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Director, Medical Affairs France

Company: BioMarin Europe Limited
Location: Paris, France
Reference: 10030
Closing Date: 07 Jan 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Yes

Job Summary:

With 5 commercial products, 7 more in the pipeline and over half a billion dollars of revenue, a global footprint in 40 countries, and a personal connection to our patients, BioMarin is the recognized industry leader in rare disease development. Come work in an entrepreneurial environment where you’ll have the resources and infrastructure combined with visibility and opportunity to tangibly impact patent’s lives and the future of our company. This is your chance to be part of something amazing!


Director Medical Affairs



This position is responsible for providing medical support to the Company’s product development strategy and post marketing commitments, while supporting Medical Affairs strategy related to the Independent Research (IR) program. This individual will interface with physicians / clinical investigators, regulatory agencies and internal departments. The Medical Director, (MD) must possess in depth knowledge of BioMarin’s approved products, agents in the pipeline and all associated disease areas. This position will represent the department and company at key internal and external meetings. This position’s responsibility may also include providing input on marketing programs and representing BioMarin at scientific, clinical and business development meetings.



  • The position holder is the key BioMarin Medical Affairs representative for both external and internal customers from the respective region.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of the regional MAF strategy in alignment with EUMEA and Global Medical Affairs.
  • Responsible for the development of a regional Medical Affairs Plan for appropriate products and/or therapeutic areas.
  • Review of draft IR protocols, reports and manuscripts as well as management of regional IR processes.
  • Support regional clinical registries and promotional activities for BioMarin products in accordance with respected regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for direct interaction with investigators, KOLs and the research community to support company initiatives within the region.
  • Responsible for representing BioMarin at scientific, clinical and business development meetings.
  • Help identify publication opportunities from the region. Promote effective communication between internal and external groups regarding Medical Affairs initiatives.
  • Serve as medical and technical resource for clinical issues raised by internal and external collaborators, investigators, consultants and contract resources.
  • Interact with relevant thought leaders, scientists and strategic partners within the region.
  • Present at training courses, sales conferences, regional and international meetings, etc. to develop high level of medical knowledge within the region.
  • Medical input and support in the implementation of international documents within the region.
  • Attendance at local and regional congresses and scientific meetings.
  • Continuous training on relevant local laws and regulations.



Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills required.



MD and have the right to work in the region.



  • Very strong industry experience, preferentially in orphan diseases.
  • Clinical trial and publication experience is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in current GCP guidelines in Europe.
  • Ability to work proactively and effectively, with exceptional creative problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate excellent medical affairs skills and ideally have working knowledge in the therapy area.
  • Willingness to travel approx. 50% (also international) Travel within the EUMEA region and to the U.S. will be expected.




Will be expected to interact on a daily basis with various members of regional commercial team, EUMEA team and Developmental Sciences team, Market Access team.


Will be required to interact with, inter alia, KOLs and patient associations.



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Note:  This description is not intended to be all-inclusive or a limitation of the duties of the position.  It is intended to describe the general nature of the job that may include other duties as assumed or assigned.



All employment offers and resumes are managed through our Human Resources Department and all candidates are presented through this avenue. Therefore, the Human Resources Department at BioMarin requests that recruiters are not to contact BioMarin employees directly in an attempt to present candidates. Complying with this request will be a factor in determining future professional relationships with BioMarin. BioMarin will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates for either current or future positions. Submission of unsolicited resumes in advance of an agreement between the Human Resources Department and the recruiter does not create any implied obligation on the part of BioMarin.


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