J&J Family of Companies Medical Advisor NEMA_ Diabetes/CNS/RP - - Janssen / NEMA in Beirut, Algeria

Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ is recruiting for a Medical Advisor NEMA_ Diabetes/CNS/RP - Janssen to be located in Lebanon , Algeria or Morocco

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  • To develop the NEMA Medical Strategy and the NEMA Medical Affairs Product Plan for a specific product or group of products in line with EM and EMEA Global strategy and in alignment with the CVTs strategy, considering both the weighted needs of the NEMA countries and feedback from the external scientific communities and leaders.

  • To enhance the collaboration, support, and communication within the NEMA countries for a specific product or group of products and between the EM and EMEA MAF Teams.

  • To build up or enhance a trusted collaboration with the external scientific community in order to facilitate a continuous communication and transfer of knowledge between the company, thought leaders and a wider group of physicians and customers.

  • To support the implementation of activities as outlined in the NEMA Medical Affairs Product Plan across NEMA countries under the guidance of the NEMA MAF Director and other NEMA functions (Country Medical Heads, Medical Information, MSLs, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Health Economic and Market Access, CIEE Manager).

  • To support, as a core member of the CVT team and the functional network, effective communication between the key internal regional and local groups.

  • To act as a medical and technical expert.

  • To represent the unified NEMA MAF voice towards key internal and external stakeholders.



  • To act as a NEMA MAF expert and input into the strategy for a specific product or group of products.

  • Develop and maintain detailed knowledge in products, market trends, competitor activities etc.

  • To provide expertise to the NEMA Medical Affairs Functional Network

  • To provide expertise to NEMA Operating Company functions (BTs, Medical, Commercial, HEMAR Regulatory Affairs etc.)

  • To have a pro-active role in the NEMA CVTs and the Medical Affairs functional network to provide input into and support the implementation of the NEMA MAF Strategy and Plan:

  • Work with the CVT Team to gather input for the NEMA Medical Affairs Product Plan(s) for designated product(s)

  • Work with Medical Affairs functional network to drive the implementation of the Strategy and Plan

  • Support effective and regular communications between CVT and local MAF teams, including regular communications to help minimise duplication of advocacy and access programmes across countries, and facilitate co-ordination between Medical Affairs, Marketing, HEMAR, and individual countries

  • Provide input into local publications plan

  • Provide input into Medical Education plans/activities in NEMA countries

  • Support operating companies in developing, aligning, and implementing their product strategies and tactical plans

  • Support and liaise with the EMAD in communication and feed-back to Global MAF


  • To build up or enhance a trusted collaboration with the external scientific community in order to facilitate a continuous communication and transfer of knowledge between the company, thought leaders and a wider group of physicians and customers.

  • To leverage relationships with investigators, NEMA thought leaders and patient groups to gain input into the development of the product strategy and to specific protocols.


  • Support Medical Affairs of NEMA countries to evaluate Investigator Initiated Study (IIS) proposals for scientific soundness and whether those are in alignment with the medical strategy

  • Support EMAD in all the Company Sponsored Studies (CSSs) activities (safety issues and signal detection review, and follow up the study milestones until publication plan execution).

  • Support all Early Access Programs (EAPs) related activities. Give input and actively support the Program Leader

  • Support Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS), by interactions with Investigators, respecting the internal procedures, and monitoring of the milestones planed in the agreement

  • Work with and support the EMPL and GCO-MAO in the oversight of IIS according to internal procedures including Janssen Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Health Care Business Integrity (HCBI), and legal regulations

  • To act as Study Responsible Physician ( when the Medical Advisor is a qualified medical doctor) or Study Responsible Scientist


  • Support the development and implementation of the NEMA MAF publication plan at local level.

  • Support efforts that ensure that J&J guidelines for publication of studies are followed, and that all MAF studies (local and EMEA) are published in accordance with J&J policy. Ensure NEMA messages relating to allocated product(s) (including core medical education materials, abstracts, medical information materials, marketing materials etc.) accurately reflect scientific data and are fully compliant with applicable regulations.


  • For pan-NEMA Medical Education activities, support the NEMA Medical Education Coordinator on Medical Education programs concept, review the program proposals and final program outline and support the review of scientific Medical Education materials in collaboration with Medical Information.


  • Support review of Medical Affairs Materials (slide decks, Q&A...)

  • Support local NEMA countries training needs in drug/disease area


  • Provide input to NEMA business development initiatives for allocated product(s). When requested Partner with the late lifecycle management group to provide proactive medical input for lifecycle extension opportunities as appropriate

  • Liaise with R&D functions as needed and appropriate


  • Support implementation of the NEMA Medical Affairs Strategy and Plan at local level

  • Enhance collaboration with external scientific community (incl. IIS)

  • Support NEMA countries as expert with the implementation of tactical plans

  • Support review of product NEMA Medical Education Programs and scientific materials

  • Support medical review and approval of market research and promotional materials in accordance with internal procedures and applicable external regulations.

  • Manage CVT allocated medical budget



  • Medical or Scientific degree

  • Fluency in English language required

  • Fluency in French will be an advantage

  • Able to accommodate substantial travel


  • In-depth knowledge with at least one product within TA including main competitors

  • Excellent knowledge of the TA in general with a good knowledge of all products within TA

  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of clinical trial design and study data analysis

  • Good knowledge of EU CTD and GCP requirements

  • Good knowledge of study execution, Global Medical Safety and regulatory affairs

  • Highly customer and market place focused with an awareness of the importance of business results

  • Innovative with the ability to coordinate and drive a complex and changing environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment

  • Capable of working in multi-cultural, virtual teams

  • Team player with the ability to work under own initiative

  • Self-starting, proactive and innovative

  • Very strong and demonstrable communication and influencing skills that can impact at a Local, Regional and Global level and collaborative mind set

  • Awareness of, and adherence to, Johnson & Johnson Credo values, policies and SOPs

Primary Location


Other Locations

Europe/Middle East/Africa-Morocco, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Algeria


Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ-LLC (Branch) (8612)

Job Function

Medical Affairs

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