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Director Colorectal Cancer

We Care Staffing
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
November 08, 2018


A summary of responsibilities include:

Developing and executing a highly efficient, integrated global medical affairs/scientific strategy, including scientific evidence generation and scientific information exchange with all key stakeholders.

Providing relevant data evidence to ensure that the strategy is clearly defined and consistent with clinical development and commercial strategic objectives and activities for selected products and initiatives.

Reviewing and approving medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs, and Commercial.

Ensuring that all data on products generated by the company or investigator sponsored trials is publicly presented in an appropriate and timely fashion and in a fair and balanced manner.

Working closely with and influencing clinical development on all aspects, including study design, initiation, and monitoring.

Providing leadership and strategic direction to local Product Leaders in interactions and communications with external customers, key organizations, and institutions.

Representing the Regions and bringing their perspectives to the appropriate issues at hand.

Pro-actively providing guidance to marketing and sales teams.

Leading the health economic team to prevent and/or address opportunities

Informing all major stakeholders of unmet needs and facilitating appropriate approaches to address them.

Identifying needs for post-marketing clinical trials and registries and overseeing their management and execution

Interacting with experts at medical meetings, advisory boards, and outreach meetings to represent company and strengthen its reputation in Oncology. Also, maintaining external orientation by participating actively in external Oncology events and activities.

The ideal candidate will have the following mix of professional and personable characteristics:

.MD, Board Certification in Medical or Pediatric Oncology.

.Industry experience in Medical Affairs is preferred.

.Sound scientific and clinical judgment, including in-depth understanding of the scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific, and practical rationale.

.In-depth understanding of and proven success in how to conceptualize, design, and conduct complex, global clinical trials.

.Broad and formal leadership experience, including excellent “leadership presence” to represent Medical Affairs within the company, to other functions, and to leaders at every level.

.Excellent skills working with experts from other functions and countries and influencing decision making without authority in a complex and matrix environment.

.Comfort operating in a consensus building role.

.Demonstrated ability to organize and lead expert Clinical Research Advisory Panels.

.Excellent communication skills with the ability to build solid working relationships with the commercial organization, as well as negotiate and influence across cultures.

Personal Attributes:

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others

A team player; able to collaborate successfully with both internal and external colleagues.

Excellent communication skills both written and oral, including strong presentation skills.

Ability to manage competing priorities and projects, requiring an excellent ability to prioritize and manage expectations.

A “lifelong” learner who consistently seeks opportunities to learn.

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Seniority Level - Director

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Doctorate Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally