Director, Medical Communications

Lantheus, Bedford, Massachusetts, us, 01730

Lantheus is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts with offices in New Jersey, Canada, and Sweden. For more than 60 years, Lantheus has been instrumental in pioneering the field of medical imaging and have helped physicians enhance patient care with our broad product portfolio.

Lantheus is an entrepreneurial, agile, growing organization that provides innovative diagnostics, targeted therapeutics, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions that empower clinicians to find, fight and follow disease. Lantheus is in search of an innovative, transformative, high-energy, experienced leader for our Medical Affairs department.

At Lantheus, our purpose and values guide our behaviors in all interactions and play a vital role in creating a dynamic environment that contributes to our success. Every employee is crucial to our success, we respect one another and act as one knowing that someone's health is in our hands. We believe in helping people be their best and are seeking to bring together a diverse group of individuals with different viewpoints and skills sets to be a part of a productive and inclusive team.


Develop high-quality strategic plans and scientific and medical content (including medical content, payer-relevant content, MedInfo deliverables, etc.) to communicate Lantheus science in alignment with product and franchise strategiesSupport and contribute to medical strategy through scientific expertise and defining appropriate, relevant, and innovative channels for delivery of medical and scientific content to reach target audiencesInvolved in planning, development, and implementation of medical communication plans and tactics for assigned brands and/or pipeline therapiesMaintain in-depth knowledge of medical communications trends and materials (MSL resources, scientific platform, core slide decks, scientific communication plans, digital communication plans) and can drive timely updates/revisions to these materialsEnsure that assigned medical communication projects remain on strategy, within budget, and are executed promptlySupport congress planning and execution including oversight of content and design for the medical affairs booth, collection and generation of scientific insights, and planning of scientific symposiaDrive post-congress support including liaising with competitive intelligence and post-congress integration of learnings into medical materials and communication plansDevelop, maintain, cultivate, and influence strong relationships with cross-functional colleagues and provide expert medical input and review as neededUnderstand the external landscape and advance the MedComm capability in alignment with evolving regulatory, legal, and industry guidelines and recommendationsEnsure compliance with relevant MedComm SOP(s) and system(s)Report to Medical Director; Global Medical AffairsRecruit, retain, and motivate impactful and empowered staffEffectively handle agency and vendor partnershipsActively support and enhance the career development of employees within MedComm teamMinimum Skills, Experience and Education

Doctorate Degree (PhD, PharmD, or MD)5 or more years of relevant experience in Medical Affairs within the biopharmaceutical industry (urology, nuclear medicine, and/or solid tumor preferred)2 or more years of previous leadership within a function and experience managing direct reportsDeep understanding of the clinical trial, drug development, and commercialization processToolsets/skills required to drive organizational change and translate corporate imperatives into strategic drivers for the function with limited supervisionExperience developing and implementing strategic plansBusiness process and systems management experienceFinance and budget management experienceExcellent medical communication skills and knowledge of pharmaceutical industry guidelines and legal/health system environment including all external stakeholdersOutstanding work ethic and integrityHas the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishmentAbility to work independently and engage in collaborative decision making, complete tasks in a timely fashion, and function in a fast-paced and rapidly expanding environment

Lantheus is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Lantheus is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Lantheus will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Lantheus Talent Acquisition team at talentacquisition@lantheus.com.


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