The Opportunity:

The Medical Director, Medical Affairs will be responsible for Medical Affairs leadership in the successful preparation and execution of a launch of RLY-4008 as well as subsequent lifecycle management activities.  S/he will report to the head of Medical Affairs and will play a key role in bringing a transformative therapy to patients in need. In addition, as the Medical Affairs department is relatively new at Relay Therapeutics, this position will contribute to the growth and development of the department overall, bringing with them perspectives and experience that will set the foundation for Medical Affairs within the company. This role requires leadership capabilities within a matrixed environment as well as a commitment to “rolling up one’s sleeves” to get the work done. 

 Your Role:

  • Develop and execute a cross-functionally aligned strategic Medical Affairs plan, inclusive of performance metrics, to ensure the successful launch of Relay’s products and subsequent successful life cycle management
  • Establish or strengthen professional relationships with the medical and scientific community and compliantly exchange scientific knowledge with global and regional thought leaders, including 1:1 interactions, congress engagements, and advisory boards
  • Lead potential Late-Stage (phase 4) Clinical Development, IST, and expanded access programs for RLY programs
  • Be a subject matter expert, sharing knowledge and providing informed recommendations to other functions as needed. In particular, collaborate with the Commercial organization to ensure external-facing materials and presentations are scientifically rigorous and clinically meaningful
  • Manage, mentor and contribute to building the Medical Affairs team to meet the needs of the organization
  • Work with the internal teams to develop key messages regarding disease state, MOA, target product profile, and molecular diagnostics
  • Support the development and execution of a medical/scientific communication strategy for the breast franchise, including a strategic, cross-functionally aligned post-hoc analysis plans for both 4008/2608 programs
  • Assess scientific/medical and educational needs across a variety of external stakeholders and subsequently develop the strategic direction for support of ISTs and CME activities, including chairing relevant review committees
  • Directly or indirectly support team interactions with US health payers to answer any questions about medical or clinical research topics 
  • Collaborate internally with clinical and regulatory departments to support the planning, execution, and management of clinical trial activities, including ensuring that appropriate institutions and academic centers have opportunities to participate in Relay’s clinical programs
  • Support the Field Medical Science teams globally to provide expertise, materials, and support as they engage with the broader HCP community
  • Remain on the forefront of the relevant science and competitive landscape

Your Background: 

  • MD, NP, PharmD or PhD with Oncology, Allergy/Immunology, or rare disease experience is required; a minimum of 5 years of medical affairs or clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical industry, CRO health-related consulting company, or biomedical/clinical experience within academia (or a combination of aforementioned)
  • Launch experience is critical, and experience launching the first compound for a company is highly desirable
  • Ability to think innovatively about medical affairs strategy and accurately anticipate future consequences and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and model collaborative behavior by soliciting opinions, coupled with the ability to make key decisions and be effective in getting the team behind the decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience conducting formal presentations to Senior Management and external opinion leaders
  • Strong analytical skills, especially with regard to understanding and interpreting scientific and clinical research and literature, are essential
  • Experience working with clinical operations in coordinating patient finding activities
  • Demonstrated self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Adept, nimble, energetic and comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Capable of taking a hands-on approach and willing to “roll up one’s sleeves”

 

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About Relay Therapeutics

Relay Therapeutics is a clinical-stage precision medicines company transforming the drug discovery process with the goal of bringing life-changing therapies to patients. Built on unparalleled insights into protein motion and how this dynamic behavior relates to protein function, we aim to effectively drug protein targets that have previously been intractable, with an initial focus on enhancing small molecule therapeutic discovery in targeted oncology. Our Dynamo platform integrates an array of leading-edge experimental and computational approaches to provide a differentiated understanding of protein structure and motion to drug these targets. We have built a world-class team of leading experts from each of these disciplines, and they are driven by a deep collaboration at every step of our drug discovery process.  

Our team is equal parts fearless and relentless, with a shared passion for working collaboratively in intellectually stimulating environments. If you’re excited by the challenge of putting protein motion at the heart of drug discovery and passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients, join us! 

 

 

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