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Senior Director, Medical Affairs (Remote in APAC)

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Senior Director, Medical Affairs (Remote in APAC)

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Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
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Experience : 3 to 5 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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If you find science, speed, and success exhilarating, you have come to the right place.

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a late-stage biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally by discovering, developing, and commercializing innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Novavax is uniquely qualified to address the enduring need for innovative vaccines. We utilize our proprietary recombinant technology platform, which combines genetic engineering's power and speed to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles designed to address urgent global health needs. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world's most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide.

We are seeking an MD to be Senior Director, Medical Affairs (Asia Pacific). This position will encompass the Coronavirus and Influenza vaccines programs and any additional future pre-launch products. The candidate will be primarily responsible for developing the scientific strategy and communicating with key external stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region as a subject matter expert on Novavax’s vaccines programs. As the lead of Medical Affairs in this region, this position will manage all future country specific Medical Affairs directors.

The candidate must have excellent collaborative skills to work with several organizations within the company including Commercial, Communications, Regulatory, Market Access, Advocacy, Clinical Development, and Pharmacovigilance. Prior experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology environment will be required, as this role will be working on supporting pre- and post-market products in an extremely fast-paced and intense environment.

The position will be remote-based in the Asia Pacific region but with an expectation of intermittent travel to the ASPAC corporate headquarters (in addition to other travel requirements). International travel is anticipated.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Develop and execute the medical strategy and medical launch plan in the Asia Pacific region
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Novavax products for various external stakeholders across multiple settings (in-person, virtual, conferences, advisory boards, etc.)
  • Support the commercial strategy within the Asia Pacific region as appropriate; provide medical and scientific expertise in communicating with multiple stakeholders including country-specific COVID-19 vaccine task forces, health ministries, potential partners, key opinion leaders, and vaccine policy decision makers
  • Execute the scientific messaging platform for Novavax’s vaccines, including NVX-CoV2373 (for COVID-19) and Nanoflu (for seasonal influenza), for discussion with various stakeholders.
  • Lead, coordinate, and contribute to post-market studies with the goal to generate scientific evidence to further support product value proposition through identification of study investigators, study sites, study design, protocol generation, study site interaction, and data management
  • Collaborate on the creation of new scientific material (abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts) to increase the scientific visibility of the company
  • Serve as an advisor to develop a sound value proposition with medically relevant messaging for scientific exchange and education with key thought leaders and clinicians
  • With the cross-functional team serve as the point person to develop content for Advisory Boards including defining the goals, objectives, agendas, and chair selection
  • Lead the outreach efforts to key medical associations as well as immunization support and advocacy groups in the Asia Pacific region
  • Represent the company at national and international meetings as well as advisory boards and educate on the company’s products and capabilities for vaccine research
  • Grow the ex-US Medical Affairs team as appropriate and manage country-level Medical Affairs professionals

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD, DO or equivalent) is required
  • 10+ years of experience in infectious disease clinical research and/or medical affairs in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Experience in vaccines strongly preferred
  • Experience in marketed product pre-launch strategic planning and post-launch support activities
  • Intellectual strength and analytical ability in designing, conducting, and evaluating Phase IIIb/IV clinical trials
  • Strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills with ability to build consensus
  • Demonstrated communication, formal presentation, and teaching skills
  • Results-oriented work ethic
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly motivated with high professional, personal, and ethical standards
  • Credible reputation with the ability to appropriately represent the company’s products and technology to the medical community
  • Travel up to 25%

Every day our employees impact the future of health by preventing disease. To recognize their contributions, we offer them performance-based pay; a flexible, welcoming work environment; comprehensive and competitive benefits.

Novavax is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other protected characteristic.

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