Regional Field Medical Excellence Director

Merck & Co., Inc. North Wales , PA 19454

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Our Medical Affairs team engages with industry leaders and medical experts to share the scientific value of our current and pipeline products. We connect, communicate and train internal employees to ensure we all understand the science behind our medicine.

The Regional Field Medical Excellence Director (RFME Director) is a leadership role within the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) Field Medical Center of Expertise (FM COE). The RFME Director serves as the liaison between the Global Field Medical Excellence organization and the region they represent. The RFME Director is responsible for partnering with the country/regional lead(s) to ensure that the region's Field Team is an industry leader. The RFME Director supports the alignment of Field capabilities and accountabilities globally and supports regional leadership in ensuring that the region meets/exceeds the global standards established, and utilizes the tools, systems and processes developed by the FM CoE. The RFME Director is responsible for supporting the identification, prioritization, development, delivery and measurement of a set of global Field Excellence Initiatives to enhance and improve The Company's Field Medical organization. The RFME Director also brings the voice of the region to Directors of Scientific Training, Skill and Capability Training, Director of Strategic Planning within the Field Medical Center of Expertise as well as Medical Affairs Operations within the Global Medical Affairs Capabilities (GMAC).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand the company strategy for Field Medical and the strategic role that Field Medical needs to play to support other elements of the company strategy.

  • Support the development of the Field Medical Excellence Initiatives, acting as project sponsor and serve as a resource as required.

  • Manage the execution of assigned Initiatives.

  • Contribute to and understand the application of the global Field Medical standards in their region.

  • Collaborate with the assigned region to ensure clear lines of communication exist between FM CoE and the region team.

  • Working with the regional lead(s), develop a list of key areas for improvement that would have a meaningful impact on the region's ability to achieve the global standards.

  • Assist in the prioritizing the list of areas for improvement based the needs of their region.

  • Coordinate with the FM COE Training Leads and the regional team to support the delivery of the Field Excellence Initiatives in the regions.

  • Assist in the collection of Field Excellence Initiatives metrics and ensure that the outcome measures are accurately reported to global.

  • Support ad-hoc analyses on projects and initiatives to proactively escalate issues, propose solutions and modify strategies.

  • Engage directly and independently in high level communications with multiple internal stakeholders working closely and collaboratively with colleagues in Global Medical Operations and Global Medical leadership.

  • Adhere to the compliance and regulatory procedures, working closely with Compliance and Legal.

  • Serve as a Field Medical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the region.

  • Educate peers and stakeholders on role of and vision for global Field Medical and the standards being implemented.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctoral Degree (e.g., MD, Ph.D., or PharmD) required.
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Medical Science Liaison (MSL) experience in the biopharmaceuticals industry.

  • Experience in the assigned region.

  • Experience creating field medical training, medical communication and stakeholder engagement resources.

  • Demonstrated ability to create, interpret and execute strategy.

  • Demonstrated experience and success in cross-functional leadership and teamwork.

  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Field team management experience.

  • Experience working on global initiatives.

  • Basic understanding of our Company's Commercial Material Systems & Processes.

  • Experience interacting with senior leadership.

#MA2020

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we "follow the science" that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

Who we are

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as "Merck" in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as "MSD" in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world's biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

INVENT.

IMPACT.

INSPIRE.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@msd.com

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

EEOC Poster

EEOC GINA Supplement

OFCCP EEO Supplement

OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule

We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

50%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Remote Work

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

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