Svp Medical Director resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated professional with 16 years of progressive experience in medical communications, including extensive experience in project management, strategic brand planning, and new business development. Consistently achieve optimal utilization of developing, managing and delivering high quality content through improvements in planning, program coordination, and cultivation of strong business relationships with clients and inter-agency collaboration. Possess an established track record of creating and implementing programs and long-term business strategies aimed at company growth.

Have considerable depth in oncology with a background in the following cancers: prostate, colorectal, hepatocellular, metastatic breast, thyroid, renal cell, ovarian, gastric, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and non-small cell lung carcinoma. Possess years of experience in neurology indications including Alzheimer’s disease, chronic migraine, and psychotic disorders. Experience with numerous pharmaceutical clients including Pfizer, Novartis, Bayer, sanofi-aventis, Allergan, J&J, Janssen, Eisai, and Taiho.

  • Outstanding, wide-ranging scientific acumen
  • Strategic planning
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Focused and driven
  • Problem solver
  • Dedicated team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Constant Contact
  • Strong presenter

•Greatly improved quality of scientific content across multiple brands

•Enhanced role of scientific services as strategic brand partners with clients and key opinion leaders

•Increased new business and organic growth 5-fold on my accounts

•Increased productivity by 50% through the implementation of various process improvements

•Maximized operational efficiency by utilizing depth of scientific experience and coaching teams in content development and time management

•Pioneered inter-agency collaborative efforts to build our company brand to foster growth

06/2014 to 07/2015
SVP, Medical Director Cline Davis & Mann, Inc. Iselin, NJ,
  • Oversee business unit involving 10 therapeutic categories
  • Lead scientific strategic liaison with medical affairs and commercial clients and key opinion leaders
  • Spearhead brand planning and interface with multiple brand teams
  • Drive the development of all aspects of scientific content development and implementation
  • Collaborate with peers and business partners to deliver measurable business results by evaluating and implementing continuous improvement of brand strategies
  • Provide leadership for a team of medical communications professionals to define success measures, manage professional development, and meet quarterly and team goals
2008 to 06/2014
VP Medical Director Principia Biopharma Inc. Stockholm, ME,
  • Collaborated with medical affairs teams and Key Opinion Leaders on brand strategy and content development
  • Drove brand strategy on a continual basis with clients
  • Oversaw development and implementation of core medical tactics including scientific platforms, advisory boards, roundtable, steering committee, workshops
  • Drove publication planning and implementation, congress coverage competitive intelligence and life cycle analysis
  • Enhanced quality of all manuscript, abstract, and poster development
  • Adapted tailored educational and promotional slide decks to specific brand needs
  • Mentored multiple staff
05/2006 to 09/2008
Group Scientific Supervisor Charles River Hollister, CA,
  • Provided extensive medical writing for all publication needs
05/2002 to 05/2006
Principal Medical Writer Cline Davis & Mann, Inc. Chicago, IL,
  • Spearheaded company drive to improve capacity to create high quality publications as lead medical writer
05/2000 to 05/2002
Senior Scientific Associate Phase Five Communications City, STATE,
  • Lead writer charged with KOL engagement, development and implementation of:
  • Large publication plans
  • Speaker training slides and programs
  • Symposia content
  • Advisory boards
1999 to 05/2000
Scientific Associate Phase Five Communications City, STATE,
  • Provided entry level medical writing support across multiple tactics including publications, slide decks, speaker training content, and symposium support
1991 to 11/1998
Research Associate, Senior Research Associate OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc City, STATE,
  • Conducted drug pipeline research in collaborations with pharmaceutical companies using Elisa-based proprietary luciferase assays to detect activity against a variety of oncogenic disease drivers.
  • Possess experience in robotics, PCR, protein purification, radioactive assays, and cell culture
Expected in 1991
Master of Science: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
St. John's University - Uniondale, Ny
Expected in 1987
BS: Biology
Hofstra University - Uniondale, NY

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School Attended

  • St. John's University
  • Hofstra University

Job Titles Held:

  • SVP, Medical Director
  • VP Medical Director
  • Group Scientific Supervisor
  • Principal Medical Writer
  • Senior Scientific Associate
  • Scientific Associate
  • Research Associate, Senior Research Associate


  • Master of Science
  • BS

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