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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Are you interested in a career step where you can make more impact and get in on the ground floor of GSK's oncology build in US Medical Affairs? If so, this Medical Affairs Medical Director role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.
GSK’s Pharmaceutical Medicines business:
Our pharmaceutical medicines business has a broad portfolio of innovative and established medicines. Currently, we are focusing on developing new medicines in Oncology, Immuno-Inflammation, Respiratory, and HIV/Infectious Diseases. The rebuilding of our Pharmaceuticals pipeline continues with most of our new medicines in development targeting modulation of the immune system. Major progress has been made in our immuno-oncology pipeline with assets now in clinical development, reflecting organic progression, our recent acquisition of Tesaro, Inc., and our new global strategic alliance with Merck KGaA, also known as EMD Serono in the U.S.
GSK Oncology R&D is focused on building industry-leading portfolios in three cutting-edge areas of science:
New advances in the field of Cell and Gene Therapies (CGT) are transforming science and are unlocking a new approach to medicines development. GSK have been involved in CGT since 2010 and is building a world-leading organization to accelerate the development of these agents for patients with cancer. GSK are committed to rapidly progress these novel cell-based technologies, establish new development paradigms, innovative clinical trial designs, production techniques, engage with global regulatory authorities and external experts to effectively scale-up these programs and make these technologies a reality for patients with cancer.
MEDICAL AFFAIRS AT GSK
Our medical affairs physicians and scientists are the experts on our medicines/vaccines and an extremely valuable part of our global business. In all countries where our medicines and vaccines are marketed, these professionals help to ensure that healthcare professionals can understand the appropriate use of our products and ensure that the patient remains at the heart of our decision making. Our Global Medical organization, under the leadership of Sabine Luik, SVP-Global Medical & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, is at the forefront of the industry-leading changes to improve patient treatment options. We are committed to making GSK’s Medical Affairs team the best in our industry, and a trusted valued partner in the delivery of healthcare to patients
The Medical Director is accountable for the work of US Medical Affairs for a specific medicine(s) in partnership with the Global Franchise, R&D, US medical matrix team(s) and US medical commercial strategy team(s). The incumbent should be able to contribute to the development and execution of the US Medical Affairs Plan and the medical sections for the strategic plan for one or more medicines integrating US environment and medical voice of customer (patients, providers, payers) into medical affairs strategy. In addition, the candidate must ensure US needs for medical and health outcomes evidence generation are represented and incorporated into the global medical work and recommend scientifically appropriate measures within health outcomes research over the life cycle of the medicine(s) to meet US reimbursement needs.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
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