​Medical Affairs Director - Oncology

Location New York
Discipline: Medical & Pharmacovigilance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: $230,000 - $280,000 Per annum
Contact name: Stuart Gilboy

Contact email: stuart.gilboy@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 16179821238
Job ref: 21777
Published: 15 days ago
Expiry date: 04 July 2021

Location: New York City, USA

A renowned international oncology pharmaceutical company is recruiting an experienced Medical Affairs Director oncology to work at its New Jersey site near New York City. They are looking for an experience medical affairs professional who will be responsible for advancing a strong pipeline of solid tumor oncology therapies in GI and HCC to launch as well as managing an expanding portfolio of investigator-initiated studies.

Job Summary

The Medical Director, US Oncology Medical Affairs will provide medical leadership for medical affairs strategy, planning and supportive tactics for assigned therapeutic area. This role will be responsible for working with key stakeholders to develop and execute the medical affairs plan, including post-marketing research, medical education, research grants, medical advisory boards, and scientific communication/publication components of overall medical operating plan.

  • Provide strategic development, planning, implementation and oversight of Phase IV clinical trial programs within the Medical Affairs department for products in the therapeutic area.

  • The Medical Director will utilize expert medical/scientific knowledge in assigned therapeutic area to provide strategic input for the development of product strategies and liaise with external stakeholders to solicit feedback and strengthen the company’s medical reputation in the disease state community.

  • This role is responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of all relevant materials/communications.

  • Communicate and represent these plans to upper management/senior leadership.

  • Phase IV clinical studies: Direct and design strategies, planning and implementation of Phase IV clinical development programs for assigned products. Provide medical oversight for protocol development, interpretation of trial results, final study report conclusions and publications. Serve as study director for trials. Provide critical medical input into the lifecycle management strategies in responsible therapeutic areas.

  • Medical/Scientific subject matter expert: Serve as medical leader and subject matter expert providing direction for assigned products including (but not limited to) CRC, scientific communications, publication planning/review, advisory boards, health outcomes plans, MSL activities, speaker programs, investigator-initiated research and CME grant reviews or other internal key business processes. Responsible for approval of medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs and Commercial outputs for assigned therapeutic areas.


  • Board Certified in therapeutic area and US fellowship training or MD with 4-8 years’ experience in within the pharmaceutical industry including 2 years in-house Medical Affairs role, or PhD or PharmD with 10 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical industry, including experience in the therapeutic area and 5 years in an in-house Medical Affairs role.

  • Clinical research experience, including conducting clinical trials in the Phase IIIb-IV area. Experience reviewing promotional materials from a medical perspective, publications planning, relevant medical society membership and track record of active participation/attendance, and strong presentation skills, products.

The role will offer an excellent salary, bonus and long-term incentive plan and will also give the successful applicant every opportunity for further advancement in their career. For more information, please forward a resume to stuart.gilboy@rbwconsulting.com

Salary: $230,000 - $280,000 Per annum