Medical Director, Bone - US:

Atlanta Georgia

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease.  Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Bone Patient Value Unit (PVU), we are looking to fill the position of Medical Director based at our US headquarters in suburban Atlanta, GA.  The Medical Director will play a key role in the evolution of UCB’s patient-focused strategy (for both Patients and Stakeholder) to improve patient care through solutions that enable systematic detection & treatment for osteoporosis in appropriate Patients, with a focus on post-fracture patient care.  All strategies, tactics, and programs will be focused around positive impact on patients.  This role will report into the Bone PVU Global Medical Affairs leadership and serve as both a key team member in the Fracture Demands Action Mission and support US and Global Medical Affairs efforts.

Do people describe you as inspiring in your scientific approach? UCB sees you as an “inspirific” person.  This extraordinary mix of talents means you excel at blending a learned approach with fresh ideas to improve patients’ lives.

As a UCB “inspirific” person and Medical Director you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the patient’s reality and the ecosystem of care.
  • Take initiative and work towards creating patient value, rather than merely completing a task.
  • Align efforts toward a common purpose to ensure maximum impact for patients.
  • Use healthy debate to encourage diversity of thinking to improve outcomes.

As a UCB “inspirific” person and Medical Director you will contribute by:

  • Serving as the global lead for engagement with Clinicians and Provider Groups on how to treat more patients after fracture, defining our provider strategy across US, Japan and EU markets, including working with External Engagement and our partners to adapt and develop guidelines and Care Pathways utilizing innovative Channels for interaction
  • Driving Peer-to-Peer / Multichannel and KOL engagement strategy for implementation by the regions as well as support for payer engagement, provider DSE initiatives, and engagement with commercial and medical field teams to train on solutions
  • Ensuring consistent medical communications and delivery of the core Scientific Platform in delivery of Fracture Demands Action initiatives
  • Directing engagement with KOL clinicians, Clinician Panels and feedback; Engage with field medical teams for insights
  • Building collaborations with key external stakeholders including patient organizations (PCORI, advocacy groups, and support groups), health outcomes opinion leaders, and health care providers

Interested? For this position, you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Doctorate degree (M.D, D.O., PharmD, or Ph.D.) required, preferably with clinical experience in in rheumatology, endocrinology, or other specialty preferably with a focus on treatment of patients with osteoporosis.
  • Minimum 7 years of pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience, with at least 3 years in Medical Affairs (US market preferred).
  • Background in health economics and outcomes research and payer interactions is preferred
  • Successful track record in developing relationships with key decision makers in the healthcare ecosystem.
  • Demonstrated competence and understanding of the U.S. payer landscape and preferably experience in provider interactions in Japan and in Europe.
  • Willingness/ability to travel domestically and internationally.


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people living with severe disease.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Thinking holistically, working together, championing change, delivering impactful results…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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