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Global Medical Director – ALS Strategy & Tactics

Life, Physical, and Social Science



Full Time


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description The Global Medical Director – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Strategy & Tactics is a member of the Global Medical ALS team and broader Global NMD team. The individual will report to the Global Medical Head - ALS. He/she is responsible for the development and implementation of the worldwide medical strategy and tactics for the ALS therapeutic area and will work closely with regional medical leads to execute strategic priorities in data generation, medical education, medical expert engagements, and clinical insights. Biogen’s priority is to continue to foster and enable a diverse and inclusive workforce – representing age, gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, Veterans, and people with disabilities – that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve. What You’ll Do: Leads the development and implementation of the ALS global medical affairs strategy and tactics in collaboration with regional/country teams. Partners with evidence generation, scientific communications (publications and medical communication), and training to provide strategic guidance and direction of activities. Leads the planning, development and execution of global medical advisory boards to gather clinical insights. Ensures the team is prepared for an evolving treatment landscape in ALS by supporting competitive readiness activities. Provides medical presentations of data at medical trainings, congresses, and other external/internal events where needed. Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders within the ALS community including HCPs, patient advocacy groups, payers, regulators; developsthe global KME engagement plan. Qualifications REQUIRED SKILLS: MD, PhD, PharmD or other terminal degree in the life sciences required. Minimum 5+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience is required, preferably in ALS, neuromuscular diseases, or neurology/ neuroscience Relevant experience in medical affairs and clinical trial execution is strongly desired. Demonstrated experience reviewing clinical data and statistical outputs. Demonstrate ability to effectively engage key medical experts. Demonstrate ability to lead team discussions, effectively obtain input and alignment on action and deliverables. ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Flexibility to adapt to changing conditions. Strong organizational skills. Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills. Ability to critically analyze and synthesize complex scientific information. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.