Medical Affairs Lead

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Updated: December 8, 2023
Location: New York City, NY, United States
Job ID: 440-OTHLOC-CUdwYfwl








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

In this role, as the liaison between the Syneos Health Medical Affairs functions and the customer, you will be in charge of managing all aspects of the planning and development of resources and strategies to support and drive the customer’s Medical Affairs business. As the Medical Affairs Lead, you will collaborate both internally and with the customer to establish and structure integrated Medical Affairs solutions in tandem with other functional areas across Syneos Health. You will:

  • Be the customer’s main point of contact regarding Medical Affairs project work
  • Collaborate with senior customer management and recommend strategies for the customer
  • Own the project internal P&L
  • Lead on the Medical Affairs strategy and execution
  • Monitor and report on performance/progress across the Medical Affairs-led functional activities
  • Lead cross-functional project teams
  • Lead the weekly Medical Affairs sub-team meetings to discuss major milestones and deliverables
  • Develop senior leadership

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years’ Medical Affairs experience
  • Experience successfully launching multiple commercial assets across the pharmaceutical and/or medical device sectors
  • Ability to understand global medical trends, financial data, customer needs and assess competitive intelligence data
  • Demonstrated record of product success through proactive, pre-launch Medical Affairs engagement with the market
  • Ability to travel

Desired Requirements:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience interfacing with Consulting firms and/or Medical Communication agencies
  • Experience building and/or running a Medical Affairs function
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $213,000 to $288,000. 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.

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.

Why Syneos Health? We partner with industry experts to solve and execute against today’s toughest commercialization challenges facing the world’s leading healthcare companies. The diversification and breadth of our new and existing partnerships create a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities on our Commercial Operations and Leadership teams. Join our game-changing, global company dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Experience the thrill of knowing that your everyday efforts are contributing to improving patients’ lives around the world. 

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

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.
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, 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 Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.


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