Associate Director of Medical Affairs

Paramus, NJ 07652

Posted: 06/14/2019 Industry: Admin Job Number: 8978

Associate Director/Director, Medical Affairs


This position will provide medical/scientific strategic input and executional expertise for the launch of this new medication for a rare, orphan disease indication.


  • Review all materials submitted to the Promotional Review Committee for scientific/medical accuracy.

  • Work collaboratively with the Commercial and Market Access Groups as the scientific resource on the launch product.

  • Serve as a liaison to the patient advocacy groups working within this disease space.

  • Analyze the competitor development and launch plan, trials designs, data analysis method and life cycle management activities and assess their position relative to the NS product.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with physicians engaged in the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

  • Assist with publication planning and content development of scientific communications.

  • Assist with the development of Advisory Board planning and execution.

  • Aid in the training of medical science liaisons, field sales force representatives and market access representatives.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated a strong understanding of the patient and development of the patient journey, deriving insights from the data that will help to inform strategy and tactical implications.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and interpret data and translate that information into appropriate tactics and solutions to support pre and post-launch communications objectives.

  • Clear understanding of the medical communications industry and current knowledge of industry issues and trends.

  • Thorough understanding of compliance issues.

  • Excellent time management, multitasking and ability to deliver on time and on point.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to teach or educate teams.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of medical affairs or related areas

  • Advanced degree (preferably PharmD, PhD)

  • Experience with a diverse number of therapeutic areas, preferably in rare disease

  • Experience pre-launch and post launch communication activities

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