Scientific Director

Newark, New Jersey, United States expand job description ↓


  • Acting as the scientific lead on multiple accounts, providing strategic direction and leadership
  • Overseeing content development, including primary writing
  • Problem-solving when conflicts or issues arise to ensure that the client's goals are met
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Partnering effectively with other cross-functional team leads to ensure client communication strategies are achieved
  • Providing input into the scientific aspects of budget and timeline development
  • Collaborating with the client services team on scientific staffing plans
  • Participating in business development initiatives, including identifying and providing recommendations to potential new clients
  • Training and developing junior scientific staff members
  • Actively participating in and leading scientific services departmental initiatives designed to foster creativity and innovation in the company and its services


  • An advanced degree such as MD or PhD.
  • Ability to interpret data and to provide pharmaceutical clients with strategic/scientific direction
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Expertise in overseeing a wide range of complex projects within a team structure
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly detail-oriented environment
  • Management experience and the ability to mentor and guide others
  • In depth knowledge of pharmaceutical standards, compliance, and regulations
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Internet research
  • Ability and willingness to travel (typically once or twice a month for client events/meetings)


Competitive salary and benefits package.

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