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Medical Affairs Manager


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Brussels, WI
Other/Not Classified
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Full Time
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Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Medical Affairs Manager

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Medical Affairs Manager in our Brussels office.


Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our more than 230-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.


A Typical Day Will Include:

As a Medical Affairs Manager working on the Medical Affairs Team, you will be empowered to set and provide the strategic direction and you will have overall responsibility for the medical affairs activities, including studies, medical educational activities, and medical compliance for all products within the therapeutic area. As a Medical Affairs Manager you will ensure execution of the therapeutic area strategy and builds and maintains trusted medical / scientific relationships with health care professionals. In this role, you will also manage and lead the medical team consisting of Medical Scientific Liaison(s) (MSL).



  • Represent therapeutic area in local, regional internal and external forums
  • Be in charge of managerial and medical leadership and direction for Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area (TA) department including budget, recruitment and development of team members
  • Be in charge for development and execution of local medical product strategies for the respective portfolio of products that are aligned with EUCAN and local brand teams (marketing, KAM and market access)
  • Remains up to date on the latest relevant scientific literature
  • Establish and maintain successful scientific interactions and relationships with thought leaders, medical and pharmacy professions
  • Be responsible for providing country high level medical expertise for the development projects and studies (e.g. phase III/IV and RWE studies), including strategic and operational feasibility and conduct support
  • Provide medical support for trainings of sales force and medical scientific liaisons when requested and attend at congresses
  • Provide high level medical expertise to internal stakeholders such as Marketing, KAM, Market Access, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Quality Assurance
  • Provide external medical training on therapeutic area and respective products to health care professionals
  • Be responsible for medical review related to the respective therapeutic area
  • Assure compliance with laws, CGR/EFPIA as well as global and local Takeda policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Work Instructions


  • Achieves executional excellence through continuous demonstration of professional leadership.
  • Inspires new ways of thinking and “can-do attitude” with confidence and loyalty
  • Influences others in the definition of new business process
  • Fosters an organizational mindset in which the customer comes first through personal example and behaviour.
  • Works as a cross-functional leader for special or ongoing communications
  • Motivation, coaching and counselling of the team members

Empowering Our People to Shine


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Important announcement for candidates


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At Takeda, we are people-oriented and take pride in being an employer of choice.

I look forward to hearing from you soon!




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