Sao Paulo, Brazil


External Affairs



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Medical Affairs Manager Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business - and building our future on one clear purpose - to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Your ‘day to day’ Manage and implement scientific engagement strategies and plans on a market specific basis in order to create awareness and acceptance of PMI’s RRP science to the external world, whilst ensuring the integration with the overall market’s objectives. Act as a key resource for external and internal scientific communications and engagements, facilitating understanding of complex scientific concepts across a broad audience (scientific and non-scientific). Build a network of informed stakeholders to initiate and engage in a debate on harm reduction that can advocate for science-based policy and build understanding in the general society. Mayor accountabilities • Manage the development and execution of market strategies and plans to increase the understanding and interests within the scientific and medical community of PMI’s scientific approach and results in order to increase awareness and understanding of Tobacco harm reduction policies and smoke free products, whilst ensuring the integration with the market's overall goals and strategies. • Deliver scientific and medical education to internal teams on overall PMI Science, scientific engagement strategy and rules of engagement. This includes appropriate scientific training to the market, including but not limited to the senior management, external affairs, communications, Marketing & Commercial Team, and external consultants, to enable the team to be able to understand and communicate the science behind RRPs; and is responsible for the scientific quality and accuracy of any material serving as input into the RRP communication and engagement material. • Develop, maintain and constantly assess contacts with identified local key opinion leaders, communities and organizations, executing meaningful programs and/or projects to bring awareness and acceptance of tobacco harm reduction and Reduced Risk Products, thus enhancing positive awareness, perception and scientific credibility of PMI Science and in the market as a responsible tobacco company. • Engage in, network, and build allies/coalitions in support of THR and the creation of a welcoming RRP environment locally. Proactively communicate company’s views and positions in support of tobacco harm reduction. Analyse intelligence and observations from these engagements, refining action plans when necessary. • Liaise with government officials and regulators, in collaboration with external affairs and R&D, on scientific information and/or regulatory submissions supporting differentiation of RRPs from combustible cigarettes working towards RRP regulations based in science. This also includes engagements required to discuss the product surveillance program and escalation of individual severe adverse event reports. • Serve as a primary scientific spokesperson for external and media scientific communications for the market. Who we’re looking for • Experience in life sciences or pharmaceutical industry, ideally in Medical Affairs e.g. Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaison or Medical Information. • Served at a management level, including leading complex cross-functional projects among multi-disciplinary stakeholders in R&D, law, corporate/regulatory affairs, communications, sales, marketing, planning and/or operations. International experience, preferably coming from multinational companies is, as well as, public speaking/media engagement is a strong advantage. What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team….