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#VP of Medical Affairs

Who are we?

We are here to improve the lives of patients through innovative technologies. We're a rapidly growing inter-disciplinary team of professionals, passionate about developing disruptive technologies that empower physicians to make better informed treatment decisions.  ​Our mission is to translate the complex signals of the immune system into simple insights that transform the way we treat infectious diseases and inflammatory disorders – at the right place and the right time (www.me-med.com).

Who are we looking for?  

We are seeking a top-notch, passionate senior medical executive to join us in a fascinating period of growth and acceleration, to lead the Medical and Clinical teams. As a key member of the company's leadership team, the VP Medical Affairs/CMO will be responsible for leading the company's medical and clinical strategy and execution.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy:

  • Shape the medical & clinical vision and roadmap.
  • Overarching responsibility for development and execution of medical and clinical strategy.

Medical:

  • Provide clinical and scientific expertise in support of all global commercial activities. Strong engagement in key business development and marketing initiatives.
  • Identify, establish and maintain strong relationships with international medical key-opinion-leaders.
  • Enhance and manage the Medical Advisory Board.
  • Oversee and promote medical interface with governments and nonprofits.
  • Drive medical publication strategy and execution.
  • Present at medical and scientific conferences.

Clinical:

  • Manage the clinical roadmap including oversight of clinical studies across the globe.

Medical Innovation:

  • Lead medical aspects of company’s innovative product pipeline strategy and execution.

Leadership:

  • Grow the medical & clinical team, while nurturing a culture of excellence, and engaging collaboratively with other company teams.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Insatiable clinical and scientific curiosity and a strong passion for driving novel technologies into clinical practice, in order to improve patient lives.
  • MD after residency or fellowship (PhD - an advantage, several years as a senior physician - an advantage).
  • Board Certification in Infectious Diseases / Internal Medicine / Emergency Medicine – an advantage.
  • At least 8 years of experience in senior medical executive role in a healthcare company. (Experience with IVD– an advantage).
  • Experience in launching new medical products in the US.
  • At least 8 years of experience in providing medical expertise in support of commercial activities (business development, marketing and sales).
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to influence others and carry out positive interactions with internal and external contacts.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.
  • Experience in clinical study design and management (e.g. defining the clinical need, writing protocols, overseeing execution, clinical results analysis and interpretation, publication writing).
  • Experience in running clinical studies for FDA clearance
  • Excellent English proficiency (oral and written).

Location:

MeMed is based in Israel and in the US. This position is open for both locations.

Extensive international travels are required.