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Merck Director, Global Professional Society Affairs (Remote) in Helena, Montana

Job Description

Role Summary

  • The Director, Global Professional Society Affairs is a role within Global Medical and Scientific Affairs (GMSA) primarily responsible for strategic planning, coordination, and continuous engagement with professional medical societies and organizations.

  • This Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing strategies across the company’s therapeutic area portfolio to enhance activities related to global professional relations with priority societies and organizations, coordinating communications and engagements across multiple teams.

Responsibilities and Primary Activities

  • Develops and coordinates innovative strategies for continuous engagement with prioritized U.S. and global professional medical societies and organizations in partnership with GMSA functions including US Medical Affairs and Patient Innovation & Engagement

  • Manages overarching coordination and prioritization related to GMSA professional society corporate memberships and related benefits in partnership with Global Professional Relations and Independent Medical Education (gPRIME) and GMSA Therapeutic Area Leadership

  • Provides strategic oversight of potential Independent Medical Education (IME) grants related to professional society/organization general meeting support (i.e., congresses, annual meetings) in alignment with therapeutic area strategic and medical educational priorities

  • Partners cross-functionally to liaise and build trust with priority US and global professional societies and organizations

  • Identifies and upholds compliant best practices to support long-term professional society leadership relationships through programs and activities of mutual interest

  • Maintains knowledge of organizational strategic focus, inter-departmental activities, current clinical and scientific concepts, internal and external governing policies, and budget and project management, and vendor management

  • Manages appropriate processes and financial controls to ensure completion of programs within established budgets

  • Ensures compliance with existing internal and external guidelines as they pertain to professional relations, patient advocacy, and independent medical education, as well as our company's internal standards based on its interpretation of the applicable laws and regulations

Required Qualifications , Skills, & Experience

Minimum

  • BA/BS degree in life sciences + a minimum of 5 years of experience overseeing different types of medical education activities/programs at Global and/or Regional level

  • 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry

  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment as evidenced by cross-functional team leadership, effective communication, and taking responsibility for results

  • Strong communication and strategic thinking skills

  • Proven ability to innovate and adapt to changing conditions, internal and external

  • Expert ability to apply all the industry regulations, standards, and Company-guiding principles

  • Commitment to modeling the highest possible standards of ethics and integrity

  • Proven ability to innovate and think non-traditionally

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Good interpersonal, networking, and cross-functional management skills

Preferred

  • MD, DO, NP, PA, PharmD, PhD or

  • MS + 3 years of relevant professional relations experience, or

  • Advanced degree in life sciences + 3 years of relevant professional relations experience

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

Under New York State, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

Expected salary range:

$200,200.00 - $315,100.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here (https://www.benefitsatmerck.com/) .

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

25%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Remote

Shift:

Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

n/a

Job Posting End Date:

06/1/2024

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Job Posting End Date: 06/01/2024

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Requisition ID: R294833

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