Global Medical Affairs Director - Kidney Disease
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by GlaxoSmithKline
We currently have an exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced, high performing cross-functional team as Global Medical Affairs Director in the Renal HIF-PHI area
GSK has a medicine in development for treating patients with anaemia of Chronic Kidney Disease. It is part of a new, innovative class of erythropoietin stimulating agents, described as HIF-PHIs (hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors), designed to potentially help revolutionise standards of care for both dialysis and non-dialysis patients.
GSK is running a comprehensive Global Clinical Development programme and separate Japan programme, with first launch planned in Japan. A well-executed medical affairs strategy will be critical in achieving meaningful insight gathering, the right evidence generation and focussed scientific communication to help improve outcomes for patients suffering with anaemia of Chronic Kidney Disease. The Global Medical Affairs Director will play a key role in driving and implementing strategy,
• Drives opportunities to gather external and internal insights to shape our understanding of customer needs
• Translates current and emerging evidence into content of value for internal and external audiences
• Collaborates with R&D, country teams and other key cross-functional stakeholders to help shape and execute the medical affairs and launch plan
• Develops a strong external network of global experts in Anaemia of Chronic Kidney Disease
• Drives development and execution of several global medical affairs strategies.
o Partners with above-country and country colleagues to drive, integrate and prioritise key insights to inform global medical affairs plans and life cycle strategy
o Engages with R&D, VEO, other disciplines, and country teams to support identification of evidence generation needs and plans to address them.
o Ensures country medical affairs colleagues have a robust knowledge of the relevant and emerging clinical evidence, supporting their training by creating high quality scientific engagement materials for both internal and external use.
o Develops external scientific communication content on emerging disease and HIF -PHI specific topics, using innovative and diverse channels of communication.
o Partners with Japan and other core countries to help implement scientific communication strategy and launches, including reviewing and optimising local medical affairs plans and sharing learning/ best practice/ intelligence.
o Drives excellence in external engagement with key stakeholders (e.g. HCP's, Patients, Payors and Regulators) globally and in partnership with core countries.
o Ensures appropriate medical governance oversight of all deliverables
o Partners with Marketing, Market Access and core country teams to generate content of high scientific quality for future promotional use
o Develops subject matter expertise on the product and therapy area
Closing Date: Friday 14th December 2018
Why You?Basic qualifications:
• MD or MBBS preferred; also consider PharmD or PhD in clinical/scientific discipline
• Considerable experience in Medical Affairs in relevant therapeutic area(s) including pre/peri launch.
• Previous regional/global experience in relevant therapeutic area(s)
• Robust understanding of internal (where applicable) and external promotional codes of practice and regulations
• Demonstrated matrix leadership in previous roles
MD or MBBS preferred with medical affairs experience in kidney disease
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative
products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 89 manufacturing sites, and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.
At GSK we are leaders in what we do - our pharmaceuticals business is made up of innovative and established medicines and holds leading positions in respiratory disease and HIV, in 2015 we distributed more than 690 million doses of vaccines to over 150 countries, and our Consumer Healthcare group has a portfolio of some of the world's most trusted and bestselling brands. As a company our mission is to help people do more, feel better, live longer.
Within our R&D function, our Franchise model provides a lean organization with faster, higher-quality, decision making. This results in enhanced access for patients to new products via successful and sustainable launches across multiple countries. To support our continuing stream of product launches and global medical affairs activities, we are looking to appoint a Global Medical Affairs Director to work within this pipeline area, reporting to the Global Medical Affairs Lead for Renal HIF-PHI
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