Sedana Medical is a pioneer medtech and pharmaceutical company focused on inhaled sedation to improve the patient’s life during and beyond sedation. Through the combined strengths of the medical device Sedaconda ACD and the pharmaceutical product Sedaconda (isoflurane), Sedana Medical provides inhaled sedation for mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care.

Sedana Medical has direct sales in Benelux, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Nordic, and Spain. In other parts of Europe as well as in Asia, Australia, Canada, and South- and Central America, the company works with external distributors.

Sedana Medical was founded in 2005, is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


Global Director of Medical Affairs

Attractive leadership opportunity in a high potential company

"In 2022 we made great progress in our two priority areas: We saw good progress
in the commercialisation of our pharmaceutical product Sedaconda (isoflurane),
which was launched in Europe, and we started our clinical programme in the
United States, which is the market where we see the greatest potential. In addition,
we were granted Fast Track Designation by the US FDA in January 2023".

Johannes Doll, President & CEO

Sedana Medical is in an exciting development phase with a positive momentum for the ongoing global commercial and clinical research projects.

Medical affairs is an important key focus area for the company, and we are now strengthening the Medical affairs team with a
Global Director of Medical Affairs.

This is a leadership position with an overall responsibility for the Global Medical Affairs strategy, team and operations.

Key responsbilities:
- Develop vision, strategy and operating plans for Medical Affairs that are aligned with those of the strategic priorities of Sedana Medical to enhance the business in existing markets and to prepare for the launch of inhaled sedation in the US.

- Build, lead and develop the medical affairs team.

- Be responsible for the medical affairs budget.

- Take an active role in securing a smooth cross-functional collaboration with relevant stakeholders in Sedana Medical and in supporting other departments with medical input on a need basis (eg to clinical documents, regulatory filings, pricing and reimbursement negotiations and marketing material).

- Establish and maintain relationships with relevant medical professional organizations, guideline writers and patient organizations.

Global Director of Medical Affairs - Opportunities
- Be part of Sedana Medical, a growing high potential company with a unique and attractive solution for the global ICU sedation market

- Take on a key role with the opportunity to lead, influence and develop global medical affairs together with the medical affairs team and cross functional teams

- Build up global awareness of the current state of ICU sedation and work with dissemination of compelling medical messages about the therapy in focus, together with the marketing and sales teams

- Identify the need for additional evidence and lead the generation of such

- Work for a Swedish company with an attractive company culture based on entrepreneurial spirit, individual responsibility and collaboration.

Global Director of Medical Affairs - Profile

Experience & Qualifications
- Solid experience from leadership in international medical affairs
- Knowledge and experience from intensive care is an advantage
- Experience from the US is an advantage
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- MS office
- Frequent travelling.

Key competencies and personality
- Leader with a strong engagement and drive to take initiatives, influence, decide and take action
- Excellent networker with solid interpersonal skills
- Analytical capabilities
- Solid planner and organizer
- Commercial understanding and mindset
- Strong strategic ability.

Contact and dialogue - PeakSearch
For information, inquiries interest and dialogue regarding the Global Director of Medical Affairs role at Sedana Medical, please contact Andrea Backlund or Magnus Klingberg, responsible Executive Search Consultants at PeakSearch.

Magnus Klingberg
Senior Recruitment Consultant
+46-70 678 09 92
+46-8 545 00 100

Andrea Backlund
Recruitment Consultant
+46-70 235 67 96
+46-8 545 00 100