Daprodustat Scientific Director
Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Posted Date: Sep 23 2021 Are you interested in a highly visible role that allows you to directly impact the life of patients by launching a new medicine with a new mechanism of action, and to develop the related medical strategy and execution tactics for a rare and orphan indication? If so, this role is an exciting move to explore. The role: Working as part of the Medical Matrix Team responsible for the medical impact of an asset, the Daprodustat Scientific Director will contribute to the clinical and scientific vision for the assigned asset, and to the evidence generation and scientific engagement as appropriate. This role provides input to global franchise strategy and direction, addresses safety, regulatory and manufacturing concerns, and develops an understanding of the changing environment to anticipate the impact of new medicines and data. Key stakeholders for this role include the Medical Affairs Asset Medical Matrix Team, R&D clinical development, safety, regulatory, and manufacturing. Externally, healthcare decision makers, professional associations, and vendors. Key responsibilities: • Responsible for helping to develop US medical strategy and perspective, ensuring medical strategy and plans are aligned with commercial asset strategy where appropriate • Contribute to the cross-functional Medical Matrix Team to tailor / adapt global asset strategy for US specific customer needs and environment. Contribute to strategic oversight of US Tactical Plans aligned to strategy • Gain strategic alignment of asset positioning and evidence planning with the overall therapeutic portfolio and disease area strategies • Engage with external communities to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, the management of disease, and patient care. Coordinate with the US MSL and GMAL on joint global and US engagement of top US based EEs • Works to understand the evolving healthcare environment (provider/expert) and payer landscapes and help to translate that working knowledge into a plan • Reviews, synthesizes, and analyses clinical trial data and translates data into actionable plans at the product level • Develops product strategy for local Medical Advisory Board and Expert Panel meetings, Medical Grants, and Medical Publications. • Supports Medical Information on FAQs and standard response letters • Follows sound medical governance for all activities Why You? Basic Qualifications: Advanced Degree. Understanding of patient and physician interactions and clinical decision making and impact. 3+ years of pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience. Thorough understanding of US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders. Experience in strategy setting and tactical planning/execution US Medical Affairs activities. Basic understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice. Enable and drive change, and ability to influence to deliver results, proactively look for new opportunities and constantly anticipate the need for change. Ability to drive and continuously curious in a performance-based culture. Flexible thinking - ability to analyse external environment and translate to strategy and gain support of others to implement a vision. Must demonstrate good judgment. Customer focused - ability to understand patient needs and institutional concerns, integrate into strategies and build a team that is customer focused. Building relationships - ability to work effectively with others, delegate appropriately and foster a culture of collaboration. Preferred Qualifications: 5+ years of pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience. Healthcare Doctorate or terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, DO, DNP, NP, PA, etc). Disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience in area of Nephrology or Renal Anemia. Advanced understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice. *LI-GSK Why GSK? GSK is a place where outstanding people do amazing things. As a science-led global healthcare company, we exist to help people do more, feel better, live longer. This special purpose - along with our goal of being one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies - helps us attract some of the best and brightest minds in the world. We take pride in providing access to all and continually focus on our opportunity and obligation to do more to improve inclusion and diversity: for our people inside GSK; in the way we do business; and in the communities where we operate. 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