Medical Affairs Manager, Venous/PE - Peripheral Interventions Job

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

About the role:

The Medical Affairs Manager (MAM) is a key role that works with Key Opinion Leaders (Physicians) at key accounts at a national level.  This person works with these Physicians to develop a strategic partnership across the Peripheral Interventions franchise for BSC, specifically with the Thrombus Management and Pulmonary Embolism technologies and therapies.  The Medical Affairs Manager takes the lead in driving opportunities and connections that enable BSC to work more closely with key customers by engaging R&D, Clinical, Marketing, as well as other functions.  The MAM will also work with senior management at BSC to align priorities and oversee development of those key relationships. The Medical Affairs Manager also serves as a liaison between Marketing, R&D, Program Management, and Clinical identifying evidence gaps and prioritizing these needs. The MAM directs and leverages the strategy for major scientific meeting symposia aligned with strategic imperatives, and further develops partnerships and collaborative opportunities with the leadership of key societies. 

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate the key interactions of national “Key Opinion Leader” (KOL) physician customers with Boston Scientific through defined corporate strategies.
  • Understand how we are working with our key physicians across functions and be an internal resource for the information.
  • Develop tailored coordination and engagement strategies to maximize effectiveness of Key Opinion Leader/BSC interaction.
  • Identify key opinion leaders (KOLs) in the industry, expert speakers, and well-known academicians who can deliver the defined curriculum as well as provide technical and clinical insight with real-world applications, supporting the safe and effective use of our devices. 
  • Assist with the generation of voice of customer feedback in support of the evidence planning process, to identify and prioritize clinical evidence needs.  Actively participate on the appropriate franchise Evidence Planning Team.
  • Work to solve clinical questions that may arise surrounding clinical research and ISR opportunities – conduit to linking the site/KOL to the appropriate channels.
  • Identify and communicate needs and opportunities with the Clinical team.  Provide guidance and input to the ISR process.  Support Steering Committee meetings, Advisory Boards, and the PI Sr Medical Council.
  • Positively influence & identify collaborative opportunities to engage KOLs in a BSC partnership, identify and facilitate communication and interactions with BSC senior leadership.  Lead strategic planning of relevant symposium and sponsored educational events at the major and regional conferences.  Identify educational gaps/needs and incorporate into future symposia/training.  Facilitate faculty alignment on symposia format and objectives.  Coordinate speaker presentations with faculty, and Legal & Regulatory review/approval.
  • Support Medical Education team content development, align technology and therapy objectives, and provide slides in prep of BSC sponsored events as well as conference invited talks.  Provide appropriate speaker prep/training as needed.
  • Act as a liaison for clinical trial execution, including site selection, physician training, and procedural support, as needed.
  • Interact with Clinical, Marketing, Sales Leadership, Senior Management and other key functions; act as a catalyst to cross functional collaboration.
  • Respond to Medical Information Requests using the established system, including use of appropriate Standard Response Letters (SRLs).  Facilitate digital remote consults and local programs as needed.
  • Ensure Key Opinion Leaders and podium influencers have the latest BSC clinical data and pipeline information, establishing collaboration on speaker deck resources.
  • Serve as the primary contact with key peripheral interventional societies, including PERT, AVF, and referring physician societies.  Develop & enhance societal relationships, build and maintain partnerships.
  • Facilitate annual meetings with BSC and key societal leadership to share vision, and understand mutual areas of interest and collaboration.
  • Travel up to 50%. Note: COVID-19 precautions currently restrict travel. At Boston Scientific, our priority is to protect and aid the health and safety of our employees, our physician customers, and their patients.

 

What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 8+ years of medical marketing/clinical/sales experience
  • Extensive customer facing experience, KOL engagement/relationship building necessary
  • Proven experience as a Medical or Scientific Affairs Manager, Medical Device Sales and/or Marketing, Market Development, Medical Education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must have the ability to manage simultaneous priorities, changing deadlines, and limited resources
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred qualifications

  • Cardiovascular, peripheral, and/or interventional experience
  • Skills in building solid rapport and relationships with key physicians and medical leadership
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to execution
  • Interpersonal skills to enable cross function/franchise collaboration, team player

 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Requisition ID: 467943

 

Posted
09/25/2020
Salary Range
$81,000.00 - 162,000.00
per Year
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Location
Maple Grove, MN 55311, US