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Director of Global Medical Affairs Immunoassays and Host Response - F/M

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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.




What are your main responsibilities?


The Associate Director of Global Medical Affairs leads the  Peri-/Post-commercial Launch Studies (PPLS) program and the team dedicated to generating medical value and Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR) evidence of bioMérieux’s Immunoassays and Host Response portfolio. 



Strategic Medical Planning:  Serve as catalyst for strategic medical planning to demonstrate the value of the bioMérieux diagnostic portfolio focused on Immunoassay and Host Response solutions. 


Team and Resource Management: Effectively lead a team of Medical Scientists responsible for leading or supervising the Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR), bioMérieux-Initiated Research (BIR), collaborative studies, and evaluation programs. Lead recruiting, onboarding, development, coaching, and performance evaluation. Contribute to the resource and budget management process.


PPLS Program Management: Lead the overall management and operation of the PPLS program. Manage the budget and resource prioritization, allocation, and realization. Assure complete project and study life cycle management. Develop and execute the gap analysis and global evidence gap plan for the immunoassays portfolio and solution offerings.


Evidence Dissemination: Drive the communication plan for the evidence generated through PPLS. Create and edit the medical and scientific content of documents and presentations. Attend scientific meetings; assist in planning bioMérieux sponsored events; engage with external subject matter experts.


Vigilance and Quality Management Systems: Contribute and participate as requested in defining hazard definition and impact, risk analysis, health hazard assessment, post-market surveillance, field action boards, and corrective and preventive actions.


Medical Intelligence and Leadership: Provide medical leadership and/or sponsor strategic cross-functional initiatives, squads, and integrated functional medical teams. Serve as a global representative working closely with regional and local Medical Affairs teams, and key partners in R&D and commercial functions, and externally with medical professionals, societies, and medical organizations.




What is your profile?


Master's with a focus in health sciences. An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D., PharmD) is preferred. MBA is desirable. Minimum of 3 years of practical experience in Acute Care or Critical Care settings, or you have a cross-sectional exposure or expertise in one or more areas linked to immunology-based diagnosis including acute kidney injury, traumatic brain injury, cardiac markers, sepsis markers, and infectious diseases.

You have a proven track record of project management (advanced) including timeline, resource, and budget management. You should be able to keep track of and present the budget and resource status to management and the Finance Controller.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing a team of medical and scientific professionals.

You have excellent knowledge of the hospital/ clinical/ medical environment and diagnosis practices and are able to design studies. You have scholarly achievements with a proven publication track record.
You are fluent in English with excellent scientific writing and oral communication skills. You demonstrate strong medical and business acumen.
You are dynamic and able to build relationships with stakeholders. You demonstrate problem-solving aptitude and analytical thinking.


  • Travel: 15-20% (national and international)
  • Location: Marcy-l'Ḗtoile (France) or Durham, NC (USA) or St. Louis, MO (USA)




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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