As a Medical Advisor you will provide medical and scientific expertise and leadership to several functions all along the product development process and life cycle (from product opportunity assessment to medical communications)
Main Accountabilities :
- Increase the medical and scientific visibility of the company in West Africa through symposiums or workshops, participation in professional or medical societies or contacts with healthcare authorities, national programs, international stakeholders, NGOs, African Key Opinions Leaders in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. Lead and develop scientific and medical liaisons in West Africa: manage external network of medical experts .
- Keep up to date with scientific and medical knowledge - with a focus on global and tropical diseases, and Mother and Child Health - in order to provide relevant expert advice to corporate Medical Affairs & Public Health Department and other stakeholders in the company: attend congresses, workshops, meet with experts and clinicians and screen medical-scientific literature, collect, analyze and summarize information from a scientific and medical standpoint to be able to report and discuss it with the Corporate Medical Affairs team.- Act as a medical advisor, for medical education and for internal training in West Africa (in coordination with corporate Medical Affairs department.)
- Support and advice the local operations on medical strategy and product portfolio management.
- Drive clinical trials which will take place in Africa: identify study sites, review protocols and data.
The MD will report both to Corporate Medical Affairs and Region Commercial Operations Vice-President.