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Medical Manager - Oncology - English & Portuguese Speaking Africa

A great opportunity to join our Medical team in English and Portuguese Speaking Africa (EPA). As a Medical Manager for the Oncology therapeutic area, you will be responsible for providing an accurate and evidence-based response to queries for Medical Information, ensure Medical Information is delivered in a manner that is compliant with all relevant compliance policies and Provide medical expertise and scientific support to all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
You will also provide your input and execution of regional medical affairs strategic and tactic plan and support implementation of commercial strategies. This role includes reviewing and approving promotional and non-promotional material within agreed timelines, providing disease and product training as needed to internal and external stakeholders and ensuring that training and development is of a high standard and aligned to the needs of the business.

As a Medical Manager, you will be responsible for optimal deployment of assigned budgets, establishing and managing scientific/clinical relations with KTL’s, plus communicating trends and innovations identified in the market. Adding to that you will set objectives, manage and evaluate performance of direct reports and manage sponsorship requests by HCP’s, patients and other stakeholders.

You will embrace patient-centric healthcare by engaging and partnering with a broader range of healthcare stakeholders to more fully understand the different needs of patients in order to provide tangible value to patients, facilitate coordination and integration of different medical data and types of knowledge in the company and achieve external recognition for providing credible and unbiased medical information. And also develop, submit and maintain relevant documentation for clinical projects under responsibility.


Who you are:
• Experience in leveraging medical science in order to maximize benefits for patients, healthcare systems and value for our stakeholders by delivering best in class data and competitive insights to profile and position Merck’s products for safe and appropriate use.
• Pharmaceutical Experience is a must.
• To input and execute the country medical affairs strategic plan (CMASP).
• Delegated Responsibilities - Responsible for determination of and management of the budgets relevant to the supported BU’s and projects under responsibility.
• Manage patient support programs in line with local and global compliance requirements.
• Ensure all internal and external compliance standards are met.
• Valid driver's license and open to local and international travel
• Priority will be given to EE candidates

Job Requisition ID:  188879
Location:  Gauteng - all
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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