VP, Medical Director.

New York, NY.

Job Details
VP, Medical Director Phase V Communications TBE2722 New York, NY Strategy 7/17/2019


  • Effectively manage multiple indications from a scientific perspective including publication plans

  • Delegate literature search on background of drug and/or therapeutic category in keeping with strategic direction

  • Understand, execute and drive strategic direction in partnership with clients and account services counterpart

  • Delegate and supervise creation of all promotional medical education materials as well as fact check for medical accuracy

  • Cultivate existing relationships with key opinion leaders and initiate new relationships to drive appropriate communication strategies and content

  • Engage in client interaction including running teleconferences and client meetings, answering questions regarding content issues, attend meetings & demonstrate knowledge of content

  • Collaborate with teams to ensure that materials meet clients’ strategic specifications

  • Serve as a medical expert on internal teams, and with clients

  • Critique drafts, query and identify resources needed to meet deadline/deliverable and within budget

  • Coach, manage, mentor and provide direction to Scientific Associates, Associate Medical Directors, and Medical Directors, where applicable

  • Manage freelance writers – assign projects, provide direction

  • Partner with scientific leadership to grow the culture, reputation, and success of the company

  • Identify and secure business opportunities on account (e.g. organic growth), and lead pursuit of new business opportunities

  • Partner with account services and finance on timelines and resource utilization as well as review and assess budget

  • Full command of, and adherence to internal processes on all projects and ensure staff understands and follows process and provide recommendations as needed

Note: Employee is responsible for other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment to develop and execute scientific communications and promotional initiatives for clients.

  • Highly organized individual who is able to effectively synthesize information, and communicate clearly with clients and agency staff and senior management

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple work streams and projects simultaneously

  • Working knowledge of pharma regulations on promotion

  • Demonstrated ability and comfort with presenting to large groups and acting as knowledge expert

  • Ability to interpret data, develop key insights and assess the impact of recommendations on client business objectives

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Abilities to successfully lead and inspire teams


  • Advanced degree in biomedical sciences (ie, PhD, PharmD, MD)

  • 5+ years in of agency experience across multiple therapeutic areas or pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience leading teams


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