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Medical Director, MY, SG & BN


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.



  • Roles responsible for ensuring compliance with pharmaceutical regulations and laws as well as providing expertise on drug safety and medical topics.
  • Provides medical expert advice to ensure accuracy of data to support existing or new product promotion.
  • Develops medical product information and stays informed on scientific trends and competition.
  • Maintains relationships with target opinion leaders and trains local teams in medical topics.


Medical Management and Leadership:

  • Right -size Local strategies and tactical plans to the affiliate’s business realities
  • Manage on-time/on-budget execution of tactical plan, including phase 4 studies
  • Manage a broad portfolio of Medical Affairs tactics, across therapeutic areas for assets at various stages of the lifecycle (ie phase 4 studies, med ed, field medical etc)
  • Lead efforts resulting in increased operating resourcing efficiencies in the affiliate by leveraging enterprise-wide resources
  • Co-leading Local TA, Launch and Brand Strategies and lead the Medical Affairs Tactics

Talent Management and People Development:

  • Lead talent review process and demonstrate follow through on Development Plans for Key Talent
  • Develop or improve area and or affiliate on-boarding and training
  • Manage talent across variety of cultures, languages and backgrounds

Regulatory & Compliance Management:

  • Successfully collaborate and lead resolution of regulatory, reputational, compliance and other risk issues in the affiliate
  • Lead the problem solving process for significant safety or quality issues at affiliate
  • Deliver on post-marketing commitments on time and with quality Manage ethical issues at affiliate to resolutions that satisfy business and societal needs
  • Participate in and contribute significantly to internal policy and external trade or regulatory working teams on matters that impact the affiliate

Scientific and Technical Leadership:

  • Meaningfully contribute to strategic and tactical discussions in cross-functional leadership team
  • Actively inform and contribute to GMA/RMA and local strategy and tactics in collaboration with Global/Regional TA’s, GME and General manager
  • Collaborate with pharmacovigilance and regulatory in interpreting regulatory and safety risks in their geography
  • Manage effective scientific communication throughout their geography
  • Provide counsel on clinical and health outcomes research design and ensure that the Country research proposals are scientifically and strategically aligned to global data generation priorities (Country Council)
  • Organize and Chair the Country R&D Council
  • Chair of the Local Quality and Safety Team (LQST)
  • Collaborate with Global/Regional TAs and RCO to ensure research activities are completed and published on time and on budget
  • Identifies and interacts with key members of the Medical community (external experts including Healthcare Professionals (HCPs/"thought leaders") and possibly other healthcare stakeholders such as (access decision makers, government organizations and patient groups within assigned territory and TA, with given frequency and pre-defined metrics, in accordance with local regulations



  • University degree (Bachelor’s) required in scientific field of relevance to position
  • Secondary / advanced scientific degree (e.g., PharmD, PhD , MD, MBBS) required
  • Other advanced degree (ie MBA, MPH) desired
  • Proven training/experience in Clinical or Basic Research, Epidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics, Clinical Pharmacology and/or Administration is advantageous
  • Scientific and / or clinical training in therapeutic area of relevance to position strongly preferred
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in pharmaceutical industry (at least significantly in Medical Affairs roles)
  • Experience in other pharmaceutical functions in local, regional or global/ Regional roles desirable
  • Experiences in clinical practice as licensed specialist preferred
  • Prior industry experience as Medical Manager/ Director
  • Experience in local and international regulations including Good Clinical Practice
  • Good understanding of local compliance and regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical Medical Affairs, R&D and Commercial work
  • Local recognition or credibility among External Experts (KOLs) preferred
  • Previous experience leading teams and/or mentoring new hires and working in teamwork required
  • Strong Scientific, Business and Compliance Acumen
  • High degree of ethics
  • Good communicator across a variety of scientific and lay audiences
  • Ability to work and develop highly effective strategic teams
  • Ability to build ongoing and productive relationships throughout the organization to achieve business goals



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  228141
Location:  Singapore
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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