Shire Manager Medical Affairs - Physician in Bogota, Colombia

  • Develop and execute a medical plan for the respective therapeutic area.

  • Manage Medical Affairs related to a disease/product or group of products, in the area of Brazil.

  • In conjunction with the Country Medical Head, mdevelop the Brazilian medical strategy, then establish and maintain professional, peer-type relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) and other key clients in each of the therapeutic Areas.

  • Provide professional leadership for the medical/scientific aspects of Shire HGT Brazil’s symposia, workshops, satellite symposia and other meetings, including speaker contacts, and post-conference publications.

  • Coordinate, at affiliate level, medical advice and support for the company’s observational databases (e.g. Fabry & Hunter Outcome Surveys), including interactions with national physician governing boards and database related activities.

  • Where appropriate, contribute to the design of Shire HGT sponsored Phase IIIb and Phase IV clinical trials consistent with publication plans.

  • Provide medical input to Brazil sales and marketing strategies.

  • Review and approval of the medical aspects of Brazil promotional and other materials.

  • Review of current literature, providing relevance to our products and markets.

  • Contribute to the wider Regional and Global Medical Affairs group ensuring knowledge sharing and optimization.

  • Assist with the training of internal personnel on Medical and scientific aspects of the business.

  • Provide medical input into Affiliate and, if relevant, regional or global Business Development activities.

  • Implementation of and medical approval for appropriate compassionate use programmes.

  • Integrate discussion group for external support requests (e.g. IIRs, grants)

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.