Field Medical Scientific Associate Director - Rare Blood Disorders - Midwest Region
Company: Principia Biopharma Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Mission of Sanofi's MSL Team and the Field Medical
Scientific Associate Director (FMSAD), Rare Blood Disorders is to
be the trusted scientific partner in the field for external experts
and decision-makers; engaging in mutual scientific exchange with
Healthcare Professionals to accelerate data dissemination as well
as provide product training support & leadership for a given
product/work stream. Sanofi's Field-Based Medical teams enhance the
understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products
in the therapeutic area and gather new insights by bringing cutting
edge scientific exchange today that accelerates medical innovation
The FMSAD, Rare Blood Disorders, is a field based role and will
also serve as product lead and provide comprehensive medical and
scientific information in connection with Sanofi Genzyme Hemophilia
products with an emphasis on fitusiran and BIVV001. The FMSAD will
support Sanofi's commitment to build strong relationships with
healthcare professionals. The FMSAD will strategically support our
collaborations with these key external stakeholders and is an
expert in Hemophilia, fitusiran, & BIVV001. The FMSAD champions
these external perspectives across internal functional groups and
develops innovative strategies for the Field Medical team to meet
the dynamic needs of the external community. In partnership with
multiple internal stakeholders, the FMSAD will aid in developing
short and long-term strategies to integrate and advance the
communication and needs of the hemophilia community and in
particular as it pertains to fitusiran & BIVV001. The product lead
assists in providing medical leadership and expertise to sales,
marketing, legal and regulatory functions for marketed products and
drug in development and ensure strategic and cross functional
alignment across the organization to achieve the medical mission of
supporting safe and appropriate use of a particular brand. As
product lead they will support the review and approval of materials
going through medical material review committee. This individual
will be a member Hemophilia MSL team and will also maintain field
medical roles and responsibilities 25% of the time within a
particular US geographical area.
The FMSAD role main objectives are to:
- Act as the clinical and scientific resource/expert to the Field
Based Medical team for information pertaining to Fitusiran and
siRNA to ensure awareness and understanding.
Driving education on a balanced coagulation cascade/the role of
thrombin generation in coagulation/assay/lab.
Driving education on siRNA therapeutic platform and restoring
sufficient thrombin generation.
Serving as a lab assay expert and facilitating scientific
exchange with lab directors and laboratory staff at Hemophilia
Serving as a safety and coagulation expert in the setting of
Act as the clinical and scientific resource/expert to the Field
Based Medical team for information pertaining to BIVV001 and the
importance of Factor in Hemophilia
Manage current MSL resources related to fitusiran, BIVV001, and
- Work with vendor to create material to be used for internal and
external stakeholders related to fitusiran, BIVV001 & hemophilia
Develop resources for DSAs, SEPs, journal clubs, Advisory Boards
and proactive/reactive materials for MSL use with external
Work with Medical Directors and Global Scientific Communications
to adapt Global resources to fit US needs.
Submit and Champion Field Medical Resources through MMRC.
Be the strategic training partner for Fitusiran & BIVV001,
working with FMSAD of Training to facilitate training related to
fitusiran, BIVV001, disease state topics as well as product
certification for MSL team.
Strategically evaluates published studies and discerns key
insights that deepen the MSL teams' understanding of the
therapeutic area unmet needs and offers enhancement of the
scientific messages and strategic plans.
- Takes scientific data and translates it into clinical
discussion points that support business objectives and medical
Use innovative approaches to increase opportunities and create
strategies to uncover insights that deepen our understanding of the
needs of patients, consumers, regulators, payers, and healthcare
providers and proactively identify unmet needs.
- Gather, share, and review medical insights that contribute to
enhancement of Sanofi's key medical messages, plans and future
research. Identifies actionable insights that are aligned with
medical strategy, communicate them to the leadership, and execute
changes that affect the field.
Supporting and partnering with the CSU as fitusiran/BIVV001 lead
and share regional insights that have significant impact on
clinical trial design.
Be a strategic partner who drives collaborative relationships
with internal stakeholders (Medical Affairs, Commercial Operations,
Marketing, etc.) while maintaining full compliance with relevant
company, industry, legal and regulatory requirements.
Assist Field Based Medical with developing solutions when faced
with unique scientific challenges.
Effortlessly establish robust, long-term peer relationships with
thought leaders and other stakeholder partners.
Provide regular updates on MSL team calls regarding any ongoing
strategy development related to the MSL team
Serve to support congress lead for fitusiran & BIVV001.
Work with Encompass meetings/vendor for SEP process
- Organizes MSL led educational meetings or medical advisory
boards related to Fitusiran & BIVV001
Preferred Skills/Knowledge for FMSAD position includes:
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal skills, and team player
Comfort and experience presenting before groups.
Demonstrated pharmaceutical industry knowledge.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proven problem solving ability.
Excellent planning, organizational and time management
Takes a strategic approach to plans and prioritizes
Embodies deep therapeutic competency - stays abreast in the
profession and ability to translate therapeutic insights.
Maintains highest level of proficiency in digital tools and a
proactive platforms across the MSL function.
Proven ability to consistently meet project deadlines while
maintaining field responsibilities.
Hemophilia background/experience desired with the ability to
interpret and convert data into relevant, enduring materials for
the MSL team.
Strategic and collaborative mindset that supports relevant
inclusion of Global/Franchise priorities.
Budget management experience and the ability to track and manage
Has completed Veeva Vault PromoMats training and certification,
has managed Product Team material submissions, and has gained an
understanding of the submission process and negotiation of resource
approval by MMRC.
- Demonstrate high level of strategic thinking related to
stakeholder mapping and engagement planning.
Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) preferred, or other relevant
life sciences degree (RN/NP/MS) with Healthcare Specialty
More than 5 years of experience in medical affairs.
5+ years in relevant clinical or research practice.
Minimum of 3 years MSL experience.
Valid driver's license with a clean driving record and ability
to pass a complete background check.
Driving a company car in a safe manner to daily meetings and
appointments is required.
- Responsible for operating the motor vehicle using safe driving
practices, knowledge of and compliance with all company policies,
and obeying all traffic laws.
Job Location is Flexible - US Remote
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse
workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national
origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership
or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression;
affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military
status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim
status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information
(including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap
into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and
have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be
leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and
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