Senior Medical Affairs Scientist, Finland – Pfizer, Helsinki



About the job

Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives… At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: Courage, Joy, Equity and Excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives. At Pfizer we know that great things happen anywhere people come together with one shared goal.

In our search for talents, right now, we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position as:

Senior Medical Affairs Scientist

How We Impact Patients

We contribute to transforming the lives of patients through science. We lead the medical conversation by partnering broadly and generating scientific evidence. In this role your will be at the heart of science focusing on breakthroughs that transform patients´ lives.

At Pfizer, we have a long history in infectious diseases research and development. Current portfolio includes products for COVID-19 as well as numerous other essential anti-infectives. Furthermore, in the upcoming years Pfizer is expected to launch several new drugs for infectious diseases in areas with high medical need. As Medical Affairs Scientist you will have a key role in ensuring individuals and society can safely and effectively benefit from our current and future products through data generation, peer-to-peer interaction, and collaboration with external parties.

How You Will Contribute

Senior Medical Affairs Scientist (Sr MAS) leads and executes medical strategies for demonstration and communication of the therapeutic value of assigned Pfizer product(s) in healthcare and for the optimization of patient outcomes.

Sr MAS uses a science-based and customer-focused approach to advance medical engagement, clinical research, data generation and co-creation of innovative solutions based on customer needs. In this position the Sr MAS will work within the Hospital and Covid portfolio Medical Affairs team in Finland within the therapeutic area of infectious diseases.

The key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Develops and implements customer-focused medical strategies for the assigned Pfizer product(s) in Finland
  • Acts as the scientific point of contact for HCPs, academia, and other ext. stakeholders
  • Leads medical to medical communication in the therapeutic area and drives personalized interactions across multiple channels and builds enduring relationships with key stakeholders and institutions
  • Proactively identifies possibilities and digital solutions to optimize patient outcomes in collaboration with internal colleagues and external partners
  • Advances Pfizer-sponsored clinical research in country in close collaboration with Clinical Research colleagues and proactively identifies local research opportunities and high-performing trial sites
  • Advances KOL and institutional involvement in Pfizer-sponsored research and identifies and drives research collaborations with key customers
  • Actively Identifies data gaps for pipelines assets and actively collaborates with Medical Affairs Data Expert and H&V colleagues in generation of value-based data strategies and plans.
  • Actively collaborates with above-country colleagues and external stakeholders on pipeline assets for evaluation of local data generation opportunities and ensuring value-based data at launch and across the entire product life cycle
  • Provides innovative solutions and exercises independent judgment in developing tactics and criteria for achieving objectives
  • Contributes to company strategies and plans by providing medical input through actionable customer insights
  • Proactively builds strategic partnerships and strong collaboration with internal colleagues and effectively leads cross-functional teams
  • Is a key contributor to ensure company’s high ethical medical standards and compliance

What We Expect

  • Higher academic degree in relevant science area, with strong scientific skills and/or clinical experience. MD, PhD or PharmD is a preference
  • Several years of professional experience in a relevant area
  • Business acumen and high level of industry understanding
  • Ability to work in an international setting in a matrix organization
  • Deep scientific knowledge and competence in the therapeutic area
  • Strong communication and presentations skills and ability to deliver scientific and strategic messages
  • Good knowledge of the national healthcare system
  • Knowledge of the Code of Ethics and relevant regulations
  • Experienced user of digital communication channels and virtual communication media
  • Fluency in Finnish and in English
  • Ability to travel as required for on-site visits with external as well as internal stakeholders across Finland and internationally

What You Can Expect

At Pfizer, we invest in creating an environment which unleashes the power of our people. Some of our key drivers:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Everyone has something to offer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive organization is crucial to building a successful organization. Pfizer is committed to celebrating this in all its forms ensuring we are as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.

When you grow, We Grow! – All colleagues are empowered to unleash their full potential, delivering on our company purpose through non-linear career paths, made of a diverse set of experiences.

Health & Wellbeing– We empower our colleagues to better care for themselves and make new investments to help them manage their mental and physical well-being. Ensuring an environment where colleagues can unleash their power and bring joy at work is one of our focus areas.

Join us in making breakthroughs that change patients’ lives.

We are looking forward to having your application as soon as possible. Please send your CV and cover letter in English by 10th of March.

Evaluation and interviews will run in parallel to posting.

  • Work location: Helsinki, Finland, flexibility possible
  • Type of contract: Regular

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.