Sr Director Medical Affairs Biosimilars Oncology
New York , New York
December 31, 2016

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Role Description
A highly independent, experienced medical affairs professional with in-depth oncology therapeutic area knowledge is required who is pro-active and self-starter, a good team player and has gravitas, leadership skills, strategic vision and dynamism to initiate and implement global medical programs to support the company oncology portfolio

1. Provide expert opinion on the current trends in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, existing and emerging treatment options as well as unmet medical needs in the current and future treatment paradigm in oncologic diseases to inform key medical and business decisions

2. Participate in the development and execution of medical strategies via the global Medical Team and Medical scientific committee.

3. Coordinate global input and provide expertise into the phase 3b/4 development programs.

4. Provide medical knowledge and support for Commercial Development activities, become a pro-active counterpart of commercial development team members

5. Drive indication-specific publication planning and execution: contribute with publication ideas based on identified medical communication needs and develop them into abstracts and manuscripts

7. Actively review manuscripts and abstracts to ensure medical and scientific accuracy

8. Manage relationships and actively work with key opinion leaders in collaboration with regional Medical Affairs colleagues. Be a trusted link on behalf of the global medical team to the external oncology community.

9. Chair and develop content for advisory meetings with opinion leaders

10. Lead regional Medical Affairs colleagues in executing global medical plan

11. Plan, develop, and review medical content for scientific events (i.e. congresses, symposia, professional associations, etc.)

12. Develop training curriculum and medical content and deliver them to medical affairs colleagues in regions and countries.

13. Lead the work of communications agencies to develop medical content for external communication

14. Contribute to the development and presentation of operating plans

15. Actively participate in global concept review to ensure that durable materials are appropriate and compliant with external an internal requirements

16. Proactively identify and address potential medical issues and ensure implementation of risk-management strategies

17. Provide medical support to country and regional medical affairs organizations as needed

Required skills.
• MD with 10 years' experience in a pharmaceutical environment.

• Strong Medical Affairs experience (Global experience desired)

• Oncology background in pharmaceutical environment.

Preferred knowledge.
• Biologics experience preferred.
• Biosimilars experience preferred.
• Therapeutic area experience in oncology.

This position requires a proactive, pragmatic, flexible person with excellent leadership qualities, strategic thinking, communication & presentation skills, broad expertise in medical experience with regulatory and/or safety risk management issues. The Sr Director Medical Affairs Biosimilars Oncology will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in a professional and enthusiastic manner, and must work well on multiple tasks and effectively prioritize to meet personal and team goals in a matrixed team environment. He/she will contribute to ongoing efforts to enhance team effectiveness through involvement in continuous improvement initiatives.

Technical Skills:
• Ability to Analyze and integrate diverse, complex quantitative and qualitative data from all areas of the business.

• Ability to identify multiple elements of a problem, differentiates key trends, and formulate appropriate action plan.

• Ability to translate complex scientific concepts into customized medical knowledge for different audiences.

• Ability to assess program risks and develop mitigation strategies.

• Demonstrated ability to drive medical teams cross-functionally.

• Develop verbal and/or written arguments in a logical and cogent manner.

• Have strong conflict management and negotiation skills.

• Have consummate communication skills and encourages proactive conversations

• Clinical Development expertise preferred.

Availability to travel around 20% of the time.

Occasional work during weekends due to congresses or meetings with advisors.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. the company also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. the company is an E-Verify employer.

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