BREO Scientific Director

Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted Date: Oct 10 2019
Working as part of the Medical Matrix Team responsible for the medical impact of an asset, the Scientific Director Helps develop the medical strategy and executes Medical Affairs tactics for BREO.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following

  • Responsible for helping to develop US medical strategy and perspective, ensuring medical strategy and plans are aligned with commercial asset strategy where appropriate
  • Contribute to the cross-functional Medical Matrix Team to tailor / adapt global asset strategy for US specific customer needs and environment. Contribute to implementation of US Tactical Plans aligned to strategy
  • Contribute to asset positioning and evidence planning with strategic alignment to overall therapeutic portfolio and disease area & US payer environment
  • Engage with external communities to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, the management of disease, and patient care. Coordinate with the US field team and GMAL on joint global and US engagement of top US based EEs
  • Works to understand the evolving healthcare environment (provider/expert) and payer landscapes and help to translate that working knowledge into the US medical plan
  • Reviews, synthesizes, and analyses clinical trial data and translates data into actionable plans at the product level
  • Develops product strategy for local Medical Advisory Board and Expert Panel meetings, Medical Education & Grants, and Medical Abstracts and Publications.
  • Supports Medical Information on FAQs and standard response letters, product training, and medicine annual reports
  • Follows sound medical governance for all activities

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Heathcare Doctorate or terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, DNP, NP, PA, etc)
  • At least 3-5 years industry experience (medical affairs or clinical development preferred) or strong, directly applicable, clinical background
  • Ability to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice.
  • Disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • PhD, PharmD
  • Pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience is preferred.
  • Ability to influence to deliver results, proactively look for new opportunities and constantly anticipate the need for change.
  • Ability to drive and continuously curious in a performance-based culture.
  • Ability to analyse external environment and translate to strategy and gain support of others to implement a vision. Must demonstrate good judgment.
  • Ability to understand patient needs and institutional concerns, integrate into strategies and build a team that is customer focused.
  • Ability to work effectively with others, delegate appropriately and foster a culture of collaboration.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.


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