The Associate Medical Director, provides medical leadership in the country as local subject-matter expert in assigned Therapeutic Area(s) (TA).
The Associate Medical Director, acts with an uncompromising commitment to patients and ensures the flawless execution of TA country medical plans.
The Associate Medical Director, is committed to provide fair and balanced medical information and education to health care professionals and payers that support the safe and effective use of Vertex’ drugs in the appropriate patients.
Build trust through transparent collaboration with health care professionals, patient associations and payers. Develop collaborative networks inside and outside Vertex to access best ideas, expertise and capabilities.
Create and fully execute the Country Medical plan(s) agreed with the Therapeutic Area (TA) leads. Foster patient access to Vertex drugs, by supporting the commercial organization in the preparation / review of reimbursement dossiers and presenting scientific data as required to key stake holders in the access process.
Provide local feed-back to TA Leads for Global Development Programmes, to ensure local needs are taken into account Support as needed the execution of clinical development trials in the country.
Develop and strengthen country medical affairs’ credibility within and outside of the organization
Build reputation and visibility of Vertex at the country level by -the provision of high standard medical information and education both internally and externally -timely support for the execution of clinical development trials.
Actively participate to the European TA Medical Affairs Team(s) and European Medical Affairs Team, bringing back best practice from country and proposing processes improvement for MA activities in Europe.
Provide support in the assigned TA(s) to the country team : Foster best practice exchange and cross-fertilisation among the country medical staff Pro-actively collaborate in cross-functional teams at country level.
Contribute to the local Brand Team, representing the TA (scientific and medical expertise) and ensuring all activities address patient well-being and respect data integrity.
Support and contribute to the development of reimbursement dossiers, provide timely responses to queries.
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Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.