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Medical Advisor - Oncology/Haematology

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Citywest Dublin 

Role Description:

  • The Medical Advisor – Oncology/Haematology will be responsible to develop strategic partnerships with internal and external key stakeholders during the entire lifecycle of oncology products.
  • Provision of focused relevant information in response to customer-stated needs in order to maintain a therapeutic leadership position and drive business needs at national level.
  • Works cross-functionally with national and international teams to maximize the value of oncology portfolio in country.
  • Ensures that all activities are executed in accordance with applicable compliance policies and procedures.
  • In this role, the Medical Advisor will report to the Medical Lead for Oncology Ireland.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with and develops enduring relationships with key opinion leaders on national level according to Pfizer franchise.
  • Spearheads the generation and dissemination of unbiased clinical and scientific information.
  • Provides scientific / medical expertise to a therapeutic area or to a given product.
  • Dissemination of recent scientific knowledge/data on the Oncology portfolio in approved indications.
  • Communication of recent scientific knowledge/data on Oncology portfolio in off-label indications and on Oncology products in development upon request.
  • Works and collaborates with medical societies relevant to Oncology.
  • Initiates and runs advisory boards, expert and scientific meetings and 1:1 KOL meetings on a local level.
  • Delivers quality scientific presentations at internal and external meetings.
  • Review and sign-off to ensure compliance of promotional materials and company sponsored activities such as local promotional meetings and events with local SPCs, legislation, IPHA code and company SOPs.
  • Contribution to franchise strategy and tactical plan.
  • Medical input into assigned brand cross functional team and where necessary into local customer based marketing initiatives.
  • Develop and execute a medical strategy and tactical plan on a national level.
  • Communicates customer feedback on product development and life-cycle strategies.
  • Franchise budget responsibility
  • Responsibility for annual planning and continuous monthly monitoring of the medical budget including research projects and national projects.
  • Works with Medical Information on customer enquiries.
  • Provides medical/ scientific support and training for internal staff or vendors.


Required skills and experience:

  • An advanced degree in life sciences (MSc. or PhD), medicine or pharmacy.
  • Previous medical affairs experience in the area of Oncology and/or Haematology desirable.
  • Knowledge of the Oncology and/or Haematology therapeutic area.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the Irish pharmaceutical sector and healthcare environment.
  • A good understanding of:
    • Process of drug development.
    • Clinical research as well as the ability to critically evaluate clinical studies and publications.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Results orientated attitude.
  • Ability to form relationships quickly with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively across cross- functional teams.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Independent, self-driven, pro-active and dynamic, you are an engaged and motivated personality willing to improve outcome of Irish cancer patients.


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Shyni Fernandez

Talent Partner +353 1 614 6053
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Citywest
  • Type:Contract
  • Category:Healthcare