Celgene Sr Director Medical Affairs (MD) Neurology in San Diego, California
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
The Senior Director will provide medical/scientific and operational expertise into the planning and execution of the medical support activities of Celgene compounds for Neurology globally, with special focus on the US.
Provides expert opinion on the current trends in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, existing and emerging treatment options as well as unmet medical needs in the therapeutic area to inform key medical and business decisions.
Build mutually valuable partnerships within the medical community through the execution of the Global Medical Affairs program, with direct responsibility for the US.
Develop strong relationships with US key opinion leaders, key professional societies and organizations in collaboration with global medical affairs and clinical colleagues through scientific dialogue pertinent to Celgene I&I interest.
Participate in and support clinical and medical affairs strategies in conjunction with global medical affairs and marketing colleagues and with US commercial counterparts. Provide ongoing and interactive technical and medical expertise to execute on these strategies.
Provide expertise into the phase 3b/4 development plan for the USA and globally.
Participate in and support the global Publication Plan.
Participate in formal scientific review of submitted Investigator Initiated Trials and related medical affairs activities (e.g. registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys etc.), with special focus on US submissions. Provide timely and interactive feedback to achieve optimal study designs and to ensure adequate study progress.
Provide medical support to the global medical affairs organization, with direct support of the US organization including developing and delivering training curriculum and content.
Lead and Participate in US advisory meetings with opinion leaders.
Actively participate on US promotional review committees to ensure content is medically appropriate and compliant with internal and external requirements.
M.D., D.O., PhD or equivalent degree, preferably with experience in the areas of Neurology
US Board Certified Neurologist preferred
Sr. Director (10+ years) in the pharma/biopharma industry and a minimum 3 years of experience in the therapeutic area is required
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong formal presentation skills
Excellent planning and organization skills
Strong interpersonal skills commensurate with the need to work closely with both external physicians/scientists and numerous in-house support groups
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company’s high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism
Ability to work under pressure, and to maintain scientific excellence within timelines
Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific credibility while executing the Medical Affairs plan, and to communicate scientific results and effectively respond to data queries from customers and/or consultants
Strong scientific analytical skills
Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures that would be acquired through research, clinical experience or clinical research studies
Basic knowledge and appropriate application of biostatistics
Ability to travel (frequent travel will be required)
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point and Outlook
Celgene 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. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE
At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.
“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”
There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.