• Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical company, is seeking a Medical Director to join their exceptional team. This individual will provide medical/scientific, strategic, and operational expertise into the planning and execution of medical support activities. This position reports into the Vice President - General Manager, Canada.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Develop and implement the strategic medical plan for Canada.
    • Leverage medical insights from internal and external partners into the strategic and tactical plan to support optimization of marketed products.
    • Provide clinical expertise and partner with Global Medical Affairs to build the medical communication platform for the marketed products.
    • Management of Medical Science Liaison team.
    • Develop strong scientific network and maintain outstanding relationships with local, regional, and national leaders, researchers, and experts in relevant therapeutic areas.
    • Coordinate medical field activities and collaborate with the sales team as it relates to account management across Canada.
    • Collaborate with the clinical team to identify Canadian clinical trial sites, provide ongoing support for company-sponsored clinical studies, as needed.
    • Draft, review and approve medical information and medical communication documents for use in Canada.
    • Responsible for the medical review and approval of Canadian promotional materials.
    • Review and approve training materials for use in Canada, provide ongoing disease state and product-specific training to Canadian cross-functional team as needed.
    • Identify gaps and shape strategic research platforms.
    • Coordinate, support, and attend national / regional advisory board meetings to inform clinical development programs and advance understanding of disease state in relevant therapeutic areas.
    • Coordinate and attend medical educational programs for Canadian practitioners.
    • Must have a M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with Canadian work experience in neurology or psychiatry.
    • 8+ years of progressive experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. Experience in an academic setting is preferred.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including dynamic formal presentation skills.
    • Excellent planning and organization skills.
    • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company’s high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism.
    • Proven track record of maintaining scientific credibility while being commercially supportive.
    • High proficiency in problem solving ability and strong scientific analytical skills.
    • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures.
    • Ability to travel (frequent travel may be required).
    • Strong digital literacy (Microsoft Office, etc.) and knowledge of database management.
    • Bilingual in English / French an asset.

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted.
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