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Field Medical Advisor Lungcancer

Johnson & Johnson is a company committed to doing good for the world. We blend Heart, Science and Ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are creating a world where disease is a thing of the past. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We recognize the impact of serious conditions on people’s lives, and we aim to empower people through disease awareness, education and access to quality care.

Introduction and Overview

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson has a long experience in the fields of Oncology and Hematology and has brought innovative treatments to patients in need. At Janssen, we are currently growing our focus in Oncology to include lung cancer by bringing a new innovative treatment to patients with Non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC).

We are now looking for a Field Medical Advisor Lung cancer. As a Field Medical Advisor you will have the overall Nordic medical responsibility for our Lung cancer portfolio. You will be an integral part of the Medical Affairs team in Sweden and interact with the local Nordic teams and European teams as well as key external partners in the Nordic countries. The position will be based in Sweden.

Objectives of the Position

The objective of the role is to improve company product value by being a therapeutic area scientific expert, responsible for discussing the product, patients’ treatment trends and relevant studies with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other partners) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner.

You will be responsible for ensuring that robust medical strategies and plans are in place and timely executed, with the objective of ensuring efficient launch readiness and successful patient access in all Nordic markets.

Main areas of responsibility include:

• Overall responsibility for the medical part of the launch preparations for our lung cancer portfolio, including building a robust medical launch readiness plan.

• Be an integral part of the cross-functional Nordic Launch Team for Lung cancer.

• Act as a reference point for other functions for any scientific query.

• Coordinate and participate in medical education activities, e.g. identity, support, and educate speakers as well as build medical education programs with scientific third parties.

• Continuously update own knowledge of products, patient’s treatment trends and clinical activities, as well as studies within the therapeutic area and patients’ treatment trends in the region.

• Develop and maintain a contact network with leading specialists with particular focus on understanding their needs, key value drivers, and practical treatment patterns as well as championing the medical value of own products.

• Communicate medical scientific data to leading specialists and broader external health care related audience both proactively and reactively.

• Gain valuable insights into treatment patterns and scientific activities in the therapeutic area through scientific interactions and provide strategic input to the medical affairs plan and business decision-making.

• Support Global Clinical Operations and CRO for clinical activities.

• Support the Health Economy & Market Access team with medical and scientific input.

• Improve the use of multi-channel communication.

What you will need to succeed

• Effective communicator able to convey clinical implications of scientific advances easily and credibly.

• Desire to provide guidance and feedback to improve performance of individuals and/or groups.

• Good interpersonal skills, ability to influence and interact optimally with internal and external partners.

• Good command of interpersonal skills, verbal, oral and written, and good presentation skills.

• Care for the big picture whilst also being very analytical and with eye for details as needed.

• Proactive and independent way of working being naturally inclined to drive initiatives in a timely manner.

• Proven eye for business as well as understanding of the healthcare business landscape.

• Collaborative attitude both within and across functional and geographical areas.


• A Minimum of Master of Science degree in medicine, pharmacy or life sciences or equivalent (required). Doctor of Medicine or a PhD in Life Sciences is a merit.

• A minimum of 2 years of pharmaceutical industry experience within lung cancer (required)

• Valid driver’s license (required).

• Proficiency English and at least one Scandinavian language, verbal and written (required).


We look forward to your application at your earliest convenience on our website Please apply with an updated CV and Cover letter in English. Due to GDPR we are not allowed to receive any personal documents via email. Applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis by Sr Recruitment Manager Kristina Edholm (0701652252).

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