Reference Number: JO-1906-432862
Medical Director – Medical Affairs
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: New York

We are working with a world leading oncology research organisation in New Jersey near New York City which is looking for a talented Medical Affairs professional to drive forward an exciting pipeline in solid tumor and heme-onc malignancies.

The Medical Director within Oncology Medical Affairs provides medical leadership for medical affairs strategy, planning and supportive tactics for assigned therapeutic area in Oncology.

Responsible for working with key stakeholders to develop and execute the medical affairs plan, including post-marketing research, medical education, research grants, medical advisory boards, and scientific communication/publication components of overall medical operating plan. Provide strategic development, planning, implementation and oversight of Phase IV clinical trial programs within the Medical Affairs department for products in the therapeutic area.
Utilize expert medical/scientific knowledge in assigned therapeutic area to provide strategic input for the development of product strategies. Liaise with external stakeholders to solicit feedback and strengthen the company’s medical reputation in the disease state community.
Responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of all relevant materials/communications

Key Responsibilities:

-Medical Affairs Strategic Plans: work with key stakeholders, management, and functional area leads to develop strategic and aligned Medical Affairs Plans for the therapeutic area. Communicate and represent these plans to upper management/senior leadership.

-Phase IV clinical studies: Direct and design strategies, planning and implementation of Phase IV clinical development programs for assigned products. Provide medical oversight for protocol development, interpretation of trial results, final study report conclusions and publications. Serve as study director for trials. Provide critical medical input into the life-cycle management strategies in responsible therapeutic areas.

-Medical/Scientific subject matter expert: Serve as medical leader and subject matter expert providing direction for assigned products including (but not limited to) CRC, scientific communications, publication planning/review, advisory boards, health outcomes plans, MSL activities, speaker programs, investigator-initiated research and CME grant reviews or other internal key business processes. Responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs and Commercial outputs for assigned therapeutic areas.

-External leadership: Provides leadership and strategic direction to stakeholders in interactions and communications with external customers, thought leaders, strategic alliances, key organizations, and institutions. Maintains external orientation by participating actively in external events and activities.


MD or PhD or PharmD with experience within the pharmaceutical industry, including experience in the therapeutic area and in an in-house Medical Affairs role.

Clinical research experience, including conducting clinical trials in the Phase IIIb-IV area. Experience reviewing promotional materials from a medical perspective, publications planning, relevant medical society membership and track record of active participation/attendance, and strong presentation skills.

Experience working with cross functional medical and commercial teams.

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