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Global Medical Director

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Frazer, Pennsylvania, US, 19355

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

Provide scientific/medical leadership and support for late stage development compounds and commercialized products in relevant  therapeutic area.  Lead integrated strategic planning for the assigned medicines within Global Medical Affairs as well as with strategic partners in Commercial, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs.  Represent Global Medica Affairs in strategic discussions regarding medical launch preparation, lifecycle management, business development, clinical research and health economics and outcomes research planning.  Work closely with External Experts, Key Opinion Leaders and Patient Representatives to build advocacy in the relevant therapeutic areas and for the assigned TEVA assets.


Travel Requirements:  International Travel required


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Global Medical ‘point of contact’ for designated medicine(s) within the relevant therapeutic area/franchise.  Responsible for medical and scientific leadership and support to current  and future commercialized medicines, and issues management for current medicines
  • Provide medical contribution in the development of the global strategic brand plans and operating plans, in collaboration with other cross-functional teams
  • Accountable for development and execution of Global Medical Affairs plan.  These will include responsibilities such as Phase IIIb/IV trial activities (such as protocol development, medical governance and interpretation of results); development of Key Opinion Leader strategy and plan; scientific congress activities (such as medical symposium, presentation of abstracts and or posters); project management (e.g. advisory boards, medical booth development), development of educational content and slide decks for medical and cross-functional utilization, input to publication strategy and review of Investigator Sponsored Studies.
  • Coordination and execution of overall medical strategy for Teva’s relevant therapeutic area specialty brands in close collaboration with Regional Medical Affairs teams, from initiation of regional pre-launch activities to several years post-launch
  • Contributor and support to the Global Medical Matrix Team responsible for the world-wide medical strategy for the relevant therapeutic area
  • Interface effectively with other Global Medical Affairs functions such as Scientific Communications and Health Economics and Outcomes Research, and other departments, including Commercial, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance
  • Advise clinical development with input on late stage development plans, target product profile, health economics and outcomes research needs and lifecycle management
  • Partner with all relevant functions on compounds in phase IIa/b development by providing Medical Affairs expertise and guidance when needed
  • Collaborate with Global Scientific Communications in support of knowledge generation for the relevant therapeutic area / franchise, including strategy development and review manuscripts, abstracts and posters as part of the publication team
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with external experts and professional associations including therapeutic guideline development groups.  Responsible for the External Expert interface for the respective therapeutic area’s medicines
  • Serve as an internal medical expert for product and disease-related content, product labeling and pharmacovigilance teams
  • Develop AOP and manage budget effectively


  • MD desirable, PhD required
  • Has ideally worked as a health care practitioner, experience in Neurology and Headache Medicine preferred. 
  • 5 years of Medical Affairs experience in relevant therapeutic area.
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience and clinical research experience.
  • Ideally leadership experience in developing strategy and executing medical plans, and in building professional external expert networks.
  • Broad knowledge of drug development, clinical trial design, regulatory requirements, business development and life cycle management.


Medical Affairs

Sub Function

Therapy Area Specialist

Reports To

Global Medical Therapeutic Area Head

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.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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