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Head of Hematology, Oncology Medical Affairs

Collegeville, PA
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May 26, 2022

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Standort: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Datum: May 18 2022 GSK is the world leader in research and development with an impressive oncology portfolio of differentiated medicines. This role is the owner of the Hematology Global Medical Strategy including Life Cycle Management. Accountable for creating and developing the strategic direction, business / resource planning and team leadership on a global level. Purpose The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology role is to drive scientific leadership for hematology with strong and compliant medical strategy and exemplary medical performance as part of the integrated brand ambition. Deliver insight generation and builds plans for evidence needed in partnership with Medical Commercialisation Lead and Value Evidence & Outcomes. The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology is accountable for the integrated evidence strategy and plan that supports the lifecycle management of hematology and upcoming potential pipeline assets, including device launches and new indications. The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology acts as the single voice of Medical Affairs into R&D and Commercial within the Hematology Therapy Area. The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology is accountable for defining the Medical strategic direction for Belamaf and other assets in strong partnership with Medical Commercialisation Lead and Medical Development Lead and contributing to the overall lifecycle management of GSK's hematology portfolio. The successful candidate is a core member of Oncology Medical Leadership Team. The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology is accountable for designing Phase IIIb and IV evidence generation studies, including post-approval commitments. Develops and delivers the Integrated Evidence Generation Plan (spanning late stage development and post launch market access support) and acts as the single voice of Medical Affairs into R&D and commercial for hematology. The VP Medical Affairs Lead, Hematology is a member of both the Medicines Development Team in R&D and the Medicines Commercialisation Team which are instrumental in developing early assets and assessing business development opportunities. Key responsibilities include communicating medicine and evidence generation strategies to the medical leaders in the Local Operating Campanies and Regions, implementation of global scientific engagement programmes and gathering insights from franchise LOCs and external stakeholders (patients, physicians, payers and regulators). The VP Medical Affairs Hematology Lead reports to Global Head of Medical Oncology. Key Accountabilities Lead a team of global medical and scientific professionals within to contribute to hematology business planning, strategic partnering with MCLs, MDLs, to plan and deliver scientific engagement and medical performance for oncology pipeline assets. Drives the creation of the scientific narrative for the brands. Drive the scientific objectives and medical plan for the assets. Accountable with the team to work within GSK's compliance framework. Ensure global strategy is effectively communicated and executed at regional and country levels and that key LOC needs are appropriately accommodated in global deliverables and vice versa. Chairs all hematology advisory boards with compliance, focus, dynamism, science and aiming towards outcomes and efficiency. Develops scientific strategic partnership with global guidelines bodies and interacts when needed with Global Regulatory agencies like FDA, EMA, JFDA, CFDA as well as relevant access bodies. Work in partnership with central teams, to optimize plans in support of a reimbursable file and life cycle strategy. Engages with high levels of proactivity towards scientific leadership with LOCs and Commercial Partners. Gather medical insights from LOCs and key external stakeholders to inform and shape product strategy and to be accountable for the development of the integrated evidence strategy and plan (from C2MD onwards) Accountable for the design and execution of Phase IIIb and IV studies, including post-approval commitments Define strategic areas of interest and provide oversight of Investigator Sponsored Studies through the call for proposals process. Collaborate with external experts to develop collaborative trials. Strong interaction with franchise markets and regions to deliver evidence generation and evidence communication needs and to drive and enhance the medical strategy creation and execution. Develop strong relationships with external stakeholders in the hematology medical affairs community by contributing to the global scientific external engagement program and ensure medical governance. Scientific input into new assets in the R&D pipeline and key contributor to development decision making milestones Member of the medical TA leadership team responsible for leading and developing people including recruitment and talent reviews and financial planning in relation to annual budget cycles. Lead the adoption of new Accelerate Pharma processes and systems e.g. Content Lab and Marketing and Operations Centre. Qualifications MD with significant experience in the Therapy Area of Hematology Scientific Expertise within the biologics space of oncology. Experience in execution at country and ‘above country' leadership Medical Affairs roles. Must have US leadership experience Successful track record in Global Roles, Leading teams, Extensive Medical Affairs and Late Phase Development. Experience in drug development (Research & Development) and understanding of GCP regulatory and market access reimbursement requirements. Must have successfully launched a drug in oncology Highly developed leadership, networking, communication and influencing skills to work effectively in a complex matrix environment. Significant combined management and research experience with responsibility for clinical development and Medical Affairs, ability to demonstrate integration ideas from diverse stakeholders e.g. Commercial, Clinical Development, Market Access and Health Outcomes. Track record of effective, impactful leadership that engages people, brings acceleration and develops people. Excellent presentation and media skills for both internal and external audiences. If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). 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