Start of mission
December 19, 2019
Job city
Marseille (13008)
Type of contract


Overall Objectives and Purpose of the role
In the Clinical Department, reporting to the Global Medical Lead (GML) Lumoxiti, you will be a core team member within a matrix organization.
You will be actively involved in Global Medical Affairs activities for Lumoxiti®, a recently FDA-approved product for the treatment of relapsed/refractory hairy cell leukemia. Lumoxiti®, acquired in 2018 from AstraZeneca, is part of Innate newly created onco-hematology franchise. The product has been launched in the US; pre-commercial activities have to be set up in Europe leading to a planned launch in late 2020/early 2021.
Within the Global Medical team, your main role and responsibilities combine strategic and operational activities and including the following listed below.
Upon request of the GML, the activities of the Medical Director may be extended to a broader scope, e.g.:
  • Participation to clinical development strategy and activities;
  • Participation to medical affairs activities related to products other than Lumoxiti®.


Main responsibilities and key tasks
Strategy Planning and Execution

  • Contribution to the global medical strategy and planning for Lumoxiti, including launch preparation activities in EU.
  • Upon delegation from the GML, execution of the global medical strategy (e.g. publications, medical communications, medical information and medical training).
Collaboration with Regional and/or Affiliate Medical

  • Alignment of regional/local activities with the global strategy
  • Oversight of focused medical training and communication priorities.
Collaboration with Global Brand Team and Commercial

  • Collaboration with the Global Brand Team and commercial group to ensure aligned and medically appropriate commercial strategy, planning and execution.
Specific activities (in coordination with the GML):
Strategy and Plans for KOL development / Scientific Congresses/ HCPs/ Patient Representatives

  • Contribution to the development of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) strategy and plan.
  • Contribution to strategy and plan for scientific congress activities (such as medical symposia, presentations of abstracts and / or posters)
  • Contribution to publication strategy and plan. 
  • Medical interactions with key HCPs in the exchange of scientific and medical information including advisory boards and presentations at national and international meetings. Work closely with External Experts, KOLs and Patient Representatives to build advocacy.
Global Medical Affairs plan

  • Contribution to the Global Medical Affairs plan. The Global Medical Affairs plan may include phase IIIb/IV studies, disease registries, epidemiological studies, outcomes surveys, and other studies.
  • Accountability for the execution of Global Medical Affairs plan (including protocol development, medical governance and interpretation of results) in close collaboration with of supportive groups (such as regulatory, CMC/manufacturing, clinical operations).
Promotional Review Committee / document review

  • Cross-functional interaction and collaboration with legal, regulatory, and commercial colleagues for the activities of the Promotional Review Committee (PRC).
  • As a content expert, review medical or commercial documents (e.g. abstracts, publications, medical information letters...) for promotional or scientific use as needed. Leverage medical and scientific knowledge to assess accuracy of publication content and references.
Medical Expert and Support

  • Provide medical support to pharmacovigilance and Medical information activities.
  • Medical support needed for the completion of regulatory obligations.
Experience and Qualifications
  • MD with 5+ years of Pharmaceutical industry experience with relevant experience in Medical Affairs.
  • Experience in scientific communications, medical affairs, or medical education.
  • Therapeutic area experience in Oncology and/or Rare Disease.
  • Experience leading, executing, and driving development of content including data analysis for a wide range of projects, with minimal review/direction.
  • Ability to effectively operate in a matrix organization.
Competencies, Skills and Behaviors
Technical Competencies Additional Skills/ Behaviors
  • Experience in Medical Affairs
  • Experience in onco-hematology
  • Experience in immuno-oncology or rare diseases
  • Experience in developing and executing medical strategies
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate scientific and medical information to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Flexible, hands-on nature and able to work with a high sense of urgency
  • Hard-working, energetic and passionate
  • Highest integrity; committed to ethics and scientific standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the drive to build client and team relationships
  • Independently and accurately incorporate strategic concepts into projects as well as guide others to do so
  • Understand and apply strategic goals into tactical execution.
  • Travel to large congresses and internal meetings – domestic and international (10-15%)
  • Able to read, write and speak French and English