Deputy Director Reg. Medical Affairs Oncology MD-Latin America in Whippany, New Jersey | DiversityInc Careers
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Deputy Director Reg. Medical Affairs Oncology MD-Latin America

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The primary responsibilities of this role, Deputy Director Regional Medical Affairs Oncology - M.D. – Latin America, are to: 


  • Develop and devise the regional medical strategy for the oncology portfolio (including new products) in order to attain business results while assuring compliance and governance. The incumbent will also oversee the Medical Scientific regional processes by ensuring a complete medical-scientific analysis within the approved timelines for all new business opportunities;
  • Ensure key liaison for Global Medical Affairs Oncology Leads for all Regional Medical Affairs activities supporting Global strategy, representing the LATAM region on the MCT (Medical Core Team);
  • Lead, manage and prioritize a list of actions as Regional Medical Oncology by identifying, assembling and indirectly leading a team of country medical colleagues, ensuring regional and global alignment;
  • Provide subject matter expertise support and liaise directly with country medical colleagues in the LATAM Region in regards to Oncology TA strategies, projects and regulatory aspects, while maintaining updated CMD and Regional MA Head;
  • Co-lead the liaisons with GMSLE and Regional MSL Heads in order to align strategies, contents, training and management support of all Oncology MSLs in region;
  • Lead the communication of Oncology Regional and MCT decisions and operational plans to local Oncology Medical Affairs advisors and to the country medical directors;
  • Lead the regional processes of Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) management, and help country medical colleagues to excel in their KOL management process;
  • Be responsible for maintaining a competitive pool of OL engaged and trained in relevant products strategies and messages;
  • Lead, manage and oversee the Regional OL Advisory Group(s);
  • Lead Medical Affairs activities connected to the Medical Information and Communication Plan, ensuring that adequate medical support is present both at selected congresses, scientific symposia, scientific stand-alone meetings or scientific road shows within the territory;
  • Provide subject matter expertise Oncology support for development, review and approval of regional promotional materials, press releases, product monographs, brochures, field communication items, and Q&A handling for the Oncology BU, balancing the proper medical support with the simultaneous adherence to medical governance principles;
  • Lead and manage regional strategy for all phase IV trials in LATAM region, including but not limiting to Independent Research Programs, Non Interventional Studies, etc;
  • Provide and oversee medical oncology subject matter expertise support for the review, and approval of local IRR or local NIS, ensuring that these activities are both aligned with business strategy and compliant with established corporate and external governance processes;
  • Help to develop county proposals; ensuring global resources are properly utilized during review process;
  • Co-Lead the medical support on a regional level for issue management in the Oncology portfolio and oversee the medical support at local level;
  • Support the regional training functions by coordinating the development of regional medical-scientific training materials and providing medical support to the training in local organizations devoid of training capabilities throughout a close partnership with CMD and country medical oncology colleagues;
  • Collaborate with Clinical Operations to help deliver in regional and country metrics for the different Phase II and III trials;
  • Help country teams to ensure access plans are strong enough to support timely reimbursement by anticipating unmet medical needs and properly developing specific tactics.


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Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • M.D. Degree or equivalent;
  • 3+ years of clinically relevant or independent research experience or equivalent or experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry or of extensive collaboration with the industry (e.g., lead PI and consultant, Regulatory Body employee or advisor);
  • Proven ability to identify and resolve complex problems;
  • A solid understanding of clinical study design, analysis and interpretation as well as the principles of observational studies and health economics;
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of teams and personnel as well as a proven ability to interact effectively with key opinion leaders;
  • Successful track record of directing medical teams in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Proven track record of full adherence to medical governance principles;
  • Deep understanding of global business objectives of the Oncology field, in order to tailor medical strategy and tactics to the company’s objectives;
  • Highly developed ethics and integrity, with demonstrated ethical medical decision making skills;
  • Ability to work well on teams;
  • Proven ability to implement successful clinical strategies and programs;
  • Effective communicator with strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Willing to travel on business within countries and the region;
  • Fluent in English.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese language.
.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.