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Merck & Co., Inc

Medical Affairs Strategy Associate Director - Oncology

Merck & Co., Inc - Gwynedd, PA

\u003Cb\u003ERequisition ID: \u003C/b\u003EMED003588\u003Cbr/\u003E\u003Cbr/\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\ face=\Arial\\u003EMerck \u0026amp; Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its\u0026nbsp;\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cfont face=\arial\\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\\u003Elegacy for over a century\u003C/font\u003E\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\ face=\Arial\\u003E. Merck\u2019s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.\u003C/font\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\ face=\Arial\\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\ face=\Arial\\u003EMerck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world\u2019s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we\u2019re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck\u2019s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R\u0026amp;D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/font\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cfont size=\2\ face=\Arial\\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EThe US Oncology Medical Affairs Strategy Associate Director (O-MASAD) position is a core function within US Oncology Medical Affairs and supports the achievement of our scientific and medical strategies.\u0026nbsp; Specifically, the O-MASAD will partner with the Oncology Medical Affairs Strategy Lead (O-MASL) to deliver our key scientific/medical strategies (materials, training, concepts) to the Health Systems Oncology Medical Affairs Directors (HSO-MADs) and Oncology Medical Science Liaisons (O-MSLs) for use with customers (external scientific leaders and key decision makers).\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EThe O-MASAD will work across functional areas within Merck to drive the project management of new and existing efforts aligned to the medical affairs strategies. The role involves the development and execution of project plans, the identification and creation of needed resources in alignment with and applicable policies and guidance documents.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EExternal activities:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop ongoing, professional relationships with key scientific leaders, professional societies, and organizations\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELead/participate in Merck scientific forums (e.g., Expert Input Forums, Advisory Boards)\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EInternal activities:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EPrimary\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProject Management: The\u0026nbsp; O-MASAD must possess project management expertise, operational capabilities, persuasive skills, and the ability to lead without direct authority over a continuum of stakeholders at varying band levels to ensure that the practice of meaningful and collaborative scientific exchange at the direction of the O- MASL results in trust and value for Merck from the perspective of our Scientific Leaders (SLs) and Key Decision Makers (KDMs).\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaterial \u0026amp; Training Creation: Drive creation, review and approval process of HSO-MAD and O-MSL materials as the strategic operational partner of the O-MASL.\u0026nbsp; Be the US Oncology Medical Affairs subject matter expert for systems and processes related to material review teams.\u0026nbsp; Provide support in ensuring appropriate training and up to date information is available to the HSO-MADs and O-MSLs to support their ongoing external interactions.\u0026nbsp; Provide training and education to HSO-MADs and O-MSLs of O-MASL\u2019s strategy/updates. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrategy Realization: Through direction of the O-MASL, drive the creation of the Medical Affairs Plan (MAP) ensuring input from ad boards/expert input forums, congresses, brand teams, and external interactions.\u0026nbsp; Independently identifies and continually improves processes to meet strategic goals of the US Oncology Medical Affairs program. Develop executive-level presentations that provide project status updates, and reflect progress against objectives. Help create and track key performance indicators.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\\u003EAdditional\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive creation, review and approval process of HSO-MAD and O-MSL materials as the strategic operational partner of the O-MASL. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with O-MASL and colleagues within Merck to develop comprehensive project plans for US Oncology Medical Affairs initiatives, including timelines, resources, and critical path assessment, milestones, and project deliverables.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure creation and development of SL/KDM customer education tools required to support strategy. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EInterface with External Agencies for HSO-MADs and O-MSLs material creation and optimization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive ZINC \u0026amp; PRT / VEEVA VAULT \u0026amp; MART training \u0026amp; sharing best practices.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide support in ensuring appropriate training and up to date information is available to the HSO-MADs and O-MSLs to support their ongoing external interactions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEngage directly and independently in high-level communications in writing, on the phone and face to face with internal stakeholders.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIndependently identify and continually improve processes to meet strategic goals of Oncology Medical Affairs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdhere to compliance and regulatory procedures, working closely with US Medical Affairs Compliance and Legal.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EActively engage with Global Medical Affairs (GMA), Legal, Compliance, Brand Teams and other functional leaders to recommend solutions and/or process improvement to enhance our reputation with external scientific leaders.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EParticipate in Regional Medical Affairs Team (RMAT) coordination, agenda creation, meeting notes and follow-up.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp style=\MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; 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Merck has a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics. While we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.