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Medical Director Oncology Medical Affairs

Reference Number: 3006
Location: NJ

Our client is a major global healthcare company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Director Oncology Medical Affairs.

The Medical Director Oncology Medical Affairs is responsible for the implementation of the strategy and execution of the Global Medical Affairs program(s).

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Works collaboratively across functions within GPT to execute an integrated Medical Affairs plan including clinical trials, publication, medical education and medical information.  Leads or co-leads GMA strategic sub teams within GPT, to gain strategic and planning alignment across regions and functions.
  • Manages all operational aspects and drives execution for assigned projects of Global Medical Affairs clinical trials in partnership with global line functions, assigned Clinical Trial Heads (CTHs), and regional/country medical associates.
  • Participates and contributes to the joint ICT’s.
  • Provides Medical leadership to CTT’s for sponsored GMA trials.
  • Leads review of investigator-sponsored trials and Local/Regional Medical Affairs trials concept sheets for assigned projects(s).
  • Supports medical training, medical education and commercial activities in alignment with the Global Brand Team.  Provides medical support for educational events and scientific congresses within legal and compliance regulations.
  • Collaborates across functions to achieve approval of key scientific communications, medical information documents and commercial documents within NP4 legal and compliance regulations.
  • Provides medical input on overall publication strategy and is a key member of publication planning team providing GMA medical input on individual publication plans.
  • Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders.
  • Responsible to efficiently manage budgets and resources for sponsored and GMA supported activities.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • MD required with more than 4 years of advanced knowledge in a medical/scientific area (Oncology, Hematology, Endocrinology) preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in pharma at local, regional and/or global level.
  • Have expert operational knowledge and experience in clinical trial design and all stages of clinical trial conduct (Trial design, Start-up, Execution, Analysis, Reporting).
  • Have an excellent knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology / Hematology / Endocrinology or other relevant disease area.
  • Have strong knowledge in and understanding of medical activities (including scientific communications, medical information, MSLs, and HEOR), relating to the commercialization of oncology products.
  • Effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities.
  • Can effectively manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs; have excellent project management skills.
  • Can effectively manage different and diverse projects (clinical program, publication, medical education, Advisory boards).
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to convey complex scientific and clinical concepts simply and effectively.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3006. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.