Director Medical Affairs, Pharma Services: Medical and Scientific Affairs, Roche Sequencing Solutions
Who we are
At Roche, 91,700 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Join an experienced, cohesive and collaborative international Medical Affairs team of dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds. This is an unparalleled opportunity for personal career development and ongoing job satisfaction as you enable advances in Personalized Healthcare around the globe. Work with the Roche Sequencing Solutions (RSS) Disease Area Lifecycle Team to support commercialization of Oncology CLIA testing services for pharma/biotech partners. The position is based in San Jose, CA and/or Pleasanton, CA, USA.
Essential Functions of your Director Medical Affairs, Pharma Services role include the following: Represent Medical Affairs providing medical leadership and clinical expertise in interactions with pharma/biotech partners as well as RSS Commercial and Marketing, Business Development, Clinical Operations, Regulatory, Quality, R&D, Bioinformatics and other functional groups as needed Serve as a subject matter expert in genetic testing in Oncology and Personalized Healthcare Develop and execute the medical plan for RSS’ Oncology CLIA testing services Respond to medical questions from pharma/biotech partners, healthcare providers and other established as well as prospective clients Support cross-functional project teams responsible for the development, validation and commercialization of RSS’ Oncology CLIA testing services Analyze medical and scientific literature, clinical outcomes of published studies and effectively communicate knowledge within and outside the organization Train internal colleagues, field teams, speakers and established as well as prospective clients either live or by webinar Develop, review and update scientific and clinical content for current product and product extensions including website, brochures, test reports and training and presentation materials Attend key scientific congresses to provide on-site support and report back key insights through conference reports Plan and execute on scientific symposia and educational events at key internal meetings and international scientific congresses, including managing speakers Organize and run scientific advisory boards Design, implement and report non-registrational clinical trials and manage investigator initiated studies Prepare abstracts, posters and presentations for regional, national and international meetings Write manuscripts for publication Evaluate and support the development of SOPs Supervise and/or mentor others as needed
Capability to provide subject matter expertise in Oncology and Personalized Healthcare Understanding of legal and regulatory considerations impacting pharma/biotech industry Clinical and/or laboratory experience in Oncology (e.g. board-certification in Oncology) preferred Experience with clinical trials Ability to develop relationships with current and prospective clients International experience, working in a cross-cultural environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Willingness to travel up to 30% nationally or internationally
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
You have an MD (preferred) and/or PhD with at least 6 years of industry experience in medical affairs and/or clinical development or other relevant practice experience. Along with the following skills: