Senior Director - Global Head of Field Medical Affairs

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Medical Advisor
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 22 Jan 2021

A large biotech has a vacancy for a Global Head of Field Medical Affairs, with a speciality in Oncology. You will act as Senior Director and lead a team of MSL Managers and Directors towards excellence, delivering the vision of the organisation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the Oncology Global MSL Excellence team to ensure overall team deliverables, budgets, and performance standards
  • Uses business knowledge to drive cross-project learning, champion and embed better ways of working across the enterprise, helping to establish new company best practices

Foster strategic relationships with stakeholders in Global Medical Teams, across regions/markets, with the BioPharmaceuticals Medical team, and with Oncology R&D

Manage an effective process for the collection and communication of field medical insights to drive business decisions.

Monitor and report MSL activities and effectiveness across key performance indicators (KPIs) and key quality indicators (KQIs)

Develop and lead the coordination of field medical support of clinical trial activities including study design, site feasibility, and recruitment & retention efforts

Support the effective and efficient implementation of Global MSL Excellence initiatives that result in valued outcomes and maximum in-country impact

Skills and Requirements

  • Advanced degree in scientific discipline (e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD), preferably with Oncology focus
  • Experience managing and leading MSL and Medical Affairs teams
  • >3 years managing programmes in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of medical strategy, clinical development, and medical science liaisons, and medical affairs areas
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with and influence others in a matrix environment, including a track record of effective senior stakeholder management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

To Apply

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