Director, Global Medical Affairs

California / Massachusetts
Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Global Medical Affairs.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Supports the development and execution of the global medical affairs strategic plan for the company’s asset.
  • Actively collaborates with the Clinical Development and Clinical Operations teams on the planning and execution of registrational clinical trials.
  • Defines and prioritizes evidence gaps and implement an evidence generation strategy to address the needs of key stakeholders.
  • Serves as the Clinical Lead for clinical studies.
  • Collaborates with Clinical Operations and Medical Writing to write protocols, conduct clinical trials and review/analyze clinical data results.
  • Contributes to the program communication strategy, and supports execution of the associated medical communication plan.
  • Contributes to the program publication strategy and writes and/or review abstracts, manuscripts and scientific presentations.
  • Contributes to the global market access strategy and product value proposition.
  • Drives the planning of scientific advisory boards and other insight generation activities, as well as identifies potential advisors.
  • Supports the creation and delivery of scientific content for program level training internally and externally.
  • Maintains professional and scientific relationships with thought leaders in the medical field and clinical investigators.
  • Supports the development of congress plans and coordinates related medical activities.
  • Ensures that global medical affairs perspectives are shared across all stages of drug development and incorporated in integrated project plans.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant SOPs, ICH, GCP and other national and international regulatory requirements.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • MD, PhD or PharmD is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in research.
  • Requires familiarity with the set up and management of clinical studies (interventional and/or observational).
  • Experience in gastroenterology highly preferred.
  • The ability to critically analyze research design, methods, and outcome measures is required.
  • Must be capable of managing shifting priorities in a rapidly changing and environment.
  • Must be a team player, willing to work collaboratively across the organization.
  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and must be easily understood in written materials and presentations.
  • Strong strategic thinking and track record for operational excellence is required.
  • Requires demonstrated strength in strategic planning and tactical plan development and execution.
  • Requires domestic and international travel 30+%.

If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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