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Medical Affairs Advisor

About this vacancy

SOMAÍ Pharmaceuticals is an EU-GMP Portuguese manufacturer of cannabinoid formulations for the international markets. At SOMAÍ, the world is changing fast toward regulating and legalizing medical cannabis – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the best medical cannabis products of tomorrow to our customers and partners. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas, deep involvement, and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company and have a chance to make your mark on something big in the new industry.


As a Medical Advisor, you will be responsible for developing and overseeing the medical strategy, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and fostering relationships with healthcare professionals. This position requires a blend of clinical expertise, regulatory knowledge, and leadership skills to drive the success of our medical initiatives. The role is based in Lisbon. SOMAÍ facility and office are based in Carregado, 35 minutes outside Lisbon by car. Who You Are Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These values guide us in being at our best – and we imagine you share them with us.


  • Develop and implement the global medical strategy and tactical plan in alignment with business goals, ensuring that it reflects the latest scientific and medical advancements in medical cannabis.
  • Interpretation of key relevant scientific data, identify unmet medical, educational and research needs within the medical community.
  • Provide medical input direction to the development of impactful scientific and medical education messages and materials using medical expertise, customer insights and understanding of launch strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate medical insights into overall business strategies.
  • Develop external relationship with relevant medical groups and key stakeholders.
  • KOL mapping and engagement plan (advisory board; expert meetings; publications).
  • Multi-/Omni-channel medical communication Support.
  • Provide medical evaluation and approval for promotional and educational materials.
  • Publication strategy, plan, and development.
  • Medical education activities (incl. CME).
  • Events/congresses/symposia.
  • Patient education.
  • MSL/medical Training.
  • Medical training of commercial colleagues.
  • Collaborates with R&D and product development team to optimize educational and research support for clinical trials.
  • Collaborates with R&D and product development team for the medical evaluation of products and new opportunities.
  • Identify and implement high impact appropriate high impact medical research projects: Real world evidence studies, patient reported outcomes and other outcome research studies to support the business objectives


  • 3-5 years of previous experience as a Medical Affairs Advisor in a pharmaceutical company
  • Previous experience as Medical Affairs Advisor/Manager in the Medical cannabis field
  • Regional or global experience is a plus
  • Search, identify, and analyze scientific publications
  • Communication and networking skills (internal and external)
  • Education: medical (preferred) or scientific degree (Pharmacy, Biology, Medicine)
  • Fluent in English
  • Portuguese is a plus