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Danaher Corporation Director, Medical Affairs Southeast Asia Region in Singapore, Singapore


This post provides critical clinical insight, combined with deep experience in laboratory testing, to advise Cepheid on technologies and strategies in Southeast Asia region including Singapore Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The Director will play a critical role in interfacing with Cepheid Global and Southeast Asia marketing teams and directly with customers to help define the next generation of Cepheid products for Singapore Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, and in design and managing clinical studies of current and incipient Cepheid products. The Director will work closely with the Medical Affairs teams globally to provide input to product development and strategy for the company regarding new applications of Cepheid technology The Director will engage with global and local Marketing groups to help identify key opinion leaders and shape messaging. The Director will present Cepheid technology in various formats (oral presentations, written Med/Sci Affairs documents, publications, webinars, videos, etc.) to all stakeholders, including internal groups such as Sales, Marketing, Tech Support, etc. and external groups such as regional, national, and international scientific meetings, customers, and prospective customers.


  • Design and oversee studies to demonstrate new attributes of existing products

  • Work closely with the Medical Affairs/marketing group to provide input to product development and strategy for the company regarding new applications of Cepheid technology

  • Interact directly with customers with regard to product performance queries, discrepant results, technical consultations and off-label enquiries.

  • Review documents for Quality or Regulatory submissions as needed to satisfy Regulatory body requirements

  • Prepare or review customer-facing documents including Guidelines and Technical Bulletins, product inserts, and training materials

  • Write or assist in writing articles for publication

  • Engage with Clinical Affairs to optimize clinical trials activities

  • Engage with Marketing to help identify KOLs and shape messaging

  • Provide lab-based experience to assist R&D and Core Teams at all stages of assay development

  • Identify and enlist input from experts in the field

  • Give presentations on behalf of Cepheid at meetings and webinars around the world

  • Assess potential safety risks for diagnostic tests and contribute to risk management assessments

  • Assess potential safety and adverse events related to Cepheid products

  • Serves as key contact for input and interpretation of issues that impact product performance and reliability with ongoing studies.


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

  • Ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time


Education and Experience (in years):

  • MBBS with Clinical Microbiology and/or Infectious Disease training is required

  • Doctoral degree in Microbiology or M.D. degree, with postdoctoral medical microbiology or infectious diseases fellowship; 3- 5+ years of public health and/or industry experience in diagnostic or pharmaceutical industry.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Direct diagnostic laboratory experience is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals

  • Good access to KOLs and relevant advisory groups in Singapore and surrounding countries

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time including domestic and international ones.


  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time including domestic and international ones.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid