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Date Added: Sat 25/12/2021

Medical Therapeutic Area Lead

Netherlands / Belgium, Netherlands
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Hobson Prior are looking for a Medical Therapeutic Area Lead to join a fantastic pharmaceutical company on a permanent basis where you will be based in the Netherlands, but our client will also consider those based in Belgium. For more information, please get in touch now!

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will be leading 2 Medical Advisors covering the Benelux region.
  • Taking the Neurology TA forward for the client.
  • 1 product to launch in early 2022 with more products in the pipeline.
  • Operational and strategy role.
  • Creating the Medical Affairs plan for the team.
  • Line management of the team.
  • Working Cross functional in the region.
  • In this exciting role, you will manage the Benelux Medical Affairs team.
  • You will be the proactive strategic partner within the Cluster Value Team (CVT) for medical excellence.
  • You will act as a bridge between the Benelux Medical Affairs Team and the EMEA Medical Affairs organisation.

Key Skills:

  • Team player. Strong in decision making. Stimulating and contributing to the development of team members.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to work independently as a hands-on manager, and proactively contribute as a resource when necessary.
  • Flexibility to adapt and meet the changing/growing needs of our customers.
  • High level of integrity, compliance, ethics and transparency.


  • Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, pharmaceutical or biomedical degree or equivalent by experience.
  • More than 4 years' experience within Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Leadership experience in managing teams and business operations.
  • Proven strong analytical, communication, influencing, decision-making and leadership skills for interaction with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Conceptual skills: able to have an integral view across different disciplines within the medical domain for neuroscience.
  • People management and team leadership skills: stimulate and motivate to develop and execute medical excellence and medical leadership.
  • Languages: Dutch, English: spoken & written; basic French.
  • Experience in managing professionals in the pharmaceutical or related industries.
  • Preferred Business acumen and relevant experience/training in business administration for translation into strategy.
  • Deep knowledge of Neuroscience.
  • Understanding of Clinical Study operations.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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