Senior Medical Manager Specialties

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Senior Medical Supervisor, Specialties

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

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

Making a constructive impression on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind all the things 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 crew of greater than 14,000 managing operations in roughly 70 international locations around the globe. We’re within the High 30 international biopharma firm based mostly on international 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 fulfill the thrilling alternatives realized by our legacy manufacturers and wealthy pipeline of modern therapies.

We’re on the lookout for 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 position, everybody at Astellas has a duty for making a brighter future for sufferers around the globe. We nurture distinctive relationships with our workers 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 boldness to be accountable for a better normal 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 is at the moment trying to find a Medical Supervisor reporting to the Therapeutic Lead, Specialty. That is head workplace place situated in Markham, Ontario.


The Medical Supervisor is accountable for the implementation of the medical technique (Core Medical Plan, “CMP”) with a spotlight in Girls’s Well being on the affiliate stage by coordinating and executing medical / scientific actions to (i) perceive the native exterior surroundings and information gaps; (ii) translate insights into methods and actions and (iii) guarantee the knowledge wants of key stakeholders are fulfilled to assist make sure the secure and acceptable use of Astellas merchandise.

Particularly, this particular person will:

  • Present strategic medical and scientific experience in assist of all affiliate Medical Affairs (MA) deliverables and cross-functional actions
  • Exhibit management by creating and sustaining built-in partnerships with key inside and exterior stakeholders to make sure all MA affiliate actions handle native wants and advance the medical/scientific understanding of Astellas merchandise throughout their lifecycle
  • Answerable for understanding and have interaction exterior stakeholders to advance the science behind compounds in improvement, the secure and efficient use of Astellas merchandise and illness states that they deal with.
  • Answerable for partaking and collaborating with key inside stakeholders, together with the model groups throughout the affiliate to realize native enterprise goals
  • Ensures all affiliate MA actions ship worth and are based mostly on scientific validity, scientific significance and on time and finances.

Important Job Duties

Perceive Exterior Atmosphere and Knowledge Gaps

Scientific Intelligence

  • Exhibit thorough understanding of the therapeutic space (TA), unmet wants and future developments
  • Interact exterior stakeholders (akin to well being care suppliers, payers and determination makers) and collect in addition to share aggressive scientific intelligence
  • Develop and keep in depth scientific and medical experience of assigned TA via self-study, company-provided coaching and scientific assembly attendance

Advisory Boards

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

Medical Insights

  • Collaborates cross functionally with inside stakeholders to assist communication of related scientific and medical insights
  • Oversee medical insights technology actions and incorporate actionable insights into the strategic planning processes in collaboration with operational excellence and regional TA leads

Translate Insights into Methods and Actions

Core Medical Plans

  • Determine the unmet wants and develop medical technique to include within the CMP as nicely guarantee a compliant execution of all Affiliate Medical/Scientific actions i.e., launch actions, academic applications, advisory / skilled conferences, symposia in congresses
  • Make sure the affiliate CMP is aligned with World CMP, Built-in international model plan, and native model methods
  • Strategically leverage regional and international medical initiatives to fulfill 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 improvement crew to establish potential examine investigators / websites and help with feasibility examine execution
  • Present scientific/medical assist to regulatory affairs on submission of dossiers and displays upon request
  • Present scientific/medical assist to regional scientific operations and/or pharmacovigilance groups in execution of necessary post-approval research,
  • Associate with Regional Operational Excellence crew to supply common enter to month-to-month studies for the Normal Supervisor/Regional President/Chief Medical Officer

Collaboration with Business

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

Fulfill Data Wants of Exterior Stakeholders

Knowledge Technology for HCPs and Payers

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

Knowledge Communication and Medical Schooling

  • Present medical / scientific training and coaching to inside stakeholders on marketed merchandise and compounds in improvement
  • Acts as native scientific skilled to regional Medical Data group (i.e., escalated inquiries), guaranteeing 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 goals, together with, however not restricted to slip displays and posters / manuscripts
  • Determine and have interaction key exterior specialists (KEEs) in in-depth medical product or illness space scientific alternate, and displays to speak the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced means in accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct and native laws
  • Develop, keep, interact with (KEEs), HCPs, healthcare organizations funding our bodies and different entities talk the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced means accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct in addition to relevant native laws

Exterior Program Funding for Analysis and Schooling

  • Assist the affiliate head and regional reviewers in reviewing in addition to acceptable documentation of Investigator Sponsored Analysis/ Grants for basic analysis/ Grants for Medical Schooling/ Sponsorship for Analysis & Schooling
  • Receive post-activity proof, together with documentation and monetary reconciliation

Compliance & Governance

  • Ensures all affiliate MA actions are in compliance with all relevant Astellas insurance policies, exterior laws and moral requirements
  • Companions with Ethics & Compliance to evaluate industrial led promotional techniques and inputs to make sure adherence to compliance in all areas of operations.

Discipline Medical Actions

  • An office-based hybrid skilled Medical Affairs chief accountable for figuring out, accessing and successfully partaking with key exterior specialists to foster scientific alternate and mutually helpful collaboration.

Required {Qualifications}

  • Doctoral diploma (MD, PhD in health-related science or PharmD)
  • Minimal 4 years’ expertise in Pharma.
  • 3-5 years’ expertise in Medical Affairs
  • Appropriate candidates from academia with robust experience within the therapeutic space together with scientific/ hospital follow, scientific improvement, expertise in designing, executing and reporting of scientific trials will be thought of.
  • Sturdy understanding and information of business legal guidelines and laws.
  • Skilled in managing complicated initiatives and successfully act independently (ex. Advert Boards, Publications).
  • Demonstration of potential to successfully work together in a matrix group with matrix reporting strains.
  • Proactive strategic partnering with totally different inside features (ex. Business, Market Entry, HEOR.)
  • Wonderful presentation expertise and superior written and verbal enterprise English.
  • Foundational understanding of the drug improvement and commercialization course of. Capacity to journey 20-30% of the time together with in a single day journey

Most popular {Qualifications}

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

Extra Data

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

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

No phone inquiries, in-person functions, or businesses please. Whereas we respect all functions, solely candidates into consideration will likely be contacted.

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Class Medical Affairs – Established Markets

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