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Associate Director, Medical Information

Reference Number: 2967
Location: NJ

Our client is a major global healthcare company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for an Associate Director, Medical Information.

The Associate Director, Medical Information is responsible for global medical information and MSL activities for defined oncology product(s) and/or related disease states including global medical information & MSL strategy, planning and execution.  Responsibilities will also include the development and implementation of strategy to establish medical information excellence worldwide.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Develops Global Medical Information and MSL action plans for assigned product(s) and ensure alignment with Global Product Team (GPT) and Global Medical Affairs (GMA) priorities.
  • Provides strategic direction for content development of Medical Information Global Guidance Documents (GGDs) for assigned product(s) to ensure accuracy, consistency and most current medical literature.  Leads review and approval process.
  • Drives implementation of Global MSL deliverables, training and resources for assigned products and/or related disease states, including therapeutic application for scientific engagement.
  • Leads team to gain external customer insights and MSL perspectives to impact strategy and optimize global tools and resources.
  • Assists in development, maintenance and implementation of policies and procedures for Global Medical Information in alignment with General Medicines.
  • Manages global escalation process for medical information inquiries in collaboration with global cross-functional experts to ensure the provision of the timely and high quality responses as defined by metrics.
  • Liaises with countries and regions to evaluate medical inquiries worldwide to identify emerging issues and provide feedback to Global teams on customer insights and needs.
  • Leads Medical Information excellence and drives innovative solutions in assigned region or cluster, working closely with regional/country Medical Affairs and Medical Information.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (PharmD, PhD, MD) in a health care related field.
  • 5-7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry typically in medical information, medical affairs or medical education.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Medical Information activities and expertise.
  • Proficient level of understanding of pharmaceutical business, including drug development process, and legal/compliance global environment.
  • Strong Oncology therapeutic knowledge.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and proficient in Medical Writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentations skills.
  • Demonstrated innovation in processes/technical approaches.
  • Demonstrated organizational awareness including experience working cross-functionally and globally with strong influencing and leadership skills in a matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated project and process management skills.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • MSL, Medical Information & Communication, or Medical Affairs experience preferred.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 2967. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.