Medical Affairs PM Consultant

Updated: May 8, 2023
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 148778

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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.

This role can be based in NY, NJ, Boston or San Francisco


You’ll join The Scientific and Medical Affairs Advisory Group within Syneos Health Consulting. Where you will help make Life Science organizations more effective, particularly in complex specialty markets, while giving products the strategic support they require. More specifically:

  • Builds positive working relationships with clients, consulting staff, managers, leadership, and internal support teams
  • Partner with Customer in establishing a vision for the program/portfolio initiative as well as the supporting team and their potential
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills through the proactive management of individual project responsibilities and workload to ensure objectives, milestones, and timelines are met efficiently and effectively. Must be able to quickly adapt to changing priorities to achieve goals and targets.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to project managers on overall delivery approach
  • Deliver executive reporting across the program/portfolio
  • Partner with franchise leads in establishing project management needs, priorities, and expectations across assets 
  • Provide direction/guidance/support to project managers as needed
  • Provide proper status reporting to project sponsors and project leaders to ensure visibility of team delivery
  • Establish consistent performance reporting guidelines/templates to be leveraged by each franchise in the reporting of project performance/status
  • Capable of summarizing highly complex scientific ideas and data into influential storyboards for business leaders and industry stakeholders
  • Brings high level of scientific/clinical knowledge coupled with strong business acumen and project management to provide Medical Affairs insights to pharma / biotech customers.
  • Serve as primary source of project communication and reporting
  • Serve as first point of contact for issues, risks, and dependencies
    Ensure project is on-time, in-scope, within budget, and of quality design and build
  • Anticipate risks and eliminate obstacles
  • Contribute to medical strategic planning to achieve business outcomes 
  • Plan, coordinate the activities around the creation of Medical and Integrated Evidence Plans (IEP) for respective assets as applicable
  • Document, socialize and facilitate review of Medical/IEPs with relevant stakeholders

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 will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.  

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree in business or life sciences (highly preferred)
  • 3-4 years of work experience, preferably in the pharma or biotech industries
  • Must possess strong business acumen, and project management skills
  • Strong presentation, meeting facilitation, and communication (verbal and written) skills required.
  • Experience with Medical Affairs, Medical and Integrated Evidence Plans
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

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

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance.   The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, eligibility to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan and flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.  

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $94,050 to $175,700.  The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position.  Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.  In addition, some positions MAY include eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy.  We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated.  Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.  These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements. 


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