Director, Medical Affairs
Company: Bausch + Lomb
Posted on: September 8, 2023
Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health
company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for
millions of people around the worldfrom the moment of birth through
every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping
you see better, to live better.
Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully
integrated and built to serve our customers across the full
spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our
iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our
customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a
significant global research, development, manufacturing and
commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees and a
presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to
billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been
associated with many of the most significant advances in eye
health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading
the advancement of eye health in the future.
Bausch and Lomb products are sold in approximately 100 markets
throughout the world. The Medical Affairs Director provides support
to the Medical Affairs/Clinical Affairs Group for the Pharma and
Consumer products portfolio. He or she specifically supports
Product Lifecycle Management and is responsible for ensuring
scientific execution of key medical strategies related to the
ocular surface portfolio. Functions in a medical/scientific
leadership role within assigned therapeutic area supporting new
approvals/disease states, competitive intelligence and pipeline
products. Maintains current therapeutic expertise necessary to
serve as scientific, medical, and clinical expert to field medical
teams, brand teams and R&D partners. This role will report
directly to the Executive Director, Medical Affairs and Clinical
Affairs for Global Pharmaceuticals.
This is a field supportive role and will require up to 25% travel
regionally within the US.
**Major Areas of** **Responsibility**
+ Provides scientific guidance and assessment as Medical Affairs
representative on Product Lifecyle Management project teams for
Ideation through Maintenance of Business stages
+ Actively contributes to and drives medical planning including
medical education, HCP engagements; and provides strategic medical
input into product strategies. Works to ensure external
communication strategies and tactics align with both Medical
Affairs and Commercial Strategies.
+ Responsible for implementing a strategically aligned tactical
plan, as appropriate for pipeline products including new
+ Provides input into externally facing materials for use (i.e.,
Congress Booth, Ad Boards, Med Ed) with Prescribers, Payer, and
Patients; as well as educational initiatives (medical education,
data, guidelines, and value proposition).
+ Implements focused and impactful internal training programs
aiming to shape scientific understanding of etiology, mechanism of
action, clinical trial data etc.
+ Responsible for performing accurate and detailed medical review
of materials for therapeutic area within Medical Affairs.
+ Generates clinical, scientific and real-world data per evidence
+ Responsible to manage vendor relationships
+ May support field teams with subject matter expertise.
+ Initiates medical affairs activities and generation and
dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and
**Contacts (Internal And** **External)**
+ **Internal:** Global Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs,
Clinical Operations, Research & Development/Life Cycle Management
project teams, US and International Marketing Departments.
+ **External:** Third-party vendors, Regulatory agencies, Eye Care
+ **Education:** OD, MD (ophthalmology) or PhD degree in
scientific/biological/clinical discipline. Preference that advanced
degree has experience in ophthalmic pharmaceutical development.
+ Minimum 5 years in clinical, scientific/research, or industry
related experience or equivalent required, demonstrating strong
leadership competencies and proven team-building skills.
+ Substantial understanding of dry eye therapeutic area
+ Minimum 3 years in Medical Affairs in the field of ophthalmic
+ Flexibility and adaptability to organizational change and market
demands. Ability to work in a fast-paced corporate environment.
High sense of urgency and commitment to excellence in the
successful achievement of objectives.
+ Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage
multiple priorities and ability to demonstrate good business
+ Experience in conducting clinical trials, analyzing clinical
outcomes, and publishing clinical research
+ Strong operational/strategic thinking and networking skills.
+ Analytical expertise in understanding complex issues and the
+ Abilities to recognize potential obstacles and work to resolve
them within set timelines.
+ Resourceful and flexible in accepting change in priorities.
+ Excellent team player with experience in cross-functional
+ Excellent communication skills.
**This position may be available in the following location(s):**
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran
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