Director Medical Affairs, Rare Disease

Cambridge, MA, United States
Oct 16, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Director Medical Affairs, Rare Disease

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

As Director Medical Affairs, Rare Disease you will be r esponsible for contributing to the medical strategies and overall US medical affairs plan for Rare Disease, including, medical information responses, the scientific communications including poster presentations and publications (in conjunction with the Publication team), the design and medical monitoring of US-based clinical studies, and the approval of educational grants. Additionally, you will w ork with the MSL team in developing and managing regional relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), working with KOLs on externally-sponsored study requests, providing internal (& relevant external) training, and preparing/supervising responses to Medical Information requests so that customers will be informed about the Rare Disease products and therapeutic areas in which Ipsen markets.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within Ipsen to provide medical/scientific expertise and marketplace feedback
  • Contribute to the scientific publication plan in US and design and run clinical studies in conjunction with Medical Affairs Operations group
  • Ensure appropriate scientific, disease and Ipsen product training for the MSL team and other internal partners
  • Serve on medical and/or disease area and asset cross-functional committees
  • Collaboratively develop and supervise the execution of the Rare Disease KOL identification process
  • Create & disseminate medically sound information to support the safe & effective use of Ipsen Rare Disease products in partnership with Medical Affairs Information and MSL teams
  • Offer medical input and manage budgets for clinical grants and medical education support activities in partnership with Grants Manager

Education and Experience
  • Completed MD or PhD
  • Minimum 8 years in pharmaceutical industry, with most in Medical Affairs, but some clinical trials/research experience a plus
  • Must have experience in Rare Disease
  • Experience in presenting and publishing scientific information a plus
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and biostatistics
  • (Ability to travel (ie. Attend HCP/customer meetings) required up to 50% of time)

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.","datePosted":"2020-08-17T00:00:00.000Z