Senior Medical Manager Oncology

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Senior Medical Supervisor, Oncology

At Astellas, we attempt to change into a cutting-edge, value-driven life science innovator. This implies working on the forefront of healthcare change to show progressive science into VALUE for sufferers.

What units us aside is our deal with sufferers, our pioneering innovation, our collaborative tradition, and the fervour of our proficient folks.

Making a optimistic affect on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind all the pieces we do. At Astellas, we’re relentless in our pursuit of scientific progress and in tackling unmet medical wants, demonstrated by our legacy in oncology, overactive bladder and transplant and our spectacular pipeline in ladies’s well being, blindness and regeneration, genetic regulation, immuno-oncology, mitochondria and focused protein degradation.

About Us:

We’re a worldwide pharmaceutical firm headquartered in Japan, with a group of greater than 14,000 managing operations in roughly 70 nations all over the world. We’re within the High 30 world biopharma firm based mostly on world revenues and are predicted to be one of many High 10 Most cancers Drug Makers of 2024 by Fierce Pharma.

In Canada, we’re rising to satisfy the thrilling alternatives realized by our legacy manufacturers and wealthy pipeline of progressive remedies.

We’re in search of candidates who will thrive in our entrepreneurial and empowering surroundings the place expertise and management flourish. Do your values align with our Astellas Means – affected person focus, possession, outcomes, openness and integrity? Then we might love to listen to from you.

From the primary day in function, everybody at Astellas has a duty for making a brighter future for sufferers all over the world. We nurture distinctive relationships with our staff to permit them to thrive, foster innovation, and ship distinctive enterprise outcomes. We work to create a tradition the place our folks really feel empowered to pursue courageous concepts and bold outcomes, to have the arrogance to be accountable for a better customary of efficiency and embody a aggressive and solutions-oriented mindset.

Our experience, science and expertise make us a pharma firm. Our open and numerous tradition is what makes us uniquely Astellas.

Astellas Pharma Canada (APCA) is presently looking for a Medical Supervisor, Oncology reporting to TA Lead.


Liable for the implementation of the medical technique (Core Medical Plan) within the designated therapeutic space on the affiliate stage by coordinating and executing medical / scientific actions to (i) perceive the native exterior surroundings and knowledge gaps; (ii) translate insights into methods and actions and; (iii) guarantee the knowledge wants of key stakeholders are fulfilled to assist make sure the protected and acceptable use of Astellas merchandise. Particularly, this particular person will:

  • Present strategic medical and scientific experience in assist of all affiliate Medical Affairs deliverables and cross-functional actions
  • Exhibit matrix management by creating and sustaining built-in partnerships with key inner and exterior stakeholders to make sure all MA affiliate actions tackle native wants and advance the medical/scientific understanding of Astellas merchandise throughout their lifecycle
  • Liable for understanding and interact exterior stakeholders to advance the understanding of and science behind compounds in growth, the protected and efficient use of Astellas merchandise and illness states that they deal with.
  • Liable for participating and dealing carefully with key inner stakeholders, together with the model groups throughout the affiliate to attain enterprise targets for the affiliate.
  • Ensures all affiliate MA actions ship worth and are based mostly on scientific validity, medical significance and on time & finances

Important Job Duties

Perceive Exterior Surroundings and Information Gaps

Scientific Intelligence

  • Exhibit thorough understanding of the therapeutic space, its present standing, unmet wants and future developments
  • Have interaction exterior stakeholders (similar to well being care suppliers, payers and resolution makers) and collect in addition to share aggressive scientific intelligence
  • Develop and preserve in depth scientific and medical experience of assigned therapeutic space by way of self-study, company-provided coaching and scientific assembly attendance as a way to improve the contribution to the corporate

Advisory Boards

  • Conduct advisory boards as wanted per the life cycle of the product to hunt skilled recommendation, opinions and suggestions from advisors and different stakeholders on medical, humanistic, well being financial or medical subjects associated to marketed merchandise or development-stage compounds to tell medical affairs and business methods, plans

Medical Insights

  • Collaborates cross functionally with inner stakeholders to assist communication of related scientific and medical insights to inner stakeholders
  • Oversee medical insights era actions and guarantee actionable insights are included in strategic planning processes in collaboration with operational excellence and regional TA leads

Translate Insights into Methods and Actions

Core Medical Plans (CMP)

  • Determine the unmet wants and develop appropriate medical technique to include within the CMP as nicely guarantee a compliant execution of all Affiliate Medical/Scientific actions (together with vendor oversight) i.e., launch actions, academic packages, advisory / skilled conferences, symposia in congresses
  • Make sure the affiliate CMP is aligned with International CMP, Built-in world model plan, in addition to native model methods
  • Strategically leverage regional and/or world medical initiatives to satisfy native enterprise wants, whereas sustaining an enterprise view
  • Implement the affiliate CMP techniques for the TA, on time and on finances in addition to replace CMP trackers on time

Collaboration Inside M&D

  • Present reactive assist to growth group to establish potential examine investigators / websites and help with feasibility examine execution for registration research.
  • Present scientific/medical assist to regulatory affairs on submission of dossiers and displays upon request
  • Present scientific/medical assist to regional medical operations and/or pharmacovigilance groups in execution of necessary post-approval research as wanted.
  • Associate with Regional Operational Excellence group to offer common enter to month-to-month stories for the Common Supervisor/Regional President/Chief Medical Officer

Collaboration with Business

  • Present strategic scientific/medical experience in assist of all cross-functional actions (Advertising, Market Entry, Enterprise Intelligence, Gross sales)
  • Champion a collaborative mindset to make sure full alignment with key stakeholders cross-functionally
  • Evaluation and approve promotional supplies complying with native and relevant inner/exterior rules and/or insurance policies.
  • Present scientific /medical assist to Advertising, Market Entry, Enterprise Intelligence (recommendation, stories, suggestions, and many others.).
  • Coordinate in executing medical-scientific actions in product launches: illness space displays, skilled conferences.
  • Collaborating as a therapeutic space/product skilled in inner conferences of the corporate and supply medical-scientific assist for exterior conferences in a good and balanced method (post-approval symposia)
  • Present constant coaching on therapeutic space and merchandise to the colleagues (together with business) within the affiliate

Fulfill Info Wants of Exterior Stakeholders

Information Era for HCPs and Payers

  • Associate carefully with the Well being Economics and Outcomes Analysis (HEOR) and Market Entry to offer perception on native entry methods and challenges and shut knowledge gaps
  • Plan and develop HEOR knowledge era initiatives, not restricted to Funds Impression Mannequin/ Price-effectiveness evaluation
  • Associate with market entry in reimbursement or itemizing discussions with payers/hospitals as wanted

Information Communication and Medical Schooling

  • Present medical / scientific training and coaching to inner stakeholders on marketed merchandise and compounds in growth
  • Acts as native scientific/medical skilled to regional Medical Info group (i.e., escalated inquiries), making certain all native regulatory necessities are met and in compliance with Astellas procedures and moral requirements.
  • Strategically handle the event of native Non-Promotional Medical Supplies in alignment with TA/ affiliate targets, together with, however not restricted to slip displays and posters / manuscripts
  • Determine and interact key exterior clients (KEEs) in in-depth medical and scientific product or illness space discussions / scientific alternate, and displays to speak the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced manner in accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct in addition to relevant native rules
  • Develop, preserve, have interaction with key exterior consultants (KEEs), healthcare professionals, healthcare organizations funding our bodies and different entities to interact and talk the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced manner accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct in addition to relevant native rules

Exterior Program Funding for Analysis and Schooling

  • Help the affiliate head and regional reviewers in reviewing in addition to acceptable documentation of Investigator Sponsored Analysis/ Grants for normal analysis/ Grants for Medical Schooling/ Sponsorship for Analysis & Schooling
  • Acquire post-activity proof, together with monetary reconciliation paperwork to substantiate that the offered grant assist was utilized in response to the executed authorized settlement and that is documented within the relevant system

Required {Qualifications}

  • Doctoral diploma (MD, PhD in health-related science or PharmD)
  • 5-7 years’ expertise in Pharma.
  • 3-5 years in Medical Affairs
  • Appropriate candidates from academia with Robust experience within the therapeutic space together with medical/ hospital follow, medical growth, expertise in designing, executing and reporting of medical trials might be thought of.
  • Robust understanding and data of trade legal guidelines and rules.
  • Skilled in managing advanced initiatives and successfully act independently g., Advert Boards, Publications, Preceptorship).
  • Demonstration of capacity to successfully work together in a matrix group with matrix reporting strains.
  • Proactive strategic partnering with completely different inner features g., Business, Market Entry, HEOR.
  • Glorious presentation expertise and superior written and verbal enterprise English.
  • Foundational understanding of the drug growth course of in addition to commercialization.
  • Capacity to journey 20-30% of the time together with in a single day journey

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

  • Contributing to / supporting onboarding and growth actions for colleagues e.g., performing as a buddy, mentor or coach
  • Demonstration of delegated duties efficiently accomplished e.g., performing as a backup for a Remedy Space Lead at key inner or exterior conferences.

Extra Info

Astellas Pharma Canada welcomes and encourages purposes from folks with disabilities. Lodging can be found on request for candidates participating in all features of the hiring course of.

Astellas Pharma Canada requires full Vaccination in opposition to COVID-19 as a situation of employment. Cheap lodging to this coverage could also be granted for a legitimate lodging request beneath human rights laws.

No phone inquiries, in-person purposes, or businesses please. Whereas we admire all purposes, solely candidates into consideration shall be contacted.

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Class Medical Affairs – Established Markets

Astellas is dedicated to equality of alternative in all features of employment.

EOE together with Incapacity/Protected Veterans

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