Medical Director, Medical and Patient Communications (R1075653) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reading, UK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1075653

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA are looking for a Medical Director to join our Medical and Patient Communications team. In this key role, you will have the opportunity to combine your strategic thinking, therapeutic expertise, and creative approach to serve as the scientific lead for a range of solutions.

Our activities include medical affairs (scientific platforms, publications, advisory boards, educational symposia, medical science liaison support, medical information), market access communications (global and country-level value dossiers, value communications, and business cases), real world evidence and clinical pathways communications, promotional activities (concepts, campaigns, training, and creative materials across multiple channels), behavioral-based patient support programs, and technology solutions. Thanks to our unique position within IQVIA™, The Human Data Science Company™, our collaborative offerings extend well beyond those of a traditional medical communications agency, and you will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams to develop new communications solutions to help move healthcare forward.

The ideal candidate will have a graduate level degree in a scientific or health-related discipline, a minimum of 10 years client-facing experience in the medical affairs, publication planning, HEOR, or other medical communications settings, and have provided medical strategy, direction, development, and review for a variety of activities and deliverables. We value proactive thinkers who have the ability and desire to work in multifunctional teams to create innovative communications solutions.

Responsibilities:
Serve as a senior scientific lead, providing in-depth knowledge and understanding of the product, therapy area and market for a variety of accounts, including large multi-faceted communications programs and niche offerings.

Act as internal and external strategic and scientific lead in the development and delivery of proposals/pitches and see this strategy through into programme execution

Oversee and review material created by medical and other team members to ensure delivery of high-quality content that meets the needs and objectives of the client and target audience.
 
Lead meetings with relevant stakeholders, presenting scientific/clinical concepts and facilitating discussions as required. Take an active role in the development and facilitation of workshops and expert advisory meetings.

Remain abreast of new industry/healthcare directions and trends to identify opportunities and challenges for clients and IQVIA.

Collaborate with colleagues across the IQVIA organization to develop innovative solutions

Supervise, coach and mentor team members; assist in training and development

Work closely with account teams to lead on project specifications, cost estimates, compliance with industry standards and practices, proactive planning, and problem solving

Act as an ambassador for IQVIA by participating in relevant industry forums, contributing to thought leadership activities, and establishing a reputation and network within the wider medical communications industry.

Salary: Competitive

Posted Date: 17th July 2019

Posting end date: 17th August 2019

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Job ID: R1075653