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Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs, Oncology

Company: Incyte
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary (Primary function):
The Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs will be responsible for developing regional (US) medical strategy, and for the execution of US Medical Affairs activities as a key member of the Medical Affairs Leadership Team.

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities):

  • Participate in the annual USMA strategic planning and implementation process and a regular contributor to departmental business decisions.
  • Leads components of strategic planning process for compound/area of focus.
  • Broad and deep knowledge in core subject area and emerging areas of development focus, and have the ability to translate into relevant insights.
  • Excellent understanding of the competitive landscape.
  • Ability to present scientific content at advisory board at a peer-to-peer level.
  • Impeccable customer focus: both internal and external.
  • Serves as senior sponsor on projects lead by other USMA members.
  • Has the capability to include activities beyond the immediate subject area.
  • Involved in training and mentoring other MA directors in completing projects.
  • Potential for managing people as direct reports depending on business need.
  • Provide medical expertise to the expanded medical affairs organization as well as to commercial business partners. Provide medical review of promotional materials, sales training, payer presentations, and speaker training.
  • Participate in the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of Medical Affairs led clinical trials and observational studies.
  • Oversee investigator initiated trial program
  • Provide medical/clinical input into real world evidence and observational studies
  • Plan and execute medical advisory boards.
  • Interface with external experts and health care professionals at major medical conferences, advisory boards, and other external meetings.
  • Develop, track, execute and report on goals and objectives.
  • Accountable for compliant business practices.
    Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):

    • MD, PhD, PharmD, or equivalent with 5 years of industry experience in medical affairs or clinical development.
    • Experience working with hematology, oncology and/or immune-oncology products in the industry setting preferred, though it will consider recent graduate of hematology/oncology fellowship.
    • Experience with new product launch, preferably in hematology oncology is desirable.
    • Experience in hematopoietic stem call/bone marrow transplant is a plus.
    • Experience in the development and execution of clinical trials preferred. Ability to develop clinical trial protocols a plus.
    • Ability to provide expert scientific review of investigator initiated trial proposals and experience managing an IST portfolio.
    • Solid understanding of Health Economics and Payer environment is preferred
    • Strong clinical insight and understanding of translational medicine and /or biomarkers.
    • Strong business acumen, vision and perspective.
    • Ability to comprehend and combine complex sets of data.
    • Ability to educate internal stakeholders on disease state and/or product/ brand-specific information.
    • Ability to present and discuss complex clinical, medical, biological, or translational data.

      Ability to query scientific literature and identify and summarize pertinent findings is required.

      Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

      Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Keywords: Incyte, Wilmington , Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs, Oncology, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware

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