Associate Director, Medical Affairs Strategic Planning & Operations

Location
Brisbane, CA, United States
Posted
Mar 27, 2021
Ref
5161138002
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Other
Position Type
Full time
Myovant Sciences aspires to be the leading healthcare company focused on innovative treatments for women's health and prostate cancer designed to improve the lives of millions. We are on a mission to redefine care for women and for men through purpose-driven science, empowering medicines, and transformative advocacy. We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals who share our excitement for this mission.

Summary Description

The Associate Director, Medical Affairs Strategic Planning & Operations will work with a high-performing team responsible for Medical Strategy, Field Medical, Medical Communication and Health Economics, across Women's Health and Prostate Cancer for Myovant Sciences. This is a role with involvement in strategic planning, general business management, budgeting, systems development and project management, to drive alignment and performance across Medical Affairs and with cross-functional partners.

The candidate will work as an enabler for increased efficiency and speed of execution, to help ensure professional standing and integrity for Medical Affairs. The leader in this position will also be involved in aligning and integrating process and technology efficiencies for Medical Affairs activities, along with being a champion for modern Medical Affairs operations across the US and Europe for Myovant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate Director, Medical Affairs Strategic Planning & Operations will work with a high-performing team responsible for Medical Strategy, Field Medical, Medical Communication and Health Economics, across Women's Health and Prostate Cancer for Myovant Sciences. This is a role with involvement in strategic planning, general business management, budgeting, systems development and project management, to drive alignment and performance across Medical Affairs and with cross-functional partners.

The candidate will work as an enabler for increased efficiency and speed of execution, to help ensure professional standing and integrity for Medical Affairs. The leader in this position will also be involved in aligning and integrating process and technology efficiencies for Medical Affairs activities, along with being a champion for modern Medical Affairs operations across the US and Europe for Myovant.
  • The Associate Director will work directly with the Director of Medical Affairs Strategic Planning and Operations to build a successful and healthy Medical Affairs organization for Myovant Sciences.
  • Co-ordinate with the Director of Medical Affairs Strategic Planning and Operations to ensure cross-functional medical alignment across the US Field Medical team, Medical Information, Medical Managed Markets & HEOR and US & European Medical Strategy teams.
  • Support a successful Medical Affairs team through input into the review, outline, and execution on design and improvements to organization structure, knowledge and skills gaps, optimal workflows, and alignment around internal processes for Medical Affairs.
  • Provide project and operations management for Medical Affairs to ensure alignment around medical strategy for Women's Health and Prostate Cancer and facilitate the development of medical plans with clear goals, prioritization of projects, milestones for implementation and monitoring of progress.
  • Lead, organize, and manage Medical Affairs critical projects to define and implement changes across our business in conjunction with other functional leaders
  • Own and continuously improve Medical Affairs operating cadence (e.g. medical sub-team meetings, alliance medical meetings, etc).
  • Provide support for US and European conferences with activities including medical booths, logistics, materials and staffing
  • Create structure and focus for broad, ambiguous ideas that the medical team is exploring and bring forth recommendations for action in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all interactions and activities in the US adhere to corporate and healthcare compliance guidance in all activities

Core Competencies
  • The ideal candidate has both hands-on experience and a tenured leadership foundation in the following areas: planning & process, product and/or financial planning, organizational change, communications & strategy execution
  • Proven ability to track, prioritize, and drive multiple concurrent projects to success.
  • Proven experience designing and leading strategic planning at a growth company
  • Strong PC experience and demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to multi-task under limited direction and on own initiative
  • Daily demonstrates a positive, 'can do' and service-oriented attitude. Strong oral and written communicator; detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.
  • Self-motivated, with initiative and the ability to take ownership of, and follow through with, specific tasks.
  • Ability to shift priorities quickly while working under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate communication and collaboration skills with an ability to manage and influence stakeholders in a matrix environment effectively
  • Exercise good judgment and make decision that is appropriate for the organization
  • Results-driven, take initiative and ownership to accomplish work
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and embrace change in a dynamic, rapidly growing environment
  • Strive for continuous improvement and embrace innovative ideas in daily work
  • Thought leader with track record to formulate and integrate functional strategies with corporate objectives and translate them into actionable deliverables.
  • High degree of organizational awareness, ability to connect the dots to understand all the interdependency and big picture

Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as the position will interface with a wide range of internal employees.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and deliver an excellent work product in a fast-paced, and rapidly growing dynamic company.
  • High EQ and excellent relationship building and communication skills; ability to work well with executives/senior leadership, and able to lead and influence across multiple levels and multiple functions of an organization
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial fast-paced, evolving environment; resourceful and flexible, comfortable with ambiguity and adapting to new challenges with limited resources in a rapidly growing dynamic company
  • Self-starter attitude and track record for seamlessly executing quickly on complex projects with minimal guidance
  • Highest level of integrity, judgement, and discretion in keeping sensitive information confidential
  • A collaborative, can-do attitude; willingness to do what it takes to get the job done

Significant Contacts
  • Employees across Myovant including Medical Affairs, Research and Development and Commercial functions
  • External members of the Physician, Patient and Advocacy communities, associated with Women's Health and Prostate Cancer

REQUIREMENTS (Education and Experience)
  • Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Arts in a relevant scientific discipline
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry with prior Medical Affairs involvement preferred
  • At least 3 years of direct experience in a business operations, alliance management, or portfolio management role in a medical or commercial team.
  • Experience in both large and small biopharmaceutical companies considered a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and experience in business planning, including development of budgets and adherence to performance targets
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with Medical Affairs function

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

If you require any accommodations, please email careers@myovant.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity