Celgene Nordic Medical Advisor in Sweden, AlbertaSweden


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture

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TheNordic medical advisor will, together with the Nordic medical director,contribute actively in the development and performance of a variety of medicalaffairs initiatives within the haematology / oncology (H/O) business unitrelated to the Nordic countries. This also includes the day-to-day activitiesin the field of medical affairs and medical education of internal staff within H/Oin the Nordics. The Nordic medical advisor will be highly involved in thedevelopment and management of IITs (Investigated Initiated Trials) in H/O byproviding scientific and regulatory input to investigators, and supporting theRML’s/IIT team by reviewing the H/O protocols.

He/shewill also provide technical/scientific consultation to both the medical and thecommercial team to ensure accuracy and compliance with the Celgene standard andcountry specific code of conduct. Active participation in one or several Nordicdisease/brand teams will be a natural part of the job, as will closecollaboration with the market access departments of all the Nordic countries,providing medical expertise to health economic projects and discussions.

Tofulfill the above mentioned challenges the medical advisor will be workingclose together with the regulatory affairs, drug safety, market access andmarketing and sales departments.

Additionally,he/she will be working with contacts outside the company including practicingphysicians, investigators and advisory boards.

Responsibilities will include, butare not limited to, the following:


  • Contributesto strengthen and develop the medical affairs organization in the Nordicregion.

  • Mentoringof junior colleagues and new hires to ensure goals of the organization are met.

  • Isdedicated to improve the support the medical affairs department gives to allfunctions of the Nordic affiliates .


  • Contributesto uphold the local compliance rules of the Nordic organisation as well asregulations of regulatory agencies (not limited to drug safety) and thatcompany policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Takespart in the approval process of oral and written commercial informationaccording to Nordic rules and legislation.

Medical Affairs:

  • Togetherwith the medical leadership team, establishes a compelling vision for themedical organization in the Nordic region in accordance with internationalstrategy to drive scientific product development and commercialization activitiesto highest standards and optimal organizational outcome.

  • Ensuresadequate access for patients to Celgene drugs in case of medical need.

  • Ensuresstrong hematology/oncology specific knowledge.

  • Establishesthe presence and reputation of Celgene through thought leadership, liaises withkey opinion leaders on fundamental issues affecting the industry andcontributes to the advancement of Celgene’s products for the benefit of thepatients.

  • Identifiesthe need for medical/scientific training of internal staff and designs,coordinates and conducts the training of the internal staff on disease andproduct specific topics.

  • SupportsRMLs in the development and management of IIT’s and is highly responsible forthe scientific review and overview of the projects.

  • Supportsclinical operations upon request in coordinating and conducting feasibilitystudies (early stage development).

  • Mayrepresent medical affairs in the H/O brand team for the different Celgene H/Oproducts and provides constructive input in the development of brand strategiesand the proposed promotional items from a medical perspective.

  • Mayrepresent the Nordic medical department in various international internal teamsand at various international meetings.

  • Answersunsolicited requests from health care professionals on non-registeredindications and products.

  • Performsother duties as assigned by the medical director.

  • Supportsthe implementation of RMP programs for Celgene compounds

  • Givesscientific presentations at hospital sites/cooperative groups/ hospitalformularies.


  • Isa medical doctor in the field of oncology or haematology.

  • Preferablyholds a PhD.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Minimum5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a relevant area e.g.medical affairs and clinical operations.

Core Competencies:

  • Documentedleadership and management skills.

  • Strongcommunication (both verbal and written, both in local language and English) andorganisational skills.

  • Excellentinterpersonal skills. Must be able to relate effectively with professionalsworking in the oncology/haematology area.

  • Teamplayer


Nordic Medical Advisor

Location: Sweden, AB, SE

Job ID: 17001851