US Regional Director Medical Affairs (RDMA) Women's Health

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US

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Requisition ID: MED004050

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. 

 

The Regional Director Medical Affairs (RDMA) is responsible for driving execution of scientific & medical affairs plans for their assigned Therapy Areas (TA) in the USA. They guide US MRL GMA staff to execute the annual scientific & medical plan for their assigned TA. They are impactful members of cross-functional teams, including US Commercial, Center of Real-World Evidence (CORE), Policy and Market Access. They consolidate actionable medical insights from the US. They engage with a network of US scientific leaders and other key stakeholders (therapeutic guideline committees, payers, public groups, government officials, medical societies). They organize US expert input events to answer Merck’s questions how to implement new medicines: advisory boards and expert input forums. They provide input for educational meetings.

Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:

• MD, PhD or PharmD and recognized expertise/specialization in Women’s Health (Gynecology, Obstetrics, Family Planning, Reproductive Health)

 

Required Experience and Skills**:

• Strong prioritization and decision-making skills

• In a matrix environment, able to effectively collaborate with partners across divisions

• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication (written as well as oral), in addition to results oriented project management skills

 

Preferred Experience and Skills:

• Five years’ experience in country / region Medical Affairs

• Scientific leadership and other key stakeholders (payers, public groups, government officials, medical professional organizations) in the assigned therapeutic area

 

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Job: Medical Affairs Generic
Other Locations: Rahway, NJ, US; Kenilworth, NJ, US
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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