Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

  • Medical Affairs Director, China

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    Posted Date 4 months ago(03/07/2018 4:00 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Medical Affairs Director/Manager manages the medical activities for assigned product line(s) and operates in compliance with all applicable UK, US and China regulation and Oxford Immunotec policies and procedures.

    Reporting to the chief Medical Officer and China Country Manager, this role will be directly responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical management of medical affairs, including but not limited to clinical studies, scientific publications, professional relationship management and medical information development to support the objectives of Oxford Immunotec’s programs

    The incumbent is expected to have appropriate knowledge and qualifications, possess a good understanding of the relevant medical areas, a strong working knowledge of all applicable local regulations and Oxford Immunotec global policies, procedures and processes.


    The ability to work effectively in a matrix organization and collaborate with colleagues on international level are highly desirable qualities.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Contribute to short and long-term business objectives by optimizing medical and clinical excellence throughout the product lifecycle.
    • Provide medical and scientific advice and input for business strategies, market access and others as required, as well as input into health economics.
    • Develop Medical Affairs strategy for the country, and take appropriate action to ensure proper implementation and appropriate management to the activities.
    • Facilitate information, education, and research activities for healthcare professionals regarding current and future products in development and commercialization.
    • Provide tactical execution and project management for clinical study and publication requested by R&D, Global Medical Affairs, KOLs and Regulatory.
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support to Oxford Immunotec initiatives in clinical diagnosis which includes TB, Transplant, and Autoimmune Diseases.


    • Establish, manage and own high level of scientific and clinical interactions with key customers.
    • Act as the clinical expert of Oxford Immunotec in China.
    • Develop and update clinical materials with marketing and sales team.
    • Conduct on-going training to distribution partners, customers and internal personnel as required.
    • Keep up-to-date knowledge of product application and competitor data.


    • Handle questions and requests related to clinical application of products and develop in-depth knowledge on clinical data associated with clinical trials, publications and studies.
    • Develop high level scientific and medical/clinical interactions with regulatory and reimbursement authorities.
    • Coordinate regulatory document preparation and submission for new product and new application with the Quality & Regulatory team.


    Educational Requirements:

    • Medical education or other recognized health science doctorate level education.


    Required Skills and experience:

    • Minimum 3 year clinical practice experience in internal medicine, infectious diseases, and clinical immunology.
    • Has experience in clinical studies in China
    • At least 5 year’s healthcare industry experience (pharmaceutical, diagnostic or medical device, etc) in medical education, clinical trial, medical communications, and publication planning or market development functions.
    • Strongly ethics and integrity.
    • Exceptional organizational/project management skills. Strong ability to manage multiple projects.  
    • Strong initiative, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. 
    • Proven analytic skills with scientific papers and market intelligence.
    • Experience in the development and review of medical information content.
    • Excellent teamwork and interaction skills to work with cross functional teams and interface effectively with internal and external partners. Ability to lead and influence key decision makers and to develop and maintain strong relationships with people.
    • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills and the ability to critically analyze the scientific literature to form logical opinions.
    • Good knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines of diagnostic product.
    • Proficiency English.


    Other requirements:

    • Up to 20-30% travel, as well as some weekend travel required.
    • Participation in evening meetings and events will be required.


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