Medical Affairs Medical Director - NUCALA

GSK   •  

Durham, NC

Industry: Biotech/Pharma

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Not Specified years

Posted 339 days ago

Basic qualifications:
Physician (M.D. or equivalent) with board certification in Internal Medicine with significant interest in pulmonary medicine. Subspecialty certification in adult Allergy/Immunology or Pulmonary Medicine is preferred.
• Pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience is preferred.
• Clinical practice experience is required
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent medical communication skills.
• Must be able to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of the US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.
• Must be able to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice; direct experience preferred.
• Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

- Must demonstrate excellent communications and leadership skills.
- Enable and drive change – ability to influence/lead to deliver results. Does not need to have  direct leadership (line management) experience.
- Continuous improvement – ability to drive a performance based culture.
- Flexible thinking – ability to analyze external environment and translate to strategy. Must  demonstrate good judgment.
- Customer driven – ability to understand patient needs and institutional concerns.
- Building relationships – ability to work effectively through and with others.
- Developing others – ability to act as teacher, coach and mentor toward others

Preferredqualifications:
Subspecialty certification in adult Allergy/Immunology or Pulmonary Medicine is preferred.


Details:
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical companies. Our powerful combination of skills and resources provides a platform for delivering strong growth and responding quickly to the rapidly changing global healthcare environment.  We are focused around 3 core businesses, Consumer Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, with global commercial infrastructure and functional support, international supply networks and innovative R&D. We have a global commercial presence in more than 150 markets, a network of 84 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centre in the UK, US, Belgium and China.
Our medical affairs physicians and scientists are the experts on our medicines/vaccines and an extremely valuable part of our global business. In all countries where our medicines and vaccines are marketed, these professionals help to ensure that healthcare professionals can understand the appropriate use of our products, and also ensure that the patient remains at the heart of our decision making.   Our global medical organization, under the leadership of R&D, Chief Medical Officer Murray Stewart, is at the forefront of the industry-leading changes to improve patient treatment options.  We are committed to making GSK’s Medical Affairs team the best in our industry, and a trusted valued partner in the delivery of healthcare to patients.  
The US Medical Affairs (USMA) organization is one of three regional Medical teams at GSK. Within USMA, there are two primary Therapy Areas, Respiratory and Specialty & Classic and Established Medicines. Each team is supported by Medical/Scientific Directors, health outcome scientists, field medical liaisons, medical information scientists, strategic capabilities, medical governance, operations and analytics. The US Medical Affairs organization provides critical insight into the needs of US Medical customers and patients, ensuring the accuracy and relevance of GSK’s medical and scientific information in the US and assessing the evidence needs for US prescribers and payers.
--May include accountability of other medical staff for execution of work and people development for one or more medicine(s).



THE POSITION
Contributes to US medical affairs work for a disease area/medicine(s) and supports US medical matrix team(s) and US medical commercial strategy team(s), disease area leader and Therapy Area Head. Includes but is not limited to:
-Development of medical affairs plans and strategic launch plans
-Applies and integrates deep understanding of the external medical and scientific environment to medical affairs strategy and work
-Understands and incorporates US environment needs are represented in global evidence generation planning
-Provides medical monitoring for Phase IIIb/IV studies
-Participates in evaluation of US investigator sponsored study applications
-Participates in scientific engagement between GSK and external communities in order to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, the management of disease, and patient care
-Partners with all stakeholders to ensure delivery of all assigned medical activities to support life cycle management, ensuring integrity of scientific content, including copy approval process.
-Applies sound medical governance for all activities and is accountable for medical governance sign off.
-Works closely with safety, regulatory, and manufacturing to ensure best benefit-risk assessment and ability to quickly integrate relevant changes.
-Supports interactions with Global Franchise and Clinical Development
-Accountable for maintaining deep product and disease area expertise and maintaining a deep understanding of patient and physician interactions and clinical decision making and impact.
Experience / Qualifications:
• Physician (M.D. or equivalent) with board certification in Internal Medicine with significant interest in pulmonary medicine. Subspecialty certification in adult Allergy/Immunology or Pulmonary Medicine is preferred.
• Pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience is preferred.
• Clinical practice experience is required
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent medical communication skills.
• Must be able to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of the US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.
• Must be able to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence
generation, external engagement and internal
advice; direct experience preferred.
• Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience

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