Sr Medical Affairs Operations Lead

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  31447  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

JOB TITLE:  Senior Medical Affairs Operations Lead, Cell Therapy Technologies (CTT)



The Senior Medical Affairs Operations Lead will support the strategic annual planning process through internal and external communications, annual plan related data generation projects through project management and execution of final deliverables.

Success in these efforts is measured by the impact the Medical Affairs team makes globally in supporting the company strategic imperatives. This role reports to the Scientific Strategy Lead for CTT Medical Affairs.



  • Support the global strategic and annual planning process for the department through orchestrating interactions with marketing and cross-functional teams, and ensuring close alignment of medical affairs plans with the company strategic imperatives.
  • Supports external data generation studies through leading project administration, asset generation and cross-functional coordination over data dissemination.
  • Monitor, update and communicate the progress of medical affairs annual plans.
  • Creates and executes project plans and revises as appropriate for project needs and status.
  • Communicate major milestones to internal stakeholders through medical affairs communication channels.
  • Collaborate with internal communications team as needed.
  • Lead the development of Quarterly market reports.  This includes management of global medical affairs digital assets – such as mining of databases (Global Data, MonoCl) for medical affairs projects and other cross-functional projects.
  • Lead the development of content for the medical affairs’ global web page.
  • Contribute to internal meetings, communications, and agendas.
  • Support medical affairs-led speaker programs, cross-functional speaker programs, advisory boards, congress presentations including medical affairs poster presentations.
  • Work cross-functionally with other global and regional teams, such as clinical and scientific affairs, global and regional marketing, government affairs and public policy, regulatory, legal and sales teams.





  • PhD in a biological discipline.  
  • PMP certification preferred.



  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in cell therapy and biotechnology is preferred.
  • Project management expertise.
  • Scientific document creation – SOPs, manuscripts, and application notes.



  • Interpersonal skills allowing frequent cross-functional cooperation and collaboration.
  • Ability to manage all or parts of project lifecycle, from initiation to close.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage projects.
  • Scientific writing skills are critical.
  • Ability to work self-directed, independently, and as a part of the global team.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Presentation skills.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


In the typical office environment requirements include reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.



Travel may be required up to 15% if the candidate is working remotely.



Target Pay Range:  $90,000.00 to $112,500.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces, and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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