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Regional Medical Affairs Lead

Do you want a medical affairs role where you have regional responsibility for the seven countries in the Nordics and Baltics?

Do you thrive with a wide and varied responsibility where you work independently? If yes, then this newly established role as Regional Medical Affairs Lead might be the role for you!

Join a transformative journey

Our client aspire to save and improve lives by developing innovative vaccines that are designed to unlock the power of the immune system. This is a global leader in smallpox vaccines and the commercial product portfolio contains market-leading vaccines against rabies and tick-borne encephalitis as well as an Ebola vaccine, licensed to Janssen.

Our client have embarked upon a truly transformative journey towards becoming one of the largest pure play vaccine companies by excelling in R&D innovation, manufacturing and commercialization, and are looking for more talent to help drive the change. Come on board our journey and let’s change more lives, together.

Dynamic and collaborative

In Medical Affairs the aim is to identify and understand the knowledge gap, about the companys commercialized vaccines, in the market, and find creative ideas to answer to them.

The department consist at the moment of 10 enthusiastic and inventive colleagues. A dynamic team are in place, for whom collaboration is important. The department consists of 2 product specialist, 3 regional leads, 3 MSLs and one Medical Affairs Operations manager. You will report to VP, Head of Medical Affairs.

Build the knowledge in new markets

As the Regional Medical Affairs Lead your will be the scientific voice in the Nordics and Baltics and at the same time bring the customer insights into the company.

Next year our client will take over two vaccines in the different countries of this region. You will, with support from the global team, the regional commercial team and an MSL, take care of all medical affairs aspects for the different countries.

There is currently limited information about these countries, their experts and their recommendations and it will be your responsibility to build the knowledge.

This will include:

– Understand the medical structure of the different countries
– Bring country specific insights into the organisation
– Build country-specific medical plans
– Provide support to the commercial team
– An important part of the role will also be to take part in the decision making about priorities, urgencies and minimal needed activities.

Travel activities: 30-50%

About you

Your qualifications:

– Academic degree in a life science subject, e.g. Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry
– Experience from working within Medical Affairs in the vaccine industry
– Good command of written and spoken English language

You are a champion in prioritizing. Being able to identify the important and urgent tasks are the key to success in this role as your ability to work independently. You excel in simple communication when you interpret and explain complex scientific and medical details. As a Regional Lead you will have many different stakeholders both internally and externally, which is why it is important that you are good at building and retaining good relationships. You possess a strong “can-do” attitude and the ability to think and execute outside the box.

We offer

A chance to work in an international company with unique technology and a dedicated work force. We offer a dynamic work environment and an opportunity to develop both your personal and academic competencies.


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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