Executive Director, Medical Affairs, Ophthalmology (EYLEA)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 02, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Executive Director of Medical Affairs provides strategic leadership for the diabetic retinopathy program (Eylea) with high visibility in the organization, reporting into the Head of Ophthalmology Medical Affairs. She/he orchestrates the development of medical strategy, planning and execution of medical affairs activities at Regeneron with the benefit of the patient at the forefront. He/she will provide leadership by thoroughly understanding ophthalmology and serving as a scientific and medical resource.
The Executive Director will lead a multifunctional Medical Product Team (MPT) within a matrix organization, consisting of colleagues within the medical affairs group. The Executive Director ensures alignment working closely with research & development, commercial, access & reimbursement, and patient advocacy colleagues. She/he will also represent Regeneron towards collaborators such as health care practitioners, research groups, payers and alliance partners.

A typical day might include the following:
• Develops and supervises implementation of US and ex-US focused medical strategy and tactics for one asset, including scientific communications and publications, annual medical planning, field communications, and collaborations with specialists.
• Applies disease area expertise and business understanding to address needs in clinical practice with medically appropriate use of medicines.
• Lead all aspects of and provides hands on support in management, generation and dissemination of clinical and non-clinical data that results in high quality publications.
• Leads a cross-functional team and continuously strives for alignment across the organization (and the alliance if applicable).
• Provides scientific/medical perspectives to the global and US strategic and medical organizations.
• Co-leads the formation and execution of a robust Phase IIIb/IV plan
• Supports the design, conduct, oversight, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. Ensures timely submission and delivery of high-quality clinical trial documentation, implementation and execution.
• Continues to develop and nurture long-term strategic partnerships with clinical specialists, societies, collaborative groups, advocacy groups, and other external partners representing Regeneron.
• Prioritizes support of investigator-initiated studies and serves as the Chair on an internal Scientific Review Committee.
• Reviews and approves all promotional materials.
• Ensures goals and objectives are met and projects completed on time and within budget.
• Optimizes medical affairs resource prioritization across the spectrum of a product's life cycle.
• Develops and forecasts of project budgets across assets.
• Champions compliance, ethics and patient safety, putting patients at the center of all actions.
• Monitors post-registrational trials and is the signatory of documents related to interpretation of patient level data where vital, if trained in medicineThis role might be for you if:
• You work optimally in a fast paced, constantly evolving and growing environment.
• You have outstanding work ethic and integrity, including high ethical and scientific standards
• You handle scientific concepts and complexity with confidence.
• You make the best decision possible based on a mixture of data analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
• You establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and gain their trust and respect.
• You build a climate in which people want to do their best and can empower team or project members.
• You deal comfortably with senior management.
• You act upon the things you see as complicated.

To be considered for this opportunity an MD is required with specialized training in Ophthalmology strongly preferred. A minimum of 10 years of related industry experience is required.

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