to the medical community or help to highlight / address unmet medical needs and data gaps.
  • Additional responsibilities might include :

  • Collaborate with local Global Clinical Trial Operations (GCTO) management and investigators to identify opportunities to implement new phase 2 and 3 studies in the country;
  • Represent the Medical Department at local or regional Medical Congresses & Symposia;
  • Work closely with relevant internal stakeholders (Market Access, External Affairs and Marketing).
  • Your profile

  • MD, PharmD or PhD degree in Life Sciences is required;
  • At least two years of experience in medical affairs or clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry; scientific knowledge in oncology is a plus;
  • Understanding of clinical trial methods, implementation and interpretation of clinical data;
  • Sound scientific and clinical judgment and eagerness to continue to learn more;
  • Persistent and down-to-earth;
  • Team player and action-oriented matrix networker across different departments and corporate cultures;
  • A proactive "can do" attitude and passion for the therapeutic areas of interest;
  • Strong customer facing, listening, and probing skills;
  • Able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and working under pressure;
  • Strong, confident and engaging presentation and communication skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; French and / or Dutch language skills are required as well.
  • We offer

    We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development.

    Our benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • A competitive salary;
  • 32 vacation days;
  • Eco cheque;
  • Incentive Plan (bonus);
  • Company car;
  • Health insurance plan;
  • Monthly allowance;
  • An excellent pension;
  • Free use of gym;
  • Different training modules.
  • For questions about this vacancy

    Please send an email including the vacancy number and job title to the following email address : RecruitmentNL .

    Applications can only be submitted via our website.

    Who we are

    Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as Merck in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as MSD in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific.

    We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

    We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers.

    We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

    What we look for

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.

    We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.


    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

    We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively for the common good.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

    Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

    Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.

    All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.

    No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place.

    Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

    Employee Status : Regular

    Relocation : No relocation

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