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Head of Solutions Immunology Central Europe


Monheim, Mettmann, Germany

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  65852

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 Immunology Business Unit in Central Europe, based in our hub in Monheim, Germany, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Head of Solutions.


As a Head of Solutions be accountable for planning and supervision of all solutions (Medical, Commercial and Market Access) developed and executed at Area level Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Central Europe).


You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Manage an integrated team of Solution Leads (e.g. Marketing & Medical Manager) to ensure translation of EU strategy and provide bottom up insight ensuring that local needs are served.
  • Drive the strategic alignment in the area with EU level and support the Business Unit Head in the implementation of the strategy with the local ecosystem teams which includes   localization and implementation of the medical, commercial and Market Access components in the integrated Area Patient Value Plan through this Solution Lead teams in partnership with the area Ecosystem Leads and other relevant Area members.
  • Be the liaison/key partner between the EU Strategy and Operations Team and the area for all EU plans which requires implementation in the area (including localization of non-promotional material) ensuring high scientific standards.
  • Be Instrumental in providing local insights to EU Strategy and Operations team on EU (medical) solutions and to area (ecosystem signals valuable to integrate in Local Patient Value Plans (LPVP).   


You will contribute by:

  • Deliver superior patient value while integrating patient-oriented solutions for implementation (non-promotional material, Patient Support Program, Patient Value Initiative, Scientific & medical collaborations, grants) as part of LPVP
  • Localize centrally developed EU solutions for the Area in line with local ecosystem insights, requirements and drivers and develops local ecosystem specific solutions in line with ecosystem drivers based on local insights.
  • Empower the local Area teams in the launch preparation, follow-up with deep-dives and provide central support for all Solution Leads and Ecosystem leads.
  • Monitor brand performance, define KPIs and share with the Patient Value Dashboard (PVD) – Implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Drive excellence in usage of the right channels through local omni-channel strategy and design local Customer Journeys
  • Lead the definition and design of Patient Experience & Patient Support solutions and ensure consistency in & appropriateness for these Patient activities across the Patient Environments at Area level.
  • Foster and develop relationships with key customers, key external stakeholders, through regular field activity, and via UCB’s sponsored educational meetings to provide insights which helps inform and evolve the brand strategy


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

  • Relevant scientific or Medical academic degree
  • Thorough knowledge of the Central European market with a focus on Immunology and/or Dermatology
  • Ideally a broad set of experience having worked in the scientific/Medical Affairs as well as the commercial space
  • Strong track-record in leading and developing others
  • Strategic Planning capabilities
  • Business and Financial Acumen combined with strong analytical skills
  • Being comfortable working in an agile and dynamic matrix environment requiring good priority setting skills
  • Networking capability and team player
  • Willingness and passion for developing innovative solutions and looking at out-of-the-box alternatives


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. 

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