US Scientific Director, Oncology Pipeline (Immuno-Oncology and Oncology Cell Therapy)
Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park Posted Date: Sep 6 2021 Other US locations may be considered Are you interested in a highly visible new role that allows you to work on multiple assets while building a new framework within the GSK Medical Affairs organisation and use your visionary leadership skills in a dynamic environment? If so, this Oncology Pipeline Scientific Director role is an exciting move to explore. The role: The Oncology Pipeline Scientific Director role is focused on supporting the US Medical Affairs Lead, Oncology Pipeline, on providing input and support for key Oncology assets in development. The scope of this role is to ensure US Market needs/insights are effectively communicated and inform product development, evidence generation, and launch plans. In partnership with the US Medical Affairs Lead, Oncology Pipeline, this role will also collaborate with Commercial Early Asset leads, Global Medical Affairs, and R&D teams. Key responsibilities: • Maintains understanding of US market dynamics and treatment landscape associated with priority GSK Oncology pipeline assets in the Immuno-Oncology and Oncology Cell Therapy research units. • Gathers and communicates medical insights from internal and external stakeholders (Investigators/HCP's, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to shape product development decisions, Global Medical Affairs Plans, and integrated evidence strategy and plan. • Supports the US Medical Affairs Lead with development of pipeline medical affairs plans and operational model laying the initial foundation for future Medical Affairs launches; Contributes to advanced scenario-planning and preliminary preparation for US oncology launches • In partnership with the US Medical Affairs Lead, provides input into the design of Clinical Trials and development plans; understands and communicates clinical and market access data requirements for US market and provides input to shape clinical and health outcomes evidence plans to support anticipated US Market needs • In partnership with US Medical Affairs Lead, US Head and Oncology Field Medical, ensures early input into priority US research site strategy, external research group partnerships/alliances, and other key US external stakeholders; builds external relationships in partnership with Oncology Field Medical and collaborates with internal R&D stakeholders to foster internal relationships with external experts & leaders. • Supports the US Medical Affairs Lead with the US Medical/Clinical Operations partnership process • Updates and leads US training for Oncology Field Medical Teams and other internal stakeholders on pipeline progress and status; Partners with US Medical Communications & Training and Global Scientific Communications and Medical Information to ensure medical materials and training align with US medical strategy and business needs • Partners with all stakeholders to ensure delivery of all assigned medical activities in support of pipeline assets, ensuring integrity of scientific content • Effectively supports the US Medical Affairs Lead with transition of assets to Medical Matrix/Launch teams • Serves as a delegate for and supports the US Medical Affairs Lead with other pipeline responsibilities, as needed Why You? Basic Qualifications: Scientific Degree Industry experience and medical affairs Demonstrated success leading and managing cross-functional work Drug development (early through late stage) experience with knowledge of GCP regulatory/ market access and reimbursement requirements US Medical Affairs and life cycle management preferred, including launch support requirements Robust networking, communication, and influencing skills to work effectively in a complex matrix environment. Demonstrated ability to build strong internal and external networks. Preferred Qualifications: • PharmD, PhD, MD or equivalent • Industry and/or clinical experience in the oncology therapeutic area • Disease and therapeutic area knowledge. • Understanding of promotional codes/regulations; previous involvement in review and approval processes. *LI-GSK Why GSK? GSK is a place where outstanding people do amazing things. 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