Director, Medical Affairs Oncology

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Sep 04, 2020
Ref
20267BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Summary:
Our medical affairs physicians and scientists are experts on our medicines and form an extremely valuable part of our global development organization. We serve as an important liaison between Regeneron and the scientific and healthcare community. Medical Affairs is organized in an optimally aligned matrix structure for delivery of therapeutic and functional area expertise.

The Director of Medical Affairs is responsible for the development of medical strategy, planning & execution of assigned medical affairs activities at Regeneron. This hire will provide scientific and/or medical leadership by thoroughly understanding Oncology and serving as a key scientific/ medical resource.

The Director will work in a multifunctional, matrix organization, working closely with colleagues within the medical affairs group (including field medical, medical operations, medical education, medical information, HEOR, publication management and medical statistics), as well as those research & development, commercial, access & reimbursement, and patient advocacy. He/she will also collaborate with external collaborators such as health care practitioners, research groups, payers and alliance partners.

Responsibilities:
• Defines strategy, sets annual goals and ensures compliant execution of medical affairs activities.
• Maintains deep scientific and medical knowledge of relevant therapeutic/disease areas as well as an understanding of patient and physician interactions and clinical decision making and impact.
• Provides matrix management of the cross-functional Medical Product Team (MPT)
• Responsible for medical affairs activities consisting of data generation, data analysis and interpretation. Plays a key role in developing evidence generation strategy and execution of Phase 3B/4 studies, including interventional and observational research.
• Provides strategic direction and scientific and medical support for publications and presentations as needed, working closely with the Publication Manager.
• Leads evaluation of investigator-initiated study applications.
• Provides substantial input and reviews development of Medical Information Letters and the Global Value and AMCP Dossiers.
• Participates in scientific engagement with external communities in order to educate and advance scientific and medical understanding of relevant disease areas, including the management of disease, standards of patient care and roles of our medicines.
• Develops medical content for congresses, symposia and advisory boards and leads such activities.
• Presents scientific/ medical materials to diverse audiences (e.g. physicians, pharmacists, marketing/medical agencies, and other key stakeholders) in meeting, advisory and/or consulting settings.
• Proactively brings patients' & physicians' voice to provide medicines meeting their needs, on cross-functional teams, while considering the needs of external collaborators, including payers.
• Provides scientific and medical input and ensures integrity of scientific content for promotional activities and sales training. Is the lead medical reviewer in the review committee responsible for the review and approval of promotional, educational and related materials supporting Company products, ensuring medical/ scientific accuracy and fair and balanced representation.
• Supports field medical activities
• Assesses medical education needs and develops internal and external educational activities.
• Works with finance, multiple functions with Medical Affairs and Project Manager to develop and forecast project budgets for medical affairs activities.
• Provides medical training for internal staff (including RSMs, medical information, commercial, and sales) on products and disease related aspects.
• Potential of direct line management of associate medical director.
• Performs medical monitoring of post-registrational trails and is the signatory of documents related to interpretation of patient level data where necessary, if in possession of a medical degree

Qualifications and skills:
• Physician (M.D. or equivalent), PhD or PharmD with expertise in Oncology
• Clinical, research and/or drug-development experience in Oncology
• Minimum of 10 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or medical affairs is required.
• Experience and success in working in a matrix, cross-functional environment; excellent collaboration skills; experience working across functions to achieve results.
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent medical communication skills.
• Must be able to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of the healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.
• Must be able to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice; direct experience preferred.
• Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

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