Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.
Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.
We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team. If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
Reporting directly into the SVP, EU/ROW, the Head of Medical Affairs, EU/ROW will be responsible for establishing and delivering on a compelling vision for the medical organisation across the regions with a view on the pharmaceutical end-to-end process. The role will cut across both speciality Medicine in the rare and orphan disease setting, as well as more mass-market specialties such as the sleep arena. (S)he will support and facilitate all commercial activities to the highest standards and for optimal organisational outcome and drive the continued shift towards evidence-based medicine to support value-based pricing.
Essential Job Functions:
The Head of Medical Affairs, EU/ROW will drive the development and conduct of a variety of Medical Affairs initiatives and provide day-to-day management of the MSL Policy and Medical Education of all stakeholders, local and abroad. S(he) will build trusted scientific partnerships with KOLs through deep therapeutic insight, including a better understanding of the epidemiology across geographies right through to data generation. (S)he will maintain a solid understanding of pricing, reimbursement and market access across Europe and develop a strong knowledge of real world data. Key understanding of the oncology market is crucial, including the development and execution of study plans to provide post marketing data to support the ongoing portfolio and products in phase IV. To include observational and pharmacoeconomics studies as well as Investigator Initiated Research.
In addition, and in support of close collaboration and facilitating knowledge transfer throughout the organisation, (s)he will be a strong leader acting as an integral part of three leadership teams: EUROW Management Team (EMT), the Research & Development Leadership Team (RDLT) and the EUROW Medical Affairs Leadership Team (EMALT). The EMALT will be led by this role directly. Their leadership focus will be to represent EUROW interests whilst ensuring we deliver on the RDLT mandate. At EMT level, the role will play the functional lead AND act as a broader operations leader across Jazz. (S)he will build upon an already strong collaboration with the US and global development functions.
Furthermore, the Head of Medical Affairs EU/ROW will provide technical/scientific consultation to both the medical and the commercial team to ensure full compliance with all quality and compliance systems. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring all activities are executed in accordance with regulatory and legal frameworks including but not limited to GCP, IFPMA and local regulations as well as Jazz Pharmaceuticals Policies and Healthcare compliance procedures.
This role will demand an ability to work strategically and operationally in equal measures. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who thrives in ambiguity and possesses an entrepreneurial and innovative approach.
The role will be based in Oxford, UK and will involve around 30 – 40% travel.
Education and background
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.