Pfizer Senior Medical Director, Vyndaqel (MD) in New York City, New York

The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for leading all US Medical Affairs activities for Vyndaqel, including providing strategic leadership for clinical research and data generations and product launch in US. He/she will also be responsible for the development and execution of short and long-term medical plans supporting Vyndaqel and aligning them with overall business goals. A significant portion of time will be externally-facing and the Senior Director will provide therapeutic area/product expertise in TTR amyloidosis for Vyndaqel and understand patients and physicians point of view. Working closely with Global Medical Affairs and cross-functional colleagues, he/she ensures that the US Medical Affairs plan is in line with the brand strategies and helps support successful product development, medical launch and commercialization.


  • Lead the development and execution of US medical strategies and tactics for phase IV research, publication planning and advisory boards in support of Vyndaqel

  • Leads data generation/analyses and ensures medical and scientific accuracy of manuscripts and abstracts/posters.

  • Plans and leads US publication strategy

  • Provides medical leadership and input on labeling and regulatory interactions.

  • Provides medical education and training to internal and external stakeholders

  • Support activities related to safety evaluations and reporting requirements.

  • Lead development of IIRs in the US.

  • Provide medical information on existing and emerging data in response to questions from internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provides medical leadership and support for in-line Commercial Development activities including such activities as promotional message development & product training for the sales force in preparation for US launch

  • Leads the development, presentation and execution of medical operating plans and strategies.

  • Provides input and helps shape medical strategies and operation plans

  • Applies clinical knowledge as required


• Doctoral degree (M.D.)

• Significant industry and research experience, including a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in clinical and/or health services research (preferably in the pharmaceutical industry)

• Knowledge and experience in Amyloidosis is preferred

• Understanding of the drug development process

• Knowledge of health care economics and its impact on medical decision making

• Strong analytical skills

• Professional demeanor & excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with external customers /internal colleagues

• Customer-oriented approach and ability to work in cross-functional teams

• Proven strategic thinking skills and ability to interpret and implement strategic directions

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and deal effectively with deadlines

• Creativity, resourcefulness, high energy and flexibility

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Networking and negotiation skills

Business acumen

Eligible for employee referral process

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