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Scientific Lead - Medical Head Bone Italy


Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  66006

Scientific Lead – Medical Head Bone Italy

Bone Patient Value Unit

January 16, 2020 

Location: Milan, Italy 
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 newly created Bone Patient Value Unit, based in our affiliate in Milan, Italy, we are looking to fill the position of: Scientific Lead – Medical Head Bone Italy.

Would you say your scientific approach is passionate above all? At UCB, we say you are a ‘scienassionate’ person. This innovative blend of talent means you are personally driven to leverage knowledge in the interest of patients.

As a UCB 'scienassionate' person and Scientific Lead – Medical Head Bone Italy - Bone you like to work in an environment where you can:
✓ Be the highest possible scientific standards in the implementation of the strategy and the tactical execution at the Italian level

✓ Be the connectivity between the Region, the Area and local PVUs on long term strategic objectives, clinical development and cross border initiatives

✓ Be the reference scientific expert for National market access initiatives like national negotiations & HTA submissions

This role will directly report to the Area Ecosystem Head Bone of the PVU Bone Italy.

As a UCB 'scienassionate' person and Scientific Lead – Medical Head Bone Italy you will contribute by:
• Adapting and translating appropriate scientific contents and securing connection with the EU engine. In relation to this you will address barriers to the efficient development of materials and assets for the field

• Ensuring appropriateness and consistency of contents dissemination through the different stakeholder facing roles across the Italian eco-systems

• Ensuring the highest scientific standards in the solutions deployed, warranting alignment with the global strategy, the Regional priorities and anchoring in the patient subpopulation where we want to differentiate

• Being an area scientific coordinator and interface between Italy and EU of long-term scientific initiatives connected to new indications and new products from a content perspective

• Being the reference point for the UCB Pipeline projects (clinical trials), EU Cross-borders and guidelines initiatives in terms of scientific content, execution will be driven by MSLs

• Being accountable for providing cross-discipline scientific input and high quality of scientific content in the development and delivering of scientific/clinical evidence and documents supporting pricing and market access negotiations at national and/or key sub-national levels in Italy, in line with ecosystem needs
Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:
• Master’s Degree required; PhD preferred, in one of the following areas; Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedic

• 5-10 years in stakeholder facing roles within healthcare

• Demonstrated experience in working within multidisciplinary teams

• Knowledge of appropriate regulatory and access/HTA guidelines

• Proven coaching skills regarding individual and team developing 

• Proven cross functional project team’s leadership

• Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications, in English and in Italian

• Demonstrated strength in business planning, tactical plan development and execution

• Strong value commitment

Job Segment: Medical, Scientific, Orthopedic, Endocrinology, Immunology, Healthcare, Engineering

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