Vice President, Medical and Scientific Services - Health Science Communications

Healthcare Consultancy Group - New York, NY (30+ days ago)2.5

Health Science Communications is currently seeking a Vice President to join our Medical and Scientific Services Team.

The Vice President (VP) will oversee the development and implementation of various medical communications assignments done to support our pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and supervise Medical Directors/Medical Associates. The VP will develop new and strengthen existing client relationships by ensuring that the scientific needs of the account are being met, specifically that the work has strategic focus, scientific rigor/accuracy, and clinical relevance. In addition, the VP will be regularly visiting the clients. Based on the clients we serve, the VP must have a commanding knowledge of diabetes.

Specific responsibilities include:
Acting as the scientific lead on multiple accounts, providing strategic direction and leadership
Overseeing content development and supervising Medical Directors and Medical Associates
Problem-solving when conflicts or issues arise to ensure that the client’s goals are met
Building and maintaining client relationships
Partnering effectively with other cross-functional team leads to ensure client communication strategies are achieved
Providing input into the scientific aspects of budget and timeline development
Collaborating with the client services team on scientific staffing plans
Participating in business development initiatives, including identifying and providing recommendations to potential new clients
Training and developing junior scientific staff members
Actively participating in and leading scientific services departmental initiatives designed to foster creativity and innovation in the company and its services

Qualifications for the position include:
An advanced degree such as MD or PhD and 6+ years of experience in diabetes
Ability to interpret data and to provide pharmaceutical clients with strategic/scientific direction
Strong organizational, problem solving, and project management skills
Expertise in overseeing a wide range of complex projects within a team structure
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly detail-oriented environment
Management experience and the ability to mentor and guide others
In depth knowledge of pharmaceutical standards, compliance, and regulations
Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Internet research
Ability and willingness to travel (typically once or twice a month for client events/meetings)


Health Science Communications (HSC) is a partner to pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies, providing scientific strategy, medical education, and peer-to-peer initiatives to maximize the value of their research and brands with scientific differentiation that matters.

Our large team of medical directors and scientific experts investigate, clarify, and identify the unique value that our clients’ products can add to the healthcare community. We then translate that into compelling, creative, and clinically relevant communications designed to support the product from early development to commercialization and lifecycle management. To learn more about HSC, visit our website at

HSC is part of Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG). All companies within HCG are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

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