Pfizer Global TA Medical Lead, XELJANZ, Rheumatoid Arthritis in New York, New York
Global TA Medical Lead, XELJANZ Rheumatoid Arthritis will provide leadership in the Global XELJANZ Rheumatoid Arthritis Medical Affairs, collaborating with cross functional colleagues, as well as regional medical directors in shaping strategy and delivering key tactics to achieve short and long term objectives. This position is individual contributor with no people management responsibilities and will report to the Global TA Rheumatology Team Leader.
Proactively bring patient & physician and payer voices to all global medical affairs activities.
Understand key development concepts as well as clinical data for the innovative and biosimilars medicines and how they relate to the customers' needs
Serve as a reliable, trusted resource of accurate and current medical and scientific knowledge (e.g.: disease states, product label, statistics interpretation etc), including competitive medicines, for internal and external stakeholders and customers
Understand and effectively communicate current scientific knowledge, including unmet medical needs, to different stakeholders, including patients, within disease area, customizing the communication for the audience leading to effective communication
Provide objective and balanced interpretation of technical and commercial information to deliver value added education to internal partners. Serve as a translator between technical (e.g. clinical, epidemiology, outcomes, pharmacology) and commercial functions, driving the transfer and appropriate application of both commercial and clinical knowledge, insights, ideas, and needs
Focus on patient and physician concerns, as it applies to the clinical and real world data (RWD) and rheumatology. Commits to excellence by continually learning and expanding expertise
Proactively assess safety and regulatory aspects with partners in these functional lines, including participation in safety and labeling working groups and potential interactions with the regulatory agency (ies) related to both promotional activities and labeling.
Collaborate with regional Medical Affairs, Marketing/Commercial Development team(s), research unit, and other appropriate cross-functional teams in driving product strategy
Lead working groups in a professional, inclusive manner encouraging open discussion as related to assigned activities and specific roles, while demonstrating respect for colleagues.
Proactively collaborate in the development and review of global promotional materials including participation in global review committee to ensure medical and scientific information are included in a medically appropriate context
Take lead in organization of global external meetings including advisory boards, congress and symposium as appropriate enhancing the leadership skills and behaviors, influence in decision making, identifying strengths and areas to focus with exploring continued opportunities to excel in their role.
• PhD, PharmD with at least five years industry experience preferred
• Experience in Medical Affairs required
• Experience in specific therapeutic area (rheumatology), especially clinical / patient care experience, preferred
• International experience a plus
• Ability to work successfully with cross-functional colleagues in a matrix team setting
• Fluency in written and spoken English required; excellent communication skills
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
Eligible for Relocation Package
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