Medical Director Global Medical Affairs Immuno-Oncology
Boston, MA 02140
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Contact: Ken Kupersmith
The Global Medical Affairs Medical Director to support immuno-oncology product activities related to PD-1 inhibition in the Global Oncology Franchise. Initial PD-1 registration strategy is planned for skin cancer with multiple other indications to follow.
This position is in the Boston, MA area. The role functions internally as a strategic expert in immuno-oncology to support the development and execution of an efficient and integrated global medical/scientific strategy, including scientific evidence generation and scientific information exchange with key stakeholders.
Essential to success is an outstanding partnership with Clinical Development and Commercial functions to maximize the value proposition. Externally, the role assists Health Care Professionals and Payers to optimize patient care and treatment outcomes through evidence-based decisions.
1.Reviewing and approving medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs, and Commercial.
2.Supporting successful launch in cutaneous oncology indications and preparing groundwork for future indications
3.Ensuring that Oncology PD-1 product data generated by the company or investigator sponsored trials is publicly presented in an appropriate and timely fashion and in a fair and balanced manner.
4.Working closely with clinical development on study design, initiation, and monitoring.
5.Providing support and direction to local Product Leaders in interactions and communications with external customers, key organizations, and institutions.
6.Interacting with the regions and bringing their perspectives to the appropriate issues at hand.
7.Pro-actively providing support and guidance to marketing and sales teams.
8.Supporting the health economic team to prevent and/or address opportunities
9.Informing stakeholders of unmet needs and facilitating appropriate approaches to address them.
10.Identifying needs for post-marketing clinical trials and registries and supporting their management and execution
11.Interacting with experts at medical meetings, advisory boards, and outreach meetings to represent company and strengthen its reputation in Oncology. Also, maintaining external orientation by participating actively in external Oncology events and activities.
12.Immuno-oncology treatment expertise
1.Doctorate in relevant scientific discipline or pharmacy - MD preferred, Board Certification in Oncology/Hematology or Pediatric Oncology/Hematology ideal.
1.Experience in Medical Affairs is strongly preferred.
2.In-depth understanding of and proven success in how to conceptualize, design, and conduct complex, global clinical trials.
3.Excellent skills working with experts from other functions and countries and influencing decision making without authority in a complex and matrix environment.
4.High energy and an absolute commitment to a culture that operates with high ethical standards and strives to exceed all goals and objectives.
5.Demonstrated ability to inspire confidence while working effectively in a matrix environment.
6.Comfort operating in a consensus-building role but also able to make specific recommendations and decisions and drive for implementation.
7.Ability to inspire confidence - both internally and externally in company Oncology - by leading by example, demonstrating immuno-oncology expertise and collaborative behavior.
8.Ability to understand and effectively communicate scientific and medical data results and information to internal and external stakeholders.
9.Excellent communication skills with the ability to build solid working relationships with the commercial organization.