Associate Director, Early Access Program

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. United Kingdom
Maidenhead, England
Posting date: 03 Feb 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A leading biotechnology company is advertising a vacancy for an Associate Director, Early Access Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated applicant to develop a career in a truly revolutionary field.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working cross-functionally and directly with the selected EAP vendor(s) to manage EAP-related activities, day to day operations and budgets.
  • Playing a key role in collaboration with physicians and site personnel to facilitate timely review and approval of EAP protocols and other related documents.
  • Leading effort in planning and execution of the company's EAP strategy and program across all therapeutic areas to address unmet need in the CEMEA region.
  • Supporting Director, EAP in developing EAP strategic plans across all therapeutic areas in the CEMEA region.
  • Collaborating with key internal stakeholders to ensure compliant execution of EAP objectives, including planning, addressing HCP questions, facilitate review and approval of EAP protocols and other related documents.
  • Acting as the primary point of contact with EAP vendor for the CEMEA region, accountable for relationship and budget pertaining to EAP in the CEMEA region.
  • Providing support to local / regional medical team in address questions from healthcare professionals, including development of presentations, patient advocacy meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance EAP understanding.
  • Supporting Director, EAP in developing appropriate policy and training documents and ensure local / regional medical team in the CEMEA region is appropriately trained about EAP process and relevant policy and regulations.
  • Providing operational support to all EAP related activities in the CEMEA region.

Skills and Requirement:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in life sciences required.
  • Advanced degree such as MD, PharmD, or PhD level scientific education a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience working within Medical Affairs or Medical Operations.
  • Experience in clinical research and clinical operations preferred but not required.
  • Expanded access / compassionate use experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience managing an external vendor partner required; successful negotiation and management of a contract / budget a plus.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills; must be adaptable and able to work well within a team and relate effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated leadership in ambiguous situations.
  • Working knowledge of legal, regulatory, and compliance regulations and guidelines preferred.
  • Ability to partner with key internal stakeholders to understand the company's key objectives, and to drive plans that exceed these.
  • Travel up to 25%.

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