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Medical Advisor-Global Medical Affairs

New York, New York

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Req ID R-2734 Title Medical Advisor-Global Medical Affairs City New York State / Province New York Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Medical Advisor, Global Medical Affairs

This is a key leadership position within the medical group with responsibility to lead and manage the US and global Cyramza GI and Legacy portfolio and team. The Medical Affairs Clinical Research Physician (CRP) is an integral member of the US & Global medical affairs team, the product development team, and the brand team and focuses on strategic planning in the support of launch and commercialization activities to meet patients' needs and ultimately enhance the customers' experience in interacting with the company.

The primary responsibility of the US and Global Medical Affairs Leader is to act as the single point of contact/interface between the US and global product development medical team and Lilly’s customer facing functions for the late phase Cyramza GI portfolio and the Legacy Portfolio. This is a strategic US and global medical affairs role with tactical responsibility for developing medical affairs solutions that can be shared globally and implemented locally as the US Medical Affairs leader and as Global Leader through regional/affiliate partners in Europe, Japan and emerging markets as described below for the key result areas:

Key result areas

Business/Customer Support

  • Understand and anticipate the scientific information needs of all local/regional customers (payers, patients, health care providers)
  • Actively address customer (payer, patient and health care providers) questions in a timely fashion by leading data analyses and new clinical or health outcomes research efforts.
  • Contribute to the development of medical strategies to support brand commercialization activities by working closely with the US & Global Medical Affairs and brand teams, Global Patient Outcomes/Real World Evidence and US & Global PRA, clinical management or personnel and other cross-functional management during the development of the local business plan.
  • Contribute as a scientific and medical expert to activities and deliverables of the PRA organization, in particular giving clinical input and insight to develop payer partnership programs and defend the product value.
  • By offering scientific and creative input, contribute to the development, review, and approval of promotional materials for the brand team.
  • Become familiar with market archetypes and potential influence on the medical interventions for the product.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of customer insights to all customer-related activities.
  • Provide medical insight and training to patient support programs
  • Participate in local or national trade associations, as appropriate.

Scientific Data Dissemination/Exchange 

  • Knowledge of and compliance with local laws and regulations, and US & Global policies and procedures, compliance guidelines with respect to data dissemination and interactions with external health care professionals.
  • Understand and actively address the unsolicited scientific information needs of external health care professionals according to guidelines above.
  • Support medical information associates in preparation and review of medical letters and other medical information materials.
  • Support training of local medical personnel, including medical and/or outcome liaisons and health outcomes staff.
  • Prepare or review scientific information in response to customer questions or media requests.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with external scientific experts, thought leaders, and the general medical community on a local, national, regional, and possibly international basis.
  • Support the design of customer research as medical expert.
  • Provide congress support (for example, availability to answer questions at exhibits, provide oral and poster presentations, staff medical booth, meet thought leaders, and participate in customer events).
  • Participate in data analyses, development of scientific data dissemination, and preparation of final reports and publications.
  • Participate in reporting of clinical trial data in Clinical Trial Registry activities.

Clinical Planning 

  • Communicate and collaborate with Director-Medical and Business Unit Team Physician/Regional Medical Leader as needed to ensure life cycle plans for drugs in development address customer needs or communicate and collaborate such needs as delegated by Director-Medical and Business Unit Team Physician/Regional Medical Leader
  • Communicate local/regional research needs and collaborate with other regions and the US & Global Development and Medical Affairs teams, Global Patient Outcomes/Real World Experience, and PRA teams to ensure Phase 3, 3b, and 4 (and Phase I and II where applicable) clinical programs meet the needs of local/regional customers
  • Understand and keep updated with the pre-clinical and clinical data relevant to the molecule.
  • Represent the clinical needs of the country/region to the business unit medical leadership in the development of clinical strategies, development plans and study protocol design.
  • Clinical Research/Trial Execution and Support 
  • Review and approve local informed consent documents and risk profiles to ensure appropriate communication of risk to study subjects.
  • Collaborate with clinical research staff in the design, conduct and reporting of local clinical trials (for example, sample size, patient commitment, timelines, grants, and governance review interactions).
  • Collaborate with Clinical Research Scientists (CRSs), regional clinical operations staff, statisticians, health outcomes, research scientists and selected investigators in the development of protocols and data collection requirements.
  • Participate in investigator identification and selection, in conjunction with clinical teams.
  • Ensure that the clinical operations team has documented the completion of administrative requirements for study initiation and conduct (i.e., ethical review board, informed consent, regulatory approval/notification) consistent with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and local laws and requirements.
  • Serve as resource to clinical research site monitors, investigators and ethical review boards to address any questions or clarify issues arising during the conduct of study

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Must be board eligible or certified in a medical specialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring. U.S. trained physicians must have achieved board eligibility or certification. Foreign medical graduates in U.S. based jobs, who are not U.S. board eligible or certified may be hired directly for employment in the U.S. at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Non-U.S. trained physicians must have completed education and training at a medical school that meets the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).  For the recognized list of foreign medical schools and the disapproved list, see http://www.in.gov/pla/2799.htm

Additional Skills/Preferences/Information

  • Oncology medical affairs experience
  • Proven record of accomplishment in oncology medical affairs, scientific communications, physician education and product commercialization strategy/partnership
  • Excellent understanding of in-house medical affairs function; passionate about medical affairs
  • GI cancer experience is a plus
  • US and/or global launch experience highly desirable
  • Knowledge of drug development process relevant to country/region preferred
  • Need to be able to engage people with the ability to influence others (both cross-functionally and within the function) in order to create a positive and productive working environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a matrix structure, interpersonal, organizational, and negotiation skills
  • Teamwork Collaboration – working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintain good working relationships; achieving results through others
  • Communication skills (verbal, written and listening)
  • Gaining other people’s trust by demonstrating openness and honesty, behaving consistently and acting in accordance with moral, ethical, professional and organizational guidelines

Additional Information

  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-2734.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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