Director Medical Affairs Psychiatry - Remote Opportunity

Requisition ID:  5094
Location: 

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

Remote opportunity - Open to candidates anywhere in the greater United States

SUMMARY:

The Medical Director, Medical Affairs will serve as one of the internal medical affairs experts for the USMA function and medical & scientific expert for assigned brand (s) under a therapeutic area.  The medical director will ensure the team develops strong strategic input in pursuit of co-development of brand strategy. The medical director is responsible for building and growing strong internal relationships (e.g.  US Brand Teams, Global Medical Affairs) as well as external relationships ensuring accurate, robust, and appropriate medical/scientific exchange of knowledge and clinical expertise. The medical director will work closely with Sr. Medical Director and serve as the internal medical/scientific US cross-functional and cross-Alliance (if applicable) point of contact (Global, Clinical Development, Health Outcomes, Scientific Communications, Regulatory, Brand Teams, etc.) driving corporate objectives and goals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • By leading the Brand Medical Strategy the Medical Director will ensure the co-development of brand overall strategy in alignment with cross-functional and, if applicable, cross-alliance partners .
  • Responsible for keeping intimately aware on evolving disease areas trends to continuously anticipate changes and assess impact to US and Global scientific and brand strategy.
  • Builds strong networks in the US medical community by developing relationships with key opinion leaders in the scientific community; building productive relationships with investigators, thought leaders and centers of excellence across the scientific community.
  • The Medical Director will work closely with Sr. Medical Director to define the most effective strategy team structure depending on business needs (i.e. Medical Strategy Teams, Brand Team Meetings, Global)
  • Leads brand evidence generation plans working closely with Value Evidence and participates in the local clinical and IIT proposal process by the development and review of proposals and protocols of studies.
  • Provides medical input and serves as first point escalation into Promotional Advertising Review Committee for all promotional and external materials, and participation in Labeling meetings, where appropriate, with sign-off authorization
  • Provides US medical and scientific input to the pharmacovigilance group (may serve as member of the safety committee) regulatory documents and interactions
  • Depending on size and needs of the team the medical director will lead, manage, coach, and develop team members (such as Associate Directors) to support high performance, and to align with strategic direction for Lundbeck

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:

  • Accredited advanced clinical and/or scientific degree MD, PharmD, DNP, PhD.
  • 6+ years of progressive medical/scientific affairs experience within the pharmaceutical, biotech industry or at a consulting firm that supports the pharmaceutical or biotech industry; at least 3 years driving medical strategy
  • Strong experience of collaborating with cross-functional teams, global medical affairs, and commercial teams.  Previous experience with alliance partners is a plus.
  • Ability for building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work closely with both external physicians/scientists and in-house cross-functional teams
  • High proficiency in driving decision-making, problem-solving ability and strong scientific analytical skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, representing the company’s high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Medical Degree
  • Clinical or Pharma experience in Therapeutic Area highly desired
  • Clinical experience within academia or clinical practice desired
  • Specialty MD training in Therapeutic Area (board certification or eligibility in psychiatry or neurology).
  • Experience in product launches and/or conducting clinical studies
  • Management and professional development of staff at several levels
  • Experience with copy approval and promotional review
  • Regulatory knowledge and exposure, including experience with FDA.

 

TRAVEL

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 40% domestically. International travel may be required.

 

The range displayed is a national range, and if selected for this role, may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s geographical location, qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $230,000 - $280,000 and eligibility for a 25% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company’s long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.   #LI-LM1, #LI-Remote

 

Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

About Lundbeck

Lundbeck is a biopharmaceutical company focused exclusively on neuroscience, with more than 70 years of experience in improving the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric diseases.
 
As a focused innovator, we strive for our research and development programs to tackle some of the most complex challenges. We develop transformative medicines targeting people for whom there are few, if any, treatment options.
 
Our goal is to create long-term value and make a positive contribution to people and societies, everywhere we operate. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination, and we act to improve health equity for the people we serve and the communities we are part of.

About Lundbeck

 

Lundbeck is a biopharmaceutical company focused exclusively on neuroscience, with more than 70 years of experience in improving the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric diseases.

As a focused innovator, we strive for our research and development programs to tackle some of the most complex challenges. We develop transformative medicines targeting people for whom there are few, if any, treatment options.

Our goal is to create long-term value and make a positive contribution to people and societies, everywhere we operate. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination, and we act to improve health equity for the people we serve and the communities we are part of.