Senior Medical Manager Specialties

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Senior Medical Supervisor, Specialties

At Astellas, we attempt to turn out to be 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 optimistic influence on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind every part 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 world wide. We’re within the Prime 30 international biopharma firm primarily based on international revenues and are predicted to be one of many Prime 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 searching for candidates who will thrive in our entrepreneurial and empowering atmosphere the place expertise and management flourish. Do your values align with our Astellas Method – 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 accountability for making a brighter future for sufferers world wide. 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 impressive outcomes, to have the arrogance to be accountable for a better commonplace of efficiency and embody a aggressive and solutions-oriented mindset.

Our experience, science and know-how make us a pharma firm. Our open and various tradition is what makes us uniquely Astellas.

Astellas Pharma Canada is at present looking for 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 Ladies’s Well being on the affiliate stage by coordinating and executing medical / scientific actions to (i) perceive the native exterior atmosphere 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 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
  • Reveal management by growing and sustaining built-in partnerships with key inner and exterior stakeholders to make sure all MA affiliate actions deal with 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 growth, the secure and efficient use of Astellas merchandise and illness states that they deal with.
  • Answerable for partaking and collaborating with key inner stakeholders, together with the model groups throughout the affiliate to attain native enterprise aims
  • Ensures all affiliate MA actions ship worth and are primarily based on scientific validity, scientific significance and on time and finances.

Important Job Duties

Perceive Exterior Setting and Information Gaps

Scientific Intelligence

  • Reveal thorough understanding of the therapeutic space (TA), unmet wants and future developments
  • Have interaction exterior stakeholders (comparable 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 TA by 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 matters associated to marketed or development-stage compounds to tell MA and business methods, plans

Medical Insights

  • Collaborates cross functionally with inner 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 effectively guarantee a compliant execution of all Affiliate Medical/Scientific actions i.e., launch actions, instructional applications, advisory / skilled conferences, symposia in congresses
  • Make sure the affiliate CMP is aligned with International 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 growth crew to determine potential research investigators / websites and help with feasibility research 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 offer common enter to month-to-month stories for the Basic Supervisor/Regional President/Chief Medical Officer

Collaboration with Business

  • Present strategic scientific/medical experience to Advertising and marketing, Market Entry, Enterprise Intelligence, Gross sales in assist of all cross-functional actions (recommendation, stories, suggestions, and so forth.).
  • Champion a collaborative mindset to make sure full alignment with key stakeholders’ cross-functionally
  • Assessment and approve promotional supplies complying with native and relevant inner/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 inner 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 business) within the affiliate

Fulfill Data Wants of Exterior Stakeholders

Information Technology for HCPs and Payers

  • Associate 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 technology tasks, not restricted to Funds Influence Mannequin/ Price-effectiveness evaluation
  • Associate with market entry in reimbursement or itemizing discussions with payers/hospitals as wanted

Information Communication and Medical Training

  • Present medical / scientific schooling and coaching to inner stakeholders on marketed merchandise and compounds in growth
  • 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 aims, 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 change, and displays to speak the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced manner in accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct and native laws
  • Develop, preserve, have interaction with (KEEs), HCPs, healthcare organizations funding our bodies and different entities talk the worth of Astellas merchandise in a good and balanced manner accordance with Astellas values/code of conduct in addition to relevant native laws

Exterior Program Funding for Analysis and Training

  • Help the affiliate head and regional reviewers in reviewing in addition to acceptable documentation of Investigator Sponsored Analysis/ Grants for common analysis/ Grants for Medical Training/ Sponsorship for Analysis & Training
  • 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 assessment business led promotional techniques and inputs to make sure adherence to compliance in all areas of operations.

Subject 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 change and mutually useful 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 observe, scientific growth, expertise in designing, executing and reporting of scientific trials could be thought-about.
  • Sturdy understanding and information of trade legal guidelines and laws.
  • Skilled in managing complicated tasks and successfully act independently (ex. Advert Boards, Publications).
  • Demonstration of capability to successfully work together in a matrix group with matrix reporting traces.
  • Proactive strategic partnering with completely different inner capabilities (ex. Business, Market Entry, HEOR.)
  • Glorious presentation abilities and superior written and verbal enterprise English.
  • Foundational understanding of the drug growth and commercialization course of. Potential 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.

Further Data

Astellas Pharma Canada welcomes and encourages functions 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. Affordable lodging to this coverage could also be granted for a legitimate lodging request beneath human rights laws.

No phone inquiries, in-person functions, or businesses please. Whereas we recognize all functions, solely candidates into account shall be contacted.

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Class Medical Affairs – Established Markets

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

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