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Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs - United States  

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Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells. 
  •  Our core technology involves the genetic engineering of T cells, or white blood cells, to express either chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) or T cell receptors (TCRs) for the treatment of advanced solid and hematological malignancies.  
  • We are on a rapid growth trajectory and have a highly energized and accomplished team. 
  • Our company  is publicly traded with a current market capitalization well over $2 Billion.
  • The Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs provides clinical leadership and input to Vice President, Medical Affairs on clinical program strategies and life cycle management. 
  • He/she provides Medical Affairs clinical support and works closely with cross-functional groups that include Research, Translational Sciences, Development, Commercial and Clinical Operations to ensure that Medical Affairs scientific and medical strategies are aligned with broader corporate and patient needs. 
  • He/she is expected to have a strong commitment to achieving corporate objectives while maintaining the highest ethical, regulatory and scientific standards.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
  • Partner with opinion leaders (OLs) to gather information on current focused therapeutic area issues and questions. 
  • Provide clinical leadership in interactions with external stakeholders (medical experts, advisory boards, patient advocacy groups) and internal stakeholders (Research, Development, and Commercial) 
  • Work closely with Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) to provide appropriate education and training. 
  • Provide support, participation and insight in MSL activities, such as KOL interactions. 
  • Provide medical expertise to the Medical Information group and Medical Communications group; participate in a cross-functional team that identifies and addresses emerging medical inquiries; reviews documents created to support Medical Affairs external communications 
  • Provide medical support to promotional and legal review committees 
  • Provide medical support as needed on non-company sponsored studies, non-interventional studies and investigator sponsored studies. 

  • MD, Board certified hematologist or oncologist preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of hematology, and in particular, strong depth of knowledge in leukemias and lymphomas 
  • Working knowledge of biostatistics and pharmacokinetics 
  • Possess an understanding of applicable US and EU drug development regulations and GCP regulations 
  • Pharmaceutical clinical research experience 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills 
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent planning, time management and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently while organizing multiple tasks and meeting aggressive deadlines 
  • Proven ability to develop internal relationships, as well as external relationships with opinion leaders and industry experts 
  • Ability to engage in positive dialogues, influence outcomes and resolve conflict in a constructive manner 

About Us:
  • Our company is an equal opportunity employer. 
  • We are able to offer the opportunity to be part of the first 200 employees in this successful, fast growing company.  
  • A place everyone knows your name and respects your opinion while at the same time offering benefits and time off packages commensurate to any large corporation.