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Sanofi Group Associate Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Immuno-oncology - Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Medical Director, US Immuno-oncology

Sanofi Genzyme is recruiting an Associate Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, to support product development through medical strategy and guidance for emerging lung cancer pipeline and immuno-oncology portfolio in general. This position is based in Cambridge, MA.

The Associate Medical Director will report into the Medical Director, Immuno-oncology, US Medical Affairs, and will be responsible for medical affairs activities related to emerging lung cancer portfolio.

This role will be an integral part of executing the US medical affairs strategy, in line with the global medical and brand strategy. The role functions internally as the product expert to support the development and execution of the integrated medical lung cancer strategy in the US, as well as support activities in other indications.

A summary of responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Support building and execution of the US Medical Affairs strategy and plan for the current and anticipated indications for cemiplimab-rwlc.

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with experts in the oncology, professional and patient associations. Prior knowledge of and established relationships with key opinion leaders in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) considered an asset.

  • Organize and Lead advisory boards or roundtables for immunotherapy in NSCLC and gain strategic insights for medical, scientific, and development strategy.

  • Provide Medical Affairs support to the review of requests for CME, grants and sponsorships. Ensure that review and approval processes strictly follow compliance guidelines.

  • Give significant input to publications and co-author relevant abstracts. Drive process of data dissemination and ensure that it is publically presented in an appropriate and timely fashion and in a fair and balanced manner.

  • Execute on life cycle management plan for cemiplimab; define and prioritize the future needs including new study ideas and tactics to prioritize the best areas for clinical trial investment.

  • Ensure the scientific integrity of sponsored and supported research, information, and relationships with healthcare providers and patient advocacy groups.

  • Ensure a patient-centric approach to development of medical strategy for product development as well as possible services which can enhance the value proposition of the product.

  • Provide medical support, education and guidance to commercial, marketing and sales teams. Provide medical support to promotional and legal review committees as needed.

  • Collaborate with alliance partners at Regeneron; take a team-oriented approach to making sure strategy is clearly defined and consistent with relevant stakeholders in Research and Clinical Development, New Product Planning, Commercial, Business Development, Health Economics and Value Access, Outcome Research and Product Management Functions.

  • Maintain knowledge of NSCLC market space, stay current on leading edge products development efforts and provide perspective to the business on the treatment landscape.

  • Travel required, comprising approximately 20%-30%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (e.g. PhD, PharmD, or MD/DO) combined with industry experience working in related areas (e.g. LCM, Clinical Development, Project Management, etc.), preferably related to oncology.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in industry medical affairs and/or clinical development

  • Experience working within an international company with a complex organizational environment; able to operate in a matrix team oriented structure is an asset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to present scientific data in a credible manner. Able to interface professionally with a wide spectrum of internal and external academicians, agencies, and industry executives in the scientific/medical arena.

  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical/biotech drug development and commercialization process.

  • Personal style that includes a sense of urgency, as well as flexibility and ability to respond to rapidly changing environments and circumstances.

  • Collaborative and proactive, with a hands-on, roll-up-the sleeves style and attitude.

  • Being able to work independently and lead individual projects.

  • Highest integrity; committed to ethics and scientific standards.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others

  • Excellence in solving problems while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues.

  • A team player; able to collaborate successfully with both internal and external colleagues.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, including strong presentation skills.

  • The highest personal integrity; committed to ethics and scientific standards.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and projects, requiring an excellent ability to prioritize and manage expectations.

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