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Associate Director, Oncology & Medical Projects, Europe

Date: May 16, 2019


Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

A new exciting medical opportunity has arisen in our European HQ in Amsterdam. We are looking for Associate Director, Oncology & Medical Projects, Europe. This is a double role, where you will be responsible for Oncology Therapeutic Area, but also you will heavily be supporting various European Medical projects.

For Oncology TA:

  • Provide scientific/medical leadership and support for products in Oncology franchise. Focus on Lonquex, Efentora, Trisenox.
  • Lead integrated strategic planning and execution for the assigned medicines within Medical Affairs Europe as well as with strategic partners in Commercial, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Clinical Research and Regulatory and PhV.
  • Represents Medical Affairs Europe in strategic discussions regarding lifecycle management, business development, clinical research and health economics and outcomes research planning.


For Medical Projects EU:

  • Support execution of assigned Medical projects and its operational components with a seamless collaboration with countries, TA Heads, and external stake holders.
  • Managing, executing and supporting strategic medical projects for TAs. RWE, NIS, data generation and other medical projects.
  • Support line manager with execution of strategic initiatives.


Key responsibilities:

  • European Medical ‘point of contact’ for the designated products in Oncology  area.
  • Responsible for medical and scientific support for oncology brands.
  • Accountable for the development of the regional strategic brand plans and execution of those in collaboration with other cross-functional teams.
  • Development and coordinate the execution of the overall medical strategy for Teva’s Oncology
  • Contributor and member of the Regional brand team
  • Support clinical development, regulatory and PhV departments for ongoing oncology projects.
  • Execution of PASS study, oncology publications & follow up of ISS studies in oncology & transplant areas.
  • Collaborate with Global Scientific Communications in support of knowledge generation and review of manuscripts, abstracts and posters as part of the publication team.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with external experts and professional associations.
  • Serve as an internal medical expert for product and disease-related content, product labeling and Pharmacovigilance teams.
  • Budget management for ISS, PASS etc studies and TA medical activities.
  • Provides support to Sr. Medical Director of Therapy areas.
  • Will work closely with TA Heads, , Finance, Procurement, other commercial operations functions, CROs, external vendors to facilitate execution, help drive and shape the direction and development of strategic priorities and medical projects.
  • Supports Sr. Medical Director in dashboard updates, KPI tracking, monthly performance monitoring and launch products dashboard tracking.
  • Implement and drive TA Medical Projects. As well as supporting RWE, NIS data generation projects. Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • RWE data generation, CRO management & country communication, performance follow up.
  • Close follow up of TA budgets, project budgets.


  • Scientific background required (MD preferred)
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of pharmaceutical industry experience. In medical affairs or medical project management and/or other relevant functions in pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of drug development, clinical trial design, regulatory; PhV requirements, CRO management
  • Budget management, project management and launch experience
  • Experienced and adapt at working collaboratively across different cross-functional teams
  • Experienced in developing and executing medical plans
  • Ability to set direction and bring different matrix teams along with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strategic thinker and has a creative, solution-oriented style
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines; team-oriented energetic and passionate about making a difference
  • Has a strong work ethics and character is of the highest integrity, including strong ethical and scientific standards
  • Excellent project management and tracking skills
  • Strong drive, result orientation and sense of urgency
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Open to learn and grow in a fast paced environment
  • The role is based in Amsterdam
  • Travel 30 % within Europe (with some occasional overnight stays)


Medical Affairs

Sub Function

Therapy Area Specialist

Reports To

Senior Medical Affaires Director, Europe

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.