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Gastroenterology Medical Strategist


Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  64309

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

The Gastroenterology Medical Strategist (GMS) is responsible for developing and executing ecosystem-specific medical strategies aimed at ensuring the relevance of UCB’s immunology clinical value proposition. The GMS is also accountable for leading strategic medical engagements with key decision-makers within large medical groups and IDNs to enhance UCB’s ability to: 1) effectively communicate unmet needs for patients and health systems in their management of chronic inflammatory disease, 2) engage with UCB’s clinical value proposition, and 3) generate actionable medical insight .  This position will support our Gastroenterology franchise in the Immunology Patient Value Unit (iPVU).


Major Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Coach and model high impact medical engagement, delivery and differentiation of gastroenterology value proposition to key immunology ecosystem decision-makers
  • Lead and contribute to local ecosystem medical strategy and resource development with internal medical support to generate innovative immunology clinical value proposition content.  
  • Coach and model development of strategic partnering relationships with key immunology executive population stakeholders
  • Lead and model a deep understanding of medical influencers in each ecosystem
  • Lead strategy and development of Opinion Leaders
  • Lead role in developing a medical education plan as well as training and providing clinical/scientific updates to speakers' bureau members.
  • Team lead for organizing regional advisory boards including developing agendas and content. 
  • Lead role in developing a Payer slide deck for field use with key accounts.
  • Lead Role in material design, review, and representation of GI Core Medical Strategy in interactions with Legal, Compliance, Review Committee and Medical Affairs
  • Communicating economic and value proposition education to internal and external stakeholders
  • Partner and lead in concert with Sales Leadership, IEPLs, and Outcomes Specialists to create strong internal and external working relationships that define, and coordinate local strategic imperatives 
  • Operates at the highest level of UCB compliance and professional standards.  Compliance is a part of how we operate within UCB.  Adherence to compliant behavior is an expectation at UCB and demonstrated by embracing ethical decision-making practices and guidelines in all aspects of our organization



  • Doctorate Degree (PharmD, MD, DO, or PhD in a relevant field required)
  • 3 years of medical management experience in industry.  Autoimmune disease or biologics experience preferred
  • 3 years of relevant therapeutic area (Gastroenterology) experience
  • Demonstrated success in planning and executing market shaping medical strategies in support of clinical value propositions
  • Demonstrated strength in strategic medical planning, tactical plan development and execution
  • Demonstrated experience and documented success leading teams in cross-functional matrix environment
  • Strong proficiency in understanding large medical group/IDN and health plan healthcare models
  • Demonstrated line leadership skills in managing, developing, and influencing teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Valid US Driver's License and no more than three moving violations in past 2 years


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

Job Segment: Gastroenterology, Medical, Strategist, Immunology, Compliance, Healthcare, Strategy, Legal

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