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Regional Medical Assoc Director - LaCan Oncology

Novartis Oncology

East Hanover, NJ
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

*Job Description

Provide operational and strategic clinical/Medical expertise on several products, as a member of regional medical team to deliver high quality clinical trials and medical marketing program milestones on time and within budget.

Additional responsibilities:

1. Serve as regional medical leader for assigned products: develop regional strategy and implement medical affairs program. Coordinate global clinical development, regional and local medical affairs activities to optimize use of products in Latin America

2. Contribute clinical research and operational expertise in the development of overall strategy and objectives of the Clinical regional and local countries clinical studies.

3. Coach local medical team to ensure accountability and proper functions of their roles.

4. Technical and Strategic medical support for regional and local Marketing programs

5. Serve as representative to extended global program teams, global commercial teams for products, ensuring that Latin American/Canadian needs are taken into account into programs. Coordinate the feedback from the countries for these meetings

6. Design and implement regional medical affairs trials to complement global and local programs

7. Coordinate third party study activities for countries, ensuring that these meet overall strategic objectives

8. Create and implement the Latin American/Canada regional publication plan for assigned products

9. Manage budget for medical affairs programs for region for assigned products.

10. Support regional regulatory submission strategies for products (working with DRA)

11. Working on enhancing clinical research and medical affairs in Latin America, improving processes, etc.

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*Minimum requirements

MD (medicine) required. Specialization in Oncology or hematology strongly preferred.

English and Spanish are required. - Portuguese desirable

1. At least 5 years experience in clinical studies development, and implementation

2. At least 5 years’ experience in Marketing support

3. Knowledge of advanced clinical trial design and basic statistics.

4. Solid medical/scientific skills.

5. Ability to analyze and interpret efficacy and safety data.

6. Proficient in all aspects of the clinical development process.

7. Medical, scientific and state of the art clinical re-search knowledge of assigned disease area.

8. Proven ability to manage different teams or projects simultaneously.

9. Proven experience on clinical development teams

10. Experience with regulatory submissions highly desirable