Senior Medical Advisor, Obesity - Lilly Diabetes

Employer
Lilly
Location
Indiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 15 2018
Ref
42014BR
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other
Responsibilities
Clinical Planning
  • Collaborate with clinical research staff in the design, conduct and reporting of local clinical trials (for example, sample size, patient commitment, timelines, grants, and governance review interactions).
  • Review and approve risk profiles to ensure to ensure appropriate communication of risk to study subjects.
  • Participate in investigator identification and selection, in conjunction with clinical teams.
  • Ensure that operational team has documented the completion of administrative requirements for study initiation and conduct (for example, ethical review board, informed consent, regulatory approval/notification) consistent with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and local laws and requirements.
  • Assist in planning process and participate in study start-up meetings and other activities to provide the appropriate training and information to investigators and site personnel.
  • Serve as resource to clinical operations personnel/ clinical research monitors, investigators and ethical review boards to address any questions or clarify issues arising during the conduct of study.
  • Understand and actively address the scientific information needs of all investigators and personnel.
  • Monitor patient safety during the conduct of studies and conduct the appropriate tracking and follow-up of adverse events, in alignment with corporate patient safety policies and procedures.
  • Review IIT proposals and publications, as requested by Director-Medical.

Scientific Data Dissemination/Exchange

  • Knowledge of and compliance with local laws and regulations, and global policies and procedures, compliance guidelines with respect to data dissemination and interactions with external health care professionals.
  • Understand and actively address the unsolicited scientific information needs of external health care professionals according to guidelines above.
  • Participate in reporting of clinical trial data in Clinical Trial Registry activities.
  • Support the planning of symposia, advisory board meetings, and other meetings with health care professionals.
  • Support medical information associates in preparation and review of medical letters and other medical information materials.
  • Prepare or review scientific information in response to customer questions or media requests
  • Provide telephone follow-up or specific written information requested by health care professionals as per global SOPs.
  • Support data analysis and the development of slide sets (through reviewing and/or approving) and publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts).
  • Establish and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with external experts, thought leaders, and the general medical community on a local, national, regional and possibly international basis.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with relevant professional societies.
  • Support the design of customer research as medical expert
  • Support training of medical personnel, including geographic/affiliate CRPs, medical and outcome liaisons and global patient outcomes personnel.
  • Provide congress support (for example, availability to answer questions at exhibits, provide oral and poster presentations, staff medical booth, meet thought leaders, and participate in customer events)
  • Participate in data analysis, development of scientific data dissemination, and preparation of final reports and publications.

Regulatory Support Activities

  • Participate in development and review of label changes and labeling modifications in collaboration with affiliates, brand teams, regulatory, and legal.
  • Provide medical expertise to regulatory scientists.
  • Support/ assist in the preparation of regulatory reports, including NDAs, FDA annual reports and Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports (PADERS), preparation for FDA advisory committee hearings and label discussions, local registration efforts, and communication and resolution of regulatory issues, including regulatory response, from a global perspective.
  • Participate in advisory committees.
  • Participate in risk management planning along with affiliates and Global Patient Safety (GPS).

Business/ customer support (ore and post launch support)

  • Contribute to the development of medical strategies to support brand commercialization activities by working closely with business unit, brand team, clinical plans personnel and other cross-functional management during the development of the local business plan.
  • Understand and anticipate the scientific information needs of all Development customers (payers, patients, health care providers).
  • Actively address Development customer (payer, patient, and health care providers) questions in a timely fashion by leading data analyses and new clinical or global patient outcomes research efforts.
  • Establish effective collaborations with marketing personnel in the various geographic regions to further corporate demand realization.
  • Establish and maintain contact with external experts and opinion leaders; maintain a credible scientific expertise to facilitate these contacts.
  • Contribute as a scientific and medical expert to activities and deliverables of the PRA organization, in particular giving clinical input and insight to develop payer partnership programs and defend the product value.
  • Support business-to-business and business-to-government activities as medical expert.
  • Contribute actively on an ongoing basis to the strategic planning for the brand.
  • By offering scientific and creative input, contribute to the development, review, and approval of promotional materials and tactics as needed.
  • Become familiar with market archetypes and potential influence on the medical interventions for the product.
  • Take a leadership role in defining the Patient Journey and corresponding Moments of Truth based on his/her medical knowledge. Become a patient advocate, as well as a medical expert.
  • Participate in PhRMA or other local or national trade associations.

Scientific I Technical Expertise and continued development

  • Critically read and evaluate the relevant medical literature; know the status and data from competitive products; and keep updated with medical and other scientific developments relevant to the product.
  • Be aware of current trends and projections for clinical practice and access in the therapeutic area(s) relevant to the product, both near term (1-2 years) and longer term (3-5 years).
  • Responsible for the scientific training of the clinical study team.
  • Acts as scientific consultant and protocol expert for clinical study team members and others in medical.
  • Explore and take advantage of opportunities for extramural scientific experiences.
  • Attend scientific symposia.

General Responsibilities

  • Support the management team, including the Sr. Director-Medical, in preparation and administration of the business unit development budget.
  • Actively set and meet individual professional development goals and contribute to the development of others.
  • Actively participate in recruitment, diversity, and retention efforts.
  • Collaborate proactively and productively with all alliance, business and vendor partners.
  • Participates in active coaching by providing timely and constructive feedback to co-worker, others on the medical team, in the spirit of development, increased team effectiveness and cohesiveness

Company Overview
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world

Basic Qualifications

    Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Must be board eligible or certified in a medical specialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring. US trained physicians must have achieved board eligibility or certification. Foreign medical graduates who are not US board eligible or certified may be hired directly for employment in the US at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.

    Non-US trained physicians must have completed education and training at a medical school that meets the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). For the recognized list of foreign medical schools and the disapproved list, see http://www.in.gov/pla/2799.htm

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Clinical research or pharmaceutical medicine experience preferred
  • Experience with obesity clinical trials preferred
  • Fluent in English; both written and verbal communications
  • Preference for individual to be based at Lilly global headquarters in Indianapolis. However, remote work arrangement may be considered.

Additional Information
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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