Sanofi Group Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Rare Disease in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Rare Disease

The Medical Director (MD) is a Cambridge-based member of the U.S. Medical Affairs team in the Rare Diseases therapeutic area. The mission of this team is to support the company by functioning as the internal expert in genetic diseases and therapies and helping Health Care Professionals and Payers optimize patient care and treatment outcomes through evidence-based decisions. We feel this is best accomplished through the generation, interpretation and communication of accurate clinical and scientific information. The Medical Director plays a key role in this mission by providing the strategic leadership in defined disease-specific area(s) and reports to the Head of N.A. Medical Affairs, Rare Disease.

The MD has a national scope and would be responsible for a rare disease therapeutic area. The MD will establish and maintain collaborative medical and scientific relationships with key external physicians and internal constituencies from multiple functional groups including, but not limited to, Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Regulatory, Science, Marketing, Sales, Commercial Operations, and Patient and Product Services, while maintaining full compliance with all relevant company, industry, legal, and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

Develops U.S. medical objectives and strategies for specified disease areas, aligned with the U.S. commercial goals

Provides medical input to brand teams regarding strategy, tactics, and development of claims

Serves as the internal expert for his/her respective diseases and products and supports the field-based U.S. medical affairs team

Develops strategies for and implements medical advisory boards

Execution of the strategic U.S. investigator-sponsored study program

Develops the U.S. scientific communication and publication strategies

Partners with Clinical Development and Life Cycle Management to support and develop clinical trials

Product and disease-state training of internal colleagues

Direction of disease-specific MSL teams responsible for translating medical strategy to operational tactics

Supports Managed Markets group, particularly in discussions with payers

Educational Outreach Grant review to ensure alignment with strategic goals

Ensures ethical and credible promotion and sits on Promotional and Medical Review boards

Maintains medical and scientific knowledge through continuing medical and scientific education including attending symposia and keeping abreast of the current literature

Ensure full compliance with all corporate and industry policies and legal and regulatory requirements, for all medical affairs activities

Approximately 20% travel is expected

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Medical degree (M.D.)

Expertise in the diagnosis and management of rare disease

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in developing, conducting and publishing peer-reviewed scientific or clinical research

Additional training or experience in epidemiology, health economics, or health policy and outcomes-based research and practice

Proven success as a strategic thinker and planner

Superb communication skills; oral and written, including presentation skills

Outstanding interpersonal skills, including building strong working relationships, and managing and resolving conflict

Well-organized, with demonstrated ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed cross-functional environment; strongly team-oriented

Hard-working, energetic and passionate

An unwavering commitment to upholding the highest ethical, legal, regulatory and scientific standards

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Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life