Regional Medical Affairs Director (RMAD) Durata Therapeutics, Inc.
The Regional Medical Affairs Director will be responsible for engaging with specified key thought-leaders (KTLs), institutions, and organizations in their assigned geographical region through appropriate high level scientific support for research activities, publications, education, consulting, and other Medical Affairs initiatives. The RMAD will be the primary conduit for Medical Affairs communications and interactions for their assigned institutions & organizations. They will ensure effective communication across multifunctional teams in carrying out Medical Affairs tactics. Extensive knowledge of Infectious disease and field medical affairs is strongly preferred. The position will report to the Senior Director, Corporate Medical Affairs
OVERSIGHT AND EXECUTION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engage with specified KTLs and assigned institutions to provide scientific support for existing strategic products and pipeline agents upon request or in fulfillment of an approved Medical Affairs initiative.
Serve as a primary liaison for clinical and scientific information exchange with health care providers in assigned hospitals, academic institutions and healthcare delivery systems. Serve as a primary liaison for connecting KTLs and their affiliate institutions with appropriate Medical Affairs initiatives that advance the scientific progress and appropriate use of Durata?s products.
Provide scientific and liaison support for the involvement of KTLs with Durata?s research activities including Company-Sponsored Trials and facilitation of unsolicited requests for interactions related to Investigator Initiated Research (IIRs). Assume primary responsibility for facilitation of IIR projects.
Develop and execute Regional Medical Affairs plans at the assigned regional level in full alignment with Medical Affairs strategies and tactics.
Collaborate with Durata cross-functional teams to provide balanced, accurate medical information to and scientific exchange with institutional formulary decision makers and P&T committee members
Obtain, assimilate, organize, and report appropriate competitive and scientific intelligence in a concise, clear manner, compliant with all applicable Durata policies, procedures, and processes.
Assist with implementation and engagement of KTL participation in advisory boards, consultant meetings, and other scientific meetings consistent with all Durata policies, procedures, and processes.
Attend assigned scientific congresses and professional society meetings for the purposes of gaining scientific insights, supporting the communication of information about disease states which may potentially include Durata products, gathering competitive and scientific intelligence, and supporting KTL interactions
Collaborate with KTLs and Durata Medical Communications to support development of publications and communications.
Engage with assigned Infectious disease professional organizations to support their scientific, research and educational needs that are consistent with Durata?s Medical Affairs strategy
Collaborate with Durata cross-functional teams to assess disease education needs; assist with the development, review and approval of educational materials; and deliver approved education and other Medical Affairs activities to meet those needs
Demonstrate understanding and mastery of the specific Medical Affairs support needs and preferences of healthcare professionals providing Infectious disease care or performing research in this setting. Areas include, but are not limited to, current practical and theoretical research data and approaches, regional standards of care, applicable guidelines and pathways, cost effectiveness and other high-level HEOR evidence approaches, and local practices of patient management
Demonstrate ability to develop trust and maintain integrity with KTLs, HCPs, institutions, and professional organizations; as well as with peers, and others within the Durata Medical Affairs, commercial and research and development organizations
Communicate with all medical, research and development, and commercial counterparts to successfully implement Regional Medical Affairs strategies & tactics
Ensure the attainment of individual & team objectives and results - consistent with Durata medical affairs strategy and corporate priorities
Maintain and continually develop scientific knowledge in Infectious disease related to approved Durata products and pipeline agents, and the relevant competitive landscape
Compliance with all relevant Durata policies, procedures, and processes
2-4 years of clinical or laboratory infectious disease experience and demonstrated knowledge of the inpatient infectious disease clinical environment
Advanced terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, DNP) in a related discipline strongly preferred
2 - 4 years of active clinical care or clinical research experience preferred
2 years of previous Medical Affairs experience in the US pharmaceutical industry strongly preferred
Clear understanding of regional medical practice, clinical decision-making and healthcare systems affecting patient care. Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical research trial and/or related laboratory research design and execution
Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
The ability to work independently and as a part of diverse teams
Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple assignments, deliver activities and results while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced working environment
Travel: Approximately 60% overnight travel
ABOUT DURATA THERAPEUTICS
Durata Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer welcoming diversity in our workforce.
Durata Therapeutics, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases and acute illnesses. Durata is developing its advanced-stage lead product candidate, dalbavancin, for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.