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Manager Scientific Affairs

MANAGER SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS OUR VISION You may have heard of Philip Morris International (PMI), the world’s leading Tobacco Company and the maker of Marlboro – the undisputed number one cigarette brand in the world. But PMI is about more than cigarettes. We’ve made a significant business decision to go “smoke-free” and work towards a world where non-combustible tobacco and nicotine products may one day replace cigarettes. YOU Are you up for a challenge? Do you look for ways to grow in your job? And do you want to build a phenomenal career? We’re now laying the foundation to make our smoke-free vision a reality and we’re looking to recruit a Regional Lead for Organization Effectiveness.You will be employed in Hong Kong under Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL). PMAL operates as a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, Inc. RISE TO THE CHALLENGE Are you experienced in scientific or medical affairs looking to innovate, transform an industry and/or positively impact the health of millions of people? Do you look for ways to grow in your job and build an outstanding career? We have made a dramatic decision to build our future on smoke-free products that We’re now laying the foundation to make our smoke-free vision a reality in Hong Kong and we’re looking for a world class medical and scientific affairs manager to join our team and build awareness of our growing base of scientific evidence and rigorous, industry-leading research and development effort. With over 300 expert scientists and technical staff working on the development and assessment of RRPs in The Cube (our R&D headquarters based on the shores of Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland), we are looking for a local: Manager Scientific Affairs– Hong Kong Are you experienced in scientific or medical affairs looking to innovate, transform an industry and/or positively impact the health of millions of people? Do you look for ways to grow in your job and build an outstanding career? Philip Morris International (PMI) has made a dramatic decision to build our future on smoke-free products that are a much better choice than cigarette smoking. Indeed our vision is that our smoke-free products will one day replace cigarettes. We’re now laying the foundation to make our smoke-free vision a reality in Hong Kong and we’re looking for a world class medical and scientific engagement manager to join our team and build awareness of our growing base of scientific evidence and rigorous, industry-leading research and development effort. With over 300 expert scientists and technical staff working on the development and assessment of our smoke-free products in The Cube (our R&D headquarters in Neuchatel, Switzerland), we are looking for a Manager Scientific Affairs to join PMI affiliate’s External Affairs Department in Hong Kong. Because science is not only about research. It’s also about communicating innovation and new development to make an impact on our business and ultimately our industry and the world. For us, this means educating key stakeholders to enable the transformation of our business and making a difference locally. It is a key role to pave the way for understanding and acceptance of our reduce harm alternatives to cigarette in Hong Kong. The purpose of the role is to execute high impact local scientific engagement projects as part of our global engagement strategy in coordination with senior R&D scientists and local colleagues. This includes identifying, engaging and managing relationships with strategic stakeholders in the Hong Kong scientific and medical community. You will be a key resource for external and internal scientific communications and facilitate understanding of complex scientific concepts across a broad audience (scientific and non-scientific). We don’t just want any scientist, we want a pioneer and entrepreneur. Here is our checklist: • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in life sciences or the pharmaceutical industry, ideally in Public Health and Medical Affairs. Experiences in academics, Government departments and NGOs are also considered. • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in scientific discipline, ideally in medical, public health, toxicology, pharmacy or pharmacology-related fields • Strong people and communications skills (including experience making presentations and public speaking. Media engagement a plus) • Demonstrated ability to work within an industry to inspire changes in broader technical and policy issues • Ability to work on complex cross-functional projects with multi-disciplinary colleagues from around the world. • The ability to contribute to strategic and tactical approaches to shape the thinking of the medical and scientific community, government/political authorities and the media in relation to RRPs. JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER Philip Morris International: Building a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI's smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of Mar 31, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 7.3 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heated tobacco product, which is currently available for sale in 47 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, see our PMI and PMIScience websites. #LIJobs
  • Contract
    Full-Time
  • Location
    Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Department
    External Affairs
  • Remaining Openings
    1
  • Job ID
    20402
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