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  • Posted: Dec 27, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies. Some 50,000 employees create value through innovation daily for the three business areas human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceuticals. They are driven by the desire to serve mankind by improving human and animal health. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
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    Medical Affairs Manager


    We are looking for a Medical Affairs Manager for SSA (Sub-Sahara & Africa), who will be responsible for Medical Management of all aspects of the existing and future Cardiometabolic, and Cardiovascular products and other products allocated as per business need, including development and execution of post marketing studies and management of budgets. Responsible of conduction of medical activities and all medical services given to the brand team. Coaching and managing MSL in related areas and products. 

    This position is based at Kenya, reporting to the Medical Director LINEA & SSA (Levant countries, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Sudan) & Sub-Saharan African countries. 

    Tasks & responsibilities

    • Lead the Medical Insight and local market dynamic knowledge required by the regional office to develop regional strategic guidance
    • Co-lead the translation of the regional therapeutic area strategic guidance into local therapy area/brand integrated customer plans (tactical plans) which include customer journeys, content development and medical activities 
    • Drive the implementation and execution of Therapeutic Area medical plans (Tactical Plan) with an emphasis on global/regional scientific objectives and with an understanding of business priorities
    • Lead and monitor the customer facing medical affairs (MSLs and Medical Advisors) plans and interaction with emphasis on the scientific communication plan management 
    • Analyze and review the medical affairs KPIs- to ensure actionable insights generated from the executed medical tactical plans that feed into both strategy and future plans
    • Primary source of medical knowledge and scientific update within the therapy areas in the OPU for external and internal stakeholders  
    • Lead the scientific collaboration with selected healthcare professional (External experts) within the therapy area with the defined scientific objectives and needs as per the regional strategic guidance
    • Competitor intelligence sharing with cross-functional brand team
    • Internal training and maintenance of the scientific expertise within the cross-functional team in the OPU
    • Attracts, develops and retains talents within the therapeutic areas' medical affairs team
    • Responsible over the release/approval of all healthcare stakeholder engagements within the OPU as the OPU healthcare compliance manager i


    • Degree/Education: Preferably MD or PhD (specialist in the respective Therapeutic Area) 
    • Major/Focus: Cardiometabolic, Cardiovascular, Diabetes
    • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in a multinational pharmaceutical company focus on medical affairs preferably in the relevant therapeutic lines
    • Minimum 2 years of people management experience
    • Business fluent in English in its oral and written form


    • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage a team
    • Excellent communicator, and cross-functional collaboration skills and ability to work in virtual teams
    • Analytical as well as project management skills
    • Capability and will to coach peers, training and facilitation skills
    • Highly motivated & capable to learn large amounts of scientific content which is then communicated in a clear, concise fashion through letters and presentations 
    • Good understanding of business and commercial environment
    • Excellent self-management skills and ability to adapt services provided based on customer needs

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