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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Director Medical Affairs - UK & Ireland (hybrid/remote) in Winnersh, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 75,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role

In this newly created role, you join the UK & Ireland (UK&I) Leadership team and the EMEA Medical affairs organization and contribute to the value maximization of current and future Medical Affairs people, processes and product portfolio. You will cover the full BD product portfolio.

You conceptualize, develop and implement Clinical and Medical Affairs strategies and programs in the UK&I region. The role has oversight on all medical activities in the UK&I region, including IISs, scientific relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), promotional and educational activities and materials.

Main Responsibilities

  • Sense clinical, innovation and health economics trends within UK&I and translate these into insights and strategies for BD

  • Establish positive relationships with key medical authorities and institutions

  • Engage with existing HCP and professional groups having insights and values of strategic relevance to BD

  • Act as primary contact in UK&I for medical and scientific questions for both new and existing products in BD portfolio

  • Review and approve regionally focused external communications

  • Address serious product or patient safety issues affecting multiple business units by direct intervention with involved HCPs as well as within BD processes

  • Assist with legislative, market access and reimbursement efforts, both at national and local levels

  • Organize regional and international congresses, workshops, advisory boards, etc. with influential HCPs to exchange insights, help map out BD strategy and advance the clinical areas related to BD activities

  • Develop UK&I Evidence Generation strategy in collaboration with Central Medical Affairs function, BUs and UK&I leadership

  • Achieve broad external exposure for BD generated evidence

  • Partner with Business Development for evaluating licensing opportunities

About you

We are looking for a strong professional with in-depth knowledge of clinical and regulatory requirements in a multi-layer medical organization, including field-based medical teams. You are knowledgeable in the areas of regulatory, commercial and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical /medical device and biotech industry. We will consider academic applicants, with clinical experience and interactions with industry (clinical trials, Advisory Boards, presentations, etc.). Due to the requirements of the role and the product portfolio, we require a degree or qualification as a Medical Doctor.

You have proven a keen eye for business and critical thinking skills to identify unmet clinical needs, evaluate product opportunities and help develop strategies that leads to efficient development of these opportunities. You have worked with commercial teams in UK&I and have proven your ability to set a medical direction.

Other attributes include:

  • Experience of market access challenges, and of the payer landscape

  • Clinical trial experience with solid knowledge of Good Clinical Practice

  • Ideally, you are well-networked with KOLs in areas of BD activities

  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of time. We are offering flexibility to work remotely, with visits to our UK&I head office in Winnersh about once every 2 weeks.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

To learn more about BD visit https://emea.jobs.bd.com/

Primary Work Location

GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road

Additional Locations

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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