Medical Director Medical Affairs Oncology (AML)

North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 08/14/2017 Job ID: 280925-0_1 Category: Pharmaceutical Salary: $176,000 to $300,000
Medical Director Medical Affairs Oncology (AML) Position Description
Location: North Chicago, Illinois
Industry: Pharmaceutical / Biotech

The Medical Director Oncology will be a member of the Hematology team and provide specialist medical and scientific strategic and operational input into core medical affairs activities such as:
1.Health-care professional or provider interactions
2.Generation of clinical and scientific data
3.Educational initiatives such as medical education, data, guidelines and value proposition
4.Safeguarding patient safety such as risk minimization activities and safety surveillance activities
5.Collaborate with R&D and clinical development teams to support product development.
6.Work closely with marketing and commercial teams to provide strategic medical input into core brand strategies, and to support medical marketing activities and market access.
7.Provide scientific and technical support for assigned products
8.Deliver scientific presentations
9.Develops and maintains professional and credible relationships with, key opinion leaders
10.Actively participate in relevant Brand Teams and helps develop medical affairs strategies for assigned products
11.Develop innovative research concepts for clinical data generation
12.Provide relevant scientific and technical training

Medical Director Medical Affairs Oncology (AML) Key Responsibilities Include:
1.Develop global medical affairs plan for product life cycle management.
2.Responsible for timely execution of medical affairs plan within budget.
3.In cooperation with affiliate and regional medical teams, marketing, regulatory, clinical and other functional areas, provides leadership, oversight and support for assigned products and projects.
4.Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as R&D, commercial, regional medical teams as well as external stakeholders including key opinion leaders, advocacy and cooperative groups.
5.Acts as medical expert and leader in interactions with external stakeholders such as regulatory authorities and key opinion leaders.
6.Represent at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders.

Medical Director Medical Affairs Oncology (AML) Basic Qualifications:
1.Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or equivalent (D.O. or non-US equivalent of M.D. meet requirements) with relevant therapeutic specialty (Oncology/Hematology) in an academic or hospital environment.
2.Completion of residency and/or fellowship is preferred.
3.Experience in oncology Hematology is highly preferred.
4.National license to practice medicine with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment.
5.Academic qualification (Dr med or equal). Completion of residency and/or fellowship is preferred.
6.Minimum of 5-7 years of Medical Affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry. 7+ years of experience is preferred.
7.Must have an in-depth understanding of Medical Affairs role and process.
8.Ex-Us: At least one further major international language is preferred.
9.Must have an in-depth understanding of the Clinical Development process for Phase I-IV or extensive knowledge of Pharmaceutical Development including compliance and regulatory

Candidate Details & Compensation
1.Security Clearance Not Required
2.Visa Candidate Not Considered
3.Competitive Base Salary
4.Full-time Benefits
5.Relocation Assistance Available
6.Bonus Eligible
7.No Direct Reports
8.Interview Travel Reimbursed
9.7+ to 10 years experience
10.Management Experience Not Required
11.Minimum Education - Doctorate Degree
12.Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
13.AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia) experience is a plus
14.If no AML experience, the candidate needs to have Hematology experience
15.MD with Hematology experience is required
16.Foreign MD's okay

Ken Kupersmith
Executive Recruiter

Ken's relationship with his clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service. His primary focus is helping companies acquire the top talent they need to grow, and working with candidates throughout their careers to put their skills to their highest and best use.Ken's practice focus is in the recruitment of Medical Affairs, MSLs, Regulatory Affairs and Medical and Scientific Writers.
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