The Regional Director leads a diverse team of highly trained, field-based, Medical Scientific Liaisons (MSLs). Following regulatory and corporate guidelines, the Regional Director ensures execution of MSL activities in support of the functional and departmental program strategy. In addition, the Regional Director is a member of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) leadership team.
- Function as the direct manager of MSLs within assigned region.
- Assess performance and provide ongoing feedback and coaching to each direct report through regular 1:1 phone conversations and field visits
- Represent MSL Management during field interactions with Health Care Professionals and support key opinion leader and advocate relationship development and maintenance within the region.
- Ensure individual MSL territory plans and MSL activities for the region align with GMA and MSL functional goals.
- Drive unwavering compliant work practices.
- Support safe and appropriate use of research compounds and products.
- Support GMA research programming across the continuum (Investigator sponsored research, Cooperative Group and Collaborator research, Company Sponsored GMA trials).
- Serve as a scientific, clinical, and medical content expert.
- Partner within all areas of GMA (e.g. Medical Directors, Medical Communications, Medical Information, Publications, Advocacy).
- Establish and maintain a compliant, supportive partnership with Regional Sales Directors and other counterparts within the Commercial organization.
- Provide National Director with regular regional updates, based on output from direct report
- Manage all programs within their designated scope, schedule, and resources.
- Expert public speaking and written communication skills.
- Executive presence.
- Appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism.
- Values based collaborator – respectful and accountable.
- Able to relate and work with a wide range of people to achieve results.
- Successful and superior influencing skills across all levels of the organization and with external collaborators.
- Problem solving and risk-mitigation skills.
- Confident, positive attitude, enthusiastic and charismatic.
- Strategic and creative thinker.
- Strong time management and organizational skills.
- Able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
Education and Experience
- Accredited doctorate degree in a life-science or basic-science discipline (Pharm.D., D.Sc., D.N.P., Ph.D., or M.D./D.O.)
- Minimum of 6 years of experience and success in therapeutic oncology.
- Prior MSL team leadership and direct management accountabilities is preferred.
- Prior experience with direct patient care is preferred.
- Professional knowledge and skills working with oncology therapeutics.
- Working knowledge of applicable Federal and State Compliance guidelines and regulations.
- Prior experience with commercial product launches.
- Prior experience with commercial and/or government payers.
- Prior experience and willingness to travel extensively and globally.
- Skilled in multiple computer-based tools, in addition to software programs such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel.