Collegium Pharmaceutical

Director, Medical Affairs

Job Locations US-MA-Stoughton
Posted Date 6 days ago(6/22/2022 11:43 AM)
# of Openings
Medical Affairs


Collegium Pharmaceutical is committed to becoming the leader in responsible pain management. Our portfolio compels us to step into the pain and neuroscience market at a time when others have opted to step out. We recognize the importance of earning the trust of key stakeholders every day. We will continue to work hard to position Collegium to usher in a next generation of non-opioid pain solutions in the US market. We remain focused on making a positive difference in the lives of people suffering from pain and our communities.



As a Medical Affairs Director, she/he/they will serve as a key member of the Medical Affairs team. The purpose of this position is to lead, implement and execute home office and field-based medical initiatives. The Director interfaces and serves as the strategic liaison with external stakeholders, focusing on provider education and establishing peer-to-peer relationships with KOL, therapeutic experts, and clinicians. The position works under the departmental guidance of Head of Medical Affairs.



  • Establish and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), researchers, speakers, and Advocacy Organizations
  • Execute Field Medical Plans to meet established tactics, report on deliverables routinely
  • Conduct scientific exchange and education discussion via various platforms, including medical congresses
  • Manage medical literature surveillance, enrichment and timely revision of medical presentations, responses to FAQs and medical information inquiries
  • Serves as therapeutic product lead internally and externally
  • Acts as medical representative on the Materials Review Committee (MRC)
  • Ensure therapeutic and functional area training is completed to maximize field medical effectiveness
  • Along with other Medical Affairs members, oversees collaborative and training initiatives where appropriate
  • Serve as a resource to Pharmacovigilance, Medical Information, Scientific Communications, Clinical Operations, and Regulatory where appropriate
  • Work effectively with Commercial, Market Access and Corporate Development leadership to prioritize scientific support needs and to assure appropriate interactions between Therapeutic Specialists and internal staff
  • Ensure that the Medical Affairs organization and projects are compliant with federal regulations, ICH Guidelines, Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Coach and mentor others where appropriate, and uphold and consistently demonstrate Collegium’s Core Values
  • Contribute to the medical affairs strategy and translates to functional plans
  • Communicate with strong influence and presence



  • Advanced degree required (i.e., MD, PhD, PharmD, etc.)
  • A working knowledge or clinical experience in pain and neuroscience therapeutic area a plus
  • Minimum 5-7 years in the pharmaceutical industry (i.e., Medical Affairs, Scientific Communication, Professional Affairs, Clinical Research, etc.), or equivalent experience in healthcare management experience required
  • Full working knowledge of PhRMA Code and FDA regulations regarding marketing of prescription drug products
  • Experience in the appropriate and compliant exchange of scientific information and management of high functioning Medical Science Liaison teams
  • Experience interacting as a peer with top tier academic researchers, clinicians, and scientists, and maintaining positive KOL relationships with external stakeholders
  • Demonstrates strong presentation skills; coaches and teaches presentation skills to others
  • A thorough understanding of relevant guidance and regulations and requirements including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Regulations, Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidance, and Code of Conduct requirements required


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