Senior Director, Medical Affairs -Neurology

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Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nov 08, 2019
Nov 21, 2019
Organization Type
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Direct all the activities in US medical affairs, which include:
o Coordination and development of appropriate medical plans in collaboration with global medical affairs and other relevant internal partners
o Oversight of the Phase IIIb/IV US studies, Investigator Sponsored Studies and R& D studies with US involvement in close collaboration with the global R& D and medical affairs teams
o Accountable for the development and communication of appropriate publication plans
o Oversight of all publications including posters, abstracts, manuscripts both at the US and global level to ensure appropriate alignment between relevant teams
o Development of appropriate HEOR plans, supervision of on-going data generation projects as well as responsible to provide guidance for new projects
o Frequent communication with the MSL team via the US MSL Lead. Ensure appropriate and timely training on new data is provided to the team, support answering questions from the team
o Act as liaison with the Global Medical Neuroscience team to ensure appropriate strategic alignment with the US strategic plan. Permanent member of the Global Neuroscience Medical team
o Responsible of the grants and scientific review committees. Ensure timely reviews of proposals and make decisions based on scientific strategic imperatives
o Develop and maintain excellent relationships, ensures accurate communication with appropriate external experts in the field of movement disorders, spasticity and neurotoxins in general
o Support the evaluation of any business development opportunities related to the area of neuroscience
o Ensure appropriate and timely communication, support and compliant collaborations with the commercial US and global teams
o Budget Oversight
o Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Ipsen U.S. staff
Knowledge, abilities & experience

Education / Certifications:
• Ph.D required, MD strongly preferred, with a specialty in Neurology or Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
• US Medical Affairs experience is required with supporting leading products in Neurology or Rehabilitation therapeutic areas. Clinical Development with the oversight of clinical trials experience is preferred
• 10+ years pharmaceutical industry experience; at least 5 years in leadership role

Key Technical Competencies Required
• Appropriate skills and flexibility for leading teams in a very dynamic, cross-functional environment
• Knowledge of Phase IV program development and specifically management of observational studies
• Ability to develop and maintain credible relationships with top tier experts in Neurology and Physical Medicine and rehabilitation; existing network of such relationships preferred
• Highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated people leadership in similar position(s)
• Demonstrated awareness of regulations governing promotional activities; highly developed sense of ethics
• Articulate in oral and written communication; skilled at communicating scientific information in simple format
• Ability to travel - 35% is required
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Presentation, Facilitation and Instructional skills
• Works independently and with cross functional teams
• Prior Business development experience in evaluation of Neurology assets

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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