Medical Director

JOB TITLE: Medical Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Director, Medical Affairs

POSITION: Part-time, exempt, 24 hours per week (within Mon-Fri 9am-5pm ET range with flexibility to join calls Monday-Friday)

LOCATION: Remote

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Innovation Partners, LLC (IP) is a growing, high-touch biomedical consulting company that partners with a variety of U.S. and global clients to bring their oncology innovations and other products to a successful U.S. market launch and commercialization. The Medical Director will assist the team in reviewing, analyzing, and creating medical and scientific content to support the client’s strategic objectives. The right individual will bring a variety of skills and experience to the role, will be practiced within oncology/ hematology, comfortable operating in a fast paced and agile environment and excited by the opportunity to design and contribute to client success in a variety of ways.  

  • Innovation Partners, LLC (IP) is focused on collaborating with biopharmaceutical, medical device and molecular diagnostic manufacturers to make their innovations accessible to patients, providers, and payer stakeholders.  
  • Client roster includes innovators in oncology, hematology, and rare diseases. Core services and capabilities include market and payer access, qualitative and quantitative market research, and medical affairs and education. 
  • We have partnered with our clients to support 65+ hematology / oncology brand development and launch strategies.  
  • Geographic scope of client base includes U.S., Europe, and Asia. 
  • Innovation Partners is a growing agile consulting firm seeking motivated individuals flexible to evolving with the changing needs of our clients and IP. 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Medical Writing/ Content Development 

  • Apply   background knowledge/experience in oncology/hematology space to analyze data sets, perform secondary literature research, and interview stakeholders, as needed  
  • Translate data and secondary research into various written materials for presentation to internal team and to clients including: compendia/ pathway submissions, publications, advisory board executive summaries, slide decks for various audiences, KOL 1:1 summaries, white papers, dossiers, publication plans, scientific platforms, etc. 
  • Create final deliverables in a variety of formats (ppt, word, excel) that is properly referenced and annotated.  
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and the client to iterate written documents incorporating feedback and strategic direction provided by others as needed  
  • Provide strategic input as to medical content, project design, future deliverables and collaborate with Executive Director, Medical Affairs and Business Development as needed 
  • Review medical and scientific content to serve as a resource to colleagues as needed  

Secondary Research 

  • Research tasks are needed in all areas of the organization and could include:  
  • Developing research strategy.  
  • Undertaking secondary research online/ via databases.  
  • Analyze industry relevant information for example: coverage policies, pathways positioning, compendia, published clinical trial data etc.  
  • Competitive intelligence gathering from literature and/or conference presentations.   
  • Landscape analysis.  

Collaboration 

  • Work closely with Project Managers and other colleagues to execute projects to high standards within budget and timeline parameters.  
  • Collaborate with Business Development as needed. 
  • Collaborate with vendors and consultants as needed. 
  • Provide strategic input to project scopes and recommendations serving as a thought partner to Executive Director, Medical Affairs.  
  • Serve in a client facing role when needed modeling professionalism, IP core values and clear and concise verbal communication.   
  • IP Clients are located within different time zones across the US and Europe so flexibility may be needed to adapt to a variety of time zones when necessary, though most meetings are within a 9AM-5PM ET day. 

Team Engagement  

  • Model Innovation Partners Core Values at all times. 
  • Engage in weekly team meetings, quarterly team summits and other team/ planning/ strategy meetings as needed some via Zoom and some in-person.  
  • Prepare reports, materials, presentations as needed for team meetings.  
  • Develop and follow internal core processes. 
  • Proactively identify issues and efficiency barriers and suggest and implement solutions.  
  • Travel as needed to engage in team/client events (e.g., annual summits, ad boards, conferences) – approximately 10-15% travel or 6-7 short trips/year 

 

EXPERIENCE 

  • Degree required Masters, PhD, MD, or PharmD preferred  
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant biopharmaceutical oncology/ hematology experience within the agency/ freelancer setting   
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of medical/scientific communication/writing experience  
  • Experience writing for different audiences (MDs, AHPs, MSLs, Sales force, writings, payers) 
  • Experience synthesizing complex concepts and distill down clear, core messages 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in the English language 
  • Comfort communicating directly with clients, listening, asking questions, presented ideas 

 

SKILLS 

  • Alignment with Innovation Partners values and culture 
  • Excellent written communication skills – must have the ability to formulate scientific/medical information in a clear and concise manner 
  • Excellent verbal communication and strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders at all levels  
  • Excited to contribute to a small but an accomplished and values driven team, willing to lead, assist and support in a variety of ways 
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as a reliable team contributor 
  • Ability to work under deadlines and multi-task capably adapting to changing circumstances 
  • Willingness and desire to learn and grow 
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and resourceful  
  • Able to handle internal and client information while maintaining a high level of confidentiality 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Experienced and competent in using Microsoft Suite/ 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook) 

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. Approximately 10-15% travel or 6-7 short trips/year 

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office based remotely out of the candidate’s home/workspace.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform roles and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Innovation Partners is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.