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Vice President, Head of Medical Affairs

Revolution Medicines

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Post Date: 04/15/2024
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  • Company Address: 700 Saginaw Dr, Redwood City, California 94063, US

About Revolution Medicines

REVOLUTION Medicines discovers and develops new drugs that harness the therapeutic potential of frontier oncology targets on behalf of cancer patients.

Job Description

Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit frontier targets in RAS-addicted cancers.  The company’s R&D pipeline comprises RAS(ON) Inhibitors designed to suppress diverse oncogenic variants of RAS proteins, and RAS Companion Inhibitors for use in combination treatment strategies. As a new member of the Revolution Medicines team, you will join other outstanding professionals in a tireless commitment to patients with cancers harboring mutations in the RAS signaling pathway.

The Opportunity:

As the Head of Medical Affairs at Revolution Medicines, you will be a key strategic leader responsible for shaping and executing the medical affairs strategy. This critical role requires a seasoned medical professional with a deep understanding of the biotech industry, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for advancing medical innovations. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in building strong relationships with key stakeholders, providing medical insights, and ensuring the successful integration of medical affairs initiatives with broader corporate objectives.

  • Medical Strategy: Develop and execute the medical affairs strategy in alignment with corporate goals, ensuring the integration of medical initiatives with clinical development, regulatory affairs, and commercialization efforts.

  • KOL Engagement: Build and nurture relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), healthcare professionals, and patient advocacy groups to gather insights, ensure medical education, and enhance the company's reputation in the medical community.

  • Clinical Development Support: Collaborate closely with the clinical development team, providing medical input and guidance throughout the design, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials. Ensure compliance with ethical, regulatory, and scientific standards.

  • Regulatory Affairs Collaboration: Work closely with the regulatory affairs team to provide medical expertise for interactions with regulatory agencies, contribute to regulatory submissions, and ensure adherence to regulatory requirements.

  • Medical Education: Oversee the development and implementation of medical education programs for internal teams, healthcare professionals, and patients. Ensure accurate and timely dissemination of medical information.

  • Real-World Evidence: Drive initiatives to generate and leverage real-world evidence to support product value and safety, collaborating with Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) teams.

  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including commercial, market access, and clinical operations, to integrate medical strategies into broader business plans.

  • Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing Medical Affairs team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education: 

  • Medical Degree: MD or equivalent medical qualification is required. Additional qualifications such as a Ph.D. or M.B.A. would be advantageous.

  • Experience: Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in medical affairs within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, with a track record of successful leadership.

  • Therapeutic Area Expertise: Strong knowledge and experience in the specific therapeutic area of focus, including understanding of disease pathology and treatment landscape.

  • Regulatory Acumen: Proven experience in interactions with regulatory agencies, including submissions and approvals.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex medical information to diverse audiences.

  • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead and develop high-performing teams, fostering a collaborative and innovative culture.

Revolution Medicines currently requires that all personnel and visitors to its offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This role will require that the employee meet with company employees and work from the company’s offices. Given that these essential functions of the role must be performed on-site, this position requires full COVID-19 vaccination, subject to applicable law.

The expected salary range for this role is $265,000 to $350,000. An individual’s position within the range may be influenced by multiple factors, including skills and experience in role, overall performance, individual impact and contributions, tenure, and market dynamics. Base salary is one part of the overall total rewards program at RevMed, which includes competitive cash compensation, robust equity awards, strong benefits, and significant learning and development opportunities.

Revolution Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, and veteran status.

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