Website Lenox Executive Search
6++ month Contract role with potential to convert to Permanent. Can work REMOTE while as a contractor, but must be able to work onsite in Boston, MA. if converted to a full-time employee. Candidates local to Boston highly preferred.
Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Associate Director, Medical Communications Lead to fill an 6+ month contractual role, with potential to convert to a permanent employee, with a global pharmaceutical company in Boston, MA. Must have PharmD, PhD or MD degree and 4-7 years Medical Affairs experience or related industry experience.
REQUIREMENTS for the Associate Director, Medical Communications Lead:
- PharmD, PhD or MD degree.
- 4-7 years Medical Affairs experience or related industry experience.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Oncology experience.
- Vendor management experience.
- Demonstrated results in one or more medical communications groups (eg, medical communications, publications, medical information, training).
- Understanding of pharmaceutical clinical development and product life-cycle management.
- Cross-functional team leadership experience within the Pharmaceutical or related industry.
- Pharmaceutical Industry Acumen: Strong understanding of the US regulatory and compliance environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES of the Associate Director, Medical Communications Lead:
- Develop and drive execution for US Medical Communications strategy and tactical plan that is aligned with the overall brand strategy and medical strategy in partnership with the Medical Communications COEs.
- Support Medical/Scientific Director(s) with planning US medical strategy and tactical plans in collaboration with other Medical Affairs Oncology departments, commercial, clinical and preclinical/translational research.
- Collaborate with Medical/Scientific Directors to deliver key Medical Communications activities including, but not limited to:
- Provide medical/scientific medical communication expertise for the brand, as appropriate.
- Scientific platform: collaborate with the global medical communications lead on the development, continuous update, and US-specific adaptation (if needed) of this foundational document, including core scientific statements, that informs all medical communications, and a scientific lexicon for consistency.
- Advisory boards: support development of materials and content, in collaboration with the brand US Medical/Scientific Director(s) and vendors; ensure medical accuracy and appropriate review/approval.
- Payer/MSL field resources: support the development of resources to meet the needs of the US field team; ensure medical accuracy and appropriate review/approval.
- Lead cross-functional alignment and education to ensure appropriate incorporation of scientific platform evidence statements into medical content and medical communications for US products including, but not limited to, publications, medical information responses to unsolicited requests, slides decks, and field resources to support proactive and reactive scientific exchange.
- Ensure the scientific integrity, quality and accuracy of all deliverables with a commitment to ethical practices in the preparation and dissemination of materials.
- Ensure knowledge management and access to US-specific medical communications content.
- Critically evaluate the published medical and scientific literature related to the Company oncology brands, pipeline products and relevant competitive products; maintain knowledge of product areas, current trends, and current literature.
- Manage funds and resources appropriately, including medical communications vendors.
- Remain current with modern medical affairs and industry trends related to:
- Therapeutic decision making by HCPs (therapeutic area, disease state, and product info)
- Coverage decisions by Payers and Policymakers
- Digital medical communications solutions