Medical Director.

New York, NY.

Job Details
Medical Director Phase V Communications TBE2721 New York, NY Strategy 7/17/2019


We’re looking for a Medical Director, who will be responsible for providing strategic insight and medical direction based on thorough knowledge of the Client’s product and therapeutic area. The Medical Director will research, write, develop, and deliver, within budget and on time, strategic and scientifically accurate materials for a variety of healthcare audiences.

Our ideal candidate is able to translate the science concisely and creatively, helping to produce effective promotional medical education materials. The candidate should have a client-service mentality, understanding how to partner with other Scientific colleagues and Account Services team and interact with Key Opinion Leaders, and other internal and external scientific professionals, to ensure ongoing, positive relationships both internally and externally.


  • Effectively support multiple teams/indications from a scientific perspective

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

  • Work in partnership with account services counterpart

  • Understand, execute and contribute strategic direction

  • 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

  • Oversee work of scientific associates and associate medical directors as needed, and provide mentoring/training to new or more junior team members

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

  • Facilitate submission of materials for medical, legal, and regulatory reviews

  • Manage freelance writers – assign projects, provide direction

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

  • Identify and secure business opportunities on account (e.g. organic growth)

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

  • Working knowledge of pharma regulations on promotion

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects/initiatives in a deadline-driven environment

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

  • Willingness to learn


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

  • 3-5 years in pharmaceutical industry or agency experience across multiple therapeutic areas


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