Vice President, Medical Affairs - North America

Alternative Resources Company

Vice President, Medical Affairs - North America

Vice President, Medical Affairs – North America
 
To build a quality Medical Affairs organization focused on maximizing patient benefit from the company’s branded therapies through ensuring their safe and appropriate use. The incumbent will play a key role in the clinical and commercial development of the company’s branded products through strategic oversight guidance of activities related to KOL outreach, company sponsored non-registration trials, publications and investigator sponsored trials. In addition, the Vice President will work closely with the leadership of the company’s Clinical Research, Commercial and Product Management functions worldwide to support optimal life cycle management of all branded products.
 
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Commercial, Clinical Research and Product Management to set the strategic direction for all branded therapies (dermatology, ophthalmology and oncology).
  • Recruit and manage the Medical Affairs team to support a growing product portfolio. The Team will provide KOL outreach, manage Investigator Initiated Study selection and execution, and provide appropriate and complete responses to requests for medical information, both on and off label. All activities will be carried out in strict compliance with all federal regulations.
  • Oversee medical information, medical communications and HEOR
  • Set up publication strategy and oversee management of publication planning and execution to ensure that all data on company products generated by company or investigator sponsored studies is publicly presented in an appropriate and timely fashion and in a fair and balanced manner
  • Oversee management of funding for CME, grants, and sponsorships to ensure that funds are allocated appropriately to activities consistent with the clinical development and commercial objectives of the business, and that review and approval processes are in place to maintain strict compliance with all federal regulations.
  • Oversee the management of Investigator Sponsored Studies to ensure that the strategy is clearly defined and consistent with the clinical development strategy objectives for each product, and that appropriate processes are in place for review, approval, management, and support of studies while maintaining investigator independence.
  • Responsible and accountable for the financial management and reporting requirements for Medical Affairs function.
 
Qualifications
  • MD (or MD, PhD). Board certification not required
  • 15 years’ experience
  • Strategic direction in one of the following therapy areas – Dermatology, Oncology, Ophthalmology
  • Experience in biologics
  • Excellent communication and management skills are essential
  • Candidate must be a strong collaborator especially with the Commercial organization
  • Ideally, candidate should have experience managing multidisciplinary teams