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Medical Director

Employer
Novo Nordisk
Location
Lexington, MA
Start date
Dec 4, 2023

Job Details

About the Department

Our Boston Research & Development hub, anchored in the greater Boston area, brings together the best minds in life science innovation. The teams located in facilities in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge reflect the full R&D continuum, from early research through late-stage clinical development. Here, we are building for the future, creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. Our greater Boston R&D hub merges biotech speed and agility with large pharmaceutical company quality, resources, and stability, uniting the best of both worlds to develop new medicines for patients.

 

The Position

The Medical Director serves as the subject matter expert for our products and related data within a Therapeutic Are. The Medical Director is a team player, detail oriented with prior research experience, either in academia or industry.

In this role, Medical Director helps develop multiple products in different therapeutic areas and treatment modalities. In doing so, the Medical Director will work across different functional teams to support the design and execution of clinical trials, the drafting of medical/ scientific documents, safety monitoring, and data analyses. The Medical Director will also assist the Sr. Medical Director in the development and execution of strategic priorities within a therapeutic area, help develop PRO and biomarker strategies.

 

Relationships

Reports to: VP, Medical & Science.

Work with the VP Medical/Scientific Development, Clinical Operations, Non-Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Program Management, CMC and Regulatory Affairs teams. Will be interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders including KOLs and Principal Investigators.

 

Essential Functions

  • Support the M&S team as the clinical lead for assigned programs to both internally and externally facing stakeholders
  • Provide clinical and scientific expertise to the design of studies, writing of protocols and other study and regulatory-related documents
  • Participate in the analysis and interpretation of data, ensure integrity of trial data, and assist in reporting of study results including preparation of scientific summaries, abstracts and manuscripts
  • Provide leadership in the execution of clinical trials
  • Ensure compliance with SOPs, ICH, GCP and other national and international regulatory requirements
  • Work with, Clinical Operations, Non-Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Program Management, CMC and Regulatory Affairs teams to deliver and drive the timely completion of all clinical activities related to emerging clinical-stage programs
  • Serve as a leading member, or participant, at multiple internal review groups and utilize novel and creative methods to resolve clinical development problems
  • Work with the larger Global Project Team to deliver excellent medical support for clinical-stage programs
  • Interface with US/international regulatory authorities, as appropriate, in support of the development objectives for the and assist Regulatory Strategy staff in the compilation of submissions and in the responses to inquiries
  • Lend clinical expertise to the Statistical Analysis Plan development and data management, and work closely with statistical programming and data management on the project level
  • Act as a liaison between the company and clinical site investigators and KOLs
  • Interface with Safety Review Committees and Data Safety Monitoring Committees
  • Participate in safety review meetings and providing medical monitoring of ongoing clinical trials
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    Physical Requirements

    10-20% overnight travel required.

     

    Development of People

    Supervisory, ensure that reporting personnel have Individual Development Plans (IDP), with annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process. Ensure that the IDP forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility. Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

     

    Qualifications

  • MD or the international equivalent is required
  • Strong scientific background with experience in reviewing & interpreting scientific and study data is required
  • Track record of scientific publications strongly preferred
  • 1+ years Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience, including time managing clinical trials, or academic clinical research background
  • Working knowledge of biostatistics, data management, clinical operations and scientific and technical processes desirable
  • Working knowledge of the drug development process
  • Team player who works collaboratively in a challenging team matrix environment
  • Ability to work independently to resolve challenges and conflicts             
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Integrity, honesty and highest ethical standards and a sense of personal accountability
  • Quickly adapt and provide innovative solutions to challenges as they present themselves            
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    We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

     

    At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.

     

    Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

     

    If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

    Company

    Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit novonordisk.com.

    Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.

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    Phone
    617-612-6200
    Location
    75 Hayden Avenue
    Lexington
    MA
    02421
    United States

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