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Chief Medical Officer

Application Open Date: 
17/08/2021 - 12:45
Deadline Date: 
19/09/2021 - 23:59
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Agency is looking to recruit a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to be a key leader in the Agency and provide clinical subject matter expertise in working with the EU Network to deliver on its core business and implementation of its Regulatory Science strategy. The CMO will work directly with their peers and healthcare leadership throughout the healthcare industry and environment. The CMO will have superior judgment, excellent communications skills, a high level of creativity, and the ability to thrive in a complex, intellectual, and highly collaborative environment. Additionally, the CMO will work closely in developing industry and academic affiliations to increase the visibility of EMA public health mission. As the CMO, you will report directly to the Executive Director (ED) and you will be a member of the Executive Board which supports the Executive Director in defining and setting EMA’s overall strategy and objectives, and exploring opportunities for further improvement. In this role, you will: Work closely with the crisis co-ordinator to effectively manage the Agency’s response to emerging health issues. Promote the Agency’s responses to strategies such as Europe’s beating cancer action plan and other EU health related initiatives. Provide scientific leadership within the Agency through the Scientific Coordination Group and the Scientific Coordination Board and developing close working relationships with committee chairs. Lead a cross agency community of medical experts and therapeutic area leaders in discussion on medical aspects of medicines, their development and supervision. Engage with the patients and healthcare professionals working parties to enable their delivery of workplans in line with the Agency’s strategies. Champion the Agency’s scientific publication strategy targeting hot topic areas in high impact journals. More information available at the EMA Careers website.
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