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Biogen Medical Lead (Sr. Medical Manager) Rare Diseases, Switzerland in Baar, Switzerland

For our office in Baar we┬┤re recruiting for a

Medical Lead (Sr. Medical Manager) Rare Diseases, Switzerland (f/m/d)


  • Leads the strategy for the TA medical affairs, develops medical tactical plan in alignment with the regional medical strategy and brand plan, in close cross-functional collaboration, develops plans of pre-launch activities for potential upcoming rare diseases under research with Gene Therapies.

  • Provides expertise to HCPs and key stakeholders in the TA; Develops strong medical, scientific partnership with external key stakeholders. Acts as a trusted and credible medical scientific partner by engaging in scientific/ medical exchange with HCPs/ stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Represents local medical Affairs for the TA for internal and external key stakeholders, and close collaborates with regional and global medical team of the TA.

  • Leads the management of research projects like IITs, SRAs, phase IV studies, registries, ensuring proper documentation and managing oversight as appropriate.

  • Communicates clearly appropriate scientific information and data, answering accurately to unsolicited external medical inquiries, according to local laws, external and internal regulations.

  • Conducts/attends/presents at Advisory Boards initiated by the affiliate organization if there is a clear need for specific medical input.

  • Defines, organizes and implements medical education events and meetings on face-to-face or virtual base for different stakeholders.

  • Defines, organizes and implements medical projects, such as Patients support Programs, Early Access programs on need, to provide patients access to therapies, according to local laws, external and internal regulations.

  • Develops and prepares scientific documents for healthcare professionals in close cooperation with the brand team and with EU+

  • Develops and maintains up-to-date knowledge of the therapy areas by reviewing the literature, clearly communicate accurate scientific information on purpose to Key Medical Experts and key stakeholders, leading or participating in cross-functional interactions (e.g., scientific congresses, advisory boards, symposia)

  • Responsible for budget calculation and overview related to medical activities.

  • Reviews promotional and scientific materials for medical accuracy and compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations

  • Develops KME- and Stakeholder Engagement Plans in accordance with the overall strategic brand plans, in close collaboration with Medical Director and Leadership Team.

  • Provides local support for Drug Safety, Medical Information and Clinical Research/GCO as appropriate

  • Provides medical support on regulatory strategies for registration of new products or line extensions, to market access and marketing in product and pricing strategies.

  • Provides internal medical trainings on disease area and product to local affiliate functions, such as V&A, Marketing, Commercial (ABMs), Government Affairs and communication.

  • Represents local medical in the local brand team close collaborate with regional SMA medical team and upcoming Gene TAs of rare diseases team and develops strong partnership.

  • Travel 20%

  • Master to Doctorate; Natural Science degree (advanced terminal), Degree preferred: MD, PhD, Master of Science/Biology/Biochemistry, PharmD) or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Min 5+ years of relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical industry (e.g., medical affairs, clinical research)

  • Relevant work and/or expertise in Neurology, particularly in SMA or rare diseases in Neuromuscular or ophthalmology is a plus

  • Fluent in German and English; French and Italian are a plus.

  • Ideally, medical/scientific experience in rare diseases (e.g., in Neurology, Ophthalmology)

  • Working knowledge of Regulatory Affairs, Value and Access, Drug Safety, Legal and Compliance environment.

  • Product launch experience is a plus.

  • People management experience is a plus.

  • Understanding of GCP

  • Understanding of health economics