Medical Affairs Consultant – Remote


Penfield Search Partners

Contact: Allie Spink –

The Medical Affairs Consultant tasks include:

  • Serve as Medical Lead for a newly launched indication and serve as program specific medical input into integrated brand strategy
  • Lead the development of and obtaining executive alignment on the medical situational analysis, strategy, and plans for assigned products and accountable for execution.
  • Managing external providers, create and deliver scientific and medical content for disease and product-level information for relevant stakeholders.
  • Partner with HEOR, government affairs, patient advocacy, commercial, PV, and clinical development to ensure medical accuracy and practice relevance in all activities.
  • Actively participate as a core team member of publication planning of marketed and pipeline assets.
  • Build and maintain relationships with experts to obtain important key scientific insights to support the therapeutic area.
  • Lead advisory boards as needed for US insight gathering
  • Develop and lead post-marketing data generation plans (ph4, IST, post-hoc analyses)
  • Review educational grants
  • Serve as escalation point and provide guidance to medical reviewers of promotional and medical materials
  • Effectively lead matrix teams of cross-functional colleagues, including medical affairs subteam (MAST); ensure effective cross-functional collaboration; align all key Medical Affairs projects for assigned product and indication. Champion an objective and evidence-based solution-oriented approach.


  • Doctorate Degree (MD/DO, PharmD, PhD) or equivalent required with expert knowledge or training in: Alzheimer’s Disease, neurology, psychiatry, neuroscience or neurophysiology preferred.
  • Director level Medical Affairs Strategy experience required.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology setting within Medical Affairs or related role.
  • Clinical or research experience in Alzheimer’s Disease & associated neuropsychiatric symptoms is preferred
  • Product launch experience preferred
  • 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.
  • Knows how to be a team player and willing 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).
  • Has full understanding of rules and regulations in pharma, which could have impact for the pharmaceutical industry. Appropriate knowledge of guidelines and regulations and can apply legal and compliance knowledge to Medical Affairs activities.



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