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Montgomery Allergy and Asthma Associates
Montgomery, Alabama, United States (on-site)
27 days ago
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Job Description

Role Summary:
  • The Global Senior Director Medical Affairs (GDMA) Immunology/Pipeline & Biomarkers will be responsible for driving execution of scientific & medical affairs plans for their assigned Therapy Areas of Pipeline & Biomarkers in the Immunology TA in key countries and regions. They are impactful members of Product Development Team sub-teams and Global Human Health commercialization teams. They collaborate with Global Commercial, Center of Real-World Evidence (CORE), Policy and Market Access to address opportunities in key countries. They engage with their network of scientific leaders and decision makers. This is a headquarters-based position in Our Company Research Laboratories Global Medical and Scientific Affairs (Research & Development (R&D) GMSA).

Responsibilities and Primary Activities:
  • Drives execution of the annual scientific & medical plan with medical affairs colleagues from key countries and regions
  • Serves as an impactful member of Product Development Team sub-teams (Clinical, Value Evidence, Commercial, Publications and Label) and Global Human Health commercialization teams.
  • Contributes to the development of a single global scientific communications platform.
  • Consolidates actionable medical insights from countries and regions.
  • Engages with a network of international scientific leaders and other key stakeholders (therapeutic guideline committees, payers, public groups, government officials, medical societies) about Our Company's emerging science.
  • Organizes global expert input events (advisory boards and expert input forums) to answer Our Company's questions about how to develop and implement new medicines or vaccines.
  • Aligns plans and activities with Global Human Health (commercial) executive directors.
  • Organizes global symposia and educational meetings.
  • Supports key countries with the development of local data generation study concepts and protocols.
  • Reviews Investigator-Initiated Study proposals from key countries prior to headquarters submission (ex-USA)
  • Manages programs (patient support, educational or risk management) to support appropriate and safe utilization of Our Company medicines or vaccines.

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Minimum education required:
  • M.D., D.O. (or equivalent medical degrees) and recognized medical expertise in Rheumatology, Dermatology or Gastroenterology.

Required experience and skills:
  • A minimum of 5 years regional medical affairs experience (e.g., Regional Director Medical Affairs) with proven track record of contribution to medical affairs strategies
  • Experience in country/region medical affairs or clinical development (in IBD or SLE or SSc Vitiligo and understanding of the US market)
  • Strong prioritization and decision-making skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with partners across divisions in a matrix environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication skills (written and oral) in addition to results-oriented project management skills

Preferred experience and skills:
  • Deep clinical expertise in Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology; building early phase plans and strategies; Customer expertise, especially of scientific leadership and other key stakeholders (payers, public groups, government officials, medical professional organizations) in the assigned therapeutic area


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separationpackage, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as "remote".

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Expected salary range:
$175,440.00 - $276,200.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

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No relocation

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Requisition ID:R272277

Job ID: 72226223
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