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Director, Global Medical Affairs Strategy - Solid Tumor

Princeton, New Jersey (US)
25% bonus, 60% LTI. Genmab covers the entire cost of medical insurance premiums.
Closing date
Jun 3, 2023

Job Details

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.


The Role

The Genmab pipeline comprises of robust and diverse antibody products in immuno-oncology and beyond. Reporting to the Head of Global Medical Affairs Strategy (ST), the Global Medical Affairs Director will be the subject matter expert responsible for leading the development and execution of the Global Medical Affairs strategic and tactical plans for early solid tumor pipeline programs as well as for evaluating new indications to expand into. The Global Medical Affairs Director should have strong background and experience in the field of immune-oncology and solid tumors, with proven ability to translate and align commercial and scientific goals and objectives into actions. He/she will work as an integral part of the Compound Development Team and will in close alignment with Head of Global Medical Affairs Strategy and in close collaboration with the cross-functional MA partners, provide input and strategic direction for the program. He/she will also support data generation and life cycle management initiatives as well as establish and maintain the relationships with the Global Key Opinion Leaders in support of the programs.


This is a hybrid role with the expectation of being onsite 60% of the time. You could work out of our Princeton, NJ location, as well as Utrecht, NL or Copenhagen, DK.


  • Develop and execute the overall medical strategy for designated products
  • Serve on Compound Development Team as Global Medical Affairs representative
  • Serve as a medical and content expert for internal and external stakeholders, including contribution of therapeutic area expertise to drive clinical development plans forward
  • Coordinate with Clinical Operations, Medical and Translational teams on strategic priorities to drive support of clinical development studies
  • Collaborate with the field/regional teams and support reactive material development to address development program study related and other healthcare provider questions
  • Collaborate with medical information specialists on the development of medical information letters and documents
  • Collaborate with Training team on development and execution of training plans for internal stakeholders including field MA teams globally
  • Collaborate with medical communications on the preparation of manuscripts, abstracts and presentations for scientific meetings as well as other scientific communications initiatives
  • Contribute to the development of (and updates to) the yearly global publications plan for assigned product(s) and ensure optimal execution of plan
  • Help identify and effectively interact with key thought leaders, patient advocacy groups and institutions to engage in scientific and medical exchange to meet the needs of patients, advance the field of study and Genmab programs
  • Lead the planning and execution of Global advisory boards and other Key Opinion Leader meetings related to an asset/or therapeutic area
  • Lead the strategy team congress activity planning for assigned programs in collaboration with cross-functional and alliance partner stakeholders, and compiling of congress reports including key competitive intelligence
  • Serve as the Medical Affairs lead on lifecycle strategy, including evidence generation strategy development and execution of Phase 3b/4 Medical Affairs led interventional and observational clinical trials
  • Evaluate and manage Investigator Sponsored Trial program for an asset/or therapeutic area, including review of protocols and ongoing safety evaluations if applicable
  • Assure appropriate close coordination with commercial and marketing teams to support their efforts, including medical expert support of product pre-launch/launch
  • Provide guidance in the development of strategies to demonstrate the value of disease/products with a focus on outcomes meaningful to payer and clinical decision-makers
  • Provide scientific/medical input into local regulatory/reimbursement/policy related documents and interactions
  • Participate in medical review of branded and unbranded promotional materials, market access and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) materials and medical communications materials to ensure accuracy, currency, scientific balance and compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of internal guidance and resource documents
  • Contribute as requested to the development/editing of departmental SOPs addressing processes and procedures necessary to achieve organizational objectives and for complying with government regulations and company policy. Ensures adherence to policies/procedures


  • Scientific or Medical Degree (Pharm D, PhD, MD) required
  • Deep expertise in clinical landscape of solid tumors required
  • 7+ years of medical affairs or clinical development background in oncology
  • Biotech / Pharmaceutical industry experience, with strong understanding of solid tumor drug development and medical affairs function
  • Ability to work successfully under pressure in a fast-paced environment and with tight timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to lead strategically, drive performance, build alignment, inform, negotiate, and collaborate across partnerships
  • Ability to lead collaboratively across various internal stakeholders and develop trusted partnerships
  • A strong ability to interpret and articulate clinical/HEOR data and the impact on development programs
  • In depth understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical Medical Affairs, R&D and Commercial work
  • Knowledge of evidence-based medicine concepts, applied biostatistics and health economics are desirable
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize projects effectively and communicate at all levels within the company
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (including presentation skills)
  • Ability to travel internationally to conferences and meetings, which will include occasional weekend travel


Be part of the extra[not]ordinary™

Are you caring, candid, impact-driven and determined to make a difference? Join our unstoppable team as we improve the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics.

About Genmab

Founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Genmab is an innovative biotech company that has become a leader in antibody biology and innovation. Our product pipeline and next-generation antibody technologies are the result of our strong company culture, a deep passion for innovation, and desire to transform cancer treatment and serious diseases.

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a warm, fun, dynamic community, and team up with some of the best, most authentic individuals in locations around the world, who care deeply and share in a relentless drive to innovate and create transformational medicines. People who are candid, impact-driven, and a little unconventional; who seek out and embrace the opportunity to build new and bold futures within a rapidly growing and innovative biotech company; who bring their full selves to work and show up for each other - rolling up their sleeves to get the job done. This translates into a place where you can be authentically you; are empowered to innovate, build solutions, and execute; feel cared for and supported in growth; and are a critical part of changing the lives of patients around the world through transformative cancer treatment.

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