Senior Medical Director

Location: Boston, MA
Company Description
Our client is a leading medical communications and marketing firm that specializes in the development and multi-channel deployment of proprietary promotional medical education programs, along with targeted marketing solutions. Their programs are developed to address specific healthcare marketing opportunities and challenges.
 
NOTE: Candidates must live in Boston/Cambridge area as they will be working from home until a local office can be established.
 
Job Description
The primary responsibility of the Associate Medical Director is to work cohesively with our entire team to ensure that all content developed is evidence-based, is of the highest editorial quality, meets the strategic objectives of our clients. The Associate Medical Director will report to the Director, Clinical Content.
 
Key Responsibilities
· Writes, reviews, and provides feedback/direction to others involved in the content development process (eg, Medical Writers, Editors, Graphics Team) to ensure that the content meets the objectives and strategic needs of the client and adheres to the established standards
· Reviewing and commenting on draft materials from our medical writers to ensure alignment to program objectives and scientific accuracy;
· Ensuring materials are prepared appropriately for weekly client review meetings, KOL interviews, and LMR submissions;
· Participating in copy review (legal/medical/regulatory) meetings with the client
· Experience developing promotional educational content and an understanding of how data science can inform pharmaceutical strategy and tactics
· Work closely with DCC as well as internal (Program Management, Client Engagement, Medical Editor and Medical Writer) and external (client, LMR, KOLs) stakeholders to ensure timely deployment of programs
· Supports others in discussions of content directly with thought leaders and clients
· Maintains clinical and industry knowledge
· Manages timelines and expectations throughout the content development process in accordance with overall project timelines
· Oversees and manages the regulatory review process for all projects within client team(s)
· Ensures consistency and contributes learnings in regulatory review and other processes across client team(s)
· Collaborate well within and across teams
· Is an active contributor to key organization objectives within the context of the role
 
Key Requirements
· Advanced life sciences degree preferred (MD, PharmD, PhD) but not required
· 3+ years of experience as a medical writer working with promotional material for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or device products, or equivalent doctoral, post-doctoral, internship/residency/fellowship experience
· Ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team setting
· Ability to interact in a professional manner with clients and thought leaders/experts in a variety of therapeutic areas
· Proven experience in managing projects and working cross-functionally within an organization
· Familiarity with legal, medical, and regulatory review processes
· Familiarity with FDA labelling requirements and understanding of the bio-pharmaceutical industry
· Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong listening and analytical skills
· Strong editing skills and attention to detail; familiarity with AMA Style a plus

 
 
 
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