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GU Cancer Team Lead, MD US Medical Affairs Oncology, MD

Collegeville, Pennsylvania; Peapack, New Jersey
Closing date
Dec 14, 2021

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Life Sciences, Oncology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Cancer Research
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Full Time
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Leads the US HQ Genito-urinary team within US across all relevant disease areas and assets. Lead and coordinate across multiple alliances, working in multiple disease areas including prostate, renal and bladder cancer and having a leadership role on multiple alliance committees, and accountable to ensure delivery of aligned alliance budgets. Coordinate with the Global Medical Team lead and US commercial GU cancer lead. Collaborate with relevant cross-functional team members in developing local medical affairs product strategy and ensuring consistency of approach and deliverables. Ensure Medical Affairs colleagues are integrated into individual Brand Teams, manage resources, and ensure that medical affairs plans are successfully developed and executed to achieve short- and long-term objectives.


  • Medical Affairs plan development and accountability:
    • Lead and oversee medical input into brand strategies and tactics, with a focus on North American (NA) medical affairs needs.
    • Lead the development of medical affairs strategies and tactics and ensure the delivery of these plans
  • Research:
    • Oversee the development of NA specific strategic plans associated with Investigator-Initiated Research, Collaborative studies and any Independent Grants programs.
    • Help lead and be the advocate for Phase IV lifecycle clinical trial strategies and concepts to support NA needs.
    • Review of protocol designs and provide clinical feedback into documents and SOPs including regulatory documents, labelling.
  • Internal Communication: Align the voices of NA and US Medical Affairs, representing the HQ and FMD regional teams in internal forums. Ensure local needs are considered and represented in global strategies and plans as well as development plans. Develop and strengthen partnerships among key stakeholders.
  • MA Alignment: Ensure effective cross-functional alignment in customer facing activities and represent Pfizer externally in the respective Oncology therapeutic area.
  • Medical Affairs Customer Planning: In coordination with cross functional leadership, lead the engagement planning of HQ Medical Directors with the external community including KOLs and other key external stakeholders, to ensure that strategies reflect customer needs.
  • May provide leadership for Customer Insight Planning in terms of advisory boards and other forum through which key customer insights are gathered to assist in planning and execution.
  • Ensure brand teams have appropriate medical affairs support in terms of Promotional Materials Development, Review and Sales Training:
    • Coordinate Medical Affairs support for concept development & promotional material review and sales training.
    • Partner with legal, regulatory and marketing colleagues to ensure Medical Affairs colleagues deliver compliant, accurate and high quality content of all promotional and sales training material & activities.
  • Ensure timely completion of all team training and adherence to compliance standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate, lead and participate in key NA and US Medical Affairs activities including;
    • MA leadership, support, guidance and input for regulatory interactions
    • Safety updates and risk/benefit analyses
    • Strategic Publications and abstract planning
    • Advisory board development and execution
  • Build organizational capability: Build trust among team members and broader stakeholders by setting a highly visible examples of excellence. Actively support development of direct reports, providing insights, direction, and opportunities.
  • Integrate Clinical acumen into strategic planning across work, including patient centered approaches

  • MD or DO with 10 or more years of relevant experience required.
  • Oncology experience
  • Experience with Real World Data
  • Experience with clinical trials
  • HQ launch experience required

  • Direct expertise in Oncology, GU cancers preferred.
  • Alliance experience
  • Highly motivated with demonstrated track record of high performance and producing outstanding results.
  • Capable of comprehending and communicating in a clear, concise manner a large amount of scientific information.
  • Significant, direct experience with matrix leadership and demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to facilitate open discussion and debate among key stakeholders and build internal and external relationships through partnering, anticipating needs, fulfilling expectations.
  • Very strong strategic skills including creativity and effectiveness in proactively identifying and addressing challenges.
  • Demonstrated leadership excellence, proven ability to motivate and lead people in a complex, changing environment.
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands, and effectively lead in a matrix organization.
  • Ability to lead in a complex matrix, partner appropriately with the commercial teams, lead through others, effective delegation


Travel should be anticipated and is estimated to be ~25%.

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