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Medical Education Manager

  • Job reference: 931454
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 22/07/2020

Orion Group are Recruiting a Medical Education Manager on behalf of one of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Clients based in the Berkshire area on an initial 4 month contract with potential to be extended.

Medical Education Manager

Key Role Activities

Strategic Development:

  • Help define and develop Medical Education strategy for defined therapeutic areas in collaboration with scientific 3rd party and in line with CVT strategy
  • Have strategic input into CVT as required and via Medical Lead
  • Provide draft Med Ed plan for business planning for agreement of CVT

Strategy Implementation:

  • Plan and execute an integrated multi-channel Medical Education programme to support the achievement of franchise objectives eg (other items may be included)Meetings: standalone, 3rd party symposia, websites, Digital: 3rd party websites, email campaigns, Written materials for dissemination
  • HCP sponsorship: Congress attendance, medical education grants (e.g. medical education, logistics and delegate handling agencies)
  • Develop and implement metric systems that monitor "quality" of educational programmes and activities to allow for continued improvement for subsequent events.
  • Identify, develop and maintain strong working relationships with core faculty, Key Opinion Leaders and speakers and rising stars in the UK, to support Medical Education programmes.
  • Develop and maintain HCP databases in order to assist with provision of speakers and/or delegates for educational, promotional or advisory board purposes using appropriate CRM systems.
  • Plan and facilitate Therapeutic Area Steering Committee Ad Board in line with EMEA guidance and for the purpose of identifying education needs
  • Act as point of contact to align EMEA medical education activities. Influence the EMEA plans in provision of appropriate activities for the local operating company to ensure that the correct educational needs are being met. Ensure compliance of EMEA projects with ABPI Code of Practice for projects involving UK Healthcare Professionals and / or taking place within the UK
  • Work with Royal Colleges and other professional bodies to gain accreditation of medical education activities where possible
  • Through a thorough understanding of HCBI and the Code of Practice, monitor the content of all educational activities/materials to ensure strict compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Manage planned expenditure to agreed budgets, monitor with regular updates with finance partner.
  • Project manage multiple ongoing medical education activities
  • Work closely with customer and field support (CAFS) and external agencies to co-ordinate all projects and logistics where necessary
  • Work through CVT to maximise engagement with medical education activities
  • Ensure all HCPs, all external agencies are aware of all Transfer of Value requirements, as per ABPI requirement, and encourage all HCPs to publicly declare their Transfer of Value as per Company policy
  • Proactively identifying and maintaining a database of scientific/academic congresses of relevance to the therapy area
  • Decision on agency selection using appropriate procurement process.

Key Competencies

  • Complete all allocated training including annual Drug Safety and HCBI Awareness training within allocated time frames
  • Ensure all ICOMPLY requests are completed in a timely manner
  • Report Adverse Events and complaints to Drug Safety according to current Adverse Event Reporting guidelines/SOP
  • Act in accordance with HCBI requirements if interacting with Healthcare Professionals
  • When commissioning contractors, agencies or third party organisations, put contracts in place and provide training so that these individuals also act in accordance with HCBI requirements when interacting with Healthcare Professionals and report adverse events and complaints (as above).
  • Comply with designated SOP's for the role
  • Use CRM system as per company requirements

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Ideally, previous experience in customer facing role
  • Project Management Skills including financial management
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver relevant Medical Education programmes
  • Ability to demonstrate good scientific integrity in the assigned therapy area

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.