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Associate Director / Director – Medical Affairs

Full time

Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Role Summary

Role will be responsible for development and implementation of medical strategy and for providing
medical inputs pivotal for shaping brand strategies across Consumer/Cosmetics and/Pharma along
with capability building activities. Effective KOL management for applicable clients.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Strategy and implementation: Contribute to the establishment of the local medical strategy
    and brand plans ensuring that business perspective is considered
  • Develop and guide local KOL management strategy together with medical and marketing
    organization as applicable for clients in scope
  • Establish scientific relationships with expert groups, societies, regulatory bodies and
    represent the company among decision makers and medical peer groups.
  • Medical support towards OTC brand management; claims generations and substantiation.
  • Support on OTC claims activations on all platforms including e-commerce, e-pharmacy,
    Social media, Websites and Digital media.
  • OTC claim inputs-review/approval.
  • Medical insights on proposed NPD formulations.
  • Ensure adherence to code of compliance; Make sure that all promotional activities are made
    in accordance with local regulations.
  • Ensure that any promotional, POS and educational materials for CH/Pharma division have
    been reviewed and approved according to relevant procedure.
  • Ensure that claims are substantiated by competent and adequate scientific evidence.
  • Ensure that all information requests coming from customers, consumers or patients are
    managed according to relevant procedures.
  • Outreach and knowledge repository; Lead local research initiatives (RWDs) to generate and
    support product concepts.
  • Responsible for promoting cross-functional support between medical affairs and Marketingsales-trade stockholders in client workspace.
  • Ensure excellence in the implementation of Medical-Marketing strategies in collaboration
    with CH/Pharma commercial team.
  • Act as a key specific speaker of the therapeutic areas and give presentations.
  • Conduct local scientific advisory boards as needed.
  • Medical support to field operations team; Support on execution of Medico-Marketing
    strategies and operations.
  • HCP query handling.
  • Drive HCP scientific engagement studies.
  • KOL management
  • Develop and strengthen the scientific acumen of the team.
  • Medical information-monitoring seamless execution of ‘Query management’.


Candidate Profile

  •  PhD/ Pharmacist (Bpharm / Mpharm).
  •  Prior experience in Medico marketing is a must.
  •  Prior OTC/ non-Rx / Rx brand handling experience is preferred.
  •  Exposure to conducting RWDs is preferred.

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