Senior Scientific Director

  • New York, NY


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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We are currently seeking a Senior Scientific Director to join our Medical and Scientific Services Team in either our midtown New York City office or our Iselin, New Jersey office!

The Senior Scientific Director (SSD) 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. Expertise in oncology (solid and hematologic malignancies), including immuno-oncology, strongly preferred.

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)

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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