EU Medical Affairs Head - Cardiology

Munich (Stadt), Bayern
04 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2021
Medical Affairs
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level


The Head of Medical Affairs Specialty Medicine leads the development and execution of the European medical strategies within the Cardiovascular therapeutic area. You will be responsible for leading implementing and overseeing the execution of Cardiovascular medical strategies. You will maximise value proposition of in-line/ pipeline products through development, management and delivery of medical and scientific activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plans and conducts medical and scientific activities
  • Manages indirectly the European medical affairs organizations in the countries
  • Integrates medical and scientific insight into global strategies, plans and tactics
  • Develops affiliate guidance specifically on Medical Affairs topics in close cooperation with cross-functional international teams and lead the implementation
  • Drives management of KOL, professional societies and other key stakeholders
  • Establishes a close, effective and efficient network of external and internal contacts to monitor and influence the development of medical-scientific opinions
  • Function as primary expert Medical Affairs contact for affiliates and external parties
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders
  • Actively contribute to planning and execution of interventional and non-interventional studies to fully exploit the medical value of products
  • Lead the European Medical Affairs Organization (Antiothrombotic and Cardiovascular areas)

Personal skills and professional experience:

  • MD, board certification in Cardiology/ PhD Cardiology
  • Minimum 11 years' experience within the pharmaceutical and/or clinical research industry
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a Medical Director role (preferably cardiovascular)
  • Evidence of previous managerial responsibilities with direct reports. Strong leaderships skills
  • Multi-lingual


  • Comprehensive basic salary
  • Generous vacation allowance
  • Bonus & Stock options
  • Car & Healthcare benefits
  • Inclusive and interactive work environment
  • Flexible working patterns


Reports to CEO and Head of Speciality Business Unit

Managerial: 9 direct reports

Location: Munich 4 days