Global Medical Lead -Rare Disease/Genetic Disorders

United States
Closing date
24 Sep 2020

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Medical Affairs
Full Time
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Global Medical Lead to join one of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in the world. This exciting role based in the US (East Coast), sits within the Global Medical Affairs Division.

This is a highly visible position and will play a critical role in ensuring the continued success of a rich portfolio of drugs within a specialised area of rare genetic disorders.

The current global team is staffed with individuals with high scientific integrity and curiosity, this organisation has a very credible reputation for being one of the best employers in the pharmaceutical arena and a solid investment into research, innovation and long-term strategy.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supply medical expertise through strategic planning and coordination of Global clinical studies
  • Serve as the scientific expert for external/ internal events, customers and stakeholders
  • Nurturing and maintaining a network of KOL’s
  • Medical input into clinical development
  • Input into Global Med. Affairs Strategy, i.e. Scientific Platform, Publication Plan
  • Deliver strategic medical input and plan for Global lifecycle management
  • Development & execution of the Global TA Plan, TA Operational Plan, TA Medical Affairs Plan

You will bring to the role:

  • A Medical Degree
  • Significant experience throughout the reg cycle, clinical development and launch process
  • 5+ years of Medical Affairs expertise
  • Significant rare disease, genetic disorder or Orphan drugs experience
  • International exposure (EMEA, Global, Europe, US)
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a cross- functional team setting

In return you will receive:

  • The opportunity to support pre-launch and early access strategy for associated drugs
  • Excellent Salary  
  • Benefits package
  • Long term incentive and development
  • Full relocation support

If you have the skills and experience for this opportunity and the ambition to take on this position, please call or email your CV today. Reuben Riisager on + 44 1273 059 650 alternately you can email


Haybury is an executive search consultancy driven by the belief that progress in life sciences is powered by people.

Our expertise lies in matching organisations with experienced individuals globally to advance knowledge and achieve mutual success. We focus exclusively on life sciences and specialise in senior scientific, clinical and commercial roles.

Our understanding of global and local talent markets results in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and clinical research companies securing the right individuals to drive innovation and achieve core business goals. For candidates, we offer career-defining roles in organisations perfectly suited to their talents.





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