Director, Medical Affairs, Ophthalmology

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary and Essential Functions: :The Director of Medical Affairs is responsible for the development of medical strategy, planning & execution of assigned medical affairs activities at Regeneron. This role will provide scientific and/or medical leadership by thoroughly understanding retinal vascular diseases, in particular neovascular age-related macular degeneration, and serving as a key scientific/ medical resource. The Director will work in a multifunctional, matrix organization, working closely with colleagues within the medical affairs group (including field medical, medical operations, medical education, medical information, HEOR, publication management and medical statistics), as well as those research & development, commercial, access & reimbursement, and patient advocacy. He/she will also interact with external collaborators such as health care practitioners, research groups, payers and alliance partners.

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.
• Participates in and contributes to 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.
• 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.
• 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. Serves as 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 RSMs, 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 job may be for you if you are/have:
• a physician (MD or equivalent), PhD or PharmD
• Experience in ophthalmology/retinal vascular diseases preferred
• Clinical, research and/or drug-development experience
• Minimum of 10 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or medical affairs
• Experience and success in working in a matrix, cross-functional environment; excellent collaboration skills; experience working across functions to achieve results
• Ability to demonstrate excellent medical communication skills.
• Ability to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of the healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.
• Ability to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice; direct experience preferred.
• Ability to demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience.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!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need. #LI-SC1