MSL Field Director

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Updated: April 12, 2023
Location: Somerset, NJ, United States
Job ID: 148245

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There’s one thing you do that’s exceptional: lead.

You formulate a plan and empower your team to provide clinical expertise to health care providers helping them to improve patient outcomes. Your capacity to creatively strategize, motivate clinicians, and elicit achievement makes you the right fit for a MSL Field Director role with Syneos Health.


The Field Director will be responsible for management of the MSL team under the parameters and strategy to optimize field responsibilities, scientific knowledge transfer, and performance related to KOL/HCP interactions. The director will also be responsible for providing client with weekly activity reports and other documents, as requested.

Additional Repsonsibilities include:

  • Ensure MSL competency, meeting full compliance and professional ethics standards and performance expectations.
  • Work with cross-functional partners to support and direct the team on CRM operations, scientific insights, KOL/HCP scientific profiling, KOL/HCP engagement strategy, territory plan of action training, and congress planning.
  • Work with cross- functional teams on business planning, special projects, and strategy development to support medical goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. 

Along with a results-oriented mindset, self-assurance, and an engaging manner, the ideal candidate has:

  • Advanced scientific degree strongly preferred (MD, DO, PharmD, DPT, OTD, NP, PA, or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of Medical Affairs experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry, with at least 3 years in a field-based management
  • Experience in team management and developing, tracking, and reporting field medical performance against medical goals and objectives
  • Experience with KOL identification and engagement planning as well as field insights analysis and synthesis
  • Demonstrated business acumen and a strong ability to align initiatives with medical objectives of our client

Interviews may be conducted in person at an on-site interview location. For any in person interviews, local Covid safety guidelines will be followed.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate improving patient outcomes?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job.


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