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Global Medical Director Medical Affairs Alemtuzumab MS

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Company: Genzyme

Location: Cambridge, MA

Date Posted: February 6, 2014

Source: Genzyme

Global Medical Director, Medical Affairs Alemtuzumab MS-33083


Description

Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients needs. Sanofi has core strengths ...

Global Medical Director, Medical Affairs Alemtuzumab MS-33083


Description

Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Global Medical Director, Medical Affairs Alemtuzumab MS

In a matrix environment, the Medical Director for Global Medical Affairs will perform a key role in the clinical and commercial development of Alemtuzumab in MS, through strategic alignment and execution of activities related to investigator and expert outreach, investigator sponsored trials, company sponsored non-registration trials, publication planning, CME, grants, sponsorships. As part of the execution of Genzyme strategy, he/she will work closely with the leadership of Genzyme's Global Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Commercial and Product Management functions. This position will report to the Senior Director of Global Medical Affairs, MS.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Global initiative for MS thought leader relationship-building. The Medical Director is responsible for cultivating current and future MS experts in academic and clinical medicine at regional and national levels. Through these relationships, the Director will gain meaningful expert insights that influence priority areas of the product Life Cycle Planning team in support of business, clinical and scientific strategy.
  • Contributes to the strategy of the brand, taking into account the B/R profile of the drug to optimize brand success in a highly competitive environment, in close collaboration with Global Marketing.
  • Defines and develops KOL management plan with top 20 KOLs, ensuring recommendations are acknowledged in our plans; develops best knowledge of the brand with top 60 KOLs to ensure accurate communication;
  • Works closely with Clinical, Pharmacovigilance, Statistics to ensure best post-hoc analyses of the data, B/R profile, target population, to build foundation and differentiation of the brand;
  • Defines communication strategy together with internal contributors, Communication Director and Agencies;
  • Liaises with MS Regional Medical Directors and the US Medical Brand Leads to ensure fluid scientific communication, satisfy medical needs to help in medical education, market access and commercial success;
  • Defines and respects timelines and budgets;
  • Establishes strong network between all team members.
  • Ensures internal knowledge on key projects by communicating on activities, key results, project updates; as well as external meetings as close partner to top KOLs,
  • Works closely with Agencies for all activities which are outsourced, together with Purchasing, Controlling, Legal, etc; has responsibility for the financial management of the project including budget planning and preparation of monthly reports,
  • Marketing support including customer meetings, presentations, promotional material, and representative training in relation with the projects.
  • Provides medical input in to Global Marketing, Market Access, Sales, HEOR initiatives/projects


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (M.D., PhD or PharmD)
  • At least three years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry in Medical Affairs, with experience working with cross-functional in-house and field-based teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Physician Neurology board certified/eligible
  • Expertise in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Experience in both clinical development and patient care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with and effectively support cross-functional teams
  • Proficiency in public speaking
  • The title and position will be based on experience and qualifications.
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Job : Medical
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Cambridge


Job Posting : Aug 8, 2014, 11:16:17 AM

Shift : Day Job
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular








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