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Director, Global Medical Affairs

Company: Otsuka Pharmaceutical
Location: Princeton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

  • A key member of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) team, the Director (D) GMA serves as one of the global company-wide scientific experts for the Neuroscience/Psychiatry therapeutic area and the products under their responsibility
  • Actively participates and provides strategic and scientific input to all medical affairs activities associated with the development and commercialization of new Neuroscience/Psychiatry products, particularly working in a close collaboration with alliance partners
  • Develops global brand medical strategies and tactics for assigned Products, collaborating with, and integrating input from, functional and cross-functional teams and specifically business alliance partners.
  • Actively contributes to ongoing company research and development efforts, which may include activities such as the provision of scientific expertise for pre-clinical and clinical studies and evaluation of potential licensing candidates
  • Actively contributes to the development of the Scientific Communication strategy plans and materials, including the core global medical materials, scientific manuscripts, posters, and symposia presentations, liaising with internal GMA partners and regional Medical Affairs teams to enhance the global cohesiveness of scientific content
  • Provides expert input into the development of regulatory filing, market access and brand plans globally in alignment with Global Medical Affairs strategy, ensuring bi-directional communication and integration of input between commercial, clinical, and medical functions
  • Ensures scientific accuracy, fair balance and patient first mindset in public dissemination of information and data globally, including product labeling and promotional materials.
  • Establishes and develops scientific collaborations with national and international scientific leaders (SLs), ensuring the integration of their input into the global medical affairs strategyQualifications and Experience:
    • Doctoral Degree (e.g. MD, PhD, PharmD)
    • Master's degree in a scientific discipline with at least 5 years of relevant experience (industry and/or academic) considered
    • Cross-functional and project management experience required
    • Clinical, research, and/or medical affairs experience in Neuroscience/Psychiatry ideal
    • Experience in clinical study design, planning and execution an asset
    • Experience of working with a strong alliance partner is an assetKnowledge
      • Strong scientific background (ideally in Neuroscience/Psychiatry), including knowledge of the current and emerging treatment landscape
      • Solid knowledge of drug development (pre-clinical and clinical) and of the pharmaceutical industry in general
      • An understanding of the company's products, commercialization strategy, the competition, and the pharmaceutical industry in general
      • Maintains a current awareness of new drug developments in targeted therapeutic areas
      • Solid statistical knowledge with a demonstrated ability to interpret study findings and communicate appropriately.--Skills
        • Ability to interpret and explain scientific data
        • Strong writing and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal and external parties
        • Skilled in influencing people
        • Strong computer skills with demonstrated experience in working with the Microsoft suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)--#LI-remote#MZ1#LI-Remote

Keywords: Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Trenton , Director, Global Medical Affairs, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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