What opportunities have you been exposed to working at Xelay?
My time at Xelay has been an incredible journey so far with a steep learning curve and C-level exposure. Well-designed training program hone my business skills from communication to deck creation. The projects are all challenging and rewarding on a daily basis.
With Xelay's structured approach, I have had the opportunity to work collaboratively with teammates, solve critical issues, and present solutions and strategies to the client, all within a short time frame. It has been very inspiring to work alongside people who are equally passionate about the cause, and willing to do more than what is expected.
Being at Xelay Acumen has exposed me to self-management at a level other companies would shy away from, enabling me to contribute to the team in my own unique way. In addition, encouragement to work with the team on any and all problems fosters an environment of strong team relationships and truly demonstrates how the sum can be greater than the parts.
I have had the opportunity to learn from a vast array of players in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries and have been able to see so many different facets of the field of medicine. It has opened my eyes to just how intricate our world is, and how many opportunities there are to make change for good in our world.
Being in a client-facing role right from the start of my internship has helped me grow rapidly in terms of listening empathetically to clients' needs, forming structured solutions, and communicating clearly and concisely.
Successfully increased market and physician awareness through management and execution of key Medical Affairs directives on behalf of a privately held biopharmaceutical company that resulted in increased VC funding, IPO, and successful acquisition by a large company for $2.7B.
Program Manager for critical product launch functions, including: Scientific Platform, Scientific Publications, NDA strategy, Medical Analytics, Competitive Intelligence, and Key Opinion Leader Engagement.
Endless opportunities. In addition to C-Level executive exposure as early as week 1, experiencing every department during the internship rotation and mentoring through an extensive mentorship program, the most impactful opportunity at Xelay is we are given the opportunity to fail and learn.
One of the best opportunities that being at Xelay has exposed me to is to discover and develop my potential at an extremely fast rate. Every day, I am confident that I become an even more outstanding professional than the day before.
The main opportunity that I have exposed to working at Xelay is the opportunity to lead. Quite rapidly, you are thrust into a leadership position as the philosophy at Xelay is to learn by doing. I have been fortunate to have been challenged and stretched with leadership positions, management of a team, and lead point of contact for a client. Through those opportunities, I have experienced a few failures, but with the support of my team, I have turned into successes.
Managing teams, liaising with senior executives and key opinion leaders, and spearheading cross-functional projects with tight deadlines
During my time at Xelay, I have experienced numerous opportunities for rapid self-development I have not encountered in previous work experiences. At Xelay, the focus is not just on delivering a high-quality end product, but to do it in the most effective and efficient way. This encourages you to improve the way you look at and structure problems to get to a better answer in a self-managed way which not only improves your abilities within the company now, it improves your ability to deal with issues in your daily life and future work life.
Developed Medical Affairs program strategy, assuring high quality execution of medical affairs activities for multiple pharmaceutical/biotechnology clients including guiding product launch strategy, establishing and maintaining key partnerships and collaborations, and developing key opinion leader support.
Managed Data Analytics project teams to produce data-driven recommendations that impact product launch activities, including development of clinical messaging, scientific publications, design of Phase 3 and 4 clinical trials, and corporate development opportunities.
There are numerous learning opportunities and challenging situations at Xelay everyday. I have stepped into situations where immediate attention and action needed for the client and KOLs. The fundamental consulting skills Xelay trains every member on a daily basis such as CRISP communication, hypothesis driven and 80/20 approach can be applied and utilized for solving problems in a collaborative way.
Xelay has exposed me to various workstreams with client engagements and training for consulting skills and professional behaviors. These exposures have encouraged tremendous growth and professional development.
Xelay has exposed me to senior management, a variety of different therapeutic areas, a number of different connections throughout the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare sectors, and a team of colleagues who continue to surprise me and teach me things everyday.
Managed Medical Education strategy: developed and executed strategic and compliant programs that aid client-specific clinical, scientific, educational and therapeutic solution awareness goals.
In my experience at Xelay, I have been able to engage key leaders in the scientific community, develop and present impactful value-driven presentation to C-level executives, and lead a team of motivated individuals to work together to exceed expectations.
Led multi-disciplinary team, including department heads of medical affairs, clinical operations, regulatory affairs, biostatistics, commercial operations, and business development to meet corporate goals in support of NDA submission timelines and medical affairs.
Opportunities from Xelay include professional development and interactions with clients whose work will have lasting effects on the greater population of mankind
Xelay has exposed me to constant growth in new skill to efficiently manage my work, communication and leadership skills, and new opportunities to engage on different types of workstreams based on my interests.