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Director, Medical Affairs Consumer Healthcare

Department: Regulatory Medical
Location: Chattanooga, TN

Job Title:          Director, Medical Affairs Consumer Healthcare 

Reports To:      Medical Lead, US Consumer Healthcare                                                                                   

Department:     Medical Affairs, Product Safety & Testing 

Location:          Headquarters, Chattanooga TN  

Job Summary 

The Medical Director for US CHC Medical Affairs will perform two key roles.  The first is building the business by planning and executing the Medical Affairs strategy for the US allergy portfolio.  This role includes aligning US business needs with the Global Allergy Medical Leads; developing a key external expert network; and establishing relationships with relevant scientific organizations. The second is establishing and ensuring that the processes and governance of US CHC Medical activities are consistent and compliant with those of Sanofi Medical.  

This role will work closely with CHC US and North American Medical; the CHC US and North American Regulatory Heads; and the Global Medical and Commercial Leads for allergy.  This position will report to the CHC US Medical Lead and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Role Specific Responsibilities 

This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities.  Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business.  



Education:  M.D. or M.D, Ph.D. degree from an accredited college.  

Experience:  At least 4 years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry or clinical practice/academic setting.  Prior clinical research experience is helpful.  Previous experience in a Consumer Healthcare organization is an advantage. 

Professional Skills:  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Must be able to work with and effectively support cross-functional teams.  High proficiency in public speaking and written communication.  

Role Specific CompetenciesBoard eligibility/certification in Internal Medicine or Allergy/Immunology is desirable but not required.  Thinking strategically.  Acting for change:  driving innovation, challenging the status quo.  Leading in a matrix organization.

Special Requirements:  Position is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee at Chattem’s corporate office.  Travel is estimated at 30%.  


Regulatory Compliance 

Americans with Disabilities Act 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates (defined as individuals who can perform all essential job functions), are considered equally for employment and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations to ensure that disabled employees or candidates are not disadvantaged in the candidate selection process.  

Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates receive equal employment opportunity in the role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or national origin.  

Fair Labor Standards Act (as amended in 2004) 

This role has been classified as exempt from consideration under current FLSA overtime requirements.  


Relocation assistance is provided.

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