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Senior Medical Director

at Omnicom Health Group

Posted: 10/12/2018
Job Reference #: 13402
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Job Description

  • Job ID
    2018-13402
    Location
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Medical Communications - Medical & Scientific Services
    Company
    The Scienomics Group
  • Overview

    The Scienomics Group (TSG) is a full-service scientific strategy and medical communications company based in Greenwich, CT, with offices in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco under Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG) within the Omnicom Network. We provide medical education services globally to support pharmaceutical products and devices/diagnostics throughout the product lifecycle. We are a powerful team of professionals, committed to partnership and united by a shared purpose of helping our clients commercialize their breakthrough therapies. Our mission is to ensure our clients’ drugs are positioned throughout their lifecycle in the best light possible so they can be used in the most appropriate patient populations doing the most benefit.

    The Senior Medical Director (SMD) will oversee the development and implementation of various medical communications assignments done to support our pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. The SSD will help to develop the client relationship by ensuring that the scientific needs of the account are being met, specifically that the work has strategic focus, scientific rigor/accuracy, and clinical relevance. Based on the clients we serve, the SSD must have a commanding knowledge in any one or more of the following therapeutic areas; immunology, oncology (across several cancer types), cardiovascular, infectious disease, neurology, internal medicine (which includes pulmonology, nephrology, and rheumatology) is essential.

    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Acting as the scientific lead on multiple accounts, providing strategic direction and leadership
    • Overseeing content development, including primary writing
    • Problem-solving when conflicts or issues arise to ensure that the client’s goals are met
    • Building and maintaining client relationships
    • Partnering effectively with other cross-functional team leads to ensure client communication strategies are achieved
    • Providing input into the scientific aspects of budget and timeline development
    • Collaborating with the client services team on scientific staffing plans
    • Participating in business development initiatives, including identifying and providing recommendations to potential new clients
    • Training and developing junior scientific staff membersActively participating in and leading scientific services departmental initiatives designed to foster creativity and innovation in the company and its services

    Required Skills:

    • An advanced degree such as MD or PhD.
    • Ability to interpret data and to provide pharmaceutical clients with strategic/scientific direction
    • Strong organizational, problem solving, and project management skills
    • Expertise in overseeing a wide range of complex projects within a team structure
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly detail-oriented environment
    • Management experience and the ability to mentor and guide others
    • In depth knowledge of pharmaceutical standards, compliance, and regulations
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Internet research
    • Ability and willingness to travel (typically once or twice a month for client events/meetings)

    What we offer:

    • A competitive compensation package
    • Paid annual vacation, holiday and sick time off
    • Comprehensive health plans including medical, dental and vision
    • Competitive 401(k) investment options
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Life insurance
    • Commuter benefits
    • Employee referral awards
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Training and mentoring opportunities through programs such as Omnicom University, led by international influencers and Harvard Business School professors
    • Retail and entertainment discounts and benefits available
    • A rewarding workplace and a fun team environment

    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.