Associate Medical Director, Medical and Patient Communicatio

at IQVIA in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

We are looking for an Associate Medical Director to join our Medical and Patient Communications (MPC) business unit within IQVIA. MPC offers a full suite of medical communications services. This role will focus on providing medical leadership and strategy across a range of scientific services including scientific platforms, medical plans, publications plans, publications, advisory boards, steering committees, medical information, real-world evidence and market access communications.

We are passionate about producing clear and impactful medical communications for health care professionals and patients. We harness the power of IQVIA’s healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare communications forward.

The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in a medical or scientific discipline, plus extensive experience in communication, review, and medical direction in a variety of therapeutic areas within Medical Information environments. We value proactive thinkers who have the ability and desire to work in multifunctional teams to elevate our medical information offering and create innovative communications solutions.

As a member of the Medical Strategy Team, you will:

+ Serve as a scientific lead, providing in-depth medical insights and guidance on 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 program execution.

+ Oversee and review material created by medical writers 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.

+ Stay 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.

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


+ Graduate level degree in a scientific or health-related discipline is required.

+ 7 years’ client-facing experience providing medical strategy and direction on a variety of medical communications services including medical affairs, publication planning, HEOR, or other medical communications setting is Required

+ Medical Communications Agency Experience Preferred but not required.

+ Proactive thinker with the ability and desire to work in multifunctional teams to create innovative communications solutions.

Remote Opportunity


IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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Job Posting: JC213097743

Posted On: May 11, 2022

Updated On: Jun 20, 2022