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Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Rare Disease, Vyndaqel/Vyndamax, non-MD

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States;Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States;
Closing date
May 8, 2024

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Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma

The Medical Director will provide leadership and expertise in Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) contributing to the planning and execution of medical strategies and tactic in the US. He/she will be an integral member of the US medical affairs and cross-functional US Vyndaqel/Vyndamax team(s). The medical director will support key internal and external medical initiatives such as establishing and maintaining thought leader relationships in the field of heart failure/ATTR-CM, understanding and identifying clinical care gaps, facilitate the development of customer-focused communication and resources along with therapeutic area training(s). He/she will provide therapeutic area/product expertise in ATTR-CM for Vyndaqel/Vyndamax and understand patients and physicians point of view. Works closely with Global Medical Affairs and cross-functional colleagues to support and execute upon the US Medical Affairs plan.

  • Supports the development and execution of US medical strategies and tactics in support of Vyndaqel/Vyndamax
  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues from commercial, field medical, HEOR, digital, US medical information and relevant internal colleagues to enhance and deliver upon US medical plan(s)
  • Familiarity with the review of promotional and non-promotional materials (i.e. the US review committee (RC))
  • Within RC, partner with legal, regulatory, and marketing colleagues to ensure compliant, accurate and high-quality content of promotional and non-promotional materials
  • Serves as a reliable and trusted source of accurate scientific knowledge of the data, disease state, product label, and competitive data for clinical trials
  • Familiarity with publication and congress planning processes(s)
  • Familiarity with the customer insights process and the importance of customer insights, helping in planning and execution of Advisory Boards (when needed) to gather expert advice on medical planning
  • Supports therapeutic area and product training needs: work with medical and marketing to deliver just in time training for new cross-functional colleagues. In addition, to new medical content (when/where applicable).
  • Work with US Medical Information to provide expert input into Medical Letters and ensure updates when applicable


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.
  • Doctoral degree in clinical/pharmacy specialty (Ph.D., Pharm.D) and 6+ years experience required; Masters and 8+ years required; Bachelors and 10+ years required.
  • Knowledge and experience in Heart Failure/ATTR-CM is preferred
  • Understanding of the drug development process
  • Knowledge of health care economics and its impact on medical decision making
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Customer-oriented approach and ability to work in cross-functional and matrix teams
  • Proven strategic thinking skills and ability to interpret and implement strategic directions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deal effectively with deadlines
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, high energy and flexibility
  • Professional demeanor & excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with external customers /internal colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. In addition to strong presentation skills

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: April 30th, 2024
  • Position is hybrid and will require to work 2 to 3 days per week from site
  • Candidates based in New York City are preferred
  • Eligible for employee referral bonus
  • Not eligible for relocation package


The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.



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