Director, Medical Affairs Engagement (Addiction)

Alkermes   •  


Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Not Specified years

Posted 180 days ago

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  • Develop and cultivate long-term strategic medical partnerships with specific clinical experts, societies, collaborative groups, advocacy groups, and other external stakeholders

  • Work collaboratively with key cross functional colleagues (Medical Directors, Government Affairs, Patient Advocacy, etc…) to support the development of aligned strategies to accomplish organizational goals

  • Develop and implement tactics in support of aligned strategies

  • Attend therapeutically focused meetings and congresses to interact with thought leaders and professional societies. Facilitate deeper understanding of thought leaders, policy makers and payers, their unmet medical needs.

  • Proactively gather insights and provide feedback to home office medical affairs team and cross functional colleagues

  • Participate and contribute to projects and initiatives within a matrix environment that increases the value and productivity of Medical Affairs

  • Maintains and updates knowledge and expertise relevant to the therapeutic area

  • Ensure complete compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines

  • Foster an atmosphere conducive to teamwork and collaboration


  • Doctoral level preferred in Pharmacy, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Health Services Research or Public Health, (i.e., M.D., Pharm.D., R.Ph., MPH,, Ph.D., D.Ph.,)

  • Position will be Field Based

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Flexible to changing priorities, detail-oriented, and works well under pressure

  • Ability to critically analyze and synthesize complex scientific data

  • Understanding of Medical Affairs and the role of the department in drug development and product commercialization

  • Addiction therapeutic area experience, specifically in substance abuse