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Scientific & Communication Specialist


Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  68488

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, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Scientific & Communication Specialist for our affiliate based in Milan, Italy.


As a Scientific & Communication Specialist, you will identify and foster purposeful partnerships with key scientific influencers to drive new sources of patient value.


You like to work in an environment where you can:


Cooperate closely with the Medical Team and our different Patient Value Units team members across functions.

This role is office-based.


You will contribute by:


  • Reviewing non-promotional and promotional materials
  • Contributing to MedCom best practice development
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations, processes and SOPs
  • Contributing to Medical-Scientific trainings
  • Sharing expertise to complex MedInfo standard document
  • Supporting the development of best practices, common standards, metrics and systems
  • Ensuring close cooperation with regulatory (LCC)
  • Maintaining and continuously expanding TA, disease, and product knowledge


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


  • Scientific Bachelor’s degree (preferred; PharmD / PhD in life sciences or in a medical or science-related specialty)
  • First experience with interpretation and communication of medical / scientific data (preferred; experience in Scientific / Medical Affairs such as MedInfo, MSL, Medical Writing and / or Clinical Development / Regulatory or Pharmacovigilance)
  • Knowledge of regulatory / safety / legal requirements and implications of Medical Communication activities
  • Excellent command of the English language and outstanding written and communication skills
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Attention to details
  • Solution-focused
  • Customer-focused
  • Ability to work in teams in a multi-functional, environment
  • Analytical skills & scientific thinking
  • Maintaining medical and scientific knowledge as well as market knowledge
  • Strong “can do” attitude



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 profil


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. 

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