Apr 12, 2024

Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs and Evidence Generation

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description


The Global Medical Affairs and Evidence Generation group delivers ambitious, patient-focused cross-regional and cross-indication medical strategies, driving data generation and dissemination, to maximize patient benefit from argenx products.

The Global Medical Affairs Medical Director will provide expert medical leadership to guide development, launch planning, life cycle management and support for empasiprubart, as relevant for the indications' stages of development. Working in collaboration with cross-functional colleagues, and as a key member of the Global Medical Affairs and Evidence Generation group and Empasiprubart Medical Strategy Team this individual will provide input to development and delivery of the global medical plan, target product profile, evidence generation activities, clinical development plans, pre-launch and launch strategy, KOL engagement, medical education, and brand plans ensuring regional Medical Affairs teams insights inform all stages of development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert medical input to guide clinical development, comprehensive evidence generation, launch planning in relevant indications

  • Develop, lead, and execute medical strategies, as key elements of the integrated data generation plan and medical plan

  • Accountable for the alignment of all global medical affairs activities in partnership with other cross-functional members

  • Develop close partnerships with regional and country medical affairs leads/teams, and ensure all activities maximize cross-regional impact whilst enabling regional team empowerment and supporting local delivery

  • Build and maintain close partnership with external experts, in collaboration with regional Medical Affairs teams, to bring insights to all activities

  • Initiate and support high impact medical activities, such as advisory boards, congress symposia and medical research projects

  • Drive the identification and development of productive collaborations including with healthcare organizations and experts, other important customers and stakeholders and professional organizations

  • Coordinate the implementation of medical affairs practices and systematic information gathering to assess new indications, the treating community, patient pathways, diagnostic practices, and management strategies in relevant disease areas

  • Partner with scientific communications to support development and execution of publication plans for impactful data dissemination and medical education strategies

  • Develop and continuously maintain the highest scientific and medical expertise with relevant diseases and products and be acknowledged internally and externally as an expert

  • Systematically capture, distill and proactively communicate insights and activities within argenx

  • Bring clinical practice perspectives and experience to help inform study design/development in collaboration with clinical development and operations, support clinical study development, feasibility assessment, initiation and ongoing management to achieve recruitment and study objectives

  • Ensure all medical affairs activities maintain the highest standards, comply with applicable pharmaceutical regulations, as well as argenx policies and procedures

  • Attend appropriate national and international meetings and congresses to gather intelligence, increase personal knowledge, develop relationships with customers

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree required: M.D., Ph.D., or PharmD

  • Ability to be agile, a self-starter, and comfortable operating at times in a setting of ambiguity

  • 10+ years minimum medical affairs experience, preferred global experience, RWE strategies, launch planning, field medical affairs

  • Strong knowledge of drug development and therapeutic area expertise (rare disease/immunology/neuromuscular)

  • Experience in developing, communicating and executing a comprehensive medical affairs plan

  • Demonstrated ability to build productive collaborations with medical experts, and existing relationships in the therapeutic area

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal (interpersonal and presentations) and written

  • Proven track record of delivering results that meet or exceed targeted objectives

  • Experience partnering with regional/country/global medical affairs functions


At argenx we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment. Here all applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. argenx is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing your application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the candidate selection process please contact us at [email protected]. Only inquiries related to an accommodation request will receive a response.


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