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Senior Manager, Global Publications & Scientific Communications

Emeryville, CA 94608

Posted: 09/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Medical Affairs Job Number: 585642 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Pay 64-84/h depending on experience

General Description:

As a member of the organization, the Scientific Advisor will support regional strategies and establish compliant relationships with opinion leaders, research collaborators and key organizations in support of the company pipeline development across the oncology TAs. This position will require pre- launch and post-launch Medical Affairs support for hematology and oncology pipeline development, focusing on malignant hematology. The incumbent will work closely with internal colleagues in medical affairs, clinical development, program leadership, clinical operations, legal, compliance, new product planning, safety/ pharmacovigilance, molecular diagnostics, translational research and other cross- functional business partners. The Scientific Advisor will support pre-clinical and clinical pipeline development by coordinating external collaborations, research endeavors with heath care providers and external academicians. He/She will play a key role in the establishment of the company as a valued collaborator and best-in-class biopharmaceutical company.

This position reports to the Associate Medical Director, who in turn reports to the Country Medical Director.

  • Provide education to the medical community on company products and disease areas of focus.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop and execute a medical plan designed to meet shared objectives.
  • Facilitate responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel.
  • Develop tactics for communicating complex scientific information to the healthcare community.
  • Provide impactful feedback/information to internal stakeholders on emerging clinical and scientific trends from external interactions to help shape company research, and to ensure the safe and appropriate use of company products.
  • Build specific excellence and integrity within the healthcare community. Develop contacts with key clinicians, university teaching hospitals, group purchase organizations and other medical / scientific groups.
  • Develop speakers through one-on-one clinical training on approved clinical slide sets.
  • Act as a clinical resource with professional and advocacy organizations with the objective of developing relationships and identifying potential business opportunities.
  • Assist in the development and execution of clinically relevant regional medical meetings (e.g. advisory boards, consultancy and investigator meetings), as requested
  • Identification and verification of investigators and sites for company-sponsored clinical trials
  • Serve as the primary territory liaison for the submission and review of Investigator- Research proposals, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication and uncover scientific data that may have the potential for publication and/or abstract presentation.

Education Required:
  • MD, PharmD., or PhD within a clinical and/or scientific profession (or an equivalent level of professional, clinical and/or scientific education, training and experience) preferred. At least 5 years’ experience in the therapeutic area of hematology/oncology.

  • Preferred existing experience as MSL or similar role within other biotech/pharmaceutical companies.
  • Experience in hematology/oncology strongly preferred; candidates with experience in other related therapeutic areas (i.e. immunology) may be considered if they demonstrate clear potential to apply their existing skills to oncology.
  • Clinical research experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable treatment, compliance, and regulatory guidelines
  • High level of English communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, and cross functional collaboration skills. Capabilities and Competencies:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic and global environment.
  • Strong comprehension of disease states, and knowledge of differential algorithms for treatment decisions and experience in disease states of interest to the company.
  • An expert understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, the country health care system, regional cancer care models and the impact on patient care
  • Able to lead training initiatives and best practices.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. Education Required:
  •  MD, PharmD., or PhD within a clinical and/or scientific profession (or an equivalent level of professional, clinical and/or scientific education, training and experience) preferred. At least 5 years’ experience in the therapeutic area of hematology/oncology.
  • Travel: Work related travel required.
  • PC literacy required; MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Veeva).
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