Sanofi Group Medical Director, US Heme Malignancies in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sanofi Genzyme is recruiting an Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, to support product development through medical strategy and guidance for isatuximab and hematology oncology portfolio in general.
The Medical Director will report into the Medical Director, Hematology/oncology, US Medical Affairs, and will be responsible for medical affairs activities related to isatuximab.
This role will be an integral part of executing the US medical affairs strategy, in line with the Global Medical and brand strategy, for isatuximab in its currently approved indication as well as supporting development in new therapeutic areas.
A summary of responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Support building and execution of the US Medical Affairs strategy and plan for the Multiple Myeloma for isatuximab.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with experts in hematology/oncology, academics and professionals and/or patient associations. Prior knowledge of and established relationships with key opinion leaders in myeloma is considered an asset.
Organize and Lead advisory boards or roundtables for isatuximab and the hematology portfolio 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 hematology products; 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 both for product and device development as well as possible services which can enhance the value proposition of the product; Provide relevant feedback to market access teams to ensure optimal pricing and reimbursement strategy and inclusion of relevant endpoints in clinical trials.
Provide medical support, education and guidance to commercial, marketing and sales teams. Provide medical support to promotional and legal review committees as needed.
Collaborate and 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 Myeloma and hematology market place, stay current on leading edge products development efforts and provide perspective to the business on the treatment landscape.
Travel required, comprising approximately 30% -50%
Either advanced degree (e.g. PhD, PharmD, DNP 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.
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.
As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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