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Global Medical Communication specialist - Junior - F/M

Location: Marcy l'Etoile, France
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Medical Affairs

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 45 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.

 

 

 

At bioMérieux, the Medical Affairs ambition is to advance the value of bioMérieux diagnostic solutions to improve patient outcomes and address unmet medical needs, through innovation and product optimization, evidence generation, and knowledge dissemination.

You believe in the value of medical education to increase Health Care Professionals’ medical knowledge and skills for better patient outcomes and you would like to play a key role in leveraging these medical activities on the role and value of diagnostics and contributing to the visibility of the department both internally and externally. You enjoy working in a cross functional environment and interacting closely with multiple stakeholders. If you share these values, join the Global Medical Education & Training Team as Junior Medical Communication Specialist.

 

What will your missions be at bioMérieux?

 

As Junior Medical Communication Specialist, you will contribute to the development of medical communication plans, create and deploy communication actions for both internal and external audiences using appropriate formats and channels. You will represent the department in key strategic projects, such as World Health Days and be the teams’ referent for all communication actions. A collaborative approach to working in a highly matrixed environment is required to succeed in this position.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop high quality medical communications for medical training and medical education activities in order to increase their visibility and adoption internally and externally
  • Play a key role in the development of the medical communication strategies (internal and external) and their execution
  • Increase Global Medical Education activities visibility using social media (mainly Twitter and LinkedIn) and develop dedicated social media medical campaigns in alignment with company’s strategic priorities.
  • Contribute to increase Medical Affairs visibility internally and develop the Medical Affairs branding and identity.  
  • Interact closely with other Medical Affairs departments and identify key activities and projects to be leveraged internally and externally
  • Create and develop the Medical Affairs community to facilitate exchange and share expertise
  • Follow and analyze impact of all medical communications on a regular basis
  • Take part in cross-functional communication activities in relation with other key departments (Corporate Communication, Global Marketing Communications,…)

 

Who are you ?

 

  • You hold a master degree or above in life science (microbiology, molecular biology, infectious diseases…).
  • You have  an experience in medical/scientific communication and/or hold a diploma in communication
  • You have an understanding of hospital/clinical/medical environment, a previous experience in Pharma/IVD is a plus

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent command of the English language and very good written and communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Sharepoint, Teams, Powerpoint, Excel…)
  • Advanced Social Media  knowledge
  • Ease of use of creative tools (Indesign, Photoshop,…)
  • Ability to run multiple parallel projects
  • Attention to detail, and a propensity to think creatively and strategically
  • Pro-active attitude and able to take initiatives with solution-oriented mindset 
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and intercultural environment
  • Cooperative and team-player mindset

 

Travel (domestic and international) expected to be 5 to 10% of the time.

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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