Medical Advisor Specialty Medicine

GlaxoSmithKline plc
Family medicine
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26 Nov 2022

Medical Advisor Nephrology and Specialty Medicine


Approximately 1 in 10 patients worldwide are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD), many of whom experience the complication of anaemia. This currently leaves them with symptoms that can dramatically reduce quality of life. At GSK, we are following the science of anaemia to better understand how to help these patients. GSK is proud to be expanding our team of medical advisors and we are seeking experienced and passionate professionals to join our exciting journey. You will be part of a dedicated local medical affairs team of medical advisors, covering both our marketed medicines within the infectious disease portfolio, as well as an exciting portfolio of upcoming specialty medicine products from our pipeline. You will initially be working primarily on our anemia asset for CKD patients, but will over time be part of the team covering the broader portfolio of specialty products. This is an outgoing role where you are expected to have a lot of interactions with external as well as internal stakeholders.


 The responsibilities include some of the following:


  • Together with the Medical Affairs Manager, map the key Danish external experts in nephrology for anemia,  drive medical communication through scientific engagements with external experts in nephrology, address questions from healthcare professionals and support advocacy among key external experts.
  • Organize or support medical or promotional activities/meetings/projects across DK and make sure our study outcome data are understood.
  • Together with the Medical Affairs Manager develop the Danish medical strategy for the brand and work closely together with the international GSK XF Team, local Market Access and local commercial teams to adapt global medical strategies to local.
  • Medical support to internal functions such as Market Access, Commercial and Regulatory.
  • Drive external scientific engagement opportunities and organize Advisory Board meetings when needed and if relevant give scientific presentations related to the brand and therapeutic area.
  • Help develop the X-functional pre-launch, launch and post launch plan with a focus on the medical part.
  • Educate and train relevant internal stakeholders
  • Adapt or create relevant materials for training and education including medical approval of non-promotional and promotional materials.
  • If relevant support Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISSs) and GSK Studies
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the therapeutic area by reading relevant literature and attending (when possible/relevant) congresses  to be able to be a Peer to Peer counterpart for External experts.


Who are you?


Basic qualifications:


  • Higher degree in life sciences: PhD, MD, PharmD
  • Prior pharmaceutical industry experience or relevant clinical experience
  • Experience in a role successfully engaging and effectively communicating evidence-based medicine in scientific exchange with external experts.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to tailor information to different audiences appropriately.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment characterized by commitment, positive thinking, trust in each other, teamwork and creativity.
  • General planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work and drive activities independently
  • Flexible thinking and orientated towards continuous improvement in your role.


Preferred Qualifications:


If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:


  • Medical Degree with relevant clinical experience, preferably within nephrology but not a must.
  • Launch experience of a product
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills such as presenting at national or international congresses or strong history of previous working with external experts.
  • Ability to translate complex science into simple messages.
  • Solid grounding in clinical, medical and pharmaceutical science with the ability to rapidly assimilate specific and detailed knowledge in these areas.
  • Strong business mindset and ability to balance cross-functional objectives.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills and fluency in Danish and English.
  • A sense of curiosity and a passion for continuous learning and development.



If you have any questions related to the role, or just want to have an informal chat about it, please feel free to call me on my mobile :


or contact me on email:

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The deadline for applications is 26/05/2022, please submit your application before the end of this date to be considered. Please contact Recruitment if you need further assistance.




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