South San Francisco
California, United States of America
The Medical Director at Genentech puts patients and science at the center of all actions. They drive
medical tactics aimed at maximizing medical progress. They collaborate to drive timely data generation
and dissemination. They are expected to maintain an in-depth understanding of the medical strategy and
relevant clinical and payer issues, while ensuring Genentech's partners understand key trends and shifts
in the external healthcare landscape. They serve as the guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics
and safety. This role is organized within a network of experts, and therefore may at any time be
performing a variety of medical activities, as needed.
We are seeking a dynamic neurologist with experience and knowledge in spinal muscular atrophy
to join the US Medical Affairs network of scientists at Genentech. The Medical Director will provide exceptional clinical and scientific leadership for medical affairs activities in the area of rare neuromuscular diseases including spinal muscular atrophy. With an aim of generating and communicating medical evidence that helps practitioners, patients and payers make good health care decisions. The successful candidate exhibits outstanding communication and leadership skills and builds strong relationships with key stakeholders in the neurologist community. This individual will lead the execution of medical activities within the context of the US health care environment that, depending on specific areas of responsibility, may include clinical study design and monitoring; clinical and health economic data analysis, interpretation and publications; medical content development and review; clinical training and insights generation; and scientific exchange and collaboration.
This position will also represent the US Medical function within cross functional teams and initiatives at
Genentech, within the Roche global organization, and in external customer facing engagements. This role
demands strong communication skills, the ability to lead fit-for-purpose teams in a matrix environment, and a mindset to engage in purposeful partnerships to solve complex multi-disciplinary challenges.
As a Medical Director you are expected to:
societies, patient advocacy groups, and health care institutions
drug safety reporting to the local organization
with Genentech - Roche policies
Who you are:
A leader with a strong scientific and clinical background in neurological disease with a passion for making
medical progress for people living with spinal muscular atrophy. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to positively impact peoples’ health, and where a job title does not define who you are professionally but is the starting point of what you can achieve.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
medical evidence generation, including expertise in controlled and observational
study designs, data analysis, and clinical/health economic interpretations
medicine tools and practices, and health technology assessments
This position is located in South San Francisco and has up to 40% travel time.
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
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