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Our client is an international family owned company with ambitious growth plans in the pharmaceutical and medical device technological domain. The company has a range of products for wound and skin care, several new products in the pipeline and research cooperation agreements in Europe and the USA. Starting in 2000 as a one-man Belgian operation, the company has grown to an international family enterprise with market-leading positions and over 100 motivated employees. To fill this newly created role we are now exclusively looking for a talented, ambitious, pro-active, pragmatic and entrepreneurial minded

International Director Medical Affairs (m/f/x)

home office based in Germany | fluency in German and English is a must | newly created role
great opportunity for current (Senior) Medical Affairs Manager | experience in Wound / Skin Care appreciated

Are you attracted by these responsibilities and tasks?

As an International Director Medical Affairs*, you will be responsible for leading medical affairs communications, publications, patient advocacy and education initiatives. You are expected to travel domestically and internationally to attend congresses and external meetings with academic and industry collaborators. You will also work in x-functional team and participate in the international management team.

The position’s main responsibilities include, without being limited to, the following:

  • Develops and implements an integrated medical affairs plan and budget that supports development, marketing and sales strategies and projects for our clients portfolio
  • Builds and maintains a network of academic key opinion leaders for the indications of  the company's actual and future product portfolio
  • Development of disease specific medical and patient education plans, whether old school, digital, web-based or mobile, through the critical evaluation of relevant medical information obtained from multiple sources and platforms
  • Maintains professional relationships with key targeted organizations and individuals
  • Drive cross functional medical scientific communication efforts in alignment with business development and sales and marketing to ensure prioritized submission and publication of material to address educational needs internally and externally across all affiliates
  • Ensures that all medical communication activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
  • Collaborate with R&D as well as with marketing and sales to translate data evidence into medical communication objectives, key messages and activities
  • Provides strategic input on key planning teams such as: conventions, sales meetings, sales training and medical education programs
  • Represent the company at various medical congresses
  • Provide expertise in support of developing content (slides, websites, App) for medical communications and education

Your Expertise and Qualification from our perspective

The position requires a M.D, Ph.D. or significant Medical Affairs experience.

Minimum of 6 years of prior industry Medical Affairs experience e.g. in a (Senior) Medical Affairs Manager role. Experience in wound care or/and dermatology are an asset.

The ideal candidate will need in this role:

  • Excellent planning, organisational and interpersonal skills as well as outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to speak publicly
  • Demonstrated experience in developing networks at academia level to support educational initiatives around commercial products
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability
  • High energy and self-directed with the ability to rapidly integrate in the company's culture
  • Fluency in the English language in addition to German is mandatory due to the multinational environment


Are you interested in the role of International Director Medical Affairs*, and have the appropriate above-mentioned qualifications? Then, as the next step, we should hold a detailed discussion about your ideas and talent.

How to get in touch:

If this responsible task appeals to you, our General Manager, Mr. Joachim Kerger would be glad to hold an initial personal discussion with you by phone Tel. +49 89-20 70 42 250. Please send your complete application documentation including your salary expectations and availability by email to: We assure you of confidentiality, discretion and equal opportunity, and look forward to your approach as well as a personal discussion with you.

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*always in the intention of (m/f/x)

Joachim Kerger – Geschäftsführer von Executive Circle

Joachim Kerger

Tel. +49 89 20 70 42 250