Medical Director, Medical Affairs at Vertex in Boston, MA

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Job Description:

As part of the Medical Affairs North America Cystic Fibrosis (CF) team, the Director, Medical Affairs will provide medical leadership and support for the Vertex' marketed CF franchise. This person would be responsible for providing medical guidance on the development of resources to address identified medical needs, ensuring the accuracy and appropriateness of the materials. This person must have the ability to work effectively in a highly matrix environment and have a successful track record of developing project strategies and executing project details. The role will interface with multiple internal functions including Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), Commercial functions, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development, Research, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, and Safety, as well as external partners and physicians in the CF community. He/she is expected to have a strong commitment to achieving corporate objectives while maintaining the highest ethical, regulatory, and scientific standards.

Key Responsibilities:
* Strategic alignment of the Cystic Fibrosis program working cross functionally and partnering with other key functions at Vertex such as Clinical development ,Commercial, Health Economics and Outcomes, and Regulatory Affairs
* Provide medical input and product expertise to Medical Information group
* Provide support to the Publications team
* Provide medical review on cross functional review committees
* Partnering with key cross-functional partners on project teams to ensure the development of scientifically accurate educational materials
* Support the development of the US Medical Plan and execute on medical affairs tactics that are aligned with the overall medical strategy
* Support the North America field medical teams through the development of scientifically rigorous communication tools to reactively address healthcare provider needs and ensure MSL teams are fully trained on the resources
* Support the development, maintenance and distribution of managed care formulary dossiers
* Deliver scientific presentations to diverse audiences (e.g. physicians, pharmacists, marketing/medical agencies, and other key stakeholders) in meeting, advisory and/or consulting settings


* Doctorate or clinical degree in a medical or scientific field (MD, PharmD, PhD, NP, PA, etc) with at least 3- 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, preferably within a medical affairs group

Preferred Requirements:
* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
* Proven track record of develop internal relationships and working effectively with cross-functional partners in a highly matrix environment
* Demonstrated ability in driving results to a positive outcome
* Possess the ability to engage in positive dialogues, influence outcomes and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner

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