Job Details

  • Title: Medical Affairs Manager
  • Code: RCI-39189-1
  • Location: Lawrenceville New Jersey (NJ) 08648
  • Posted Date: 06/22/2021
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Expected 30% travel within the continental US

Position is based in Princeton Pike or Summit NJ

Director, Community Research Partnerships – US Medical Affairs (D08)
 
This position will report to the Group Director, Community Research Partnerships, US Medical and will serve as a core member of the Portfolio Strategy Team.
This role will function as a strategic liaison, as needed, for internal stakeholders across functions (e.g. R&D, Medical, HEOR, Commercial, HEOR, Patient Advocacy, Public Relations) and serve as the primary point of contact between and Leadership team for assigned Networks (above individual practice sites).
The lead is strategically focused on larger; more complex community-based non-academic immunology focused networks in GI, their strategic direction, functionality, and cooperative engagement in collaborating with in alignment with overall company objectives. 

Responsibilities:
  • Establish self as the collaboration partner of choice for assigned networks as reflected in network feedback
  • Leverage analytics/metrics to identify opportunities to optimize working the network leadership to successfully implement improvement initiatives with little supervision
  • Develops strong relationships across R&D and other key functions establishing self as a reliable, credible and trusted strategic partner and leverages these relationships to champion network, cross platform capabilities with R&D ensuring their understanding of network capabilities and enabling effective, long-term strategic engagement of networks
  • Serve as the cross-functional matrix team leader (field medical, medical strategy, HEOR, R&D, GCO & commercial) for assigned networks ensuring appropriate engagement and real-time awareness of major activities, visits, issues, opportunities, etc. with the networks
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with key medical experts, decision-makers and leaders within assigned community networks/practices within the immunology platform functioning as the primary point of contact for GI Network leadership (above site) ensuring timely communication, consistent engagement
  • Collaborate with assigned networks Senior leadership and stakeholders to jointly define network- level specific strategic engagement plans that reflect network capability and a enterprise view; Plans that effectively differentiate the scientific value of assigned networks while enabling positive and productive experiences for our Network collaborators
  • Manage the execution of network specific engagements plans, proactively identifying potential performance disrupters facilitating resolution; Monitor the progress of the network strategic plan and engages Management on a periodic basis for review and adjustment based on research needs
  • Scan internal and external environment anticipating research opportunities, potential bottleneck and/or pitfalls involving Network engagement implementing and/or advising on corrective actions; anticipates and mitigates issues driving toward timely resolution within each network
  • Collaborate across other internal strategic collaborations platforms (Academic Research, II-ON, Global Expert Center Initiative) to ensure awareness of ongoing community network activities enabling alignment and integration across mutual priorities
  • Drive innovative strategic network projects and as need support cross platform initiatives and communications
Qualifications:
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with agility to appropriately flex based on audience; expertly leverages effective communication skills influencing decisions with internal and external Senior Leaders
  • Proven ability to work independently with initiative applying strategic thinking and analytical rigor to assess opportunity and risks while executing against plan
  • Deep understanding of and experience with community-based physician networks, their structure, operations and areas of influence and interest are required
  • A minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical clinical development, Medical Affairs or other relevant customer facing role is required; working knowledge about drug development and project management of clinical trials desirable
  • Advanced scientific degree (i.e. MD, PhD or PharmD, DrPH, MS) in with experience in Immunology-related field preferred; other advanced health and/or scientific degree with extensive, relevant, customer facing, clinical experience will be considered
  • Strong understanding of the US healthcare system with demonstrated ability to navigate and lead through ambiguous and changing healthcare and business environments
  • Stay current with key disease areas, scientific and medical advances, business trends and their impact on community based practices is highly desirable
  • Adept at building credibility with external investigators & collaborative partners, competently balances business and scientific acumen during engagements anchored by strong leadership behaviors, authenticity, agility and enterprise mindset
  • Strong, proven stakeholder and relationship management skills reflecting strong organizational, facilitation and negotiating skills with demonstrated ability to work productively in a highly matrix, cross-functional environment