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Medical Director Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables (MD)

New York City, New York
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Jan 21, 2022

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The Medical Director Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables is an integral member of the Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables medical team reporting solid line to the VP, Global Global Medical Affairs Lead for Sterile Injectables (SI) and Hospital Products (HP) HBU and collaborating closely with other stakeholders/partners. S/he is responsible for ATGAM (lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte globulin [Equine] sterile solution) portfolio. ATGAM is an injectable treatment for patients with moderate to severe aplastic anemia.
  • Drives the medical strategy and planning for the assigned Global Hospital Products and SI Portfolio with focus on the ATGAM portfolio across the HBU in partnership with the commercial and other relevant partners including Regional Medical Affairs Leads, GPD, External Medical Engagement, Commercial Development, Business Development as well as Commercial and Platform functions.
  • Accountable for delivery of launch and asset plans for ATGAM portfolio and for all knowledge/insight generating medical activities on the disease area assets - including innovation, medical lifecycle planning and execution and identifying growth opportunities and accountable for medical leadership.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all medical processes & activities are fully aligned with local, regional and Hospital BU priorities, strategies and needs, as well as, in compliance with corporate policies & guidelines. S/he is expected to lead and display an innovative approach to the unique challenges of the ATGAM deliverables. Strong teamwork and the ability to work effectively in a matrix environment are essential to the success of the role. Ability to travel is a requirement.
  • Combines the medical expertise, understanding of the patient's care and physician's point of view for the specific treatments used in the hospital setting.
  • Creates environment for colleagues to understand and exhibit customer-focused medical professionalism with honor and integrity.

The roles and responsibilities of Medical Director Hospital and Sterile Injectable Products Portfolio are:
  • Support Sterile Injectables Global Medical Affairs Lead with Country, Cluster, and Regional activities of the Hospital BU for the assigned Hospital Products and SI Portfolios development, planning and medical insights with focus on the ATGAM product.
  • Understand the assigned Hospital Products and SI Portfolios and lead the formulation of the concept/strategy for launch of ATGAM product
  • Serves as scientific expert for the assigned portfolio. (Specific focus on ATGAM and aplastic anemia)
  • Contribute to potential HBU Business Development efforts when necessary.
  • Impact the development of lifecycle initiatives and the application of technology/digital in HBU space.
  • Monitor global medical trends to identify potential opportunities for ATGAM products.
  • Develop and support the dissemination of accurate, current medical and scientific knowledge (e.g.: disease states, product label, statistics interpretation etc.), including competitive medicines, for internal and external stakeholders and customers.
  • Work with Regional, Cluster and Country Medical Leads and Medical Excellence to generate Medical Insights (i.e. patients' and physicians' voice and concerns).
  • Effectively and proactively bring Medical Insights to development efforts, to cross-functional and other teams, while considering the needs of customers, including payers.
  • Support the Real World Evidence initiatives for the sterile injectable HBU portfolio with analysis of the clinical, pharmacoeconomic and the real world impact of these classes.
  • Coordinate global KOL interactions and activities across the portfolio.
  • Contribute to the publications subcommittee to plan and implement appropriate publication strategy and tactics in accordance with Pfizer policy.
  • Support Sterile Injectables Global Medical Affairs Lead on appropriate working/governance groups in a professional, inclusive manner encouraging open discussion as related to assigned activities and specific roles, while demonstrating respect for all people.
  • Embed medical professionalism both in HQ and in the regions and enhances the formation of a medical community across Hospital BU. Embeds quality and compliance in all the activities. Includes Pfizer Values in all activities.


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • MD with preference to US/EU/UK qualifications with minimum 8 years of experience in medical affairs and in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in hospital setting and sterile injectable products preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in Hospital Patients Care.

  • Experience in direct care of patients in hospital setting
  • Ability to objectively interpret and analyze medical and scientific data.
  • Ability to define and convey complex concepts.
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands.
  • International experience a plus, Regulatory experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated track record of high performance and producing outstanding results.
  • Specific therapeutic area expertise is strongly preferred. This is an individual contributor role.
  • This position requires a proactive, pragmatic, flexible person with excellent leadership qualities, strategic thinking, communication and presentation skills, broad expertise in medical affairs and strong experience with regulatory and/or safety risk management issues
  • Advanced understanding of medical concepts of the disease and extensive knowledge of current standard treatments in the disease area and apply in patient-oriented approach (medical experience).
  • Post -graduate patient-care experience preferred
  • Regulatory knowledge: Familiarity with global regulatory guidance especially International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) relevant to clinical and safety data and clinical development and labelling.
  • Medical Writing skills: Excellent scientific writing skills, including an ability to summarize and interpret complicated data effectively, concisely and persuasively. Demonstrated ability to present scientific data, plans, and arguments clearly and accurately to relevant audiences
  • Analytic skills: Ability to examine data, formulate reasonable hypotheses, and design and execute analyses to test them.
  • Oral presentation skills: Strong oral presentation skills, including ability to present, explain and defend data analyses before internal and external (including Regulatory Authority) audiences.
  • Language skills: High fluency in written English and strong functional fluency in spoken English.
  • Personal skills: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills: Effective influencing and negotiating skills, including when appropriate an ability to guide decision-making for document content strategy. Ability to work well with all levels and roles in cross-functional, global teams and external stakeholders.
  • Software: Previous experience with software commonly used to present and analyze data (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is preferred.
  • Epidemiology: Extensive familiarity with epidemiologic principles and concepts is desirable.

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job : 01/27/2022

  • Travel requirement up to 25% of time
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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