Genentech: Senior/Medical Science Director, Senior/Medical Director, Neuroscience, US Medical Affairs
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Senior/Medical Science Director, Senior/Medical Director, Neuroscience, US Medical Affairs
South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Job ID: 3598162815
We are seeking a dynamic medical science director / preferably with a background in multiple sclerosis / neuroscience to join the US Medical Affairs group at Genentech. The Medical Science Director will provide exceptional clinical and strategic leadership for medical affairs activities including to support peri- and post launch activities for Ocrelizumab. This role requires an individual with strong communication and leadership skills, as well as the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders in product development and other relevant functions and navigate challenging situations. The individual must also be viewed as a strong scientific partner who can readily bridge between a cutting edge research environment and a fast-paced clinical and product development organization. The successful candidate is expected to help drive effective post-launch activities and to represent the department and programs at external meetings.
As a Senior Medical Science Director/ Medical Science Director you are expected to:
Provide medical leadership to a group of Medical Science Liaisons within the Neuroscience Medical Affairs organization
Provide exceptional scientific expertise and collaboration within the Ocrelizumab medical team, to your peers within Neuroscience Group and to the organization in general
Build excellent relationships and interactions between Medical and Global functions
Contribute to the formation, refinement and execution of medical strategies and tactics including Phase IIIb/IV activities and real world data assessment.
Ensure US Affiliate Medical Plans optimally are integrated into Life Cycle Team, IMT objectives through an appropriate collaboration
Ensure strategic partnerships with key opinion leaders in the area of multiple sclerosis patient groups and scientific institutions and societies to enable optimal collaboration for medical products throughout their lifecycles
Contribute and provide expert review of medical content for US Safety assessments and strategic communications, Medical Information and Educational activities
Ensure medical and product information is provided in compliance with Global and Genentech SOPs and that all data used in the provision of Medical information are accurate and meet the needs of internal and external customers
Contribute to the development of a strategic and robust Medical Advisory Board plan that aims to enhance product knowledge and to inform on clinical practice patterns and gaps
Provide leadership and guidance to Clinical trial activities conducted as part of Medical Affairs and provide medical oversight of the safety of local clinical activities
Ensure optimal investigators selection by a constructive dialogue between medical and clinical operations
Ensure medical review and approval of all promotional materials in compliance with Codes of Practice, Genentech SOPs, and US regulations
Verify the accuracy of training material for scientific and product information and drug safety reporting requirements to the local organization (including the sales force)
Represent GNE Neuroscience Med Affairs externally through presentations at key National / International meetings, interactions with our key investigators
Participate and thrive in an interactive, team oriented culture
This position is located in South San Francisco
PhD, PhD/MD or PharmD degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g. Neurology or Psychiatry)
Minimum of 5 years post-MD/PhD or PharmD experience in an academic and/or industry setting
Ideally experience in clinical drug development for multiple sclerosis or neurology or inflammation, including advanced understanding of critical development functions, e.g. Clinical Sciences, Biomarker Development, Translational Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Regulatory, Safety, Clinical Operations.
Strong passion to drive clinical innovation to improve outcomes for patients
Outstanding communication skills; ability to:
Lead, influence and motivate others
Navigate complex and difficult situations
Show strategic agility and ability to interface with multiple stakeholders
Distill complex issues and clearly articulate / present solutions
Who We Are
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
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South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Biotechnology / Science
Sales / Business Development