Medical Affairs Strategy & Excellence Consultant – Remote


Penfield Search Partners

Contact: Allie Spink –

Role Description: The Medical Affairs Consultant tasks include:

  • Help lead Medical Excellence for CNS Strategy to execute on key TA level strategic projects
  • Consultant will help TA MA strategy elevate the CNS MA strategy team by driving consistent methods of strategic and tactical planning and execution
  • Consultant will assist with identifying gaps in Medical Affairs strategy processes and ways of working and provide solutions to be Medical Affairs functional leaders within industry; will stay abreast of cutting edge Medical Affairs best practices and push the needle to be leaders
  • Consultant may manage key TA level vendors
  • Consultant will assist securing vision of one medical affairs and ensuring global and regional medical plans are completed in time for regional and global brand planning
  • Consultant will ensure CNS TA congress strategy/prioritization and planning
  • Will help with budgeting for CNS MA strategy and help with resource needs
  • Actively participate as a core team member of Medical Affairs strategy team
  • Other cross CNS TA duties/projects as required

Qualifications/ Required

  • Doctorate Degree (MD, PharmD, PhD) or equivalent required with expert knowledge
  • Director level medical affairs strategy consultant with experience in Medical Excellence/operations
  • Ability to lead and act independently
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology setting within medical affairs strategy
  • Experience in brand strategy, launch planning, competitive strategy, segmentation and positioning and early asset development.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications. Communicates clearly,

    concisely, and is easily understood in written materials and presentations.
  • Demonstrated strength in medical planning, tactical plan development and execution, as well as ability to critically analyze research design, methods, and outcome measures.
  • Experience in successfully leading cross-functional matrix teams. The ability to influence without direct authority is a critical skill set for this role.
  • Willing to take initiative on advancing projects and able to identify what is necessary to complete tasks.
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across the organization.
  • Strong strategic thinking acumen and track record for operational excellence.
  • Proficiency with computer productivity programs necessary to complete work requirements (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong proficiency in pharma code and all guidelines concerning medical affairs activities.


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