Director of Medical Affairs
At Sprout, we hire individuals who make deliberate choices. Our employees make six choices everyday: we choose to be owners, to be bold, to be quirky, to learn, to be family and always to be appreciative. These choices are central to who we are and why we achieve breakthroughs in women’s health. If you make these choices, you may fit with our mission-driven team.
The Director of Medical Affairs will be responsible for interacting with internal and external stakeholders to develop and provide accurate medical information. This role will report to the Chief Medical Officer and be based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Some of the things you’ll be owning:
Working closely with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Marketing and Sales to optimally and accurately position Addyi (flibanserin) in the treatment of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder by healthcare professionals
Providing medical input into Promotional Advertising Review Committee (RoC) for all promotional and external materials
In conjunction with the CMO, developing a Medical Affairs plan that aligns to the overall strategic objectives for Addyi
Supporting implementation of all aspects of the medical affairs plan, manage and track activities such as: generation of medical communication documents, congress activities such as sponsorships and medical affairs exhibits, educational activities, and scientific meetings with experts
Contributing to the development and tracking of the medical affairs budget
Facilitating initiation and approval of Medical Affairs contracts and oversee vendor management activities
Working closely with opinion leaders and investigators in developing a publication plan including abstracts, posters, slides and manuscripts
Maintaining and builds productive relationships with investigators, thought leaders and centers of excellence
Maintaining internal knowledge databases, such as creating and maintaining updated slide decks and presentations for external engagement and internal training activities, conducting literature surveillance, and managing the Medical Affairs documents
Providing medical information support including responding to medical information inquiries from healthcare providers and capturing adverse events and product quality complaints
Working closely with the Pharmacovigilance group in regular drug safety reviews
Managing the Sprout components of clinical trials, IITs and Sprout-sponsored, such as protocol development (where necessary), protocol review and approval (with the CMO/Medical Director), contracting, documentation, drug supply, data management oversight, manuscript development, approval and submissions (where applicable)
Working closely with relevant departments for the development and updates of Standard Operating Procedures related to the Medical Affairs department and across other departments as needed
Working closely with Sprout Canada Medical Affairs for collaborative activities and assistance as needed.
What we’re looking for:
Pharm D preferably or similar education, with at least 5 years experience in medical affairs roles in the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience within women’s health an asset
Must be able to work with minimal oversight and be open to the broad responsibilities of the role in a small company
Can thrive in a rapidly changing environment and have a history of embracing innovative initiatives
Must have shown ability to form good relationships with thought-leaders
Sound like a perfect fit? We’d love to hear from you.
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