Senior Manager / Associate Director, Medical Affairs Strategy (Women’s Health)

Brisbane, CA, United States
Apr 12, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
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 develop and deliver empowering medicines for women's health and prostate cancer through purpose-driven science and transformative advocacy. We are looking for passionate and hard-working individuals who share our excitement for this mission.

We are currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated, experienced individual for the position of Senior Manager - Medical Affairs Strategy. The position reports to the Senior Director - Medical Affairs Strategy. The location of the position is in Brisbane, CA.

Summary Description

The Sr Manager / Associate Director - Medical Affairs Strategy will contribute to building a best-in-class medical affairs organization at Myovant. This role will support the development and dissemination of key scientific data. The successful candidate will provide medical and operational input into core medical affairs activities and will coordinate with Commercial to ensure alignment between Medical Affairs and Commercial strategy.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support the launch of relugolix in the US for two major indications: 1) heavy menstrual bleeding from uterine fibroids and 2) pain associated with endometriosis
  • Liaise within the medical affairs organization to ensure successful implementation of the Medical Plan
  • Refine the scientific platform communication plan in collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Perform literature searches to remain up-to-date on the latest scientific and clinical data in the relevant therapeutic areas, and communicate with key internal stakeholders
  • Provide clinical and operational support for the development, review and approval of scientific materials for internal and external use
  • Work closely with the Commercial organization to bring the medical perspective to commercial strategies and tactics
  • Partner with Myovant's Research & Development organization for ongoing and post-marketing clinical development activities
  • Attend relevant medical and scientific conferences to support speakers and presenters, ensure success of communication goals, and participate in the collection and reporting of competitive intelligence within company guidelines

Core Competencies, Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Good working knowledge of good publications practices and guidance (GPP3/ ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct and other guidance related to pre and post-marketing practices and scientific data communications
  • Adherence to corporate and healthcare compliance guidance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific interactions with internal and external groups, and responses to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information
  • 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 multi-task and shift priorities quickly while working under tight deadlines.
  • Strong PC experience and demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as the position will interface with key opinion leaders
  • Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and deliver an excellent work product in a fast-paced, and rapidly growing dynamic company


  • A relevant scientific or healthcare degree is required (eg, PharmD, PhD, MD)

  • Minimum 2-6 years in the biopharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, preferably with at least 1 year of direct experience in medical affairs
  • Prior experience in the introduction of a novel new clinical product is highly desired

  • Domestic travel in support of Medical Affairs initiatives (up to 20%)
  • Regularly required to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and occasionally stand and walk
  • Regularly required to use hands to operate computer and other office equipment
  • Close vision required for computer usage
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 20 pounds

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity