Array BioPharma is a fully-integrated, biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with locations in Cambridge, MA and Morrisville, NC. Array is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of targeted small molecule drugs to treat patients afflicted with cancer. Array recently received approval and launched BRAFTOVI (encorafenib) and MEKTOVI (binimetinib) for the treatment of patients with BRAF mutated melanoma. These products have also been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA for BRAF mutated CRC.
Array is expanding our Field Medical Team in anticipation of a potential second indication for encorafenib and binimetinib in BRAF mutant colorectal cancer. The team will also provide continued support for the combination in BRAF mutant melanoma and to our development pipeline. This is a unique opportunity help build out the Field Medical Team at Array. The MSL team will be on the front lines of the company's growth and will be part of a dynamic period in the company's history.
The field based Medical Science Liaison (MSL/Sr. MSL) role, reporting to the MSL Director, is an expert in the field and will focus on supporting launch activities, marketed products & pipeline agents as they enter clinical development. The MSL is responsible for developing partnerships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in medicine, providing clinical support for brand plans, supporting the development of Array Biopharma compounds, and disseminating clinical information about Array's products to healthcare professionals and organizations. Will include training and/or mentoring other MSLs, and leadership roles as it pertains to special internal projects.
Establish and maintain scientifically credible peer-to-peer scientific relationships with national, regional, and local opinion leaders in addition to other healthcare providers
Facilitate strategic partnerships with scientific/clinical experts and serve as point of contact with organizations including but not limited to
Guideline organizations (ASCO, NCCN)
Cooperative groups (SWOG, ECOG, Alliance, NRG Oncology)
Serve as a resource of clinical and scientific information for internal stakeholders
Provide impactful feedback/information to internal stakeholders on emerging clinical and scientific trends
Assist in the development and execution of clinically relevant regional medical meetings (eg, advisory boards, consultant, and investigator meetings)
Supports Clinical Development/Operation teams in identifying strategies/tactics for successful study execution
Serve as a liaison for the submission and review of Investigator Sponsored Trial proposals (ISTs)
Work cross-functionality to provide balanced and accurate information to top regional formulary decision makers and P&T committee members in conjunction with the market access team.
Assist in training and/or Mentor new MSL team members
Promote collaboration and cooperation within the team and cross-functionally
Demonstrate strategic planning and prioritization of work activities beyond defined geography
Ensure that all activities, interactions and communications are compliant with the policies and SOPs of Array Biopharma, and adheres to OIG, ACCME, and PhRMA guidelines/policies
Skills and Requirements
PharmD, PhD, MD preferred. Advanced degree Nurses, NPs, PAs, or those with a Master's degree in life sciences with commensurate pharmaceutical industry and clinical research experience will also be considered
3+ years of as a Medical Science Liaison (or equivalent role) required
Oncology/Hematology therapeutic area experience required
Experience with melanoma and GI oncology preferred
Demonstrated ability in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication (written as well as oral) skills
Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic cross functional environment
Drug launch support experience preferred
Experience working with managed care organizations and understanding of health economics preferred
Ability to travel (30-50%)