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Director, Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience-Sleep (Remote)

Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Location: Sharon Hill
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

If you are a Jazz employee please apply via the Internal Career siteJazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is a global biopharmaceutical company whose purpose is to innovate to transform the lives of patients and their families. We are dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases - often with limited or no therapeutic options. We have a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and novel product candidates, from early- to late-stage development, in neuroscience and oncology. We actively explore new options for patients including novel compounds, small molecules and biologics, and through cannabinoid science and innovative delivery technologies. Jazz is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and has employees around the globe, serving patients in nearly 75 countries. For more information, please visit and follow @JazzPharma on Twitter. Brief Description:The Director, Global Medical Affairs Neuroscience - Sleep (Dir GMA) is a key member of Jazz's Global Medical Affairs department, reporting directly to Global Medical Affairs Molecule Lead (GMAL), Sleep. As a subject matter expert for sleep, they will hold a key leadership position and be responsible for developing, in coordination with the GMAL, an integrated Global Medical Affairs Strategy and Plan and an Integrated Evidence Generation Plan for the molecule. The Dir GMA will partner with the Regional and Global Medical Affairs teams to ensure the needs and perspectives of Medical are represented at global matrix teams across the development and commercial lifecycle. As a leader within the business, he/she is expected to partner with senior cross-functional colleagues to ensure effective product lifecycle management. - The incumbent will drive the delivery of high quality scientific, medical and strategic communications and evidence generation strategies for the product globally. This will include participation in oversight and execution of phase IV studies, Health Economics and Outcomes Research and Real World Evidence generation.Essential Functions

  • Ensure the planning and execution of an integrated Global Medical strategy that addresses current and future needs of the business
  • Develop annual and 3-year integrated Global Medical Affairs Plan for Sleep clearly outlining medical strategic imperatives, critical success factors and tactics including evidence generation activities.
  • Develop annual cross functional global Sleep Integrated Evidence Generation Plan (Phase IV & ISTs) development and execution in alignment with the Global Product Team (GPT) and Brand Team objectives. Maintain the core scientific platform, which should encompass disease state(s), the unmet medical needs, and the product's clinical attributes
  • Work closely with the Medical Communications team to craft and execute the communication strategy, publication and congress plan
  • Review independent medical education grant and investigator sponsored trial proposals for strategic and scientific quality
  • Maintain strong scientific knowledge of the Sleep market from both a scientific perspective as well as from the perspective of the current and future competitive landscape
  • Provide and apply medical insights contributing to current assets, pipeline growth, due diligence and portfolio development
  • Participate in the Medical Functional Matrix Team, ensuring strong alignment with Regional Medical Affairs and partners.
  • Work closely with regional Medical Affairs teams to develop and execute an aligned strategy and tactics to address regional success factors
  • Develop KPIs to track success of the Medical strategy and plan
  • Represent the voice of Medical in cross-functional forums and provide a holistic view of Medical Affairs strategy for molecule
  • Provide a clear GMA plan for geographic expansion, based on the company's product pipeline and activity
  • Build relationships with key opinion leaders across stakeholder groups and participate in development and execution of the Global Expert Engagement plan
  • Support appropriate budget setting, resource allocation and expense monitoring
  • Ensure the business maintains a status of compliance with affiliate and international codes and regulations relevant to the markets in which the business operates
  • Collaborate with other GMA molecule leads as relevant to ensure alignment around overlapping areas of interest (e.g. disease states, MOA) and leveraging best practicesRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Clinical experience in Neurology/Psychiatry and specifically Sleep is highly desired.
    • 7 - 10 years of Medical Affairs and/or clinical development experience in neurosciences required:
    • Experience developing and executing Global Medical Affairs Strategies and Plans preferred
    • Experience developing and executing company sponsored post marketing evidence generation including RWE preferred
    • Experience working with US, European and International markets preferred
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams preferred
    • Strong organizational skills, delivering on commitments in a timely manner, while maintaining a strong customer focus.
    • Entrepreneurial thinking, self-starter with positive can-do attitude.
    • High degree of professionalism, integrity and collaboration required.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.Required/Preferred Education and LicensesDoctorate degree required. MD degree strongly preferred.
      Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
      without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
      FOR US-BASED CANDIDATES ONLYJazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices and we strive to provide employees with total compensation packages that are market competitive.
      For this role, the full and complete base pay range is $200,000-$300,000. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors, including qualifications, skills, relevant experience, job knowledge, and other pertinent factors. The goal is to ensure fair and competitive compensation aligned with the candidate's expertise and contributions, within the established pay framework and our Total Compensation philosophy. Internal equity considerations will also influence individual base pay decisions. This range will be reviewed on a regular basis.
      At Jazz, your base pay is only one part of your total compensation package. The successful candidate may also be eligible for a discretionary annual cash bonus or incentive compensation (depending on the role), in accordance with the terms of the Company's Global Cash Bonus Plan or Incentive Compensation Plan, as well as discretionary equity grants in accordance with Jazz's Long Term Equity Incentive Plan.
      The successful candidate will also be eligible to participate in various benefits offerings, including, but not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k retirement savings plan, and flexible paid vacation. For more information on our Benefits offerings please click here:

Keywords: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia , Director, Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience-Sleep (Remote), Healthcare , Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania

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