Assistant Scientific Director

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(3/25/2021 10:37 AM)
Job ID
2021-24940
Category
Medical Communications - Medical & Scientific Services
Company
Synergy

Overview

Job Purpose:

Day-to-day lead in the development of the highest-quality, scientifically accurate, and strategically astute content and creative deliverables consistent with client requirements

 

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Excellent writing, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work independently and driven to deadlines
  • Team player able to navigate a variety of departments
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Dynamics and PowerPoint
  • Ability to expertly communicate scientific concepts both written and verbal
  • Experience interacting and communicating with KOLs

Essential Duties:       

Serve as the key day-to-day contact for day-to-day account activities and deliverables:

  • Lead and develop content with minimal review/direction, including data understanding and ability to communicate to a wide range of complex projects
  • Provide support with developing/second-setting communications and content as needed
  • Engage with team members to ensure projects are moving in a timely fashion and working to offer solutions for any issues that arise
  • Liaise with client review team (RAMMP, PROGRES, CRC, Veeva, etc), as appropriate
  • Partner and lead interactions with KOLs with regard to publications, content and live events
  • Identify and manage freelancers and fact check/quality control check materials they produce
  • Be the lead contact along with account team partner for assigned accounts
  • Participate in, and lead regular update meetings with clients and internal teams
  • Ensure the update of weekly project and production status grids
  • Undertake tasks outside of the specifics of the job description where business reasons require it

Create, develop, and finalize Scientific Services deliverables for a wide range of project types

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly to different audiences through a variety of media (print and digital)
  • Develop outlines for a range of scientific materials and project deliverables for clients
  • Produce scientifically accurate deliverables utilizing the latest and most applicable data
  • Develop creative briefs for overall design concepts
  • Evolve content consistent with client and internal feedback in order to produce strategically astute pieces
  • Partner with account team to ensure deliverables are approved within relevant timeframes and in accordance with client policies relating to processes and permissions

 

Facilitate a strong cohesive team within the Scientific Services Department, and wider agency teams

  • Work closely with all team members of the Scientific Services Department, demonstrating commitment to achieving individual and wider team goals
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the Client Services department, sharing daily updates and collaborating to deliver the highest-quality projects for our clients
  • Coach junior team members to realize their potential

 

Lead scientific support on accounts for both internal and external stakeholders

  • Proactively enhance knowledge in relevant fields as well as the field of medicine in general
  • Keep up to date on the latest data and happenings within accounts
  • Provide updates both internally and externally on relevant and important developments
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with key opinion leaders and physicians in the relevant field, where appropriate during projects

 

Education and Experience:

  • An advanced degree (PharmD, PhD, RPh, MS, RN, MD) in a scientific/medical discipline is required. Education in biomedical sciences is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in medical education, medical communications, pharmaceuticals, publishing, or publications planning and development is preferred
  • This position may require domestic/international travel, including on weekends

 

 

The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

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