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Associate Director, Medical Affairs EUMEA

Company: BioMarin Europe Limited
Location: London
Reference: 12455
Closing Date: 07 Jan 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

At BioMarin we have an opening for an Associate Director, Medical Affairs EUMEA based in Central London. The Associate Director, Medical Affairs is responsible for providing medical support for Medical Affairs programmes and product development strategy for the EUMEA region.


Associate Director, Medical Affairs EUMEA



This position is responsible for providing medical support for Medical Affairs programmes and product development strategy. This individual will provide expert medical support to the region working with a high degree of autonomy interacting with Marketing, Sales, Regulatory, R&D and Pharmacovigilance and other functions as required, and interface with physicians and clinical investigators. 

The Associate Medical Director will be the expert for the related approved products and have a high level of understanding of the company pipeline and associated disease areas.



  • Responsible for direct interaction with investigators, KOLs and the research community to support company initiatives
  • Serve as the medical and technical resource for answering scientific and medical questions and enquiries by internal and external collaborators, investigators, consultants and contract resources
  • Management of BioMarin Independent Research Program in the region in collaboration with the Global and the EUMEA regional medical teams
  • Support of generation of scientific publications
  • When required, act as the medical monitor for BioMarin clinical registries
  • Collaboration with the Marketing department to ensure appropriate medical and scientific content of the programmes
  • Medical review of promotional material to ensure adherence to the company’s high ethical standards and relevant Codes of Practice
  • Support Market Access department by assisting the compilation of the clinical section in the company pricing and reimbursement approval documents
  • Present at advisory boards, investigator and other scientific meetings and ensure the highest level of scientific content
  • Present at training courses, sales conferences, regional meetings, etc to develop high level of medical knowledge within sales force
  • Review of new study protocols ensuring feasibility within the regional environment
  • Support clinical research group in identification and collaboration of the study sites



  • Ability to promote effective communication between internal and external groups regarding Medical Affairs initiatives
  • Collaborative and flexible in personal interactions at all levels of the company
  • Ability to work proactively and effectively, with exceptional creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-motivated
  • Willingness to travel approx. 30-40% of the time both nationally and internationally


  • MD
  • Full GMC registration and have the right to work in the UK


  • Industry experience in a similar role is essential, preferentially in orphan diseases
  • Demonstrate excellent medical affairs skills and ideally have working knowledge in the therapy area
  • Proficiency in the ABPI Code of Practice is required
  • Outstanding presentation, written and oral skills are required
  • Clinical trial and publication experience is essential



No direct reports


  • Internally: Will be expected to interact on a daily basis with various members and teams within the European commercial operations and regional medical group
  • Externally: Will be required to interact with, inter alia, KOLs and patient associations


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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Contact Information:

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10 Bloomsbury Way 5th Floor London
Tel:  44 (0)207-420-0800
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