The purpose of the Therapeutic Area Head, Director position (TAH) is to lead the development and execution of Medical Affairs strategies and tactics in support of the US market to demonstrate the value of CSL Behring’s licensed and in line products in the assigned Therapeutic Area (TA). This is internally and externally a highly visible therapeutic area expert role.
As the only true US expert in the responsible TA, the TAH, will provide the necessary up to date understanding of the US medical practice to internal CSLB stakeholders and align this knowledge with the global understanding that CSLB is aiming for in the field. -Will ensure that accurate and robust medical-scientific knowledge and clinical expertise, is appropriately communicated through scientific exchange with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s) regarding CSL Behring products for the TA area of responsibility.
-Will determines the relevant gaps in the prioritized medical and scientific topics, creates and implements state of the art initiatives to address them.
- Leverages their in depth scientific knowledge and KOL relationships to identify opportunities for scientific growth.
- Partners with, acts as the CSLB medical spokesman and leverages their KOL relationships in the medical and scientific community to develop and execute medical strategy. The position holder will have a high awareness of patient needs, current therapeutic practices and new therapeutic trends in the US market. The position holder functions as the internal medical expert in supporting sales and marketing in developing strategies and implementing tactics.
- Responsible for increasing quality and relevance of all Medical Affairs led research (Investigator-initiated studies, Phase IV, Publications Research Grants) and publications.
- Provides Promotional Review Committee (PRC) oversight of the Pharm D Medical Information Scientist(s).
- Partner and collaborate with and be the TA lead representing NA Medical Affairs with the global functions of Commercial Development, CRD, R&D, Global Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance (GCSP) and will serve on the Safety Management team for key US products.
Doctor of Medicine, with residency training preferably in North America. Exceptions to the North America requirement may be made for expertise (academic and clinical or pharmaceutical) in the applicable TA.
ExperienceMinimum 10 years in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. Prior Medical Affairsexperiencerequired. Strong TA knowledge and experiencepreferred. Previous interactions or relationships with US based Key Opinion Leaders, Healthcare providers, regulatory agencies, and academic institutions within the Therapeutic area preferred.