Associate Director, Medical Information

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Global Medical Information (GMI), the Associate Director, Global Medical Information is responsible for the execution of the global medical information plan for the assigned Biogen therapeutic area (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease, immunology, or neuromuscular disease). He/she will hire and manage medical information Managers, deliver content, actionable insights, and manage GMI vendors. The Associate Director collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders and serves as a country GMI lead. The Associate Director promotes a positive and innovative work culture and drives engagement and performance on the team.


Global Medical Information Team Operations
  • Develop and implement the MI content plan for the assigned therapeutic area and share the plan with stakeholders.
  • Review, develop, approve MI content as needed.
  • Review MI responses to ensure that standards are met and provide guidance to MI Managers as needed.
  • Analyze Medical Information insights and provide strategic recommendations to internal stakeholders.
  • Monitor team performance and ensure that the team delivers on service agreements and established quality standards.
  • Represent medical information at regional medical and commercial meetings.
  • Serve as contact for affiliates.
  • Manage medical information vendors.
  • Assesses training needs and implements appropriate training.
  • Lead the planning for congress support.
  • Perform quality assessments based on established quality assurance processes.
  • Lead or contribute to the development of Medical Information processes, SOPs, guidance, and policies.

Team Management
  • Assign responsibilities to GMI Mangers and Sr. Managers and manage their workload.
  • Identify training needs, train team members, and ensure that team members develop needed skill sets to perform at a high level.
  • Ensure that all team members have a development plan and have the opportunity for continuous development and growth aligned with their career goals.

Team Culture and Innovation
  • Establish a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Support a culture of team appreciation and recognition.
  • Demonstrate innovation in leveraging digital platforms to advance Medical Information support globally.


Essential Skills and Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (e.g., PharmD, PhD, DNP) is required.
  • MA/MS or equivalent in pharmacy, nursing, public health, epidemiology, or science disciplines plus related experience are also eligible.
  • Minimum 7+ years practice experience plus pharmaceutical industry experience is required.
  • People management experience is desired.
  • Prior Medical Information experience is required.
  • MSL or experience in other medical affairs functions is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams is required.
  • Global experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly desired.

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.