Field Medical Advisor

Full-TimeBridgeBioGermanyMedical Affairs

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BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aims to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in the US (San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, Raleigh), and EMEA (Zug, Switzerland) with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

To learn more, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are:

The Field Medical Advisor (FMA) is an experienced field-based scientific expert who will support the medical and scientific objectives of BridgeBio's therapeutic area's late-stage and in-line portfolio in the assigned geographic region. This position will have complete responsibility for the planning, implementation, and daily operation of all relevant projects in Medical Affairs in the given area. As an experienced peer scientific expert, this individual will communicate appropriate scientific and medical information to the Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs) and identify and facilitate collaboration opportunities. This individual will communicate and work with key internal and external stakeholders to support company initiatives that improve the quality and content of all relevant medical and research programs.
Responsibilities:
  • Developing relationships with a wide range of relevant disease-specific HCPs
  • Provide credible and fair balanced scientific information about BridgeBio's current and future drug products, current and future research activities, and product developments
  • Development and implementation of the local medical affairs strategy and plan to support best clinical practice and company objectives
  • Identification, development, and knowledge sharing with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), other significant customers, and stakeholders, including professional organizations
  • Manage and address timely and appropriately all unsolicited questions about safety and use of current and future drug products based on the available scientific data utilizing global medical information resources per local regulatory requirements
  • Provide high-quality medical education presentations at round tables, hospital meetings, staff meetings, and obtain and communicate relevant feedback
  • Regular review of relevant literature, participation in scientific congresses and conferences, including BridgeBio therapeutic area training sessions to maintain current knowledge and to develop competitive intelligence on other treatments in the therapeutic area
  • Supports and is in the lead to organize regional and national symposia and other medical education events
  • Implementation of the local publication plan, aligned with local, international, and global strategy, to ensure widespread data dissemination, including congress abstracts, publications, and case studies
  • Medical support of regional and national market access initiatives
  • Play a role in internal training and communication with the medical, marketing, sales, and other functions of the affiliate and International as needed
  • Support and leadership for medical affairs initiatives to assess new indications, patient pathways, diagnostic practice, the healthcare environment, and strategies in relevant disease areas
  • Assist the medical affairs team in the identification of potential investigators and research projects which may include support of investigator-sponsored trial process, study site identification, recruitment strategies, and collaboration with clinical operations
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and appropriately implement current local pharmaceutical regulation, BridgeBio policies, and procedures
  • Ensure a close cross-functional working relationship with commercial, sales, and market access teams as appropriate
Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Master of Science degree required. Ph.D., PharmD, or MD preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years field-based Medical Affairs experience in Biotech or Pharma
  • Experience in cardiology, cardiopulmonary therapeutic space, and rare diseases a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, including the ability to network. Able to participate in a scientific dialogue with KOL's and researchers
  • Proven ability to create and sustain relationships with key scientific experts
  • Ability to handle objections and manage issues presented by HCPs
  • Skilled in clinical research and understanding of the process of pharmaceutical product development and approval
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively with minimal supervision in a constantly changing environment
  • Excellent teaching skills and knowledge to present and discuss scientific material clearly and concisely 
  • Able to function in a highly regulated environment and to adhere to all company/corporate guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOP's) while responding to a variety of questions and requests from health care professionals
  • Ability to work independently and to converse on a peer-to-peer basis with HCPs
  • Experience working in a competitive market
  • The pharmaceutical business, market knowledge, and experience are considered an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of the healthcare system, disease management, and medical research
  • Ability to understand and summarize clinical trial reports and papers
  • Current working knowledge of German legal, regulatory, compliance regulations, and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health- care professionals
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Ability to effectively work, function, and contribute with cross-functional teams
  • Ability and willingness to plan for and to work with a mix of F2F and virtual interactions
  • Flexible and open to support more than one indication, product, or therapeutic area
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), TEAMs, ZOOM, Outlook, and CRM platforms
  • Fluent German and solid English verbal and written communication skills

  • Embody BridgeBio company core values:
  • Think independently. Our goal is not merely to accept the ideas and opinions of others as fact, but instead to ask "why?" and "why not?"
  • We endeavor to bring a rigorous, first-principles mindset to each problem that we take on
  • Be radically transparent
  • Every minute counts
  • Let science speak
What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so
We will not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not send agency resumes to our website or BridgeBio and affiliating employees.
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Field Medical Advisor

Full-TimeBridgeBioGermanyMedical Affairs

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