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Field Medical Lead Bone


Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  71746

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 team, based in any country of Northern Europe area, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of:


Field Medical Lead Bone Northern Europe


The Field Medical Lead will lead a therapeutically aligned Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Team and provide executive medical presence, leadership, coaching, and accountability to drive individual and team results.


As a Field Medical Lead Bone NE, your key accountability is the leadership of Medical Science Liaison for consistency & excellence of their capability and plans across the ecosystem & the area/country; and the line management of MSL teams.


You like to work in an environment where you can:


  • Lead and inspire the MSLs team in your respective country/area: recruitment, onboarding, development, performance review, mentoring and management.
  • Collaborating on the field medical strategic roadmap and ensuring qualitative execution of the strategy by delivering on group and individual metrics for your team.
  • Offer cross functional input into country TA strategy and business unit plans.


You will contribute by:


  • Lead, inspire, and model cooperative teamwork behaviours that enables their MSL team to be accountable for creating (in collaboration with the local cross functional therapeutic area team) & coordinating medical strategies and executing tactics independently as part of the medical function.
  • Develop & implement aligned MSL training curriculums in partnership with the Medical strategic Lead, local L&D partner, GMA and EU medical.
  • Define goals/priorities/KPIs for the MSLs together with the Business Unit Lead and request feedback for performance review.
  • Ensure implementation of local field medical plan and monitoring of performance vs. objectives.
  • Coach and model high impact medical engagement, delivery and scientific & clinical differentiation of TA/asset value proposition.
  • Alignment & cross-functional collaboration within the ecosystem team so that MSLs are empowered to be the medical leaders of the field ecosystem.
  • Ensure goals are accomplished within boundaries established by regulatory, legal and compliance in accordance with company policies, processes and sound ethical practices.
  • Provide key input for medical/MSL plans execution for ensuring the best leverage of medical engagements and customer facing tactics and in a compliant manner.
  • Resource optimization & effectiveness.
  • Effective implementation of Global MSL Excellence capability framework that result in consistent, valued outcomes and maximum in-country impact.
  • Monitor local healthcare environment and share insights with GMA to evolve Global MSL Excellence capability framework.
  • Source, interpret & share insights and local gaps/needs to inform global/regional field medical excellence plans and deliverables.


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


  • Demonstrated Medical affairs experience.
  • Leadership skills in managing, developing, coaching and influencing teams in matrix environment.
  • Relevant therapeutic area experience is a plus.
  • Educational background: Phd, Pharmd or MD degree in Life Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Pharma, preferred.
  • Demonstrated strength in strategic medical planning, tactical plan development and implementation.
  • Digital Literacy.
  • Demonstrated negotiation, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Scientific Acumen and ability to translate scientific and clinical data into value proposition for the different stakeholders.
  • Business Acumen and Focus on delivering customer value and impact.
  • Medical governance and compliance skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including networking and presentation skills.
  • Languages: full professional proficiency in English (both oral and written).
  • Willingness to travel extensively, both nationally and internationally.



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 will 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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