Senior / Director, Medical Affairs : Coagulation


Manhattan, NY

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


15+ years

Posted 283 days ago

  by    Lisa Gabor

This job is no longer available.

Senior Director, Medical Affairs: Coagulation

Purpose of this Position

The Senior Director, Medical Affairs, Coagulation will have accountability and responsibility for strategic projects across the coagulation Portfolio. The position will be responsible for establishing and fostering professional relationships with key opinion leaders ensuring access to current medical and scientific information on company products and coagulation therapeutic areas of interest. The position will also provide medical/scientific expertise and support to global and commercial functions within the organization via effective scientific exchange. 


Essential Functions


  • Support the development and maintenance of strong academic and stakeholder relationships both internally and externally via effective scientific exchange
  • Partner with global colleagues for product/research development projects and strategy
  • Collaborate and contribute in the design and development of medical/scientific presentation materials, training, and educational programs
  • Develop strategies and tactics to accommodate academic, clinical, and scientific support for advisory boards, congresses, conventions, symposia, etc.
  • Identify and develop internal medical affairsinformation technology platforms to enhance efficiency
  • Respond in a timely and effective manner to medical and product information requests
  • Provide internal and external scientific training/presentations
  • Track all information requests and responses and report monthly scientific exchange activity according to company policy and requirements
  • Ensure adherence to budget and operational accountability for assigned functions
  • Ensure compliance of Medical Affairs activities
  • Review promotional and educational materials for medical and scientific accuracy as requested


Management Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership through effective objective setting, delegation, communication, and role modeling.


Additional Responsibilities


  • Maintain and continually expand current knowledge base and awareness of the published literature across hemophilia and VWD therapeutic focus areas
  • Attend scientific/medical/professional meetings for educational purposes and provide scientific support as required
  • Assist in obtaining regional medical/scientific marketplace intelligence
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date referenced responses for most commonly asked medical scientific questions
  • Maintain and expand the internal literature library and information resources
  • Strong time management, organizational, administrative and computer skills
  • Ability to maintain high level of ethical and compliancy standards
  • Actively listens to others and is adept at confidently stating expert opinion while respecting the position of others. Exert diplomacy while standing firm on a position.
  • Convert complex scientific information into lay terms and effectively communicate such information


Education and Experience


  • Advanced degree in the medical/pharmaceutical sciences (Pharm.D, Ph.D, MD)
  • 15+ years related industry experience
  • Strong background in hemophilia and VWD disease
  • Experience with hemophilia treating centers
  • MBA degree, commercial experience or medical marketing experiencedesired
  • Project managementexperiencedesired
  • Pharmaco-economic experience or market access experiencedesired
  • Ability to interpret and present complex medical topics
  • Strong understanding of industry compliance guidelines
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in developing and managing key opinion leader relationships
  • Demonstrated competency in providing answers to medical and product information requests
  • Understanding of drug surveillance, product promotion, and the legal aspects of product information
  • Ability to critically evaluate clinical literature


Additional Requirements


  • Willingness to fully engage with high energy team in pursuit of organizational goals and strategies
  • Willingness to thrive within a transparent work environment
  • Ability to maintain confidential information with high regard for integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while continually demonstrating high levels of interpersonal versatility within diverse populations
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to build relationships and establish credibility appropriately
  • Self-reliant and results oriented
  • Ability to effectively interact with and support all levels of management
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to receive candid feedback and quickly make appropriate changes to improve performance.