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Medical Affairs Director DACH


Executive Director


Weystrasse, Lucerne, Switzerland

Job Description

Organon is a Women’s Health Company that believes in a better and healthier every day for every woman! We are a passionate, global community of thousands dedicated to redefining the future of women’s health. Our mission is to deliver impactful medicines and solutions for a healthier every day. But what really makes it work at Organon is our people.

We’re looking for real, passionate team players, curious innovators, forward thinkers, empowered by the idea of shaping their career, and ready to bring their fire to embrace change and the opportunities it brings for progress.

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Medical Services department where we are looking for a candidate who will take the challenge to be our

Medical Affairs Director DACH (m/d/f)

The candidate can be based in the D-A-CH cluster countries, preferably close to our office locations Munich / Germany or Vienna / Austria and Lucerne /Switzerland.

About the role:

The Medical Affairs Director DACH is a Senior Medical Leader for Organon in a major country or cluster. (S)he will be the primary country-level contact for the local Medical organization. The role reports into the Associate Vice President EuCAN and oversees Field Medical and Medical Services teams.

The Medical Affairs Director is responsible for oversight on all aspects of local Medical Affairs (MA), including:

  • Medical team focusing on local Organon Medical strategy, with a heavy emphasis to help develop Global Medical strategy

  • Supporting strategic planning and Medical support of Company objectives

  • Strategic planning and support of structured and consistent Continuous Medical Education (CME) activities

  • Providing input into local study feasibility and sites selection and implementing publication policy

  • Providing medical and scientific advice to business units, Market Access functions and others as required, including input into Health Economics

  • Serving as a member of the local leadership team

  • Reviewing and approving local study protocols and IISPs

  • Advising business units on medical and scientific matters, including but not limited to scientific approval of promotional materials

  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable country regulations and developing relationships with regulatory authorities in collaboration with the local head of regulatory

  • Overseeing inspections and answering inquiries by health authorities and ethical committees in conjunction with Regulatory and PV

  • Enhancing the company reputation and profile through an external focus by representing the company on cross-company boards and industry associations, including Company representations in mass media (in collaboration with PR Manager)

  • Orchestrating local input for medical priority setting and have bi-directional communication with Headquarters

Your profile

  • MD, Pharm D or PhD required

  • At least 5 years of experience in global biopharmaceutical industry in Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs

  • At least 3 years of people management experience, running an organization of healthcare professionals

  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills, including ability to set goals and align priorities

  • Experience in one of the following fields: Women’s Health (preferred), Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Pain, Dermatology, CNS, Biosimilars


  • Current ‘license to practice’

  • Understanding of the local Pharmacodices

  • Very good German language skills

  • Strong understanding of the compliance environment in which Medical Affairs functions

  • Business acumen, ethics and credible reputation with the external scientific community

  • Experience in the development or field management of interventional/non-interventional clinical studies

  • Ability to simplify and convey complex concepts and strategies, orally and in writing, and conduct/facilitate meetings with strong presentation skills

  • Demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in addressing strategic challenges, an entrepreneurial mindset, and capability of thinking out of the box and taking measured risks

  • Ability to understand issues across a global affiliate network and contribute relevant insights as appropriate

  • High comfort level representing Medical Affairs at the (extended) Country Leadership Team

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

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Requisition ID:R510968