Senior Director, Head of Medical Affairs

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician, Medical Manager, Scientific Advisor
  3. United States
Rockville, USA
Posting date: 19 Feb 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Director, Head of US Medical Affairs with a global biotechnology company located in Rockville, MD. Successful candidate will provide medical/scientific, strategic, and operational expertise into the planning and execution of US medical affairs activities and may contribute to the global clinical development activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of the US medical affairs strategy, creating department goals, objectives and metrics to shape and define the success of the organization.
  • Actively support the US commercial organization to promote the scientific and medical value of Company products.
  • Drive the engagement and establish appropriate strategic partnerships of centers of excellence, KOLs, professional societies and other key stakeholders in US in areas of scientific and medical interest.
  • Develop effective scientific and medical presentations/materials that can be directly applied to support launch plans and enable strong prescriber and patient acceptance.
  • Support Local Access and reimbursement activities, as needed (communicates medical part of value propositions).
  • Create and update policies and procedures and guarantee conduct of medical and scientific activities according to all relevant regulations and SOPs.
  • Establish and promote productive working partnerships with global colleagues located in France and cross-functional resources as appropriate, working closely with Global Head of Medical Affairs based in Marseilles, France.
  • Actively support the global commercial organization; participate in, support, and develop key global clinical and medical affairs strategies in conjunction with commercial and medical affairs counterparts.
  • Provide ongoing and interactive technical and medical expertise to execute on these strategies.
  • In collaboration with R&D and Commercial, plan for and develop non-registrational trials, secondary data analyses, and prepare timely and scientifically accurate publications.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MD required with 8+ years' industry experience; minimum of 6 years of global or US medical affairs; at least 5 years of medical affairs management experience.
  • In-depth experience with rare disease or oncology or hematology landscape within pharmaceutical industry.
  • Worked on approved US commercial products.
  • Keen understanding of GCP, statistics, clinical trial designs and commercial success factors.
  • Ability to work in a matrix and fast-moving organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in publication, expanded access or similar programs, as well as pharmacovigilance.
  • Strong behavior and leadership skills, practicing teamwork, communicating with impact, focusing on delivery, self-assurance & awareness.
  • Working in a global organization.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.