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Medical Advisor- LATAM

Company: Moderna Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of Moderna's LATAM Medical Affairs team. The Medical Advisor, LATAM will be accountable for delivering the Moderna Medical Affairs strategy related to Moderna's licensed vaccines and candidate vaccines still in development. Initially, the role will be focused on supporting the continued roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as helping to plan for and execute the LATAM Medical Affairs strategy for the Moderna Infectious Disease franchise. To fulfil these objectives, the person in this role will partner and work closely with numerous external and internal stakeholder including HealthCare Professionals (HCPs), medical and scientific organisations and government departments as well as across the Moderna LATAM organisation, regional and global colleagues within Medical Affairs, Research and Development, Commercial and other teams.S/He will contribute to developing the excellence and scientific leadership of Moderna's Medical Affairs organisation. S/he will be responsible for proactive and continuous assessment of the dynamics of the external and internal environment and implement strategic plans to establish and evolve local Medical Affairs teams and ways of working based on this assessment.Here's What You'll Do:Execution and delivery of regional Medical Affairs plans that meet business priorities for Infectious Disease (or each of the therapeutic areas), including tactical deliverables such as scientific exchange, support for clinical trials and real world evidence (when requested), post-licensure research, publication plans, investigator-sponsored studies, and other knowledge transfer activitiesBuild and maintain a network of key scientific leaders in areas of relevance to the current and anticipated needs.Develop and/or foster relationships with external stakeholders to ensure that robust local insights from healthcare practitioners and patients, enabling the generation of data that are needed to properly understand and value our innovative medicines and vaccinesSupport the delivery of effective medical education campaigns, scientific advisory boards, KOL engagements, webinars, and presentations to develop an effective scientific engagement strategy for LATAM.Participate in outcomes research/health economics engagements with national payers, Health Technology Assessment or regulatory agencies, in coordination with Real-World Evidence, Market Access and Commercial colleaguesCompliant management of compassionate use requests, pre-licensure patient access programs, patient access/support programs and similar activitiesHere's What You'll Bring to the Table:Master's degree, PhD or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline. Additional advanced degrees (eg. MD) are a strong plus.Demonstrated experience in global pharmaceutical industry in Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs with a proven successful track recordExperience in vaccines is strongly preferredDemonstrated ability to have peer-to-peer discussions with disease-state experts to assess evolving standards of care for patients as well as research opportunities.Strong understanding of the LATAM compliance environment in which Medical Affairs functionsDemonstrated effective project management and organisational skills, including ability to set goals and align prioritiesExcellent written and oral communication skills.Strong willingness to collaborate with other functions, leveraging his/her network to pressure test own hypotheses and solutions.Track record of navigating ambiguity by intuitively making connections and staying open to learning, experimenting, and growing accordingly.Fluency in English.Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes -
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    --- Vacation, sick time and holidays
    --- Volunteer time to participate within your community
    --- D iscretionary year-end shutdown
    --- Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras! Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible . Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law. About ModernaIn over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit .Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.At Moderna we are pioneering the development of a new class of drugs made of messenger RNA (mRNA). This novel drug platform builds on the discovery that modified mRNA can direct the body's cellular machinery to produce nearly any protein of interest, from native proteins to antibodies and other entirely novel protein constructs that can have therapeutic activity inside and outside of cells.We have a clear mission to propel the field of mRNA science forward and deliver new medicines to patients and a unique vision for how to achieve this mission.Our Mission: To deliver on the promise of transformative messenger RNA (mRNA) science to bring new medicines to patients.Our Vision: To unlock the potential of mRNA by establishing an ecosystem of teams and partners that will work together to develop the broadest possible array of drugs, across diverse therapeutic areas and routes of administration, for serious diseases that are not treatable today.Third Party Staffing AgenciesM oderna does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. For the protection of all parties involved in the recruiting process, resumes will only be accepted from recruiters/agencies if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position. Unsolicited resumes sent to Moderna from recruiters/agencies do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter/agency and Moderna and do not obligate Moderna to pay fees if we hire from those resumes. Reasonable Accommodation NoticeModerna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. Please inform the company's personnel representative by calling 617-460-9346 or emailing if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Keywords: Moderna Therapeutics, Cambridge , Medical Advisor- LATAM, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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