Woodcliff Lake, NJ, United States
Job DescriptionThe Associate Medical Director, Field within Oncology Medical Affairs provides medical leadership for field medical affairs planning and tactics for assigned therapeutic area in Oncology.Under the direction of the Sr. Director, Oncology Field Medical and the in-house Medical Director, responsible for working with key stakeholders to develop and execute the medical affairs plan, including post-marketing research, medical education, research grants, medical advisory boards, and scientific communication/publication components of overall medical operating plan. This role utilizes expert medical/scientific knowledge in assigned therapeutic area to provide strategic input for the development of product strategies. Liaise with external stakeholders to solicit feedback and strengthen Eisai s medical reputation in the disease state community. Responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of all relevant materials/communications Key Responsibilities:1. Medical Affairs Plans: Under the direction of the Sr. Director, Oncology Field Medical and the in-house Medical Director, work with key stakeholders, management, and functional area leads to contribute to the development of strategic and aligned Medical Affairs Plans for the therapeutic area. Continuously update plans and inform stakeholders of progress.2. Medical Affairs clinical studies: Contribute to the design of strategies, planning and implementation of medical affairs and RWE programs for assigned products. Provide medical oversight for protocol implementation, interpretation of trial results, final study report conclusions and publications. Provide critical medical input into the lifecycle management strategies in responsible therapeutic areas.3. Medical/Scientific subject matter expert: Serve as medical subject matter expert providing direction for assigned products including (but not limited to) CRC, scientific communications, publication planning/review, advisory boards, health outcomes plans, MSL activities, speaker programs, investigator-initiated research and CME grant reviews or other internal key business processes. Responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs and Commercial outputs for assigned therapeutic areas.4. Headquarters Field connection: provide medical guidance and direction for the assigned therapeutic area to the MSL team. Translate field-generated insights into actionable strategy for the headquarters.5. External leadership: Provides leadership and strategic direction to stakeholders in interactions and communications with external customers, thought leaders, strategic alliances, key organizations, and institutions. Maintains external orientation by participating actively in external events and activities. Strengthen Eisai s medical reputation through successful management of medical dimensions of productsScope Measures1. Increase the awareness of Eisai and its marketed products allowing the key healthcare professionals to make informed therapeutic decisions.2. Expedite the development and collection of quality insights for Eisai pipeline compounds and marketed products.3. Provide valuable contributions to the Medical Affairs organization including strategic planning, publication development and extension of clinical development for marketed and non-markets compounds/combinations.4. Advocacy of influencers as it relates to the company and its marketed products and compounds in development.5. Work closely with medical brand plan development to determine the Medical Affairs needs for upcoming fiscal year.6. Work closely with global publications to determine when important Eisai data will be presented at U.S. and/or global meetings in an effort to incorporate into internal training.Job QualificationsQualifications: Advanced terminal degree (MD, PharmD, PhD, DPH, EdD) in medical/biosciences. Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, including5 years MSL experience in the therapeutic area of interest to Eisai. Clinical research experience, including conducting clinical trials in the Phase IIIb-IV area. Experience reviewing promotional materials from a medical perspective, publications planning, relevant medical society membership and track-record of active participation/attendance, and strong presentation skills. Experience working with cross-functional medical and commercial teams. Oncology expertise including standards of care, current medical options for diagnosis and treatment of relevant conditions based upon franchise products Understanding Medical Affairs activities Understanding of Marketing concepts/strategies Knowledge of the pharmaceutical marketplace FDA regulations/ICH guidelines regarding conduct of clinical studies in relevant therapeutic area Knowledge of regulatory guidance regarding marketing/sales promotional materials Strong overall written and verbal communication skills. Must have requisite skills to function in a complex and dynamic environment, including flexibility and ability to negotiate. ICMJE guidance/general publication practices Current ACCME guidelines Sound computer skills including Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint Strong overall written and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with statistical methodology PhRMA Code Ability to safely and successfully operate a company-supplied motor vehicle is required. Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.Eisai is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. The Company also strives for a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. It is Eisai s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination in employment and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any protected status, including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, creed, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Eisai is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Vet
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