Senior Medical Advisor

Category: Medical Affairs
Job ID: R-71230
Employment Type: Full time
Location: China – Beijing
Posted Date: February 11, 2019

This position is responsible for providing medical insights into the relevant TA and/or specific molecules to the China teams and the global teams to inform clinical development and medical affairs strategies for China, and for executing the activities accordingly. Key responsibilities include:

  • Working on the planning, data generation and communication for China therapeutic areas
  • Participating in/conducts Local Advisory Board Meetings, Investigator Meetings, Expert Panels and other medical activities
  • Establishing and maintaining relationship with key investigators, thought leaders, and professional organizations in the relevant therapeutic areas in the Chinese medical community
  • Developing and executing the China medical plan and medical activities for the product(s) in accordance to internal and external regulations
  • Providing therapeutic area and/or product specific medical education, ensuring consistency of medical content and scientific messages across various tools and materials
  • Supporting China local study team in participation and completion of global development studies in China; visiting selected KOL’s and study groups for strategic discussions and protocol development; providing input into site selection for Amgen-sponsored studies; developing and executing better recruitment strategies in conjunction with China local study teams; providing local support for Medical questions, feasibility and trial strategy
  • Overseeing in-sourced/outsourced Medical programs and logistics
  • Supporting China regulatory and ethics approvals for study protocols


  • Medical education and practice in clinical medicine, particularly with specialty training or clinical experiences


  • Minimum of 2 years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia
  • Experience in Medical Department or Clinical Development
  • Experience with clinical study management and conduct is preferred
  • Knowledge of commercialization and business practices is preferred


  • Therapeutic area knowledge, and bone area knowledge is preferable
  • Knowledge of working with customers in therapeutic area
  • Preferred to have knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, lifecycle and commercialization


  • Medical and/or scientific expertise
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written communications
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge as well as overall product related knowledge
  • Certain level of clinical research knowledge, such as: study design, study evaluation, medical writing skills, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, KOL management
  • Strong customer orientation; science-based
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Clin Development, Regulatory, Safety, etc.)

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