National Business Director

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Updated: June 12, 2022
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Job ID: 143398

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

You formulate a plan and focus your team to solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and come out on top. Your capacity to creatively strategize, motivate District Sales Managers, and elicit success makes you the right fit for a National Business Director role with Syneos Health.


The National Business Director will be the primary contact for the designated client on all matters related to the project and provide leadership, management and financial/operational oversight of the REMS Operations Specialist team. The National Business Director will be responsible for successful project launch and meeting or exceeding all goals and objectives. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Devise and institute an integrated national business plan in collaboration with overlapping business partners to achieve business goals with targeted customers
  • Oversee the recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and staffing of the management team and REMS Operations Specialist team
  • Utilize expertise to advise client on opportunities for REMS Operations Specialist team, specifically related to education on healthcare setting enrollment and requirements
  • Proactively recommend solutions to enhance the client’s performance, leveraging Syneos Health Deployment Solutions capabilities and other services as appropriate to support client competitiveness and further strengthen the partnership
  • Facilitate a culture of accountability/collaboration by serving as the primary liaison between Syneos Field Leaders, Syneos Health internal partners (HR, Commercial Capabilities, Client Services) and client stakeholders (Brand Team, Marketing, Commercial Operations) to identify scalable business practices and to problem solve potential field barriers to effective execution.
  • Ensure contracted services, information flow and all other deliverables are completed on time
  • Collaborate on development of performance goals and objectives at all levels and appropriate measures to ensure achievement.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the management team as well as periodic interaction with REMS Operations Specialist team to discuss program issues, training needs and personnel development to recommend solutions, as appropriate
  • Provide frequent, ongoing performance feedback to all direct reports and foster an environment that rewards accomplishment and encourages the advancement/retention of productive employees.
  • Minimize regrettable turnover through the selection process and ongoing leadership actions.

Job Requirements

Along with a results-oriented mindset, self-assurance and an encouraging manner, the ideal candidate has: 
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of commercial pharmaceutical experience with at least 5 years in field pharma/Biotech leadership leading a Regional or National Field team.
  • Strong program management within pharma industry required. Experience developing and managing REMS and/or Market Access teams highly desired
  • Ability to identify strategies with greatest business impact, formulate appropriate business plans within the approved strategy, and direct the team to execute the plan.
  • Excellent organization skills, especially in project planning, implementation and team management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven, successful history in leadership and motivational role
  • Ability to negotiate and influence cross-functional internal and client teams
  • Current driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to travel overnight up to 75%

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.

IMPORTANT: I understand that if the role for which I am applying requires extensive in-person contact with colleagues, health care providers, clients and other medical professionals who have stringent vaccination requirements that all Syneos Health employees with whom they partner be fully vaccinated and will not accept or consider any exemptions.  I understand I can request an exemption from Syneos Health’s vaccination requirement based on a qualifying medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief. However, in the event that I successfully obtain an exemption, I understand that it is highly unlikely that I will be able to adequately perform the essential functions of this position without imposing an undue hardship on Syneos Health due to the clients’ demands.

Why Syneos Health? 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.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate pharmaceutical sales?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

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