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Medical Director

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:48:16 AM
  • 2635662
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Amersham

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Role Summary:
As the Medical Director you will insure the highest standards of patient-driven quality are instilled in the Organization. As such, individual will have extensive cross-functional interaction within the Company, ranging from R&D through to clinical, regulatory and commercial functions. Build your career and experience the advantages that come with working for the “World’s Most Admired Company” (Fortune Magazine) offering significant opportunities for growth and career advancement.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Provision of scientific support and leadership of the Medical Affaires activities of the Northern European Region (UK, Ireland, Nordics, The Nederland)

• Provide high quality medical expertise and strategic support to the commercial team and other functions within GE Healthcare Core Imaging
• Participation at scientific meetings with active role in presenting key clinical evidence to referral groups and KOL
• • Single medical point of contact and relationship development with key medical opinion leaders; including but not limited to Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Neurology and Cardiology specialists
• Act as the medical liaison for medical societies, government agencies, ministries of health and advocacy groups
• Review and approval of promotional and other materials for scientific content
• Support creation of clinical summaries, training materials and oversight medical information activities
• Responsible to assess and support all activities related to investigator initiated trials and post marketing surveillance studies. Collaboration with Clinical development providing feedback to the development plans
• Advise and council one or more strategic business groups in truly understanding the value of shrewdly designed and executed clinical development plans across the global businesses.
• Working with the Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs teams to establish and maintain strong risk assessment and management processes for decision-making
• Input into Risk Management reviews as it relates to patient safety, the performance of risk assessment in the design of new products, and the interpretation of patient safety and risk in the post-market environment
• Support creation of clinical summaries, training materials and oversight medical information activities


• Medically qualified or equivalent
• Experience in industry, medical affairs or commercial business
• Experience of approving promotional materials in accordance with the ABPI code or equivalent
• Business knowledge and experience in a commercial environment
• Ability to travel 30% of the time (domestic and international)
• Experience working with high level senior stakeholders

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics:

• Post graduate work experience in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Neurology or Cardiology
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Effective and comfortable presenting scientific information internally and externally
• Strong leadership skills; able to create a dynamic environment that fosters transparency, collaboration and innovative thinking
• Strong problem solving and negotiation skills; ability to influence and make recommendations at multiple levels of the company
• Demonstrated project management skills to establish strategic goals and to prioritize, plan, delegate and evaluate deliverables

Locations: United Kingdom ; Amersham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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