Scientific Director Global Medical Affairs, Multiple Myeloma
POSITION OBJECTIVES :
The scientific director will provide scientific & team leadership, guidance across global medical affairs activities for advanced stage molecules and / or pipeline consisting of evidence data generation, data analysis and interpretation, publications, medical communication, medical training, medical information and support market access & reimbursement (PMA) data generation, analysis and publications.
Scientific director will work in a multifunctional, matrix organization with other global medical affairs functions, medical communication, GMA operations, external collaborations, MSL teams, as well as with clinical development, marketing and access & reimbursement, Takeda patient advocacy team and Oncology Business Units (OBUs) medical leads and regional medical leads.
The scientific director will be accountable for development and execution of the medical brand strategy and tactics, as well as excellence in standards and practices.
This includes advancing external collaborations with health care practitioners, research groups, payers and patient advocacy groups as well as assuring strong collaboration on global, regional and local level across Takeda’s organization.
Develop an in-depth understating of the needs of oncology patients and demonstrate a focus on activities to meet those needs
Provide scientific expertise and leadership across broad range of global medical affairs activities including data generation, analysis and interpretation, publications, medical communication, medical training, medical information, congress strategy and KOL engagement
Lead or provide input into global medical affairs strategy and tactics
Provide input into asset strategy, clinical development program, brand team strategy and tactical plan
Lead or support evidence generation strategy and execution of Phase 3B / 4 studies, including interventional and observational research
Lead or support Investigator Initiated Studies (IISR) program
Lead and execute global advisory board meetings and assure communication of key findings and insights across the organization;
to global clinical development, medical affairs and commercial teams
Support global publication strategy development and execution of publication plan
Provide strategic and scientific guidance into internal training plan, congress plan and company sponsored symposia
Foster research relationships with key global cancer research organizations and institutions
Establishes, maintains and directs interactions with key opinion leaders relevant to assigned therapeutic area and molecules.
Lead or support development & execution of global KOL engagement plan
Build long term cross functional relationships with global functions, GBTs , clinical development, regional functions and Local Operating Country (LOC)
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS :
Demonstrated focus on patients’ interest
PharmD or PhD
7+ years post-doctorate healthcare or related experience
5+ years Medical Affairs experience or related industry experience
2+ years budgetary and direct / indirect people management experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience in oncology and / or hematology-oncology
Requires experience and success in working in a matrix, cross-functional environment; excellent collaboration skills; experience working across functions to achieve results
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing technology environment
Strong interpersonal skills particularly motivational, negotiation, listening, judgment, analytic, and conflict management skills, demonstrated by ability to lead teams.
Advanced PC skills, including MS Project, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio and SharePoint
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS :
Up to 25% domestic and international travel required