Director Medical Communications

Location
Working from Home
Posted
Oct 14, 2021
Ref
329861
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

The Director of Medical Communications is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the publication plan and all Medical Affairs materials development, including advisory boards, MSL tools, and congresses. The role will evolve as Aadi and Medical Affairs grows.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Lead the creation of the communications strategies and publication plans
  • Chair the publication team
  • Lead the timely execution of publication plans to produce high quality, accurate and impactful deliverables, including abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts, and slide decks
  • Management, training and supervision of medical communications staff including contractors, and vendors/agencies
  • Develop and manage the Medical Communications budget and liaise with financial / project management for budget planning and tracking
  • Development of MSL education materials and field tools in collaboration with the MSL lead
  • Responsible for the strategy and execution of clinical and medical advisory boards
  • Represent Aadi at local, regional, and national congresses and meetings as necessary
  • Serve as a liaison across several internal functions, including Clinical Development, Research, Manufacturing, and Marketing, to develop and coordinate the implementation of Medical Affairs strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for the strategy and execution of patient advocacy and key institution engagement plans
  • Define, develop, and lead strategies and tactics to support an overall medical education plan

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Advanced scientific degree required
  • 7+ years of experience in industry (e.g., biotech/pharmaceutical/medical device company, Contract Research Organization), academic research, or public health including 5+ years in Oncology
  • Strong experience in strategic publication planning (including scientific platforms), tactical publication planning and implementation, and the planning and development of medical educational materials
  • Experience launching novel biotech/pharmaceutical therapies is highly preferred
  • Current working knowledge of US legal, regulatory, and compliance regulation guidelines
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills required
  • Adaptable and able to work well within a team and relate effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to partner with key internal and external stakeholders to understand key objectives and to drive plans that achieve or exceed these objectives
  • Comfortable leading in a fast-paced small company environment, providing direction and setting priorities in line with Company objectives

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • This role can be performed remotely from a home office in the US
  • #LI-Remote