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VP, Head of Medical Affairs

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

As the Head of Medical Affairs (HMA), you will be a member of the Clinical Development Leadership team and report into the Chief Medical Officer.  The HMA is a key member of the Clinical Development team and will partner closely with the Program Leads and Medical Leads to develop integrated global medical affairs perspectives, strategies and plans.  The HMA will be a member of the Product Leadership Teams and will participate in other key Clinical Development and Intellia teams.  Additionally, the HMA will be a key contributor in other areas, such as communication planning, new product planning, commercial planning, business development, product safety and product access planning. The HMA will be responsible for development of the Global Medical Affairs Plans (GMAP) which are a component of the Global Development Plan.  The HMA will also be responsible for creating a near term and long term integrated global medical affairs team, along with global and regional department policies and practices.  The HMA will be ensure activities follow Intellia communication and compliance principles.

You will be responsible for :

  • Development of Medical Affairs strategy and plans for development compounds based on prioritized needs. Work with the Program Leads and Medical Leads to ensure integration with the overall global compound strategy, resulting in one GDP, inclusive of developing a Target Product Profile (TPP) representing identified Medical Affairs requirements. 
  • In partnership with the Program Leads and Medical Leads, will lead the development of product publication plans, key opinion leader relations, medical education plans, product/therapeutic advisory boards, medical symposia and congress activities
    • In partnership with Program Leads and Medical Leads responsible for the review and approval of publications and scientific congress communications.
  • Provide Medical Affairs input into the emerging Intellia product portfolio, CDPs, GDPs, preclinical plans and clinical trial designs.
  • Leader responsible for the vision, mission and objectives, and strategy.
    • Oversight of the global and/or regional MA near term and longer range strategy and plan implementation.
    • Develops and works to continually improve Medical Affairs’ infra-structure, including development of SOPs, best practices, and training and workshops.
    • Medical input and management of budgets for clinical grants and medical education support activities
  • Provides leadership in a highly matrixed environment, and will build, develop and retain a world-class Medical Affairs team.

About You

You are a SME and key clinical development team member who would embrace the challenge to create an innovative national and global Medical Affairs approach to Intellia’s CRISPR/cas9 programs.

  • MD/PhD, MBA preferred with clinical training or doctoral degree in respective clinical specialty.  Significant experience in Medical Affairs, Medical Technology and/or Medical Strategy in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical/medical device industry.
  • Experience in Medical Affairs leadership for products addressing rare disease and/or harnessing gene editing biology
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of the therapeutic area and global understanding of Medical Affairs, clinical and scientific evidence development and global healthcare delivery systems.
  • Demonstrated success in product support and ability to bring strategic insight to development plans.
    • Demonstrated track record of executing medical and/or scientific plans in support of product development and differentiation, addressing healthcare stakeholder requirements, and clinical practice patterns on a national and global level.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand current evolving environmental and market access issues.
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast paced, growing organization; successful in partnering with multiple internal & external stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge and application of ICH GCP, GxP, global regulations and good document management practices.
  • Ability to think strategically, critically analyze and synthesize complicated data and scientific information.
  • Excellent and demonstrated interpersonal skills: ability to understand and respond to multiple external and internal customers’ demands, manage and handle conflict constructively required.
  • Experience in presenting and publishing scientific information a plus.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and biostatistics.

Meet your future team:

The Clinical Development Team at Intellia is here because we believe genome editing has incredible potential to treat and cure life-threatening and fatal diseases, and we believe the Intellia has the right people, strategy, and culture to do it well.  It is made up of one or more people in functions related to clinical research, including but not limited to biometrics, clinical operations, clinical pharmacology, medical science, medical writing, project leadership, project management, and regulatory affairs. 

The team is led by our CMO, a physician and medical oncologist with over 25 years of experience in large pharma and biotech drug development.  Other senior team members have 10 or more years of similar experience, including many with prior direct experience in nucleic acid therapeutics and cell therapy.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: Effective Monday, January 3, 2022, all Intellia employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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