Senior Medical Director, Global Therapeutic Area Medical Head, NephrologyUnited States of America, Remote Additional Locations: Remote - United States of America Job ID R0000009967 Category Medical Sciences
About this Role
Our Global Medical Services (GMS) organizational model/structure is aligned around key therapeutic franchises (5 franchises and 20 + Therapeutic Areas) to support high quality medical monitoring, leverage our expertise, strengthen, and build our customer relationships and drive new business. This position will report to the Senior Vice President, General Medicine. General Medicine is a team of 18 globally.
The Senior Medical Director, Global Therapeutic Area Medical Head, Nephrology provides medical and scientific leadership both internally and externally with clients in support of overall company objectives. This includes delivering medical and scientific expertise to clients and colleagues from other departments in the areas of business development, study design/optimization, and overall development strategies.
The Senior Medical Director, Global Therapeutic Area Medical Head, Nephrology is the functional lead of a Therapeutic Area team and shares best practices in the delivery of medical and scientific expertise, lessons learned from projects or opportunities and innovations or scientific developments in Nephrology. This individual provides this guidance in their therapeutic area of focus as well as providing oversight in other therapeutic areas which may be included in their span of responsibility. This individual takes a leadership role in driving growth, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the department by actively contributing to new proposals and overall business development initiatives and serving as a liaison with clients. As required, this individual may perform billable activities to support first time quality execution and to enhance client satisfaction.
Proven and applied expertise in clinical drug development at a senior level position, in the CRO and/or Pharmaceutical industry
Prior academic/clinical patient care experience within the Nephrology
Experience in clinical research, as an investigator or sub-investigator; laboratory research in Nephrology related topics preferred but not mandatory.
Publications in peer-reviewed literature on Nephrology related topics
Excellent communication skills and ability to easily build respect and gain the confidence of stakeholders, while combining initiative and independence with a flexible approach to issues and problem solving where this is appropriate
Active listening skills with a focus on understanding specific client challenges
Outstanding presentation skills with the ability to convey complex medical concepts with clarity and understanding to a diverse audience
High degree of understanding of client needs, with a client focused approach to work
Experience in related regulatory requirements and guidelines directing drug development
Proven ability to work well with small teams, often under significant time constraints
Established presentation/teaching skills
A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple and varied simultaneous tasks, with enthusiasm and attention to detail
Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and address challenges and issues proactively in a timely manner
Broad understanding of how to utilize lessons learned from earlier projects with an ability to apply and share this experience to obviate, correct or minimize related problems in new projects
Willingness to take accountability for all assigned activities, with focus on timelines and quality
Maintain continuing medical education and an active role in the medical/scientific professional community through attendance at meetings and conferences, presentations or publications
Membership and/or in relationships in relevant medical/scientific societies, academic institutions, and other related organizations
Fluent in English, with excellent writing skills
Education - MD degree from an accredited Medical School, with Board Certification and/or equivalent subspecialty training in the Nephrology
Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the United States includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.