Senior Medical Director, Prostate Cancer, Pfizer Oncology (non MD)

New York City, New York
January 17 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Provide strategic medical affairs input for Prostate Cancer in collaboration with extended medical team and cross functional colleagues to support aligned objectives.

Provide medical affairs support to commercial brand colleagues in execution of strategies.
  • As an integrated member of the Brand Teams, ensures that medical affairs plans supportingthe Asset and the Business are successfully developed and executed to achieve short and long-term objectives.

  • Brand Plan Development:
    • Take ownership of the science behind the brand to develop, provide oversight and coordinate medical affairs input into brand strategies and tactics, aligning on US regional medical needs.
    • Lead development of medical affairs strategies and tactics in partnership with Field Based Medical, Medical Information and HEOR to ensure the delivery of these plans.

  • Medical Sub-Team:
    • Participate in bringing GLocal Medical model to life by engagement with sub-team meetings and activities to develop and implement Medical affairs strategy at each lifecycle stage.

  • Promotional Materials Development and Review:
    • Provide medical insight & leadership for concept development, review of promotional and sales training materials in partnership with legal, regulatory and marketing colleagues to ensure compliant, accurate and high quality content of all promotional and sales training materials.
    • Translate medical data and knowledge into credible and unbiased communications for internal and external customers.
    • Customer Insight Planning and Customer Centricity:
    • Provide leadership for the development and implementation of customer insight planning (including Advisory Boards) to gather expert guidance, advise medical planning and drive engagement with the broad and growing range of external stakeholders.

  • Research:
    • Develop strategies in collaboration with Glocal medical team & support Investigator-Initiated Research program, Clinical Research Collaborations and analyses of Real World Data.
    • Provide input to Glocal team for Phase IV lifecycle clinical trial strategies and concepts to support medical strategy
    • Publication Subcommittee (PSC) Membership:
    • Collaborate with Clinical Development and Medical Strategy Head colleagues on key governance committee to support development of strategic global and regional publication plans.
    • Participate in data analysis efforts, lead or participate in manuscript, abstract and poster development.

  • Safety and Regulatory Support: Provide regional medical affairs support and leadership for analyses, guidance and support for safety updates, new labels, label updates and responses to regulatory requests.

  • Customer Facing Partnerships:
    • Partner with expert thought leaders and societies to support regional Medical business goals, including manuscript generation, research partnerships, fellowships, expert guidance, and competitive insight.
    • Provide primary medical affairs leadership and support for regional medical congresses.

  • Promote and Maintain Medical Professionalism and Compliance
    • Drive commitment to the ethical and professional standards in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Terminal Doctorate degree (PharmD, PhD, or Doctor of Nursing Practice) with 10 or more years of relevant experience required.
  • Relevant Medical affairs experience
  • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • Oncology background (preferred)
  • Prior Prostate Cancer experience (preferred)
  • Highly motivated with demonstrated track record of high performance and self-awareness
  • Strong strategic skills including creativity and effectiveness in proactively identifying and addressing challenges.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal communication and presentation skills. Proven ability to facilitate open discussion and debate among key stakeholders and build internal and external relationships.
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands, and effectively lead in a matrix organization.


~20% Travel

Last Date to Apply for Job: January 19th 2021

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


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