Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Senior Manager Scientific & Medical Affairs - Rest of the world (ROW) – Neuchatel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future. Your ‘day to day’ As a Senior Manager Scientific & Medical Affairs - ROW (all countries except Americas) in constant collaboration with Scientific Engagement and External affairs functions, you will be responsible for accelerating the awareness and understanding of Tobacco Harm Reduction and the science behind PMI’s Smoke-Free Products (SFP) to consider business objectives and market needs for SFP for the identified and agreed priority markets. In your role, you will be responsible to define relevant scientific activities and study designs and concepts (e.g., in vitro, in vivo, clinical, real-world evidence) fit for purpose to generate evidence in the context of Tobacco Harm Reduction on the market level, engaging with investigators/key scientific opinion leaders/organizations globally and developing strategies for advancing Tobacco Harm Reduction initiatives. More specifically, you'll • Co-develop an integrated evidence plan and study designs for PMI’s SFP in close collaboration with Life Science functions, ensuring cross-functional collaborations with Product, Regulatory, External Affairs, and Legal. • Provide medical input into study designs, evaluate, and create, write or review scientific protocols. • Co-develop scientific studies with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) on the regional and local level. • Oversee study execution from a scientific and medical point of view. • Contribute to the Independent Investigators’ Program by providing review and input to study designs, driving selection of relevant studies that meet business objectives. • Build strong partnerships with scientific and medical KOLs, including healthcare professionals, and others externally to support scientific Tobacco Harm Reduction initiatives. • Contribute to the scientific & medical education on PMI’s SFP to various audiences within and outside PMI. Support the creation and review of educational materials. • Serve as the overall scientific and medical specialist on Tobacco Harm Reduction and SFP in your respective disease area. • Support the development of publications. Who we’re looking for • MD or an international equivalent experience, preferably in internal medicine, cardiology, respirology or oncology. • Minimum 8 years of Pharma/Biotech experience in medical and clinical affairs. • Demonstrated experience in scientific and clinical studies design, protocol writing and conduct and interpretation of data. • Enthusiastic about driving the change and transforming public health on global level, effective communicator and presenter with/to broad range of audiences internally and externally. • Ability to convey complex scientific data in an effective manner. • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant regulatory and clinical guidance and standards. • Experienced hands-on individual contributor. • Excellent Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills. • Fluent in written and spoken English. What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. #LI-Hybrid