US Medical Affairs Lead- Vaccine
, Pennsylvania
November 22, 2016
Basic qualifications:
Physician (MD degree)

Must possess an active medical license and be board eligible or board certified or equivalent

At least 5 years industry experience (medical affairs a plus)

Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience.

Must be able to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.

Preferred qualifications:
Pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience is preferred.*

Demonstrates understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice; direct experience preferred.
Demonstrates disease area expertise and a deep understanding of patient and physician interactions and clinical decision making and impact.

Excellent communications and leadership skills: able to effectively communicate written and verbal scientific data and to understand the clinical implications of the data.

US Medical Affairs Leaders (USMALs) are leaders and the single point of medical accountability for a medicine or medicine(s). They are sought out for their medical expertise on the medicine, disease and the US healthcare environment. They are fully accountable and lead the development and execution of US Medical Affairs strategy for a medicine(s) by:
1. Leading the US Medical Affairs Matrix Team (MMT) to align and direct all medical affairs resources into a focused vision and strategy.
2. Providing one medical affairs voice, medical expertise, and insight and co-leading the US Medical Commercial Strategy Team (MCST).
3. Aligning with clinical development to provide insights into the US healthcare environment and to ensure US needs and issues are addressed.
4. Incorporating US Medical Affairs (USMA) voice at the global franchise or business unit level.
5. Coordinating timely new information sharing on safety, labeling, manufacturing, publications, competitors, science, and diseases relevant to the medicine(s).
6. Instilling medical governance in all activities and incorporating GSK values of patient focus, transparency, integrity and respect.
7. In addition, the USMAL integrates and aligns the needs of Canada into the global franchises when Canada is not represented at the Franchise level. -

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