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[Alexion Japan] Medical Lead, gMG, Neurology TA, Medical Affairs

Location Minato-ku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan Anzeigen-ID R-195553 Veröffentlichungsdatum 03/22/2024

This is what you will do:

gMG Medical Lead, associate director, is responsible to develop a medical plan/strategy, which plays pivotal role in medical activities of Alexion Medical Affairs, and to carry out with MSLs and the other Medical teams (Patient Program, HEOR, Evidence Generation Lead, Digital Lead, Publication Lead, Medical Communication, Medical Operation, Patient Advocacy). Medical strategy/plan must incorporate complex nature of disease and pathphysiology, medical and social system, trends and changes in science and medical practice, deep understanding of patients and patient journey, to elucidate true unmet needs and solutions. Coping with the key opinion leaders and other external stakeholders to execute the medical plan in high standards effectively and efficiently is required.

Sophisticated medical plan/ strategy enables achieving the objectives through Scientific Exchange (SE) and medical activities, such as, but not limited to, data generation, medical education, publication, presentation at academic congresses, advisory board, and utilizing digital tools. The relationship constructed with medical KOLs and related academic societies are key for successful execuasion and maximizing the potential of the products for patients. Data generation and publication is particlulary important as solid deliverables from medical.

The abilities required to carry out the duties include sophisticated knowledge of medicine and pharmacy, relevant knowledge including medical system, scientific and logical mindset, ability to carry out works in timely manner, communication skills, negotiation skills, and morality. Adherenace to AZ Value and Behavior is must for success.

You will be responsible for:

  • Development and implementation of medical strategy and tactics in alignment with cross-functional partners and global counterpart
  • Responsible in the launch preparation of on-going late stage project in collaboration with global medical affairs.
  • Strong leadership and contribution in the cross-functional launch team in indepnendet manner is strongly expected
  • In collaboration with MSL manager, develop and maintain medical KOL lists and communication plan, which aligned with medical and cross-functional brand plan
  • Planning and implementation of MA events such as advisory board, medical educations, i.e. Stand-alone medical symposium, webinars, congress medical events and presentation, video and other medical activities
  • Planning and promotion of Company Sponsored Research (CSR) and Externally Sponcored Research (ESR), particularly Externally Sponsored Collaboration (ESC) to address unmet needs and barrier in standard of care in collaboration with Evidence Generation lead and HEOR. Utilizing PMS and other data source creatively to maximize data generation is highly expected.
  • In collaboration with Publication lead, drive high quality publications of aforementioned data generations, encore presentations, case reports.
  • Planning and implementing Patient Support Program (PSP) and Patient Medical Programs in collaboration with Patient Program, Patient Advocay and other functions. Seek future opportunity to develop data from such PSP.
  • Working with MSL managers to collect unmet medical needs and potential needs through interview with health professionals, preparing reports and sharing them with related departments to further improve medical plan.
  • Providing education and lecture slide review with the aim of carrying out appropriate company activities and message
  • Develop publication plan in collaboration with Publication lead, Data Generation Lead, HEOR, R&D, PMS and drive execution.
  • Support Medical Communication (Medical Information) to develop FAQ and answers to unsolicited medical requests

You will need to have:

  • As an Associate Director, self-driven and independence to plan and execute medical activites are indispensably required. Leading positive and enthusiastic team culture by demonstrating collaborative and inclusive attitudes with persevererance, contributing effective and efficient work process, developing constructive and collaborative relathionship with other departments are highly desired.
  • Leadership skills to drive high quality work and motivation within team is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical or the biotech industry (or experience with biological product).
  • Master’s degree, PharmD, Ph.D in sciences, or MD background is highly desired.
  • Unflagging enthusiasm to improve patient care and to maximize the appropriate use of the products and sufficient knowledge of medical affairs work to efficinetly execute medical activities to improve standard of care.
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) both in local language and English sufficient to communicate with global counterpartsAnalytical skills as applied to medical, scientific and technical information
  • Ability to evaluate medical/scientific literature and develop effective medical strategies and communication strategies accurately and effectively

  • Travel required up to 20%
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be a strong team player, but at the same time, ability to work independently

  • Good understanding of industry compliance practice and strong adherance to it

We would prefer for you to have:

  • Background/experience with rare diseases, genetic diseases, metabolic diseases
  • Preference for MBA, MD or professional certification, etc. definite plus
  • Ability to influence important customers, challenge common perceptions and implement medical affairs tools to improve patient care and outcomes
  • Experience of early and late clinical development
  • Ability to cope with high pressure and stress
  • Adaptability to multicultural environment
  • Identify priorities and managing deliverables
  • Keeping composure under intense situations
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational, and negotiating skills

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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