Manager / Associate Director, Medical Affairs Operations

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Manager or Associate Director, Medical Affairs Operations to join our Medical Affairs department.
  • This position is responsible for planning, tracking, and driving timely execution of high-quality, integrated, medical, clinical and cross-functional projects / activities in support of Medical Affairs deliverables, including publications, congresses, medical field activities and advisory boards
  • This position facilitates routine, open interactions with team leaders, team representatives, and senior management.
  • Working within a fast-paced, complex, multi-therapy area (TA) environment, this role requires consummate organizational, matrix leadership and inter-personal skills.  
  • Specific title will be dependent upon experience.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Congresses: Working with Medical Therapeutic Area leads and Marketing executives to ensure coordination of medical deliverables, including booth medical resources, presentations, and meeting coordination. Supporting final report development. Attendance at major congresses may be necessary
  • Medical advisory boards: Supporting accountable team to deliver advisory boards / meetings. Specifically coordinating venue selection and price negotiations, KOL management (contracts and correspondence), admin staff management (supervising KOL travel and expenses support), and final report development
  • Medical Science Liaison field team support: Launch excellence, CRM, SOPs, training.
  • Support Medical and Scientific publications management, including production of abstracts, posters, oral presentations and manuscripts to strict deadlines
  • Assisting in the development of Medical Information and Medical Education teams, as well as departmental strategic planning


  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD or PharmD) preferred. Candidates with additional relevant experience and a proven track record in successful clinical drug development will also be considered
  • Project management experience and 2 years leading cross-functional teams
  • Minimum 5 years of drug development experience is required (pharma, biotech, CRO), preferably crossing more than 1 functional area. Product launch experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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