Roivant’s mission is to systematically reduce the time, cost, and risk of delivering new medicines to market by accelerating the development of promising drug candidates to improve the lives of patients and their families. Since its inception in 2014, Roivant has achieved the following critical milestones in support of its vision: built over 20 portfolio companies (Vants); 5 successful IPOs; 10 consecutive positive phase 3 trials; 6 FDA approvals; >10$B in global pharma partnerships and proceeds; expanding pipeline of assets across various modalities and therapeutic areas; successful commercial launch of VTAMA®, (tapinarof) cream, 1%, for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults.  Building upon this track record of establishing a robust pipeline through in-licensing and acquisition of novel assets and technology platforms, Roivant is currently building new capabilities in drug discovery and expanding upon existing development disciplines to become the leading tech-enabled pharmaceutical company.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Field Based Medicine and Site Engagement will serve as an external subject matter expert while also working in close collaboration with all aspects of departmental functions including Clinical Operations, Biostatistics, and Data Management. This role is a field-based scientific position that is accountable for managing current and future clinical sites with the goal of creating a collaborative and strong partnership, developing and enhancing professional relationships with current and rising thought leaders to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and insights about research developments and new treatments, supporting the Clinical Operations team in educating and training study teams on scientific aspects of the clinical protocol(s), identifying barriers to study recruitment, reviewing scientific literature and sharing insights with the Clinical team, and assist the Clinical team in reviewing study data. H/She will also identify and synthesize field-based knowledge for the company collaborate with other functions of the organization to achieve corporate strategic objectives and goals, share insights from thought leaders, and support development strategies as product candidates advance through the pipeline.

At a personal level it is critical that this individual integrate into the company's culture. The preferred candidate will possess strong interpersonal, organizational, planning and communication (oral and written) skills. It is paramount that this person has unquestionable integrity and the highest ethical standards. Furthermore, it is expected that this individual will possess a sense of urgency, and a penchant for delivering the highest quality output and driving results in timely fashion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage in peer-to-peer scientific exchange of complex clinical and scientific information with therapeutic area disease experts in an objective manner (i.e., discussing benefits and risks); Externally-focused KOL/HCP related activities are expected to comprise a significant proportion of responsibilities
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with KOLs/HCPs per individual territory plans aligned to medical strategy
  • Provide support for activities including but not limited to site initiation visits, study team training, medical congresses, and advisory boards.
  • Display advanced knowledge of therapeutic area key intelligence topics/questions and effectively collect, interpret, and internally communicate medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform and refine medical strategies and/or tactics
  • Provide scientific and medical insights to internal teams to inform product development and strategy.
  • Attends appropriate scientific congresses to stay current of changing or new developments and to support thought leader activities and Company interests.
  • Participate in executing medical strategy at medical conferences (e.g., staff medical booth, internally communicate medical insights acquired through poster/session attendance and KOL/HCP interactions)
  • Support research initiatives across development as needed; includes but not limited to site evaluation and identification, recruitment, investigator meetings, external expert identification, and study management.
  • Responsible for adherence to company-specific SOPs, and other guidelines and regulations, as needed.
  • Develops and maintains strong, collaborative relationships with vendors. CROs, clinical site personnel.
  • Collaborates effectively with the members of the cross-function project teams.
  • Complete all required customer activity documentation (e.g., CRM entries, insights capture, etc.), training, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner.


Skills, Qualifications, and Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in life/health sciences is preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD, or equivalent) or Master’s degree in health sciences (MSN, NP or PA) is the minimum requirement
  • Track record as a field-based clinical liaison (MSL) in the pharmaceutical industry is required 
  • Relevant therapeutic area experience and experience cultivating relationships with thought leaders in pulmonary or cardiopulmonary medicine is required
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organization and collaboration skills are required
  • Dissemination of complex scientific data to healthcare audiences
  • Flexible and adaptable style with a willingness and eagerness to take on challenges
  • Ability to work as a true team player and be effective in a collaborative culture
  • Strong leadership and motivational capabilities
  • Ability to instill and quickly earn trust among teams
  • Deep thinker who can articulate options for ambiguous situations and execute on decisions with full understanding of potential outcomes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Clinical, research, and/or teaching experience
  • Execution of activities within legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements
  • Frequent travel is required; must be available to travel up to 70% of time, including some overnight and weekend
  • Ability to drive and/or fly to meetings is required
  • Must have clean and valid driver’s license
  • Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline; with a minimum of 7 years clinical development experience.  
  • Extensive clinical operations management experience, including program leadership or TA leadership at a minimum.
  • Ability to travel up to 70% as needed

Roivant Sciences provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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