Medical Director Oncology - Stockholm - Avslutad

The client company is one of the large international pharmaceutical companies work- ing with projects from early discovery to the market. The Medical Director Oncology is responsible to direct and lead the professional clinical science work, efficiently de- ploying resources to support business, global development, and major strategic and tactical issues in the oncology field and to develop relations in order to increase the market for oncology products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To maintain and drive the standards of medical and scientific excellence in the corporate pharma organisation through recruitment, training, deployment and development of appropriate associates
  • To represent the oncology business area medical and scientific interests in internal and external forums, including Head Quarter
  • To maintain full compliance with adverse events reporting to meet statutory regulations
  • To ensure the necessary training and awareness of relevant associates so that the Company maintains compliance with current legislation (and Codes of Practice) for promotional activities
  • To provide proactive input and leadership as a member of both Company Leadership Team and Company Core Medical Director’s Group
  • To act as sponsor and contributer to relevant local and global business initiatives
  • To proactively contribute to the development of pharmaceuticals and pharma business interests by membership of relevant bodies
  • To act as leader and mentor to physicians employed within the Business Area including involving support for revalidation
  • Education and experience:
  • MD accredited in Oncology and/or Hematology preferred. A MD from another specialist area can be acceptable if the person has experience from the pharmaceutical industry on an appropriate level. PhD in health sciences may be acceptable if the candidate has appropriate experience from pharmaceutical industry work
  • Extensive experience in a leadership role in the pharmaceutical industry pre- ferably with previous role in a regional and/or HQ environment
  • Superior leadership skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively lead and coach scientific/medical professionals, as well as business oriented colleagues, at all skill and knowledge levels
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Scientific/medical research experience with demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication desirable
  • External customer focus with strong networking capabilities and integration into the medical community
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical drug development and approval processes, including experience designing and/or executing clinical trial 
  • Accomplished medical and cutting-edge scientific and clinical understanding
  • Excellent understanding of local, regional and country regulatory regulatory standards and processes, as well as relevant ethical and legal guidelines
  • Ability to ensure cross business area compliance with these external guidelines as well as internal standard operating procedures
  • Pharmaceutical business knowledge
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities within financial and recourse targets

For more information about the position call:

Rolf Mayer. Phone: +46 708 87 60 05. Email: or Knut Natt och Dag. Phone: +46 722 166 800. Email:

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