Associate Consultant, Medical Affairs

Updated: May 19, 2021
Location: Buenos Aires, B, Argentina
Job ID: 132928

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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.


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:

An Associate Consultant is an individual contributor on consulting projects and is responsible for conducting both secondary (i.e., analytically and scientifically based) and primary (i.e., physicians, payers, and patients) market research, creating high-quality project materials and client deliverables.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in navigating the management consulting cycle of creating project deliverables, quality checking work, reviewing with project management/leadership, incorporating edits and feedback, and resubmitting work pieces for deliverable inclusion in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Creating appealing decks (powerpoint) to effectively present key scientific/clinical/medical information for a variety of audiences
  • Analyzing data producing comprehensive insights, documentation, and presenting findings and strategy recommendations to team members and client leaders
  • Provide superb customer service - ability to actively listen to understand both what is being asked, and what is missing
  • Identify potential sources, project requirements, synthesize recommendation and identify insights
  • Develops discussion guides for primary interviews (internal and external).  May facilitate independently some interviews with physicians, payers, patients, key opinion leaders, health care providers, and other stakeholders.
  • Reviews, and creates insightful synopsis of medical abstracts to support the strategy

Job Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s degree requiredGraduate degree in business or life sciences (highly preferred) 
  • 1 - 3 years consulting and/or biopharmaceutical work experience

  • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to think critically and creatively on engagements  

  • Strong business acumen required 

  • Demonstrated attention to detail required 

  • Ability to develop relevant client deliverables autonomously required 

  • Experience in research and data analysis (e.g., organization of sources, data processing, analysis, and quality checking accuracy for pre-defined problems) 

  • Effective and professional communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, and written) required 

  • Exceptional collaboration skills and the ability to work in cross-functional teams 


  • The drive for self-development and an action-oriented work ethic 

  • Excellent time-managementmulti-tasking, and problem solving skills 

  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel required 

  • Ability to travel preferred


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.

Why Syneos Health? Our employees voted Syneos Health as the overall winner in MedReps’ Best Places To Work In Medical Sales Awards. Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re empowered to exceed your sales goals with the autonomy you need to over deliver. We’re dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Syneos Health has launched more sales teams in the last 5 years across all major Therapeutic Areas than the top 25 pharma companies combined. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.


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

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