Amgen Medical Advisor or Sr. Medical Advisor, Oncology in Mississauga, Ontario

Title: Medical Advisor or Sr. Medical Advisor, Oncology

Location: Mississauga

Reports to: Medical Director, Oncology

Internal candidates must discuss intent to apply with their current manager.

Job Summary:

To assist Medical Director in the development and implementation of the TA Medical Strategy and Medical activities for assigned product(s) in accordance to internal and external regulations

To provide state-of-the-art medical insight into specific molecules to Local and Global teams and serve as the focal point of contact

Management of internal and external relationships within area of responsibility

Product(s) lifecycle management

Under guidance of Medical Director, develops study protocol concepts and data analysis plans for Local Amgen Sponsored Trials (ASTs); works with Development Clinical Study Manager and Statistician to finalize protocols

Visits selected KOL's and study groups for strategic discussions and protocol development in areas assigned by Medical Director

Works with Development Clinical Study Manager to ensure preparation, implementation and completion of Local AST's

Reviews Local Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals prior to approval and works with Clinical Study Manager to get proposals through company review processes

Partners with the Senior Marketing Director/Product Manager(s) in the development and execution of the Local product(s) lifecycle management plan

Supports Development Operations for global/local studies in assessing feasibility and site selection, as well as activities necessary to ensure recruitment targets are met

Supports Local regulatory and ethics approvals for development protocols

Participates in the development of Global/Regional medical strategies and tactics in close collaboration with the Medical Director and Regional Medical Leads in area of responsibility

Oversees in-sourced/outsourced Medical programs and logistics

Review of medical content during the Copy Review of both Medical and Commercial dockets when requested

Ensuring consistency of Medical content and scientific messages across various tools and materials

Responsible for the Local Advisory Board Meeting, Investigator Meeting and Expert Panel strategy within area of responsibility

Participates in/conducts Local Advisory Board Meetings, Investigator Meetings and/or Expert Panels

Provides Medical expertise for Health Economic and reimbursement requests

Member of Brand and Medical Affairs Teams as appropriate

Basic Qualifications

MD, PhD or PharmD degree

Specialty training in Oncology or relevant experience

Medical education or deep scientific expertise in relevant therapeutic area

Preferred Qualifications


3+ years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia

Experience in affiliate Medical Department or Clinical Development

Experience with clinical study management and conduct


Medical and scientific expertise / Therapeutic area knowledge

Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical

Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge

Working/expanding knowledge of the marketing and sales process, particularly marketing communications

Strong clinical research knowledge (study design, study evaluation, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, OL considerations, HE understanding)

Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Clinical Development, HE, Regulatory, Safety, Global/Local, etc.)

Demonstrated leadership skills

Role model for others in line with Amgen Values

Strong customer orientation; science-based

Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area

Strong communication and presentation skills

Finance and budgeting experience

Fluency in English, both oral and written communications. Fluency in French would be an asset

Proficient in Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word software programs

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Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview .