Celgene Medical Affairs Manager in Braine, Belgium


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


  • Key medical point of contact for Myeloid and Oncology according to portfolio opportunities, for Celgene Belux. Focus on both for internal and external stakeholders.

  • On short term, supporting actual marketed products with the objective mid-term to focus more and more on future portfolio.

  • Key interface with multiple functions – Marketing & Sales, Medical Affairs operations, Market Access, Regulatory, Clinical Operations and Safety.

  • Future Co-lead of Myeloid disease team, especially for new products planning.

  • Contributes to the Medical Affairs disease strategy and is responsible for the tactical implementation of disease related Medical Affairs activities.

  • Medical accountability for transversal Celgene Hematology projects.

  • Oversees KOL management and development plans.

Main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Disease strategy & tactics

  • Works closely with brand managers to pro-actively contribute to disease strategic plans in alignment and limited support from Medical Director.

  • Ensures that local affiliate Medical Affairs strategy is in line with regional and global strategy.

  • Responsible for development of Medical Affairs tactics and implementation Medical activities.

  • Contributes to pre-launch activities, including launch planning and execution of relevant medical activities.

  • Works closely with RMLs.

  • As disease expert provide Market access support as required.

  • Maintains effective working relationship with Global HQ Medical Affairs.

  • Reviews and approves Marketing materials.


  • Develops local ORQ (open research questions) in Myeloid and Oncology.

  • Local disease lead point of contact for new IIT proposals channeled by RML’s.

  • Works with local IIT operations responsible to provide IIT content support, local review and approval of IIT concepts, key point of liaison with EMEA disease leads & related functions (i.e. stats) for the review of new IIT proposals.

  • Oversees local publication planning in general and for IITs in particular with support by RMLs and IIT operations responsible.

  • Responsible for developing MNP protocols or any other phase IV local studies in relevant disease areas as applicable – work closely with Medical Affairs operations for implementation of these locally sponsored studies.

Operational aspects

  • Disease expertise input to Medical information, Scientific communication – develop material as appropriate together with local scientific communication responsible (i.e. MIS).

  • Responsible for content input review and approval of disease related scientific communication materials.

  • Oversees and manages disease related budget.

  • Reviews and approves unsolicited off-label requests in related disease areas, ensures the appropriate education materials are provided to HCP to ensure safe use in off-label indications – works closely with Medical Affairs operations responsible for implementation.

  • Ensures full compliance to GCP and Celgene SOPs.

  • Ensures highest scientific standards and alignment with national, global strategies, guidelines and legal regulations.

  • Provides scientific input in disease related literature reports.


  • Responsible for content of internal training materials and delivering trainings, closely works with scientific communications responsible to develop and manage repository of the materials.

Skills and Knowledge required

  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry and / or clinical expertise.

  • Experience in executing Medical Affairs strategy is a plus - including key activities such as Ad board meetings, satellite symposia, publication, KOL management.

  • Highly developed scientific acumen.

  • Excellent scientific presentation skills.

  • Capacity to condense, analyze complex medical data into key outcome scientific messages.

  • Excellent knowledge of clinical study principles.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Good Project Management skills.

  • Mandatory expertise in MS office programs (including Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Strong GCP knowledge and record.

  • Strong team player.

  • Fluent (written and verbal) in English plus fluent in one or both of French / Dutch. If fluent in either French or Dutch then you should have a good working knowledge of the other language.



At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE