Regional Field Director West

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Madrigal Pharmaceuticals is looking to add a Regional Field Senior Director West (Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Denver) to their Medical Affairs team. This Regional Field Senior Director is a critical front-line management role responsible for all of the field medical colleagues in a given region (~6 to 10 direct reports). These RFDs will spend the majority of their time working closely with direct reports (hiring, coaching, developing, assessing vs objectives and engaging) to ensure all direct reports fully understand their roles and how their work relates to the broader goals and objectives of the organization, their activities are fully compliant with Madrigal policies and procedures, field tactical plans are executed and key needs from the field are identified, escalated and addressed to optimize the performance and engagement of the field medical colleagues.
An important aspect of the Regional Field Director role will be the regular and compliant interface with both internal stakeholders (marketing, sales leadership, market access, HQ medical affairs, clinical operations) and external customers (thought leaders (TL), payer and health system decision makers and others).


With Field Medical leadership team, responsible for development and execution of the field medical strategy and tactical plan for TLs, other HCPs and in conjunction with the health systems team, execution of tactics in organized providers

Collaborate with clinical development, operations and other stakeholders to support clinical trials as needed, including strategic ownership of clinical trial site engagement and execution of activities that support clinical trial enrollment

Responsible for medical affairs activities at US congresses including partnering with medical operations to ensure booth logistics, facilitating scientific communications, gathering competitive intelligence, and facilitating the development of pre- and post- conference scientific materials

Responsible for mapping company needs and ultimately building the future field medical team in US, working with the rest of the field medical leadership team

Identify key deliverables, insights, and metrics that highlight the value of the field medical affairs organization

Responsible for hiring, coaching, performance management and development of all direct reports

Remain current on scientific trends and therapeutics landscapes in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Remain aware, up to date and compliant with all Madrigal policies and procedures regarding engagement of internal stakeholders as well as external customers

Ensure field medical activities and scientific interactions are compliant with all legal, regulatory and Madrigal policies and procedures

Ability to travel as needed to support medical affairs needs including attendance at key congresses, clinical trial activities and stakeholder engagements (travel is highly variable due to Covid-19 but can vary between 25% to 75%)

Skill Requirements:

Advanced scientific/healthcare degree (e.g., MD/DO, PharmD, PhD, DNP, etc.) or life sciences degree and meaningful healthcare setting experience

3+ of relevant life sciences medical affairs experience, including at least 2 years of field medical experience as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) or equivalent

Prior leadership/people management experience strongly preferred

Ability to understand and convey emergent scientific information

Knowledge clinical medicine, disease management and medical research in at least one therapeutic area (metabolism or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis strongly preferred)

Excellent understanding of Healthcare System and relevant research procedures as well as FDA and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry

Strong understanding of regulation and standards for field medical affairs activities in the US

Demonstrable multitasking, project management and execution skills

Good interpersonal skills, including communications, presentations and execution on task skills

Good organizational skills, including efficiency, punctuality and collaboration in a team environment

Proficiency with common software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint) as well as virtual interaction software (e.g. Zoom) and CRM platforms (e.g. Veeva)

Madrigal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will judge all applicants based on their qualifications for the job, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Madrigal. Madrigal will not be responsible for any fees arising from using resumes through this source. Madrigal will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement has been established between Madrigal and the agency.

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to start date is required.