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Director, Medical Affairs

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Madison
  • Salary: $200000 - $220000 per annum
  • Job reference: 847556
  • Sector: EPM Scientific, Medical Affairs
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
Director of Medical Affairs

The Director functions in a leadership and management role in the Medical Affairs department. This position supports the Senior Director of Medical Affairs in all day-to-day operations related to internal Medical Affairs core functions as well as the management of key external partnerships related to new publications, development of real-world evidence, digital medical education, key opinion leader strategies, medical information management, and field-based medical education and scientific exchange. 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
  • Acts in a leadership and management capacity for the Medical Affairs team and works closely with the Senior Director of Medical Affairs, headquarters, laboratory and field-based teams to implement customer strategies aligned with scientific exchange, clinical and medical education, medical information management and key opinion leader engagement.
  • Acts as a primary headquarters-based liaison between Medical Affairs and all other cross-functional directors and VPs.
  • Works with key commercial and non-commercial stakeholders continually develop requirements and proposal to meet requirements to support the Medical Affairs projects, partnerships, and initiatives in alignment with the annual operating plan.
  • Manages external partnerships and vendors
  • Attend regional and national tradeshows, symposia, and scientific/clinical meetings.
  • Manage time and travel expense budget to support scientific exchange and clinical education activities at key national accounts.
  • Become proficient in and demonstrate ability to understand the major data sources (clinical trials, studies, published reports, etc.) relative to the use of Exact Sciences’ products.
 Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in life sciences
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry experience in healthcare or medical technology fields with Medical Affairs or similar industry experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of leading and managing medical affairs personnel.
  • Experience with Medical Affairs vendor evaluation, sourcing, and management
  • Demonstrated project management experience, skills, and track record of successful project execution.
  • Demonstrate excellent English written and oral communication skills, as well as effective formal presentation skills.
  • Ability to work well independently, and manage time effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on producing high quality work.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Must be willing to travel at least 25% within the US as needed
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, have no more than 2 moving violations in the past 36 months, and have no unresolved revocation or suspension issues.


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