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Biogen Senior Manager/ Associate Medical Director, Pipeline Disease in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Worldwide Medical, a credible partner to other Biogen functions, helps inform medical practice across our therapeutic areas and pipeline to improve measurable and meaningful patient outcomes.

As an agile, world-class organization, we are the translational bridge between science, the healthcare community, and patient care. We work to ensure Biogen makes medically relevant drugs that reach the people who need them. As a trusted partner alongside R&D and Commercial, we collect scientific and medical insights to design and collaborate on research studies across the full lifecycle of drug development.

We take pride in being a strategic scientific advisor to payers, providers, and patients. By generating high-quality data insights about diseases and treatments and translating those findings, we help KMEs, HCPs, payors, and regulators make informed decisions for people with these serious conditions. We ensure that the voice of the patients is heard, considering their feedback and experience with our therapies.

Job Description

As a key member of the Global Pipeline team within the world-wide medical organization function, the Senior Manager/Associate Medical Director, reporting to the Head of Emerging Pipeline position, will be responsible for new or emerging pipeline programs; supporting the development of early medical strategy to ensure communication and medical priorities are developed as well as key affiliate feedback is provided to registrational study design. Support will begin with new or programs with 4+ years of development that have proof of concept and have moved toward registrational study design and development. The pipeline associate medical director or Sr. Mgr will typically support activities for multiple programs, with a focus on agility as programs approach go/no go decisions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with Head of Emerging Pipeline – support the development of global medical strategic imperatives and a communication framework in collaboration with pipeline scientific partnership

  • Lead critical projects to support pipeline development, serving as needed as the key Global Medical contact for important cross-functional partners (PDC, Clinical Development, Commercial, Market Access, Regional Medical, Pipeline SEE)

  • Support Director in cross functional efforts to ensure key communication priorities and data gaps are capture from global and affiliate

  • Provide medical expertise to and lead cross-functional teams and projects. Represent Global Medical at other cross-functional meetings as needed

  • Support Head of Emerging Pipeline in planning and development for international KME engagement and other Medical initiatives for internal and external development (global scientific platform, medical training, medical communication)

  • Collaborate with regional and/or affiliate medical to understand key insights that may be relevant to clinical trial and data generation efforts

  • Experience with neurology, business development, medical functions

  • Ability to effectively operate in a highly matrixed organization

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and project management skills

  • Excellent communication (particularly both written and oral), leadership, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with regional and/or affiliate medical to ensure regional activities are executed in alignment with global medical strategy and ensuring the insights and needs from them are known and properly addressed

  • Relevant experience in Medical Affairs or research and development (and/or other pharma industry experience)

  • These experiences are typically achieved over 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience and / or a combination of clinical/research experience

  • Must have the ability to travel

As a key member of the Global Pipeline team within the world-wide medical organization function, the Senior Manager/Associate Medical Director will be responsible for new or emerging pipeline programs; supporting the development of early medical strategy to ensure communication and medical priorities are developed as well as key affiliate feedback is provided to registrational study design.

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