Senior Medical Affairs Manager (m/f/d) Spain

Full Time
Madrid, Spanien
Experienced Professional
May 24, 2024

As Senior Medical Affairs Manager (m/f/d) Spain, you will be at the forefront of managing the medical strategy and activities for one or more therapeutic areas within the Iberian region (Spain and Portugal, SP&PT). This role involves a dynamic partnership with marketing, sales, and other functions, aligning all activities related to the respective therapeutic area(s).

Your role will be pivotal in providing scientific expertise and leadership across a broad spectrum of medical affairs activities. These include, but are not limited to, data generation, analysis and interpretation, publications, medical communication, medical training, medical information, congress strategy, and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement.

If you have a passion for science and a commitment to excellence, we invite you to join our team and 

be part of our growth and bring “Better outcomes for more patients”.



  • Leadership: Leading the Medical Affairs of SP&PT, guiding the medical strategy and contributing significantly to new product launches across various therapeutic areas.
  • Representation: Representing SP&PT Medical Affairs in local, EU, and global teams while developing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of our products, market trends, and competitor activities.
  • Medical Input: Providing medical input to functions such as Regulatory, Clinical Operations, and Competitive Intelligence, and responding to medical information queries on demand, including off-label use.
  • Budget Management: Managing the budget for SP&PT Medical Affairs and serving as the local contact for doctors regarding Merz Therapeutics’ clinical trials.
  • Research Coordination: Coordinating, monitoring, and supervising research studies initiated by local investigators (IIT) until the final report or manuscript is received, and driving the data generation plan for Merz Therapeutics’ products, including publications, congress posters, and abstracts.
  • Training and Support: Ensuring excellent internal medical-scientific training of Merz Therapeutics’ products, supporting the Iberian Pharmacovigilance team, and providing medical information, review, and approval of promotional and market research materials.
  • Collaboration: Collaborating with marketing in organizing events such as symposiums, workshops, and courses, and conducting clinical sessions in hospitals across Spain and Portugal.
  • Scientific Advice: Providing scientific advice to opinion leaders regarding drugs, their composition, therapeutic applications, and differential characteristics.
  • Team Leadership: Leading the MSLs, ensuring compliance while achieving individual and company objectives.


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Educational Background: A relevant degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, or other Life Science. A Ph.D. is desirable.
  • Experience: Several years of experience in a Medical Affairs position.
  • Networking Skills: Strong networking skills and the confidence to interact with senior experts on a peer-to-peer level.
  • Scientific Knowledge: A commitment to staying updated with scientific literature.
  • Customer Focus: An external customer focus with strong networking capabilities and integration with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
  • Clinical Trials Understanding: A solid understanding of clinical trials methodology and regulations.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in Spanish and English. Proficiency in Portuguese is a plus.
  • Project Management: The ability to manage multiple projects and adapt priorities according to business and strategic needs.
  • Willingness to Travel: A willingness to travel substantially.


  • Permanent employment relationship  
  • High working time flexibility which enables a good work-life balance 
  • Flexible remuneration: E.g. Nursery Ticket, Meal Vouchers or Transport ticket 
  • Attractive location in the north of Madrid (Alcobendas) with good transport links and modern, well-equipped workplaces
  • We care for your health - fresh fruits for free
  • Global family business with flat hierarchies and short decision processes
  • Collaboration in multi-functional international teams
  • Attractive compensation with comprehensive social benefits

You can find more information about our benefits here.


The Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more than 110 years. Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide including Spain.  

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life. 

For more information visit our website: Innovaciones terapéuticas para nuestros pacientes | Merz Therapeutics 

Merz Therapeutics Iberia, S.L.,  Avda. de Bruselas 6. 28108 Alcobendas, Madrid 


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