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Medical Director, RSV Vaccines

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Jan 22, 2022

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Pharmaceutical, Physicians/Nurses, Medical Information/Affairs
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Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Posted Date: Dec 14 2021 As Vaccines Medical Director you will be able to set an inclusive (blending patient needs, external trends and GSK science) vision and oversee and drive strategic execution. Key Responsibilities; Leads defined US Medical Affairs work for RSV Vaccine portfolio and supporting global franchise, clinical development, US medical matrix team(s) and US medical commercial strategy team(s). Contributes to the development and execution of the US Medical Affairs Plan and the medical sections for the strategic launch plan for one or more vaccines. Integrates US environment and medical voice of customer (patients, providers, payers) into medical affairs strategy. Deeply understands, interprets, and applies the external environment and competitive knowledge in all medical plans and is able to define the medical story for the patient. Ensures US needs for medical and health outcomes evidence generation are represented and incorporated into the global medical work. Recommends scientifically appropriate measures within health outcomes research over the lifecycle of the RSV Vaccine Portfolio to meet US reimbursement needs. Contributes to the design and delivery of Phase IIIB/III/IV studies in collaboration with global franchises, acts as medical monitor where appropriate and manages US funded investigator sponsored studies as appropriate. Leads appropriate US scientific engagement between GSK and external communities in order to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our vaccines, the management of disease, and patient care. Ensures US external experts are appropriately engaged over the life cycle of the RSV Vaccine Portfolio in close collaboration with field medical. Partners with all stakeholders to ensure delivery of all assigned medical activities to support life cycle management, ensuring integrity of scientific content. Applies sound medical governance for all activities and is accountable for medical governance sign off. Works closely with safety, regulatory, and manufacturing to ensure best benefit-risk assessment and ability to quickly integrate relevant changes. Serves as US medical affairs point for all safety issues. Accountable for maintaining deep product and disease area expertise, and maintaining a deep understanding of patient and physician interactions and clinical decision making and impact. May include accountability of other medical staff for execution of work and people development for one or more medicine(s). Leads/contributes to copy approval process. Supports the USMAL or Medical Affairs TAH as needed. Serves as Local Medical Lead (LML) and provides local (US/Canadian specific) support to the study design; provides medical/scientific leadership to the local study conduct team and manages all local medical activities required before study start, during the study and after study completion and analysis; provides input on local risk management activities and medical oversight on study quality. Basic Qualifications: Medical degree: preference for specialism in Infectious Diseases, Vaccinology or Immunology. Experience in Medical Affairs with prior launch experience Experience running clinical trials Excellent communications and leadership skills: able to effectively communicate written and verbal scientific data and to understand the clinical implications of the data. Experience working in matrix teams. Skilled in leveraging available resources to drive business improvement. Demonstrated ability of strategic thinking, project management, and leadership/management Demonstrated ability to work across boundaries and geographies effectively Ability to navigate complex organization matrices, interpretation and translation of evidence and challenging situations to work through to effective solutions If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve. GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. 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