MAIN REPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES
Provides support, information and advice on medical and scientific issues to internal (marketing, sales, etc.), and external customers (medical population, investigators, regulatory authorities, etc.)
Collaborates to implement the regional clinical development program to support medical strategies of assigned products. Identify areas of research that would capitalize on the strengths of the assigned products and further differentiate them from other agents.
Collaborates with the Regional and Country Medical Directors to ensure coordination of scientific / medical efforts at the country / cluster level providing the technical / support to other groups within the 34 countries and territories within CAC among which Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba, Curacao can be considered the main focus.
Is actively involved in the development and review of pre-launch and launch marketing programs of assigned products, as required.
Ensures the promotional material is prepared according to the PhRMA Code, Pfizer guidelines / SOPs / Policies on Good Promotional Practices and Local Regulations of the 34 countries within CAC.
Works with marketing and medical colleagues to facilitate the dissemination of clinical research data.
Collaborates in the preparation of study reports and manuscripts, as required.
Works with outside advisory groups to develop new approaches to studying and developing the assigned products.
Provides analysis of candidate products for licensing and / or further clinical development. Works closely with marketing and medical staff on the evaluation and development of new formulations, data collection, statistical analysis, and regulatory affairs.
As required by the Marketing and Sales Departments, the Medical Manager will be responsible of providing input in the creation process of promotional and training materials, ensuring their clinical pertinence as well as compliance with applicable regulatory, medical and ethical standards, as well as corporate Standard Operating Procedures.
The Medical Manager should identify potentially problematic medical / clinical issues in the promotional materials, and, if appropriate, liaise with the Medical Director to address them.
Collaborates with the Sales, Marketing Department and GCO in the Field Force Training Program and Process.
Provides medical input and support for local regulatory processes pertaining to his / her designated products. Also collaborates with Regulatory Affairs in the revision of LPDs / LLDs for the different markets in the region in accordance with the local regulations and languages in the different countries.
Promotes proactively the relationships with new professionals and support the existing liaison with Key Opinion leaders in the areas of interest to Pfizer.
Strengthen and create professional bonds with Medical Associations and Health Organizations within their areas of expertise.
Provides counsel and expertise to the members of the Marketing Team for the elaboration of programs, strategies and tactical approaches of the drugs under his / her responsibility and when needed actively represents the medical area at executive meetings
Provides and documents an accurate, consistent, timely, and balanced response to written and oral Medical Information inquiries from internal (e.
g. Medical, Marketing) and external customers (Healthcare Professionals, consumers etc.) according to the Global SOP when acting as a back-up of the Medical Information Officer or any other Medical Managers outside his / her product lines, or whenever applicable.
Conducts literature review activities of his / her products for potential adverse events and / or product complaints and documents this review, according to applicable SOPs / WI.
Provides counsel and expertise to WRD colleagues upon request.
Forwards any safety or product quality information to the appropriate group within the timelines specified in accordance with global policies.
Is actively involved and the responsible person for the interaction with the investigator, review and tracking of Medical Independent Grants, including Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) programs of assigned products, with interaction with appropriate internal colleagues, according to the current Medical Independent Grants SOP for PBG and Upjohn division.
Manage people and / or relevant medical projects directly or indirectly.
Previous related experience in the pharmaceutical or health related industry is an asset.Previous experience in clinical research is an asset.
Fluency in EnglishAt least 5 years of prior experience in medical advising positions
Management experience of a minimum of 5 years in a manager position in industry, academia or health care organization.
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