The Associate Director, Medical Information will be responsible for growing and leading a medical information function for Global Blood Therapeutics' (GBT) clinical product(s), trials and pipeline drugs, which will enable the company to realize its mission of delivering best-in-class medicines to patients with grievous blood disorders.
This individual will display an understanding of the key role medical affairs plays in enhancing the safe and effective use of drugs and educating clinicians and patients regarding their use. Additionally, he/she will support the clinical and commercial vision and provide cross functional support. This individual will have strategic and operational responsibilities for all aspects of medical information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Primary accountability for providing responses to unsolicited medical inquiries across the GBT product portfolio
- Develop and lead day-to-day operations for a Medical Information function at GBT, including creating and updating high-quality standard response letters and FAQs documents as assigned
- Provide ongoing management of call center vendor
- Deliver medical Information Insights to help inform medical priorities, strategies and tactics
- Ongoing evaluation and literature surveillance across relevant therapeutic area(s)
- Collaborate with the Preclinical, Clinical Development, and Medical Affairs teams to translate data evidence into medical information materials
- Collaborate closely with the Medical Science Liaison team to gain input and alignment on the development of medical information deliverables
- Supports Promotional/Medical review Committee meetings by participating in the review and approval of promotional/medical materials to ensure medical accuracy.
- Serve as the Veeva librarian for referencing, content creation, review, etc.
- Provides coverage for the Medical Information booth at US medical conferences
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- A medical or scientific degree (PharmD, PhD, DO, MD, MS or RN) preferred with 4-6+ years of Medical Information or Medical Communications experience. Experience in the hematology therapeutic area desired
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong attention to detail. Proficient with evaluating and reporting complex scientific and clinical data and translating them into simple messages. Ability to quickly understand a disease landscape
- Must have proven experience working in a matrixed environment and be an effective collaborator either in the biotech/pharma industry or at a Medical Communication/Medical Information agency
- Strong knowledge of regulatory/compliance regarding promotion, Pharma guidelines and all other relevant industry standards
- Self-directed and proactive individual with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, dynamic environment with high performing colleagues
- Comfortable executing on multiple projects independently through all project aspects from strategic to tactical, to ensure timely completion of assignments
- Expert use of secondary literature databases (Medline, Embase), reference management software (EndNote), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications.