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GlaxoSmithKline Medical Advisor Full Time in Mississauga, ON

GlaxoSmithKline

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Position:
Medical Advisor
Location:
Mississauga, ON

Interact with global franchise teams to influence global clinical development plans in order to optimize patient access to innovative medicines and vaccines in…

• MD.
• Strong foundation/expertise in the disease and therapeutic area
• Ability to apply scientific knowledge and lead research programs
• Ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners including Key External Experts and global stakeholders
• Strong ability to leverage scientific knowledge
• Demonstrated ability to work as a strategic partner with commercial functions would be considered an asset
• Must possess a good understanding of the Canadian healthcare environment
• Strong ability to develop timely and meaningful research protocols and study reports
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:
• Industry Medical Affairs experience considered an asset
• Strong project management skills
• Strong business and financial acumen

Details:
JOB PURPOSE:

The Medical Advisor (MA) within Medical Affairs will be responsible for providing expert clinical capability and leadership while managing a broad range of Medical Affairs activities associated with his or her assigned products and therapy area;

• They will develop and implement local research strategies to address data gaps and advance the scientific/clinical understanding of GSK medicines and vaccines.
• They will be accountable for leading external scientific/clinical exchange with the scientific and medical community and to bring the medical voice of the customer back into the organization (includes 1:1 interactions, advisory boards, medical education, congress presentations, publications and congress sponsorships).
• They will work with the Medical team, the cross-functional teams, and global teams providing scientific/clinical expertise, advice and technical leadership on GSK products in the Canadian market by developing and implementing a local, integrated medical strategy and customer engagement plans.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide expert clinical product and disease knowledge and trusted medical leadership to GSK Canada and to International Medical Networks
• Build and leverage high quality clinical knowledge and capability expertise across the enterprise in collaboration with Medical Strategic Operations and Capability Excellence
• Act as local Medical Monitor to assess local clinical trial serious adverse event for possible sentinel events and escalate as appropriate
• Rapidly obtain detailed information about any sentinel event reported in local clinical studies and ensure information is provided to Safety department
• Deliver external engagement excellence characterized by timely, responsible and responsive interactions with the external medical and scientific community to achieve a two-way trusted scientific partnership
• Accountable for regular review and analysis of data analytics and medical voice of customer to derive insights and develop action plans to deliver on the medical strategy
• Lead, develop and implement a local Medical Strategic Plan for medicines and vaccines within assigned therapy area including:
• Identifying areas of research interest and developing timely local study protocols which advance the scientific understanding of our medications
• Identifying areas of medical education interest
• Identifying advisory board/1:1 interaction needs, and leading their implementation and follow-up in collaboration with Medical Strategic Operations and Capability Excellence.
• Ensuring alignment with commercial strategic planning
• Managing research budget and budget forecasting processes for assigned products and therapy areas
• Provide clinical assessment of pipeline products to enhance the local and the global development plans that maximize the scientific understanding of these potential future assets
• Interact with global franchise teams to influence global clinical development plans in order to optimize patient access to innovative medicines and vaccines in Canada
• Provide clinical strategic input to the regulatory and reimbursement teams to allow GSK to demonstrate the value of GSK products to achieve optimal product labeling, reimbursement outcomes and patient access.
• Evaluate and manage investigator-sponsored studies to advance research on disease and its treatment, aligned to the areas of research interest
• Deliver study reports and local publications related to local research activities
• Support the TA Director in the review of all medical grant and donation requests (including Independent Medical Education requests) and congress sponsorship requests to ensure alignment with therapy area strategies.
• Lead the development and implementation of advice seeking interactions (e.g. 1:1 interactions, advisory boards):
• Identifying advisory board needs
• Securing necessary approvals
• Ensuring agenda meets local needs and not duplicated elsewhere
• Leading the selection of participants
• Completing due diligence reports and contracting
• Ensuring insights/learnings are shared and addressed
• Accountable for the management of therapy aligned medical content to deliver on the Global HCP Engagement Initiative
• Leverage medical and clinical knowledge to ensure that all materials produced are medically and scientifically accurate and in compliance with local and GSK requirements

Contact information:
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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-30
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