Medical Information, Medical/Scientific Comms/Publications
We are seeking a Senior Manager, Medical Affairs to join our team. The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs will provide tactical and operational support for the Medical Affairs team, contributing to the oversight of Xenon products through all phases of development. This role will initially report to the Associate Director, Medical Affairs.
Provide knowledge and understanding of medical and disease terminology to both internal and external audiences
Manage medical communications strategies, including congresses and patient and physician engagement
Manage internal publications review, consolidating comments and documenting actions taken
Contribute to the design, development, planning and execution of advisory boards and steering committee meetings
Perform medical literature activities, keeping up to date on current literature, to build scientific platform for internal and external audiences
Play a key role in the development and execution of KOL identification strategies
Draft and update standard operating procedures, work instructions, or policies as appropriate.
Coordinate contracts, consulting agreements and grant terms with Legal and Finance to ensure compliance with legislation in relevant jurisdictions
Coordinate the completion, collection, tracking and archiving of all relevant Medical Affairs documents
Plan, propose and manage budget proposals and approved budgets in accordance with the Company’s strategic and operating plans and Finance policies
Recruit, lead, direct, develop, coach and evaluate direct reports, if any, in accordance with the Company’s Human Resource policies and practices
Act in accordance with Company policies, including, for example, the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and ensure policies are understood and followed by direct reports, if any
Advanced degree preferred, (MD, PhD, or PharmD) with minimum 5 years relevant medical communications experience within bio-pharmaceutical industry required; experience as an MSL or in Medical Affairs preferred
Experience in neurology preferred, and ideally epilepsy, through clinical experience, biopharmaceutical experience or education
Proven strategic thinking and the ability to assimilate and interpret scientific content and translate information for appropriate audience
Experience working with cross-functional teams preferred
Ability to think strategically and tactically from a medical perspective about how to medically and appropriately support the growth of a company
Ability to work on several projects at once while balancing multiple and overlapping timelines
Successful track record of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications (verbal and written) skills are essential.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Domestic and international travel 25-30%
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 24
About Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:XENE) – a biopharmaceutical company with operations in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Boston, MA, USA – is advancing an exciting pipeline of therapies for neurological disorders, with a particular focus on innovative treatments for epilepsy.
Xenon has a number of promising therapeutics in clinical development, valuable collaborations with pharmaceutical partners, and innovative early-stage research underway and also has a strong balance sheet to support its continued growth in 2021 and beyond.
We are a collaborative, ambitious, and driven team with a common mission to improve the lives of patients with neurological disorders. Creating a healthy and productive work environment is a priority, and we understand the importance of investing in our employees’ growth and development. We support charities and volunteerism, knowing that when our people contribute to their local communities, they are gaining new experiences and becoming even better leaders. Xenon’s employees are smart, passionate, and driven by their incredibly important work to discover, develop and deliver new medicines for patients in need. We are looking for talented and determined indivi...duals who thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment to join our team during this transformative time for the company. If you want to learn more about job opportunities at Xenon, please visit www.xenon-pharma.com