NAMA US Medical Director

Research Triangle Park, NC
November 03 2020
Organization Type
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The ViiV NAMA Medical Director serves as an internal scientific/medical expert in the therapeutic area of HIV & for Cabotegravir treatment indication launch. This individual will be leading the product specific medical plan by aligning internal stakeholders (global, medical information, commercial, legal, regulatory, compliance etc.) and incorporating external stakeholder (HCPs including KOLs and speakers, payers, patients) feedback. The Medical Director will support the product at different stages of its life cycle and will therefore have a breadth of experience of different opportunities and challenges.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Responsible for the implementation and execution of Cabotegravir for treatment medical strategy spanning across the lifecycle of a product from pre-launch through commercialization, including but not limited to:
    • Providing scientific and medical expertise including calling out specific unmet medical needs, key data gaps and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders
    • Developing, reviewing, and delivering medical/scientific content
    • Training of internal stakeholders and speaker's bureau on medical/scientific issues
    • Collaborating with Copy Approval, payer, patient, research, HEOR teams to ensure execution of medical plan and tactics
    • Providing medical/scientific advice and support for a product by working closely with internal functions (such as commercial, compliance, legal etc.)
    • Collaborating with Medical Information Scientists to assure letters and other materials are accurate, balanced and useful to HCPs. Anticipates queries that may arise with new product launches and new data launches
  • Collaborate with product global medical affairs team and/or commercial teams to provide regional unmet need, assessment of investigator-initiated studies, data gaps, landscape perspective and input into plans, and provide as needed support in global and/or regional commercial initiatives.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Doctoral level degree or PA/NP with preferred focus in Infectious disease, Virology, immunology, HIV
  • Minimum 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prior experience in copy approval
  • Required to be located near RTP, NC
  • Previous experience interacting with US based KOL, HCPs, Regulatory agencies, and/or academic institutions

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • MD, PharmD
  • Experience providing care to patients with HIV
  • Demonstrate excellent communication (both written and oral) and presentation skills, particularly with complex clinical data; ability to influence peers and others in organization
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities and projects
  • Self-starter and takes initiative to propose solutions to problems
  • Acts with a sense of urgency
  • Strong customer orientation/focus
  • Ability to flex and act in ambiguous situations with minimal guidance/direction
  • Ability to effectively work in a multidisciplinary team; cultivate collaborative working relationships between global Medical Affairs and cross-functional team members
  • Strong business acumen: knows the industry, key competitors, marketplace factors/dynamics
  • Requires business travel for regular internal and external business meetings

Why ViiV Healthcare?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.



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