Senior Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Oncology

Who We Are: EMD Serono is the North American biopharma brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany - a leading science and technology company - focused exclusively on specialty care. For more than 40 years, the brand has integrated cutting-edge science, innovative products and industry-leading patient support and access programs. EMD Serono has deep expertise in neurology, fertility and endocrinology, as well as a robust pipeline of potential therapies in oncology, immuno-oncology and immunology as R&D focus areas.
Your Role: The Senior Medical Director, US Medical Affairs is responsible for working closely with the Vice President, US Medical Affairs, Oncology to develop and implement US Medical Affairs strategic initiatives for EMD Serono's Therapeutic Area of Oncology. Leading medical core team members from Field Medical Affairs, Medical Communications, Medical Information, and HEOR while collaborating transversely with business partners from commercial, R&D, Global Medical Affairs; the Medical Director is responsible for the development and execution of key medical affairs asset plans. Furthermore, the Senior Medical Director will work closely, where applicable, with Alliance partners. The Senior Medical Director will be cognizant of Oncology Key Thought Leaders (KTL) in the relevant indications and has the credibility to develop strong medical-scientific relationships.
The Senior Medical Director will address the needs of the evolving immune-oncology landscape and must be able to contribute value to our assets in the health care system by leading data generation and dissemination through appropriate peer-reviewed and peer-to-peers channels. She/he must specifically understand the key decision drivers of the relevant external stakeholders (patients, medical experts (KTLs), payors etc.) and develop the matching programs and data. The Senior Medical Director must have expertise in immune-oncology, relevant oncology indications; while also being a strategic with a strong track record of executing medical affairs plans.
Who you are:
Advanced degree: MD preferred
Minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical/healthcare industry with demonstration of successful results
Prior experience of at least 5 years in Oncology Medical Affairs required
Demonstrated understanding of the clinical development and post-marketing environment for pharmaceuticals including post-marketing clinical studies and medical affairs strategic initiatives in Oncology
Excellent management, teamwork, communication and presentation skills and solid experience in developing strategic plans and oversight processes
Demonstrated ability to work with teams, manage a diverse work group, motivate them, and maximize productivity
Creation and oversight of cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams
Experience in influencing on medical field teams in changing competitive environment, changing product technology, and changing needs
Experience in working in an environment, which integrates all business unit functions
Demonstrated orientation & credibility with internal and external customers
Creation of solid plans and reports for which performance and progress can be measured and evaluated
Knowledge and application of business planning & leadership principles, such as goal setting, action plans, monitoring tools, directive and supportive techniques to develop and implement action plans
Possess strong budget experience and knowledg
Able to travel 50%
Job Requisition ID: 174643
Location: Rockland
Career Level: E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model: full-time

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