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Medical Director (64)

Boston, MA

Posted: 05/26/2023 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 15679

Job Description

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Title: Medical Director
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type
  • Duration: 3+ month contract
  • Pay rate: $100-$120/hr
  • Job Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Schedule: M-F, 1st shift, standard business hours
  • Job#: bh15679

Position Summary:     
The Director, Medical Affairs, Oncology Solid Tumors will oversee all US medical affairs activities related to metastatic pancreatic cancer. The Medical Director is responsible for driving the medical strategies for the overall US Medical Affairs plan, including cross collaboration with key internal partners as well as managing relationships with key opinion leaders.  This role works closely with the therapeutic area lead/head and indication leads to provide strategic medical insight and operational input into core medical affairs activities.

  • Drives the strategy from an Oncology brand medical perspective across the solid tumor area, shaping tumor level strategy and priorities
  • Will work across solid tumor areas at a brand/asset level to ensure tumor and brand strategies align to ensure the maximum medical impact
  • Leads the development and execution of the asset specific medical tactical plan aligned to strategy including evidence generation, scientific communications, interactions with external experts, and patient centric activities
  • Accountable for implementing external scientific collaboration strategies to address education gaps and establish confidence in our brands and their impact on patients
  • Works with the therapeutic area lead, engaging and influencing in market medical teams and prioritized launch market teams to ensure that relevant market insights are used to inform product development, brand strategies and launch plans
  • Engage with multiple senior stakeholders to provide insights, data, launch plans and recommendations that will influence brand decisions
  • Represent company at key external events, congresses, scientific symposia’s etc. and will liaise with external stakeholders to enhance the scientific and clinical understanding of brand/asset in relation to the tumor/tumor type and clinical landscape
  • Partners closely with colleagues in the Markets, Medical (Publications, Medical Information, RWE, Medical Excellence), Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Payer, Health Outcomes and other key functions, and helps build alignment on key initiatives including optimal approach to data generation, communication and supporting access
  • Ensures that all Medical and business activities are carried out in compliance with company standards, standard operating procedures and external regulations   

Essential requirements:
  • Minimum doctorate degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent medical/scientific qualifications and/or significant industry and/or therapeutic experience (MD, PhD, or PharmD preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years leadership/specialized experience within pharma/life sciences (e.g., significant clinical/academic/medical affairs agency roles/organizations)
  • Able to evaluate, interpret and present highly complex data for a series of studies
  • Ability to lead cross functional working groups and teams with a complex matrix organization
  • Experience with financial and resource planning and management is essential
  • Ability to influence strategically and persuade tactfully, to obtain desired outcomes while maintaining effective, positive organizational relationships
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with the ability to meet the needs of scientific, commercial needs
  • Experience in product launch and life cycle management in oncology
  • Oncology Solid Tumor experience, GI focus
  • Product launch experience   

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