Associate Director, Medical Affairs


Montreal, QC

  • 2021-11-05
  • Our client is a is a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs for a range of serious diseases. They are looking for an experienced, highly motivated Associate Director, Medical Affairs to add to their superb team in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Primarily support the Cystic Fibrosis franchise and additional therapeutic areas as needed
    • Responsible for providing medical guidance on the development of resources to address identified medical needs
    • Interface with multiple internal functions including Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), Commercial functions, Regulatory Affairs, as well as external partners and physicians in the CF community
    • Have a strong commitment to achieving corporate objectives while maintaining the highest ethical, regulatory, and scientific standards.
    • Support the development of the Canadian Medical Plan and execute on medical affairs tactics that are aligned with the overall medical strategy. 
    • Execute life cycle management plans in the region.
    • Work with Key Opinion Leaders to gather information on current focused therapeutic area issues and questions.
    • Conduct medical review and approval of promotional materials in Canada. 
    •  Support internal stakeholders to implement overall launch plan for new products in the region. 
    •  Provide medical support to Canadian reimbursement team. 
    •  Travel may be required up to 20% of the time.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    • Advanced Biomedical Sciences Degree (MD/PhD/PharmD) OR pharmacists from an accredited school with equivalent experience will be considered (a scientific degree is required).
    • 3-5 years of experience as a Senior MSL, and/or a Senior Manager in Medical Affairs, and/or equivalent Clinical Research in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Ability to work in a fast-pace and ever-changing environment.
    • Knowledge of clinical research and ICH/GCP guidelines.
    • Knowledge and experience in the drug development process is preferred.
    • Understanding of government and industry guidelines, regulations, laws, etc., for appropriate scientific/medical exchange and communication with healthcare providers.
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    We thank all interested applicants, however, only the candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.