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Director, Medical Communications

Reference Number: 3786
Location: GA

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Medical Communications.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Collects, analyzes, and summarizes complex data.
  • Creates scientifically accurate and fair-balanced content that communicates and educates audiences on complex medical and scientific concepts, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence.
  • Ensures timely development and maintenance of materials for use by or training of the field-based MSL team.
  • Responds to unsolicited requests for medical information from HCPs.
  • Serves as a scientific resource for internal stakeholders.
  • Supports the development and maintenance of medical information response documents and Medical Education content.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Affairs team to identify unmet needs, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Participates in the planning and execution of congress activities.
  • Provides support for scientific training activities.
  • Collaborates with Commercial to deliver new-hire and advanced Sales training lectures.
  • Develops tables, charts, figures, and other display elements from internal/external clinical data and publications for use in deliverables.
  • Leads high impact and visible departmental projects.
  • Provides support on scientific and promotional review activities (with medical sign-off) in collaboration with Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory colleagues.
  • Assists in identifying areas of improvement in process/policy, develops recommendations/plans, and leads initiatives.
  • Manages Medical Communication agencies.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) in Life Sciences required.
  • Must have 5+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Requires a successful track record of team leadership.
  • Previous MSL experience required.
  • Must have experience providing health economics and outcomes information to appropriately communicate with stakeholders involved in evidence-based healthcare decisions.
  • Requires excellent medical writing ability.
  • Requires the ability to understand, analyze/interpret, and summarize highly complex scientific data.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in the use of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%, including overnight travel.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3786.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

Fairway Consulting Group is included in Hunt Scanlon’s list of Top 50 Healthcare & Life Sciences Search Firms.