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Director – Business Development/Medical Affairs


Director – Business Development/Medical Affairs - US

Location: Remote, United States


You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else – remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.

Here, there’s no shortage of challenging work, learning and opportunities. Because we offer many services to varied clients, our knowledgeable professionals gain experience across a large section of the industry. Our client roster consists of more than 550 organizations including all 20 of the largest global biopharmaceutical companies.


This opportunity is with Syneos Health Consulting, an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in the biopharmaceutical industry providing services across a comprehensive range of key Practice Areas including commercial strategy and planning, medical affairs, risk and program management and pricing and market access. You’ll join a team with industry focus, depth of functional expertise, and strong scientific and market knowledge that is uniquely positioned to tackle highly complex business and market challenges to develop achievable strategies for our clients.

The Director role within the Medical Affairs Practice Area is responsible for project management, team leadership, and business development. The ideal candidate is an experienced thought leader in the biopharmaceutical industry and a trusted advisor to clients, with the following skills, competencies, and experience:

  • Recognized strategic mindset, with the ability to analyze, distill, and communicate for senior-level audiences
  • Proven leadership across and management of multiple accounts
  • Ability to multi-task, manage ambiguity, and collaborate internally and externally
  • Talent for growing and developing key client and internal relationships
  • Skilled in identifying client needs and designing value-add solutions
  • Demonstrated new business experience, from organic growth to RFI/RFP planning, development, and execution
  • Experience across both promotional and non-promotional commercialization activities
  • Ability to contribute to the development of the overall business and scientific strategy for assigned therapeutic areas
  • Proficiency in the review of materials and content for relevance, accuracy, and strategic direction
  • Experience acting as the liaison between the agency and clients’ internal teams
  • Exhibits the passion and drive of a business owner

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree required (PhD, PharmD, MS, MBA)
  • Must have 3+ years’ experience in commercialization, either varied experiences within industry, or consulting (preferred)
  • Broad therapeutic category experience
  • Highly strategic with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to direct work and drive results
  • Excellent organization skills and precise attention to detail
  • Client facing experience

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Director – Business Development/Medical Affairs

Boston, MA
Full Time

Published on 10/02/2019