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Senior/ Medical Director/ Medical Science Director Cancer Immunotherapy Thoracic Cancers- US Medical Affairs BioOncology

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Genentech: Senior/ Medical Director/ Medical Science Director, Cancer Immunotherapy, Thoracic Cancers- US Medical Affairs BioOncology
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Senior/ Medical Director/ Medical Science Director, Cancer Immunotherapy, Thoracic Cancers- US Medical Affairs BioOncology
South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Job ID: 3596120619
The Position
Genentech is seeking a Medical Director/Medical Science Director to join the US Medical Affairs BioOncology organization. The successful candidate will lead the development and execution of medical strategy for cancer immunotherapy with a focus on thoracic cancers on the Lung/GU/GBM/Derm team to further explore development and ensure appropriate utilization of molecules in the portfolio. This individual is expected to be a subject matter expert within thoracic cancer therapeutic areas and with cancer immunotherapies with a working knowledge of standard of care therapies. S/he will join the Cancer Immunotherapy Lung Medical Team and will represent US Medical Affairs on other cross-functional teams as appropriate.
Responsibilities include development and execution of medical strategy/tactics in collaboration with Medical Directors and Medical Science Directors and cross-functional partners of the Cancer Immunotherapy Lung Medical Team, oversight of clinical trial programs, inclusive of Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS) (e.g. concept/protocol review) and cooperative group trials for one or more molecules in the portfolio, act as a subject matter expert on cross-functional teams within US Medical Affairs, Product Development Medical Affairs, Product Development, and the Commercial organization, and establish robust scientific relationships with internal and external experts. Other potential roles may include oversight of one or more Phase 4 studies and development and execution of launch-related activities.
Job Duties / Responsibilities:
Collaborate across functions, e.g. Product Development, Medical Affairs and Commercial on projects and initiatives
Provide clinical expertise and Medical Affairs support for various Commercial activities as well as for other functional groups within Medical Affairs
Manage resources and other Medical Affairs commitments to ensure prioritization of deliverables
Act as subject matter expert for disease and product related information for the Medical teams
Provide scientific input, training, and education for various Commercial and Medical Affairs functions
Along with the global publication team, drive and implement publication strategy that facilitates knowledge acquisition and dissemination of key information that informs the appropriate utilization of molecules within the oncology portfolio
Lead exploratory data analyses to address medical gaps for relevant disease states
Collaborate cross-functionally with key stakeholders (e.g. Medical teams, MSL, Scientific Collaborations, Commercial) on Medical Affairs strategy and planning for scientific congresses
Lead advisory board planning and advisory board execution
Compliantly develop and cultivate important relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders, including investigators, therapeutic area experts, and advisors
Stay informed and abreast of the external landscape as it relates to assigned molecules and/or indications and the associated therapeutic area, including attendance at major scientific conferences - Provide study team support for company supported studies and scientific input for cooperative group studies
Review and comment on IIS proposals
Monitor project process and proactively identify issues or challenges and recommend and implement strategies to effectively resolve such once approved with his/her manager
Review and/or help create clinical materials (including presentation slides) by providing scientific input and checking for data accuracy, to support post-marketing and commercial activities. This may include commercial advisory boards such as community, regional, or national advisory boards.
Reviews training materials and slides, and provides clinical input and guidance in their development.
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills (Minimum Requirements)
Advanced degree (e.g. MD, PhD, Pharma)
Experience with Medical Oncology
Minimum of 5 years clinical trial experience relevant to biotechnology/pharmaceutical trials.
Minimum of 5 years in pharmaceutical industry or is a recognized expert in the field
Demonstrated leadership competencies
3 years experience in a Medical Affairs related role, preferred
Outstanding interpersonal, leadership, communication, and presentation skills
Willingness to travel
Outstanding attention-to-detail?
Demonstrable abilities to work independently (with limited guidance and supervision) in implementing and overseeing clinical plans, trials and other programs?
Excellent project management skills: can prioritize multiple tasks and goals to ensure the? timely, on-target and within-budget accomplishment of such. Works well within multi-disciplinary teams and has proven abilities to coordinate and drive projects in a matrix organization.
Sound business acumen; has knowledge of the multi-disciplinary functions involved in a company’s drug development process, e.g., clinical operations, biostatistics, regulatory, commercial, etc. and can proactively integrate the relevant functions into projects for best end-results?
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills: has established strong relationships with key internal partners and stakeholders, as well as thought leaders, cooperative groups and disease organizations.?
Sound communication and business presentation skills: communicates in a timely, thorough and concise manner and is comfortable presenting information to others at varying organizational levels?, as well as to external thought leaders
Good negotiation skills: knows how to complete deliverables by working effectively with others internally and externally?
Clinical leadership: recognized as a subject matter expert in his/her field; able to evaluate, interpret and present highly complex data for a series of studies (prospective and retrospective)
Proven track record of effective decision-making: makes good business decisions and exercises sound judgment. Consistently and effectively balances decisions with imperatives for ethics and efficacy?
Demonstrates behaviors and values consistent with Genentech’s Good Operating Principles?
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.
The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the Apply online button.
Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our .
At Genentech, we share salary ranges with applicants during the recruiting process, if requested. Third party salary estimates may not be accurate or up-to-date.
Job Facts
Job Function
Clinical Development
South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Full time
Job type
Biotechnology / Science

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