Global Associate Medical Director, LSD, Americas

Date:  Jul 5, 2024
Department:  GRD Global Medical Affairs
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Mktg, Market Access, Bus. Excellence & Med. Affair
Contract Type:  Permanent

Boston, MA, US

Chiesi USA

Chiesi USA is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and promoting products for the hospital, adjacent specialty and rare disease markets. We are a B Corp™ and Benefit company awarded Top Employer status for six consecutive years and certified as a Great Place to Work. 
At Chiesi, we share an entrepreneurial spirit and act as a force for good, pursuing high social and environmental standards, to ensure the wellbeing of our people, patients, and communities. We offer a work environment where professionals have the opportunity to build a purposeful career focused on helping others while achieving a fulfilling work-life balance, meeting exciting challenges, and engaging in important and rewarding work.


Main Responsibilities

  • Provides scientific input and review of global scientific communications materials
  • Contribute to, implement and communicate global strategic planning activities 
  • Lead global medical training 
  • Reviewing training materials and delivering training to global affiliates as per annual training plan co-developed with sci comms. 
  • Develop objection handlers 
  • Global congress support/attendance
  • Support global KOL engagement (advisory boards, global congress, symposia, specialist meetings)
  • Support medical information with SRL/CRL review, external and internal data or info requests
  • Medical Review for Global Medical Materials such as medical narratives and Q&As
  • Provide medical support to affiliates, communicate plans and update on progress; and ensure alignment of local activities with global strategy
  • Work toward becoming subject matter expert in Fabry disease/product clinical data and increasing responsibility to support data generation activities and eventual medical lead for integrated data generation plan
  • Review global IIS/IIT
  • Support Global Patient advocacy initiative (eg roundtables) 
  • Support Global Medical Education initiatives (concept, review etc)
  • Global observational study support 
  • Provide medical expertise and review of global HEOR materials
  • Increasing responsibility/Transition into: 
    • Represent medical at product core team and cross-functional integrated brand planning meetings
    • Medical reviewer at the Scientific Research Committee 
    • Scientific input into publication strategy 
    • Leads medical matrix meetings and insight collection/interpretation. 
    • Cross-functional point of escalation for deliverables requiring medical review

Experience Required

4 years prior medical affairs experience required, can include 2 years field medical experience. Background in rare disease preferable, background in immunology a plus but not required.

Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in and experience with post-marketing studies and data generation. 



PhD or MD Preferred, PharmD will be considered.

Chiesi USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work force at all levels of our business.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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