Senior Medical Strategy Director - Oncology - (R1012874) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1012874

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Description

IQVIA is a leading global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services dedicated to using analytics and science to help healthcare stakeholders find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA has approximately 55,000 employees worldwide.
 
We’re looking for an established oncology physician with strong clinical development experience to join us as a Senior Medical Strategy Director. This role is part of our global medical science function and gives you the opportunity to problem solve and drive solutions across multiple projects.
 
You will have the opportunity to dictate and shape where oncology is going both short and long term for IQVIA clients worldwide. We need you to add value in differentiating us and supporting our continued growth in this area.
 
The Senior Medical Strategy Director will provide senior medical, clinical and scientific advisory expertise to all IQVIA divisions as requested. Provide senior oversight in all aspects of Medical Science involvement on assigned trials/programs. Serve as a medical expert throughout business development activities, developing and taking accountability of the medical strategy.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
The role includes both Medical Monitoring oversight and Medical Strategic expertise. The function that should represent the primary focus will be communicated.
 
Medical Monitoring:
  • Serves as Medical Oversight for a program/study portfolio. May act as Global Medical Advisor on specific projects.
  • Serves as Scientific Advisor and provides guidance to Regional and Global Medical Advisors, Project Leaders and Customers on the medical and scientific aspects of assigned projects.
  • Serves as project team and customer escalation point for medically related matters of the project or program.
  • May provide expert medical guidance for protocol development.
  • Attends and presents at Investigator Meetings, as needed.
  • Attends Kick-Off meetings and client meetings, as needed.
  • Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to respond to urgent protocol-related issues at the investigative sites.

Medical Strategy:
  • Responsible for the development of medically sounded delivery strategies for large, complex, multi-region studies or programs, including mega studies and portfolio management, in partnership with sales and other functions responsible for business development activities.
  • Responsible for the development of the medically related aspects of client proposals including the budget related to medical monitoring.
  • Provides medical and scientific advises to key internal stakeholders developing proposals: this may include, but is not limited to, providing strategic thinking to protocol design/clinical development plan, reviewing the protocol for scientific/regulatory soundness and feasibility, identification of target site and principal investigator profiles, anticipated patient recruitment, standard of care and competitive landscape.
  • Actively supports sales in the preparation of customer and bid defense meetings, e.g. training and preparation of the assigned project team; provide specific content; ensure presentation focus and content effectively conveys medical inputs and strategy. Attends and presents at customer meeting, or bid defense or partnership meetings, as required.
  • Participates in strategic business development activities including presentations to prospective clients and professional meetings.
  • Maintains awareness of industry development and may author related publications.
  • Contributes to pipeline analysis and supports due diligence research of select compounds and/or companies, as requested.  
  • May serve as Global Therapeutic Lead for specific indication(s).

Job Requirements

A medical degree from an accredited and internationally recognized medical school with a curriculum relevant to general medical education, along with a medical license, or equivalent, from the country or region in which he/she resides and works is required, plus a minimum of 5 years' experience in clinical medicine, in addition to 8 years' clinical trials experience as an investigator or in the Pharma, CRO, or Biotech industry. Specialty Board certification desirable; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
 
  • Robust and current knowledge of scientific, clinical, regulatory, commercial and competitive landscape in applicable therapeutic area.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and local regulations and guidelines pertaining to clinical research.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language (both written and spoken).
  • Strong Business Acumen.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
  • Excellent skills in providing consultation and advice on multiple assignments are required, as well as initiative and flexibility.


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We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.


Job ID: R1012874