The role of the Medical Affairs Manager will be to engage in scientific and clinical exchange with healthcare professionals conducting research or practicing their profession in disease states relevant to the ZIMMER BIOMET product portfolio. This position is responsible for providing pertinent literature, education and clarification on product use to ensure that Zimmer Biomet products are utilized safely and effectively both domestically and internationally. Chief areas of expertise include:
Data Management and Biostatistics
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Execute responses to medical information requests for information timely and accurately
Manage internal knowledge databases and dashboards of interactions, requests for information, communications and educational documents
Develop and maintain updated slide decks and presentations for external engagement and internal training activities, including regular literature surveillance of Zimmer Biomet and related competitive products
Author clinical compendia, white papers and other medical communication documents for practitioner and internal audiences alike
Provide subject matter expertise on content and medical accuracy of educational communications
Engage in scientific exchange with local thought leaders and practicing healthcare professionals
Provide medical support at scientific meetings. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting the medical booth at major scientific congresses and representing Zimmer Biomet at relevant scientific/cooperative group meetings
Support implementation of all aspects of the medical affairs plan including work with Regulatory Affairs, Legal and other internal colleagues to ensure corporate compliance with FDA policies governing medical education, medical communication, and other related interactions with external parties
Perform related duties and/or support other projects as needed
Manage and oversee the work of medical affairs professionals and consultants, including the hiring, training, mentoring, and the assurance of professional development.
Provide input regarding content and accuracy of medical communication material.
Provide medical support at scientific meetings. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting the medical booth at major scientific congresses.
Monitor and review literature resources regarding competitors’ products and update departments on relevant new literature.
Perform related duties and/or support other projects as needed.
Expected Areas of Competence
Ability to understand, review and communicate complex technical concepts concisely and accurately
Demonstrated strong oral, written and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively at multiple levels to orthopedic surgeons and their research/nursing staff, payers, superiors and peers
Leadership experience with cross-functional teams, promoting collaboration and teamwork across global business functions
Clinical patient care experience (preferably in Orthopedics)
Experience developing and maintaining professional relationships with other healthcare experts for educational or research purposes
Knowledge of statistics and statistical analysis methods
Detail oriented, highly organized, and strong multitasking ability