Medical Director

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Medical Affairs
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Job Description

Job Title: Freelance Medical Affairs Director - CNS (Central Nervous System)

Location: France (Remote)

About Us: We are a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to pioneering therapies for Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders. Committed to scientific excellence and patient-centric innovation, we are seeking an experienced and visionary Freelance Medical Affairs Director specializing in CNS to provide strategic leadership and scientific expertise to our dynamic team.

Job Description: As a Freelance Medical Affairs Director specializing in CNS, you will be responsible for shaping and executing the medical affairs strategy for our CNS product portfolio in France. Leveraging your deep understanding of CNS disorders and therapeutic areas, you will drive the development and implementation of medical initiatives to support the successful launch and lifecycle management of our CNS therapies.


  1. Strategic Leadership: Develop and lead the implementation of the medical affairs strategy for CNS products in France, ensuring alignment with global and regional objectives and driving scientific innovation and excellence.

  2. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Partner closely with cross-functional teams including Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Market Access, Marketing, and Sales to integrate medical strategy into overall business objectives and support the successful commercialization of CNS products.

  3. KOL Engagement: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), thought leaders, and healthcare professionals within the CNS therapeutic area, serving as a trusted scientific advisor and fostering collaborative partnerships to advance medical knowledge and patient care.

  4. Medical Education: Oversee the development and execution of medical education initiatives, including advisory boards, symposia, educational programs, and scientific publications, to enhance healthcare professional understanding of our CNS products and therapeutic areas.

  5. Clinical Support: Provide strategic input into clinical development programs, study protocols, and data analysis within the CNS therapeutic area, as well as support investigator-initiated studies and post-marketing studies to generate real-world evidence and advance scientific understanding.

  6. Scientific Leadership: Stay abreast of scientific and clinical developments, competitor activities, and market trends within the CNS therapeutic area, providing strategic insights and recommendations to inform decision-making and drive innovation.

  7. Compliance and Regulatory Oversight: Ensure all medical affairs activities comply with relevant regulations, guidelines, and ethical standards, including pharmacovigilance, medical information, and promotional practices, and provide strategic guidance on regulatory submissions and compliance initiatives.


  1. Education: Advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PharmD, PhD, or equivalent).

  2. Experience: Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in medical affairs within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, with a focus on CNS disorders.

  3. Therapeutic Expertise: Extensive knowledge and expertise in CNS disorders, including neurology, psychiatry, neurodegenerative diseases, and/or pain management.

  4. Leadership Skills: Strong leadership, strategic thinking, and decision-making abilities, with a demonstrated track record of driving results and leading cross-functional teams.

  5. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English, with the ability to effectively communicate complex scientific information to diverse audiences.

  6. Collaboration: Proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including KOLs, healthcare professionals, and cross-functional teams.

  7. Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities and business needs.