Edwards Lifesciences Senior Scientific Communications Manager in Nyon, Switzerland
The Scientific Communication Senior Manager will
Lead scientific communications strategy or other study deep dive for the region, including Hot Ff The Press and Cite the Publication communication
Define podium scientific agenda strategy across the region
Partner with Global Marketing and Global Med Affairs on Edwards Symposium agenda alignment related to all Region based International Scientific Meetings
Lead the development and communication of Sessions of Interest for THV LT prior to all major International Scientific Meetings based in the EU region
Lead regional Evidence Communication Committee
Attend major congresses and local ones while leading scientific reports
Ensure approval of external customer facing scientific communication decks
Close collaboration with clinical affairs, medical affairs and public affairs on strategic initiatives
Develop partnership with KOL for scientific content creation and briefing
Support creation of impactful material for digital channel used for therapy development
Closely work with the marketing regional team to implement marketing strategy and tactics
Moderation of scientific round table around KOLs and experts
Manage the EMEACLA scientific communication team
Provide recommendations to leadership team on strategic communication on upcoming evidence
The Scientific Communication Senior Manager will report to EMEACLA Sr Marketing Director THV.
Lead the development of relevant material to leverage product differentiation and KOL briefing using clinical data.
Train new and existing field team tactics on the country level, being example of execution standards and time and quality of implementation.
Work closely with economic value, therapy development, digital and product portfolio team to maximize clinical differentiation program.
Partner with KOLs and develops high quality relations with other health care professionals through participation in physician organizations, conventions, sales calls and other customer.
Support local needs of the commercial and clinical teams in alignment with the marketing plan, including delivering field training regarding clinical marketing activities.
Support as needed tender development and value reimbursement dossier.
Maintain up-to-date scientific evidence knowledge and understanding using PubMed and QOSA searches.
PHD degree or equivalent in biomedical engineering or scientific area.
MBA and / or additional Healthcare related (scientific or engineering) post-graduate degree a plus.
English proficiency and local languages are required
Strong drive for execution, “make things happen” attitude
Desire to teach and share knowledge
Positive approach and strong team worker, easy to work with
High resilience capabilities, courage and risk taking + ability to see opportunities in
Proven ability to effectively communicate (written or verbal) at all levels
Proven track record of good business judgment and acumen
Excellent interpersonal, communication and team spirit skills for a wide variety of audiences, including sales, clinical & marketing leadership
Ability to simplify and communicate complex / fragmented clinical evidence
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in fast paced environment while balancing with team approach
10+ years’ experience in the healthcare industry.Med Tech experience strongly preferred. Interventional cardiology experience strongly preferred.
5+ years’ professional International experience in a scientific function
Experience in scientific data management and communication including ad board organization
Experience working in a matrix environment Regional/Local environment Additional considerations
Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Have an established foundation of scientific credibility based on integrity and a track record of achievement in delivering on large and/or multiple projects and influencing business outcomes
Consistently pushes self and others to achieve challenging goals and objectives; can be counted on to achieve goals and is both top & bottom-line oriented.
Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team
International travel up to 40%
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.