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Senior Vice President Medical Affairs - Clinical

Company: Coherus Biosciences Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Title: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Senior Vice President Medical Affairs Reports To: - - - - - - - - - - - Chief Medical Officer Location: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Redwood City, California Classification: - - - - - - - - -Exempt -
Overview: The Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs will be responsible for leading and directing the overall medical affairs function for the company. This will include overseeing and implementing strategies for addressing the medical affairs needs and requirements necessary for all product development programs, as the company prepares to launch products for commercialization. This position will be a senior executive role that will ultimately be responsible for developing medical affairs strategy for the company's products and pipeline.
The Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs will lead efforts to communicate with physicians and other health care professionals with respect to all of the programs in development by Coherus. This will include responsibility for the design creation and production of training, publications and posters, developing strategy for adverse events, establishing advisory boards and CME. Working with all relevant internal and external groups including consultants, key thought leaders, cross functional leaders, and the board of directors.
The Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs will be responsible for building and leading a best in class team of medical science liaisons, and medical communications. This position will be responsible for guiding the scientific positioning of the disease and available treatments, publication planning, advisory boards, investigator initiated studies and other projects involving key opinion leaders. This role will serve as a core member of the management team to ensure that medical affairs activities and initiatives are aligned with those of commercial functions in a way that achieves goals and respects/maintains compliance with the company's policies and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities: - Will participate as an active member of the Senior Management team to ensure the strategy and vision of the Medical Affairs function is in constant support of the strategic development and vision of the company. - Will be responsible for building, recruiting and developing a Medical Affairs department that will support the commercialization of all programs in development for the company. - Will function as a liaison to the Clinical Development group in support of all clinical trials. - Will ensure the coordination and review of technical, scientific and medical information relevant to corporate products. - Will serve as the key medical spokesperson regarding the company's products to the medical community including practitioners, hospitals, and other stakeholders. - Will be responsible for providing any information requested by regulatory authorities for all products approved. - Will work compliantly with the marketing function to optimize publication strategy for all products in the company's portfolio. - Will be responsible for developing an adverse event strategy and protocol. - Will serve as the principal medical consultant for legal, regulatory, operational and marketing issues. - Will serve as the primary point of technical contact for healthcare professionals seeking information and training about company products
Qualifications: - The successful candidate will possess an M.D. and it is highly desirable that they be board certified in oncology or a related field to the portfolio of programs the company is developing. - The successful candidate must have an ability to interface seamlessly with colleagues, understand relevant business needs, and integrate those needs into medical affairs strategies and tactics that support the business while complying with internal regulations and the companies code of conduct. - A strong track record of developing successful relationships with key opinion leaders and practitioners is essential, as is the ability to interact with a broad range of external stakeholders. - A strong ability to write scientific documents is essential. - The ability to attract, recruit and develop a best in class Medical Affairs function and team is essential. - At least 10 years of highly relevant biopharmaceutical industry experience in a Medical Affairs function and a clinical development function. - A track record and experience base of working closely with clinical development and other internal functions to support the development and commercialization of a portfolio of Biologics - A strong understanding of compliance and the ability to work with commercial functions in a compliant manner.

  • A strong experience base in the design and conduct post marketing clinical trials is essential.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent the company in public forums is essential.
  • The ability to work in a fast pace entrepreneurial environment is critical.
  • Highly developed management skills and the ability to grow and lead a medical affairs function.
  • A strong record of achievement and accomplishment in the inception and execution of ideas is essential.
  • Current industry knowledge, and an experience base complementing the company's portfolio programs is essential.
  • A strong understanding of the Medical Affairs function and comprehensive knowledge of compliance issues concerning the Medical Affairs function is essential.

    The Base Salary Range for this position is $275,000 - $350,000. Coherus considers various factors, including professional background and work experience, when determining base pay. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.
    Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. - This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote. - If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. -

Keywords: Coherus Biosciences Inc, Redwood City , Senior Vice President Medical Affairs - Clinical, Healthcare , Redwood City, California

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