Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Dermatology

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 15, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Medical 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 and serving as a key scientific/ medical resource. The person filling this position will be involved in data gap analysis and strategic planning for new data generation, including company sponsored studies, collaboration projects and investigator-initiated studies (IIS), potentially serving as study director and medical monitor. Other responsibilities may include stakeholder engagement and education, data analyses, publication and scientific communications, and other Medical Affairs functions supporting the Dupilumab brand.

A day in the life may include the following:
• 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)
• Is 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 with the Field Medical Team (FMT).
• 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 when needed.
• 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 FMT, medical information, commercial, and sales) on products and disease related aspects.
• Performs medical monitoring of post-registrational trials and is the signatory of documents related to interpretation of patient level data where necessary, if in possession of a medical degree

This role may be for you if you have the following:
• Physician (M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) preferable with knowledge and experience in immunology and/or dermatology
• Background in Med Affairs with LCM experience or background in Clinical Development with an interest in expanding on Med Affairs.
• Minimum of 5-7 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
• Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience.
• Outstanding work ethic and integrity
• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
• Comes up with new and unique ideas that move the science forward and add value.
• Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
• Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
• Strong interpersonal skills particularly motivational, negotiation, listening, judgment, analytic, and conflict management skills, demonstrated by ability to lead teams.
• Ability to work independently and engage in collaborative decision making, complete tasks in a timely fashion, and function in a fast-paced and rapidly expanding environment.
• Can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

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!

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