Medical Affairs Manager


Experience Needed: Years

Location: Greater Toronto Area

PEAK Pharma Solutions Inc. is currently recruiting on behalf of global, research based biopharmaceutical organization, specializing in rare diseases. We are looking for an entrepreneurial, self-driven, agile, and passionate Medical Affairs Manager to join our client’s high performance team as a full time team member based out of their Downtown Toronto corporate offices.

Our client is about transforming health care for people living with rare diseases. They do this by implementing bold changes in a conservative industry. Their customers want big-picture change too, so they rely on our client’s team to address this opportunity from all sides with business and operational insights, generate clinical data and real-world evidence, harness the power of data, and digital leadership. It’s our client’s job to help make major leaps forward in transforming care for their patients. How do they do it? They set aligned goals with customers and do everything in their power to achieve better outcomes for their patients and help deliver patient-centered care. And customers have come to rely on our client to get the job done with great flexibility in demanding circumstances.

You are:

  • Someone who possesses a strong foundation in medical and clinical knowledge with a good grasp of current issues and challenges in the respective therapy area.
  • Eager to learn from and exchange ideas with healthcare professionals and KOLs
  • Want to innovate and are not happy with the status quo.
  • Able to bring current clinical data and scientific information into real-world treatment settings.
  • Skilled at developing and executing strategic medical plans that align with broader organizational objectives, ensuring our client’s medical initiatives contribute to overall success.
  • Experienced in building and fostering networks of KOLs, thought leaders, and other stakeholders, fostering collaboration and advancing patient care.
  • Effective and efficient in managing multiple projects, from clinical trials to medical education initiatives, ensuring deadlines are met and resources are optimized
  • Good at understanding the patient perspective and advocate for patient-centric approaches in medical initiatives, demonstrating empathy and commitment to improving patient outcomes.
  • Able to work collaboratively across departments, such as marketing, regulatory affairs, R&D, and sales, to integrate medical insights into broader organizational strategies
  • Focused on achieving measurable outcomes and demonstrating the impact of medical initiatives on patient outcomes and business success.

The Work:

We are ambitious and have a progressive agenda. In each therapeutic area we operate, our client has generated world-class data through clinical research in Canada. Our client wants your expertise to help bring this evidence into routine clinical practice.

What you will be doing

  • Implementation of evidence-based treatment protocols
  • Plan, implement and manage the Canadian post-approval studies including IITs
  • Develop and execute medical programs that directly support change management
  • Develop and engage a set of thought leaders across two therapeutic areas
  • Partner with sales and marketing to support discussions with high-value customers
  • Contribute to Health Technology Assessments to profile the value of our therapies
  • Author scientific position papers and/or review scientific publications

You will need:

  • MD, PhD, PharmD or RN with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or healthcare organizations
  • Experienced in clinical trial/IIT management, thought leader development and peer-to-peer network medical education
  • Experienced in the Hematology, Coagulation and or Immunology Therapeutic Areas
  • Ability to interact and develop KOLs, National and International Trial investigators.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and execute clinical studies to future-proof our client’s pipeline, in collaboration with internal leadership and external experts
  • Product launch experience in relevant disease areas
  • Have created medical questionnaires, and educational product slide decks & exposed to clinical trial design
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including medical writing skills
  • Existing relationships with Hematologists, Experts in Transfusion medicine & Anesthesiologists
  • Bilingual (French is an advantage)

What do we offer:

You will be mentored, coached, and empowered to learn by doing. You will have the autonomy needed to be successful and experience diversity in your role, from handling day-to-day customers to developing and implementing change management programs in collaboration with medical and marketing team. You will have opportunities for professional growth and advancement through a transparent PDP process. You can expect a collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity.

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PEAK Pharma Solutions Inc. is acting solely as the recruiter of record for this opening.

PEAK Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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