US Medical Affairs Lead, Immunology



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

About the Role

The US Medical Affairs Lead for Benlysta is the US Medical Affairs leadership team member accountable for overall medical strategy and achievement of the tactical objectives for the asset. This leader is responsible for ensuring strategic alignment across the organization and representing US needs to ensure patients have access and can benefit from our scientific advancements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for US medical asset strategy and execution for all medical activities in the US driving effective alignment and synergy across the GSK enterprise where applicable
  • Medical leader on the Integrated Business Commercialization Team (IBCT) for the asset in the US representing the medical strategy and perspective and ensuring alignment to the commercial asset strategy as appropriate. Leads the cross-functional Medical Matrix Team to tailor/ adapt global asset strategy for US specific customer needs and environment.
  • Represents the US medical affairs perspective at global leadership team meetings, bringing a strong US view US customer needs and access considerations.
  • Working with Therapy Area Head, ensures strategic alignment of asset positioning and evidence planning with the overall therapeutic portfolio and disease area strategies
  • Leads medical engagement between GSK and external communities to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, the management of disease, and patient care. Coordinates with the field medical, payer, and policy teams on engagement plans and objectives in order to achieve asset communication goals and outcomes
  • Working in concert with the US Value Evidence and Outcomes (VEO) team, accountable for local evidence generation planning
  • Overall Budget accountability for Benlysta in the US. Prioritizes investments to achieve measurable outcomes for patients.
  • Effectively manage and professionally develop multiple medical staff reporting directly into role.
  • Applies sound medical governance for all activities and is accountable for medical governance oversight and sign off for all asset activities.

Why You?

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD, PharmD or terminal Advanced Scientific Degree
  • 5+ years pharmaceutical experience in medical affairs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Asset/Brand team with launch experience
  • Excellent strategic thinking, communication and leadership skills
  • Strong business acumen and experience building investment cases
  • Demonstrated relationship-building with the key medical/scientific experts
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and managing senior stakeholders effectively

Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.

Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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