Sr. Medical Information Manager- Wilmington, DE
Location:
Wilmington , Delaware
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
R-014633
Description:
The Senior Medical Information Manager is responsible for the execution of Medical Information brand/therapeutic area deliverables, including answering medical inquiries from healthcare professionals, reviewing/providing scientific consult to promotional materials, and development of scientific content to support Medical Affairs.  Generally, this role is focused on one of two areas: scientific content/brand support or customer engagement.  The area of focus is determined based on the current needs of the Therapeutic Area.      
Major Responsibilities
General
  • Demonstrate scientific and business expertise relevant to therapeutic areas, including products, disease state management, emerging therapies, and the competitive landscape
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify scientific information to meet customer needs
  • Monitor the medical environment (including medical inquiries) and apply scientific expertise, integrated with regulatory and compliance knowledge, to impact Brand/Therapeutic Area strategy
  • Provide scientific training to the Brand/Therapeutic Area Medical Information colleagues
  • Provide staffing support for the Medical Information booth at scientific conventions
Scientific Content/Brand Support
  • Accountable for Medical Information contribution to promotional review by:
    • Providing strategic scientific consults on brand messages
    • Reviewing promotional materials for content and accuracy
    • Contribute to the prioritization of review for promotional materials
    • Coordinate development, review and approval of clinical Data on File Packets to support promotional claims
  • Contribute to and or lead the development, review and maintenance of Medical Affairs scientific materials, including Managed Market documents, in collaboration with Medical Affairs colleagues 
    • Incorporate customer insight to identify, update, and develop scientific materials
    • Coordinate with Medical Affairs colleagues, vendor and outsource provider to develop content
  • Participate in Medical Affairs training initiatives to:
    • Provide consult to Medical Affairs key stakeholders and vendors to shape the content and development of training materials
    • Develop the content for brand scientific training in conjunction with Medical Affairs Training Team where applicable
  • Other activities include:
  • Coordinate, create, and/or review submissions to external Drug Information Resources and Evidence-Based Practice Centers.
  • Lead the compendia submission process for Medical Affairs
  • Provide consult to Regulatory/Labeling committee and  the US publications team on brand publications
Customer Engagement
  • Respond to Medical Inquiries and engage in appropriate scientific information exchanges with Health Care Providers via multiple channels (i.e. verbal, written).
  • Manage accurate, focused, and scientifically balanced clinical and scientific information exchanges with Health Care Providers that support the appropriate use of and clinically differentiate AstraZeneca products.
  • Utilize multiple approved technologies to engage customers in appropriate scientific exchange
  • Identify, analyze and/or report trends in medical and scientific insight (including Medical Inquiries) to Medical Affairs stakeholders
Minimum Requirements
  • Advanced degree in Pharmacy (PharmD preferred), Pharmacology, Science or equivalent clinical experience
  • 1-3 years experience in pharmaceutical industry based Drug/Medical Information or equivalent industry experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication and management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply FDA, legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements to Medical Affairs activities and drug information delivery
  • Understanding of the information needs for various customer segments
  • Strong collaboration skills
Preferred Background
  • 2-4 years experience in pharmaceutical industry in drug information, preferably in Medical Affairs
  • Clinical Pharmacy experience with patient care exposure
  • Drug Information Residency or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with Commercial or Brand Teams
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Medical information call center experience
  • Experience leading projects and teams
  • Managed Markets or HEOR experience
  • Pharmacy Licensure preferred
Skills and Competencies
  • Expert Scientific Knowledge
  • Leadership Skills
  • Drug Information Management Expertise
  • Medical / technical writing experience
  • Organization Savvy
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Ability to work in a complex and evolving environment

A little about us:
MedImmune is the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca

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