Executive Medical Director, Medical Affairs

Executive Medical Director, Medical Affairs

  • Location

    Cambridge, Massachusetts

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    Medical Affairs

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    Jon Phillips

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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Pharma-Partners are working with an innovative Biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, MA who are developing novel therapies within immuno-Oncology and rare disease.

Acting on their behalf, Pharma-Partners are searching for a Senior or Executive Medical Affairs Director to lead the design and implementation of launch strategy for a novel Tyrosine Kinase inhibitor (TKI) focused on solid tumours.

You will report into the Vice President, Global Medical Affairs and will play a critical role in shaping the Medical Affairs function in a dynamic business with a hands on mentality.


  • Design, implement and lead cross-functional US and Global Medical Affairs strategy to ensure successful launch of the companies lead product within solid tumours.
  • Engage with external stakeholders within the scientific and medical community including Key Opinion Leader (KOL) and Healthcare Professionals (HCP's) to ensure best in class, compliant scientific knowledge exchange including congress/conference attendance and advisory boards.
  • Collaborate and drive best practice with internal colleagues including brand and marketing groups
  • Act as subject matter expert for all company pipeline and provide broader therapeutic area insights
  • Work closely with Clinical Development and Regulatory departments to ensure efficient execution of Clinical Trial activities
  • Liaise with FDA contacts to ensure company adheres to regulatory best practice

Candidate requirements:

  • MD, DO, PHD or PharmD with experience of Oncology, Immuno-Oncology and/or Rare Disease within clinical practice or the pharmaceutical industry is essential
  • Must have in-depth Medical Affairs experience within a US based Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology company
  • Launch experience is essential, with a companies first product launch experience being highly desirable
  • We are looking for a forward and innovative Medical Affairs professional, someone who can think outside of the box and drive a company into the unknown
  • Work with autonomy with an ability and track record of developing exceptional teams and culture within a winning organisation
  • Ability to travel as required internationally - around 30%
  • Ability to be office based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Pharma-Partners will consider applicants that meet the detailed criteria and have the right to work within the United States