Medical Advisor

  Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Medical Advisor

Company: Pfizer

Job description: Job Purpose

  • Serves as medical/scientific expert to internal and external stakeholders; develops and executes, country, regional medical plan; fosters peer-to-peer relationships with key customers from whom, through Scientific Exchange on establish and upcoming Pfizer assets.
  • Gathers insights to inform medical, research and commercial strategies and tactics; Ensures connectivity and alignment with NA/global/partner colleagues.
  • Enable smooth collaboration with KOLs/ Cardiologists/pediatric endocrinologist/medical association to develop and execute medical launch plan

Roles and Responsibility


With support from the mentor or Line manager, provide tactical and strategic inputs, and business/technical expertise, to Product Management towards ethical promotion of assigned products, in the operational areas listed


Commercialization/Promotion of Allocated Portfolio (New/Key Detail/In-line Products)

Under supervision from the Line manager or the mentor, provide strategic inputs and support towards creation of marketing/brand plans/medical development plans, and towards design and execution of medical-marketing programs/clinical programs, including initiatives to enhance access to medicines

Under supervision from the Line manager or mentor, initiate and/or review and/or approve promotional, training, and Continuing Medical Education (CME) material in compliance with relevant SOPs/regulations/industry codes/working practices

In consultation with the Line manager or mentor, participate/facilitate/conduct customized promotional/educational interactions with Health Care Professionals (HCPs). These interactions include, but are not limited to, customer launch meetings, advisory boards, CME programs, scientific symposia, institutional presentations, etc.

Clinical Research

In consultation with concerned stakeholder/vendor/interface, develop/write and/or review and/or approve protocol synopsis/final protocols/supporting documents per need (e.g., investigators’ brochure (IB), informed consent form (ICF), patient information sheets, etc) for, Phase IV, PMS, Observational studies / surveys, Pharmacoeconomic / Outcomes Research studies, and other clinical projects / programs. In consultation with concerned stakeholder/vendor/interface, review and approve additional supporting documents/databases including ICF/CRF/SAP, etc

Assist in planning, organizing and preparing Investigational New Drug Applications (NDAs)

Review/interpret data generated; write final reports for locally sponsored studies as required

Develop and execute Publication Plan; review/approve/write manuscripts for publication of locally sponsored studies

Develop and execute Information Dissemination Plan/Program

Medical Information

Provide useful, timely, accurate, and balanced medical information to internal (sales staff) and external (HCPs) customers, in adherence to relevant SOPs/policies

Sales Force Training

Provide medical training to new sales staff on basic sciences/ TAs/assigned products. Provide refresher training to sales staff through ongoing training initiatives

Provide pre-launch and launch training to sales staff for new products

New Product Planning/Development

For global products, assist NPP team with preparing business case, and pre-commercialization programs/initiatives/activities to “prepare” internal and external stakeholders for commercialization. These include assistance with market research, stakeholder mapping, and early access programs

Support New Product Planning, Marketing, and Business Development colleagues with medical evaluation and recommendations on commercial opportunities with new products (e.g., licensing, acquiring, co-promotion, etc.)

Support organization efforts at developing local formulations/line extensions through literature search/recommendations. Function as custodian for coordinating internal and regional approvals through the RFD (Request For Development) process


Provide medical and product expertise towards registration of new products/indications with federal/state regulatory authorities through delivery of scientific presentations, provision of medical rationale and published literature, and liaison with key HCPs for obtaining support for new product/indication.

Provide medical and product expertise towards defense of marketed products (regulators, NGOs, press, etc.)

Write, revise, and review labeling documents for pipeline/local products per relevant SOPs

Provide medical support towards processing of spontaneous/solicited AE reports, per relevant SOPs and/or working practices

Values and Behaviors:

Consistently adhere to/demonstrate all Pfizer Values/Leader Behaviors, with special focus on excellence, equity, courage and joy. Work in harmony with internal and external stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience

Basic medical degree (MBBS/BDS/MD/MS/MDS) or doctorate degree (Ph.D) from recognized institution or university with at least 2-5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with 1-2 years of experience in managing cardiovascular therapy area

Experience of working with Cardiologist, on guidelines, Publication, patient registries, would be preferred

Special Skills & Knowledge

Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical industry, drug discovery, research & development, commercialization, promotion, and applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines

Knowledge of “pharmaceutical medicine” including clinical pharmacology, medical and paramedical sciences, medicine and medical statistics and relevant Therapeutic Area/Products

Expertise in clinical trial design and methodology, and understanding of interfaces, and conduct

Communication skills, both written and verbal (including medical writing and presentation skills)

Analytical skills and reasoning, and sound medical judgment/decision making

Interpersonal skills, internal & external networking and the ability to impact and influence


Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



Expected salary:

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Job date: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:21 GMT

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