International Medical and Science Advisor, Devices

Location: Leuven, Flemish Brabant
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Life Sciences
Salary: excellent package and relocation
Reference: 74931-PHARM-VLB_1569514386
Contact: Vladyslav Babych
Email: email Vladyslav

Job Summary
A Medical and Scientific specialist encompasses strong scientific, informational, communication and interpersonal activities, and work with a range of different departments (e.g. marketing, regulatory affairs…) within the company in order to ensure maximum information exchange and development.


Job Responsibilities:

Medical and scientific communication:

  • Act as disease expert and take lead responsibility for maintaining a comprehensive and current knowledge of a therapeutic area (Peripheral CV) collection, evaluation and managing of scientific data) and for distribution of scientific information to respective stakeholders.

  • Analyse clinical trial data, prepare and report trial results at scientific meetings

  • Assist clinicians in the preparation of scientific publications and presentations

  • Provide support in formulation of publication strategies

  • Provide support in formulation of training strategies


Supporting marketing:

  • Provide the medical and scientific expertise in the creation of promotional materials, events (e.g. product launch) and other activities such as tender business

  • Present medical and scientific evidence at marketing events


Clinical development planning:

  • Support development of study designs

  • Participate in assessment of investigator initiated trial proposals so that BU can take an informed decision


Clinical Operational activities:

  • Support trial study start-up phases (support in writing study protocol, identification of investigators and KOLs, CRF review, Investigator brochure review, CA&EC assistance, support on medical and scientific questions/issues during trial follow-up phase)

  • Review CEC/DMC/Clinical trial reports


Regulatory activities:

  • Work with regulatory affairs and legal department to ensure that all written documents are scientifically accurate


Profile Description

  • Medical/biomedical/scientific degree: advanced degree (MD, Pharm D, PhD) is a plus

  • Experience in Medical Devices market is essential

  • Strong knowledge of cardiovascular therapeutic area (Peripheral CV)

  • Experience in clinical trials and medical/scientific communication

  • Analytical mind with well-developed scientific rigour

  • Well-developed computer, communication and presentation skills

  • Team player and willing to work collaboratively across the organisation, working with others to reach results/resolution

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Experience of an international environment is a plus

  • Fluent in English and one other language



The objectives of the EMEA Medical and Clinical Division are to organise, manage and conduct clinical trials by respecting all regulatory requirements and Good Clinical Practice, to communicate clinical data to wider audiences, to manage all medical aspects of company products, and to contribute to the new products and the new therapies development.