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Medical Affairs Lead


Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  65493

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?


To strengthen our Medical Affairs Team, based in our US Atlanta HQ, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Medical Affairs Lead.  As a Medical Affairs Lead you will provide strategic medical/scientific insight and resources, in an assigned therapeutic area, to both internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of product plans in the Immunology Patient Value Unit (iPVU).

You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Derive data generation plans for a specific immunology product or products having indications in a specified therapeutic area 
  • Work collaboratively with the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) team Assesses the need for and ensures execution of key exploratory data analysis projects. 
  • Conduct medical review of proposals for company sponsorship of Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS).
  • Maintain expertise in specified therapeutic areas by collecting competitive intelligence and disease state expertise from both literature and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement. 
  • Assess the need for planning and running medical advisory boards 
  • Collaborate with the publication manager, management of the publication plan developed each year by the Medical Director 


You will contribute by:

  • Ensuring appropriate focus, timely preparation, review and submission of publications at scientific congresses 
  • Performing quality check and review medical review of brand promotional materials and internal medical education resources 
  • Assisting with the development of training materials and programs to ensure brand teams, sales training department and the medical teams have appropriate levels of expertise in disease states and with relevant products 
  • Acting as a scientific/medical expert in the specified therapeutic areas within immunology  
  • Reviewing topics for CME events related to relevant therapeutic areas and provides professional input for symposia development and key congresses in accordance with Company policies 
  • Developing partnerships with key opinion leaders to help determine existing data gaps and appropriate data mining programs for products with indications in therapeutic areas.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (MD, PharmD, D.O, Ph.D. in Life Sciences) 
  • 2 years of strategic in-house Medical Affairs experience or 7 years of field medical affairs Medical Science Liaison work experience 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific experience in immunology preferred 
  • Advanced scientific knowledge in immunology 
  • Mastery of general scientific or medical research principles 
  • Build strategic working relationships with both diverse internal and external medical and scientific experts, as well as brand team members 
  • Ability to think based on both business principles and scientific principles 
  • Strong project management skills, including projects managed via a matrix organization 


Why you should apply 
At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve. 

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Job Segment: Medical, Neurology, Immunology, Data Analyst, Healthcare, Research, Data

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