Vice President, Medical Director

Mis à jour: February 15, 2023
Emplacement: Nationwide, United States
Identification d’emploi: 147599


Can you reach people with just a few words?

You express all of your ideas effortlessly, and have the skills to distill other people's ideas into their best possible form. Your messaging is not only clear and concise, but your medical expertise allows you to convey high-level scientific knowledge in meaningful and comprehensible communications. Does this sound like you? A Vice President, Medical Director role with Cadent may be the perfect place for you.

The Vice President, Medical Director is responsible for providing overall guidance to the scientific team, ensuring appropriate staffing, providing clients with medical strategy and driving new business efforts.

Cadent specializes in high science, high touch peer to peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Cadent builds relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.



Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following
  • Manages scientific team
  • Travels to client meetings as needed in the New York area.
  • Works directly with clients to provide strategic oversight from a clinical perspective
  • Participates in client meetings such as annual brand planning to provide internal team with client clinical strategies
  • Oversee content development across scientific team
  • Ensure proper resources are available to the team, including referencing sources and personnel
  • Ensure quality standards are being met
  • Ensure work flow for scientific team is efficient
  • Responsible for new business efforts
  • Works with new business lead to assess and pursue opportunities
  • Assists in the building of proposals and pitches
  • Provides medical strategy for new business efforts
  • Travels to advisory boards (majority Thursday and Friday travel)
  • Provides client with strategic oversight
  • Assess client tactical plan based on feedback heard at advisory board
  • Travels to scientific meetings (majority Thursday and Friday travel) to assess market trends, and build KOL and client relationships

Job Requirements


  • PhD

  • >8 years medical writing/medical communications experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with account teams, other writers, editors, physicians and clients

  • Ability to communicate medical/technical information to a wide variety of audiences

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work onsite in NYC at least one day a week.


  • PowerPoint experience preferred


At Cadent, our workplace is flexible, family-oriented and places high importance on work-life balance. The engaging and rewarding nature of the work that we do is evident in the enthusiasm employees bring to the office every day. Overall, Cadent has a commitment to integrity, a commitment to client satisfaction and a commitment to employee satisfaction and development.

Cadent is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job. 


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