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Correlation Ventures

Vaccine Medical Lead



Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023

Purpose of Role

  • Provide Medical leadership as a member of Korea Vaccine Medical Team to develop, lead and implement the country clinical and medical strategic plans across the pre-launch, launch and life cycle phase of Vaccine products under his/her responsibility; aligned with business objectives and priorities working in close partnership with internal and external stakeholders.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Define medical strategy with special focus on prioritized strategic evidence generation plans for Vaccine Korea, aligned with Regional and Global Franchise strategy

  • Lead and consolidate the required medical information and activities to develop a robust and comprehensive strategy aligned with local objectives and priorities

  • Proactively identify emerging trends, integrate them into business strategies for launch and life-cycle and assessment of public market access/ private market needs

  • Medical Review and information service for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Review promotional materials from medical point of view

  • Ensure answers are scientifically and medically accurate, meet local regulations.

  • Facilitate the scientific communication with customers in a fair and balanced manner.

  • Shape clinical strategies pertaining development activities and post-licensure commitment of Vaccine products

  • Build strong external medical and scientific relationships

  • Identification and management of all external key opinion leaders (KOL) that will help advocate the public health need of vaccine products

  • Interact with the different KOLs and other medical specialists, facilitating scientific exchange

  • Build and maintain good relationship and partnership of Vaccine with external stakeholders and institutions

  • Generate clinical and epidemiological evidence in close collaboration with external investigators

  • Address clinical/medical queries from external stakeholders

  • Share and disclose outcome from company-sponsored studies and develop review articles that contribute to medical education and scientific exchange associated with vaccine franchise and

  • Foster and encourage strong cross functional collaboration with internal stakeholders, demonstrating medical leadership and partnership

  • Work in collaboration with the different functions (e.g. marketing and sales, regulatory, public affairs, key account management, pharmacovigilance) at Global, Regional or Country level in the definition and implementation of the strategy.

  • Provide scientific/medical input and insights to marketing and sales colleagues to maximize asset value based aligned with Franchise medical strategies

  • Provide and contribute to training activities

Key interface

  • Local - Other departments of Sanofi and functions of Sanofi Pasteur (e.g. Vaccne Sales & Marketing, RA, Public Affairs, Sanofi Medical Affairs)

  • Global and Regional – Vaccine HQ, and Regional Singapore HQ Functions (e.g. Medical, Marketing, R&D, Regulatory,Franchise)

Key External Stakeholders

  • Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) and key decision makers Public Health/ Disease/ vaccine experts

  • • Non-Governmental Organizations, supranational agencies

  • National Regulatory Authority Body (MFDS)

  • Government agency/ministry (KDCA)

Key “MUST HAVE” competencies, skills & experiences

  • Vaccines experience an advantage

  • Knowledge/experience and/or degree in infectious disease field, vaccine field and/or healthcare

  • Ability to synthesize information and translate it into actionable intelligence

  • Strategic mindset with focus on execution

  • Business and Market access acumen

  • Ability to navigate in a matrix environment and to cooperate transversally

  • Strong ability to build and maintain networks with internally and key external stakeholders

  • Good Leadership and management skills

  • Strong communication, influencing & negotiation skills

  • Inspirational leader, flexible, self-motivated, ability to establish credibility

  • Interest in talent development

  • Native Korean, fluent in English

Desirable” / compromise experience

  • Medical degree

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.