Associate Director, Medical Education & Grants

Bridgewater, New Jersey (US)
Mar 22, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Associate Director, Medical Education & Grants is responsible for maintaining systems and processes critical to the compliant and efficient execution of US and Global Medical Education plans that support impactful medical education programs for HCPs to enhance diagnosis and disease management. This role reports to the Senior Director, Medical Education & Grants and is based at our Bridgewater, New Jersey headquarters location.


  • Oversight and management of incoming medical education grant requests (review, summarize, and make recommendations) for Insmed therapeutic areas of interest while adhering to corporate policies and regulatory guidelines
  • Oversight of compliant grants management system, grant review committee meeting facilitation, contracting, budget planning, audit readiness, development of project management tools, reports, and timelines for medical education programs
  • Develop medical education strategy and deliver related tactics including live and enduring independent medical education programs (i.e. CME programs)
  • Summarize/create reports for grants tracking, status reports, metrics, and comprehensive outcomes analyses for Medical Affairs internal stakeholders
  • Work with the Finance department to develop and track budgets; facilitate contracting; participate in annual budget and forecasts
  • Establish, maintain and lead training on data management systems that effectively supports the review/approval process, archiving and maintenance of all grants programs
  • Identify and communicate any key findings on educational gaps, updates and/or enhancements needed that support medical education and grants strategy
  • Support standardization across global geographies and country regulations to ensure consistent, compliant and best in class educational/grants resources
  • Communicate with medical education providers to facilitate timely, consistent outcomes reporting, metrics, reconciliation, follow-up, program close outs, etc
  • Ensure the Medical Education Grants process is consistent with Insmed policies & SOPs and compliant with current relevant guidelines including, but not limited to, FDA and regulatory guidelines (i.e., PhRMA guidelines, OIG, AMA, ACCME, CME Open Payments reporting, etc.)
  • Observe supported medical education programs online and on-site as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred

  • A minimum 7 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, primarily in Medical Affairs/ Medical Education Grants management required.

  • Expert knowledge of relevant guidelines including, but not limited to medical and regulatory affairs, drug development, FDA and regulatory guidelines (i.e., PhRMA guidelines, OIG, AMA, ACCME, Sunshine Act, etc.)

  • Ability to create, track and plan timelines and budgets

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience in launch of/and management of grants management system preferred

  • Proficiency with document management systems (e.g. Cybergrants, SharePoint, Contrack, Agiloft, etc) a plus

  • Ability to manage external vendors and provide clear, concise direction

  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy and conciseness

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within collaborative and cross-functional teams

  • Experience managing other grant types (i.e. charitable donations, medical sponsorships, research awards, research project/registry) a plus

  • Requires up to 10% travel

  • Must demonstrate Insmed values: Collaboration, Accountability, Passion, Respect, Integrity

  • Individuals must demonstrate the ability to interact successfully in a dynamic and culturally diverse workplace