Manager / Sr. Manager of Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs

Redwood City (or remote)

Summary Description
Reporting to the Sr. Director of Medical Affairs, this individual will serve as an informational resource for PaxVax products, lead the evaluation of medical affairs metrics, and lead the development and maintenance of medical affairs collateral. This individual will also be actively involved in ensuring that medical affairs collaborative research projects and publications are executed in a timely manner.

The Medical Manager will:

  • Serve as an information resource to PaxVax colleagues, including the Medical Science Liaison team and commercial organization, regarding PaxVax products and relevant disease states
  • Prepare presentation materials and present scientific data at Internal and External Meetings involving Medical Affairs (e.g., including at Advisory Boards, where appropriate)
  • Serve as an educational resource to both medical and commercial disease and product training activities
  • Lead the medical affairs review of promotional material (Promotional Review Committee)
  • Serve as a liaison between PaxVax medical affairs and medical information
  • Answer medical information questions when they arise and update FAQs for PaxVax products
  • Ensure that medical affairs collateral (such as slide decks, etc.) are kept up to date
  • Track and report field performance data
  • Provide strategic input to Medical Plan and monitor performance against goals and objectives
  • Provide medical and scientific leadership at key scientific meetings relevant to PaxVax products
  • Lead the review of collaborative and investigator-initiated phase IV process
  • Track and oversee the internal review of abstracts and publications from internal research efforts and collaborative research
  • Serve as a liaison between the company and key accounts in the field


  • Therapeutic area expertise in Infectious Diseases, especially vaccines
  • Experience facilitating CST/IST research projects and IME requests
  • Working understanding of Pharmaceutical industry compliance and the PhRMA code
  • 2+ years’ experience using standard tools of field-based employees (CRM, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook, Skype for Business)
  • Self-starter with a strong team orientation
  • Terminal degree (PharmD, MD and/or PhD) in a relevant clinical/scientific discipline
  • Clinical/laboratory experience with vaccines, especially travel vaccines, strongly preferred
  • Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters and slides and presenting at scientific meetings
    Excellent organizational skills to support project planning across multiple activities, anticipate and prioritize workload
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiating communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications
  • Excellent teamwork skills. Organized; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to suggest solutions for issues encountered with clinical studies and other projects in area of responsibility
  • Able to work with a level of autonomy and independence


  • 20% or greater at times