Job Opportunity

Director / Senior Director, European Headquarters Medical Affairs Lead

Department: Medical Affairs
Employment Type: Full Time
Reference Number: 2202305

Job Description Summary

The Director / Senior Director, European Headquarters Medical Affairs Lead will be an integral member of the EU medical team to prepare for launch. The successful candidate must be comfortable functioning in a lean biotech environment where ambiguity is common and flexibility is essential. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated track record of balancing strategic thinking, external engagement, and tactical execution.

Your Responsibilities

  • Serve as the European medical lead for adagrasib and sitravatinib and be the local expert for core activities such as TL engagements, adboards, and medical education
  • Develop the European medical plans for launch including compassionate use/early access plan, evidence generation, local publication and congress planning, EU advisory board planning, and patient advocacy mapping/engagement
  • Begin to implement any launch activities as necessary
  • Provide medical expertise as needed for regulatory and reimbursement process
  • Establish connections with the broader medical community and advocacy groups
  • Deliver data presentations at Advisory Boards, investigator meetings
  • Partner with internal stakeholders/functions to ensure alignment of the European medical strategy and objectives with global medical plans
  • Adapt any US deliverables as needed for Europe
  • Incorporate European needs in global projects, including Publication Planning, Advisory Boards, Educational Programs, Conferences.
  • Help to adapt and deliver any disease-state and product training for internal functions, as needed.

What is Required

  • Advanced degree required
  • Oncology experience is required, lung cancer experience is preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of medical affairs experience, including preparation of launch.
  • Proven track record of success in delivering on medical plans and activities, including new product launches
  • Team orientated and ability to work collaboratively towards common objectives
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Have credibility with KOLs and external medical communities
  • Be nimble and energetic in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Strong sense of accountability, highly organized, and track record of execution
  • Travel is anticipated as part of this position (30%)

About Mirati Therapeutics

Mirati Therapeutics is a late-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to discover, design and deliver breakthrough therapies to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. The company is relentlessly focused on bringing forward therapies that address areas of high unmet need, including lung cancer, and advancing a pipeline of novel therapeutics targeting the genetic and immunological drivers of cancer. Mirati is using its scientific expertise to develop novel solutions in two registration-enabling programs: adagrasib (MRTX849), an investigational small molecule, potent and selective KRASG12C inhibitor, as monotherapy and in combination with other agents, and sitravatinib, an investigational spectrum-selective inhibitor of receptor tyrosine kinases in combination with checkpoint inhibitor therapies. Mirati is also advancing its differentiated preclinical portfolio, including MRTX1133, an investigational KRASG12D inhibitor, and other oncology discovery programs. Unified for patients, Mirati's vision is to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer.

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Why Join?

At Mirati, we have an unapologetic and relentless focus on our mission to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. Patients and their families motivate us to work smarter, faster and better. We are driven by the knowledge that our efforts can one-day deliver life-saving therapies for the people who need us most. Urgency, open-mindedness, accountability and collaboration ground our work. These shared values are central to who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Our people fuel our success. They are fearless and passionate in their daily pursuit of our mission. We are committed to continuing to create a company and experience that attracts and keeps the best people. When you want your days to count and the work you do to matter, discovering and delivering potentially life-changing therapies is more than a job, it's the chance to be part of something bigger.

We believe diverse professional experiences and an inclusive culture can drive better outcomes for patients. We want employees to be authentic and use their perspectives to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way.

Mirati cultivates an environment where:

  • An entrepreneurial attitude is encouraged
  • Our people are empowered to speak up, embrace the gray and achieve solutions
  • Diverse experiences are an important of part making the best decisions
  • We laugh and have fun as a work family

No matter the role, we are unified by our passion for helping patients, and are inspired by a single vision - to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer. Together, we own Mirati's success.

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Mirati is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - we celebrate diverse experiences without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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