Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is a global biopharmaceutical company whose purpose is to innovate to transform the lives of patients and their families. We are dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases – often with limited or no therapeutic options. We have a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and novel product candidates, from early- to late-stage development, in neuroscience and oncology. We actively explore new options for patients including novel compounds, small molecules and biologics, and through cannabinoid science and innovative delivery technologies. Jazz is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and has employees around the globe, serving patients in nearly 75 countries. For more information, please visit www.jazzpharmaceuticals.com and follow @JazzPharma on Twitter.

Reporting directly to the UK/Ire Medical Director, the Medical Advisor UK & Ireland is responsible for supporting the development and execution of the Country Medical Affairs strategy and working with other functions to  support the development, commercialization and life cycle management of in-market and future Jazz Pharma products (current focus Epidyolex and Sativex).

The Jazz mission is to bring meaningful medicines to patients with high unmet need.

Neuroscience is a major strategic driver, with significant opportunities in current and future indications, making this role critical to the success of the organisation. As a key member of the UK and Ireland Medical Affairs team, the role will demand high levels of cross functional collaboration.

The incumbent has responsibility for ensuring all activities are executed in accordance with

regulatory and legal frameworks including but not limited to ABPI/ IPHA codes, MHRA, EFPIA, GCP and IFPMA regulations as well as Jazz Pharmaceuticals Policies and Healthcare compliance procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Support of UK/Ire Medical Affairs Team
  • Review and critically appraise scientific literature to provide support and advice to medical and marketing groups in developing strategy and tactical implementation plans.
  • Work closely with the Medical Director and the Medical Affairs Team to develop, implement, and execute the UK/Ire Neuroscience medical affairs plan.
  • Ensure all KOL and educational activities are of a high scientific quality and relevance.
  • Develop & maintain a high level of knowledge of Neuroscience and related scientific literature in order to establish yourself as an expert in the field of Neuroscience.
  • Lead on the development of and maintain awareness of the competitive landscape and communicate intelligence to the medical and marketing team as appropriate.
  • Support creation of material and other scientific materials in collaboration with marketing and other appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Provide medical/ scientific education and in-house training for MSLs and Key Account Managers and other appropriate staff, where appropriate, as agreed by MD.
  • Act as a reviewer and/or final signatory approver of all materials for compliance with the ABPI/IPHA Code(s) of Practice.
  • Support the Country Medical Director with Affiliate priority projects, including a review of efficiencies relating to approval and management of approved materials.

2. Strategic and Tactical Planning

  • Develop and implement the UK medical affairs product strategies aligned to agreed strategic imperatives and defined country needs.
  • Monitor and track project progression with effective cross functional stakeholder communication, using established project management processes.

3. Data Generation and Publication Planning

  • Support the development of publication plans covering country/regional data generation needs.
  • Facilitate and support investigators, who wish to conduct investigator sponsored, collaborative or Jazz sponsored studies in line with Jazz strategy.
  • Support the approval and implementation of these projects in line with relevant pharmaceutical regulations and Jazz SOPs as appropriate.
  • Support the development and execution of any study plans to provide data to support the portfolio of Jazz Neuroscience products in phase IV, observational and pharmaco-economic studies.

4. External Relationships

  • Develop meaningful collaborative relationships with Key Opinion Leaders thereby supporting  development of Jazz positioning as the scientific authority in rare forms of Epilepsy.
  • Support the MSL team in developing KOL advocacy through the provision of relevant scientific and clinical information.
  • Deliver non-promotional clinical/scientific presentations relating to Jazz’s portfolio and its development or differentiation as required
  • Attend appropriate scientific congresses to stay abreast of developments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to critically analyse complex data.
  • Clear and concise communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Confident use of IT equipment (with contingency planning), for delivery of F2F in person and F2F remote interactions.
  • Clear, structured communication and presentation skills
  • Engages actively with company IT systems, reporting tools and collaborative working tools to ensure compliant reporting, excellent record keeping and information sharing.
  • Strong inter-personal relationship building skills/collaboration and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of specialty Neuroscience market a distinct advantage
  • Experience developing and implementing Medical Affairs plans at a country level.
  • Experience of working in a pharmaceutical company affiliate Medical Affairs role a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in establishing strong influential relationships with academic societies.
  • Excellent command of spoken English.

Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

  • Qualified as a Pharmacist or Medical Doctor
  • Experience as a ABPI Final signatory

How to Apply: https://careers.jazzpharma.com/jobs/11287?lang=en-us

Job Type: Remote
Job Location: Anywhere in UK

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