Sr. Medical / Scientific Director - Momelotinib

  • Australia
  • 03/19/2023

Are you looking to drive your expertise into the medicine strategy and tactical plans, providing insight and a deeper understanding of the data generation to support a new Oncology launch? If so, this role may be for you!

The Sr. Medical/Scientific Director role has strong clinical and scientific training and can take on many aspects of medical affairs work (insight generation, scientific communications, external scientific engagement, provision of medical advice to internal stakeholders). The focus of the Sr. Medical/Scientific Director is to provide input and expertise into the medicine strategy, develop and execute the related tactical plans, support external scientific engagement, and provide insight and deeper understanding of the data generated including recommending medical claims.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.  These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Supports the US Medical Affairs Lead with development and execution of US medical affairs plans . 

  • Leads planning and execution of medical tactics; contributes to medical material development, communication plans, application of external stakeholder insights.

  • Partners with Medical Communications & Scientific Training and Medical Information to ensure medical materials created align with US medical strategy and business needs.

  • Understands, interprets, and applies the external environment and competitive knowledge to all medical activities and can define the patient journey

  • Provides input into the selection of US investigator sponsored studies in alignment with the global franchise.

  • Understands and communicates clinical and market access data requirements for US market; in partnership with the US Medical Affairs Lead, provides input to shape clinical and health outcomes evidence plans to support anticipated US Market needs. 

  • In partnership with the US Medical Affairs Lead, provides input into the design of clinical trials, development plans, and integrated evidence planning; coordinates with relevant Global Medical colleagues and R&D (Research & Development) technical experts, e.g., Global Value Evidence and Outcomes and Epidemiology, as required.

  • In collaboration with field medical, leads/contributes to appropriate US scientific engagement between GSK and external stakeholders/accounts in order to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, management of the disease, and patient care.

  • Partners with all relevant internal stakeholders to ensure successful execution of all medical activities to support life cycle management, ensuring integrity of scientific content.

  • Applies sound medical governance for all activities.

  • Supports the USMAL (US Medical Affairs Lead) or Medical Affairs TAH (Therapeutic Area Head), as needed.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • MD, PharmD, PhD or equivalent (preferred)

  • Minimum 2 years Global or US Medical Affairs experience.

  • 2 years US Medical Affairs and life cycle management preferred, including launch support.

  • Demonstrated success leading and managing cross-functional work.

  • Robust networking, communication, and influencing skills to work effectively in a complex matrix environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong internal and external networks.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience in the oncology therapeutic area.

  • Understanding of promotional codes/regulations; previous involvement in review and approval processes.

Why GSK?

We’re uniting science, technology and talent to make a difference in more people’s lives, and revolutionizing the way we do R&D. We’re combining the power of genetic and genomic insights into what causes disease, with the speed and scale of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to make better predictions about who a treatment might work for, and why. We believe this powerful combination of data and technology holds the key to fundamentally transforming medical discovery for the better, improving R&D success rates and shaping how even the most challenging diseases, like neurological conditions and cancer, can be both prevented and treated. No single scientist, nor any one technology can keep us all ahead of disease.

That’s why we build important collaborations with commercial and academic partners to advance our understanding of disease and what it takes to get ahead. In the past three years, we’ve doubled the number of partnerships we’ve signed, because of our belief in their significant impact on our process. Our pipeline currently comprises of more than 60 vaccines and medicines across four core therapeutic areas including infectious diseases, HIV, oncology and immunology as well at pursuing other science-led opportunities outside our core areas. Many have the potential to be first or best-in-class opportunities for patients and since 2017, we’ve delivered 13 major approvals and more than doubled the number of potential new vaccines and medicines in Phase 3 and registration to 23. In 2021 we delivered four major product approvals: Cabenuva for HIV, Jemperli for endometrial cancer, Xevudy for COVID-19 and Apretude, our new long-acting medicine for HIV prevention. We give our scientists the freedom to own the process. Our scientists often use genetic data to help us understand the root cause of disease. We steer the research where the data shows we can do the most good. If a project doesn’t pan out, we take what we’ve learned and apply it elsewhere.

~We look forward to working with you!~


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