Director, Global Medical Affairs, Digital Strategy & Innovation

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Boston , MA 02298

Posted Yesterday

Vertex is seeking a talented Director to join our Global Medical Affairs Team. This individual will have responsibility for digital and innovation initiatives supporting all Global Medical Affairs Departments. This energetic individual will work with many different teams within and outside of Global Medical Affairs to drive the external facing digital initiatives. This position reports to the Senior Director, Global Medical Information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the Global, International, and North American teams to develop an externally facing global medical affairs digital strategy

  • Drive digital initiatives (such as the Vertex Medical Affairs Portal) ensuring successful evaluation, execution, and optimization.

  • Identify and operationalize innovative ways to drive healthcare professional's awareness, adoption, and utilization of Vertex's digital initiatives.

  • Investigate innovative digital opportunities that support appropriate healthcare professional use of Vertex medicines and awareness of Vertex investigational programs

  • Work with Global, International, and North American teams to identify and leverage the valuable insights gained from digital analytics

  • Track and report on key quantitative and qualitative metrics and KPIs at the global, regional, and country levels

  • Manage budget and specifically assigned projects

  • Partner with Medical Affairs Leadership as well as Corporate Communications, Regulatory and Legal to develop a consistent, value-added, digital customer experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of digital innovation experience

  • Analytical mindset and data oriented

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to distill complex topics

  • Strong interpersonal skills - able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders to achieve business objectives

  • Strong independent work ethic and problem-solving skills

  • Team player who is willing to teach and bring others along the journey

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, self-prioritize, and adapt to change

  • Attention to detail and committed follow-through are essential attributes for this role

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Clinical advanced degree required: MD, PharmD, Ph.D. or MSN

  • 8+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology sector or comparable healthcare industry experience

  • 3+ years of experience managing digital innovation initiatives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or healthcare industry

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