Assistant Director- Oncology Strategy and Communication (Remote)

at Xcenda (view profile)
Location Remote, United States of America
Date Posted December 3, 2021
Category Medical Writing and Communications
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Other
Salary $130K - $150K
Other Locations United States


As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation. 

Our Value & Access Communications department plays a critical role in developing scientific and medical content that helps pharmaceutical, biotech, and device technologies to successfully commercialize innovative medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-constrained global markets. The Oncology Strategy & Communications group within Value & Access Communications emphasizes the continued importance novel and innovative oncology therapeutics and technologies have in our healthcare environment.

The Oncology Strategy & Communications Assistant Director serves an expert clinical resource for the development of clinical materials and implementation of medical communications, health outcomes and evidence generation, and market research across multiple clients and Xcenda teams. This role is imperative to Xcenda as it contributes in creating, educating, and inspiring our dynamic team of researchers to create their highest quality output attainable while upholding Xcenda’s core mission and vision.

As the Oncology Strategy & Communication Assistant Director, a typical day might include:

  • Serving as the primary medical writer for product formulary dossiers in oncology, including dossiers following the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Format, WellPoint Format, and global reimbursement dossiers, among others
  • Providing clinical support in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) tactics in oncology. Activities may be related to value proposition development, oncology guidelines dissection, and comparators/outcomes evaluation
  • Providing clinical support in real-world evidence projects (retrospective and prospective studies) in oncology. Activities may be related to protocol design, variable definition, and interpretation of findings for various audiences
  • Working as the primary researcher on literature review engagements in oncology
  • Serving as the primary writer for peer-reviewed publications including manuscripts and conference abstracts and posters (authorship opportunities exist, but cannot be guaranteed), and white papers in oncology
  • Developing and formatting content for clinical and scientific presentations in oncology
  • Supporting in the goals of business unit/service line growth
  • Maintaining a 60-65% chargeability goal based on a 40-hour work week

This role is 100% remote for candidates located in the United States.

What your background should look like 

  • Candidate should have an advanced clinical degree (eg, MD, PharmD or BSN) in a relevant discipline as the minimum educational requirement with at least 2 years of practical experience.
  • Strong writing skills with a demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication
  • Retrospective research experience as well as a sound understanding of large database management and analysis
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and maintain high quality work output in a fast-paced dynamic environment while working on multiple projects
  • Strong project management skills, including establishing project timelines and milestones
  • Ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and associated software

Nice to have

  • Board certification in oncology is desirable

What AmerisourceBergen offers

We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.

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