Global Medical Lead - Neuroscience
Location:
, Massachusetts
Posted:
December 04, 2017
Reference:
R0016099
• Leads development and execution of multi-year global medical strategy for area-specific NS, appropriately aligned with overall strategy and incorporating R&D functional strategies (clinical, regulatory, HEOR, PV, compliance)
• Serves as the global expert within Shire in support of the products and disease areas
• Leads specific NS Global Medical Teams
• Responsible for development and in-year implementation of medical plan in the US and when applicable, global, along with oversight and/or coordination of in-year implementation by International Medical Affairs
• Develops and manages the medical budget for assigned areas
• Acts as a senior company representative interacting with external scientific leaders, patient advocacy groups and/or regulatory authorities
• Establishes appropriate strategic partnerships with centers of excellence and KOLs in areas of scientific interest
• Collaborates with Legal, Compliance and Regulatory to ensure proper and ethical interactions between GMA personnel and external stakeholders

% of Time
Job Function and Description
25%
Definition of global medical strategy and plans
  • Lead development of medical strategy, publications strategy, congress strategy, customer interaction strategy, and the scientific communication platform, aligned with product strategy
  • Develop in-year medical tactical plan and budget
  • Lead functional (e.g. publications, medical communications, medical training) and in-line R&D teams in developing plans supporting global medical strategy
  • Lead the collaboration with commercial to ensure aligned and medically appropriate commercial strategy, planning and execution.
  • Define Global and US GMA team goals and key performance metrics
25%
Lead the Global Medical Team
  • Collaborate with Legal, Compliance and Regulatory and Medical Training to ensure understanding and adherence of global medical team to Shire and external policies and regulations
  • Coordinate with Head of Global Medical Affairs and Global Medical Training to define and address global medical team training and professional development needs and training needs related to the products and disease areas
  • Mentor and develop global medical team
  • Monitor team performance in terms of goals and delivery of medical plans and identify areas for development
25%
Oversee and manage in-year implementation of medical strategy
Directly lead (US) and guide (International) implementation of strategy, potentially including:
  • Providing physician leadership for scientific communications, including standard responses and publications
  • Planning, designing and managing global and overseeing regional/local medical Advisory Boards
  • Providing medical review and approval of Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) proposals and other grants through the grant approval process
  • Leading design and execution of clinical studies (phase IIIb/IV, disease registries, epidemiological studies, outcomes surveys, etc.) in close collaboration with Therapeutic Area Clinical Development head and Global clinical Operations
  • Leading completion of regulatory obligations
  • Monitor and communicate progress against medical plan; propose and initiate initiatives as need to adjust to disease area requirements
  • Overseeing medical review and approval of promotional and meeting materials
20%
Interaction with external stakeholders in alignment with customer needs and medical strategy
  • Act as a senior company representative with external scientific leaders, policy makers, patient advocacy groups and/or regulatory authorities
  • Establish and/or enhance partnerships with key academic institutions and develop relationships with key thought leaders
  • Acts as a senior company representative interacting with external scientific leaders, patient advocacy groups and/or regulatory authorities
  • Establishes appropriate strategic partnerships with KOLs in areas of scientific interest
  • Represent Medical Affairs at internal and external meetings
  • Present data on product / therapeutic area



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At Shire, we help people with rare diseases and specialized conditions live their lives to the fullest.

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