Syneos Health Commercial Solutions

Scientific Director in Manchester, ENG - Syneos Health

Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
04 Jul 2021
Ref
132980
Discipline
Medical Affairs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Overview

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 Scientific Director role with Litmus may be the perfect place for you.

We are looking for individuals to join our team who bring forward thinking, innovation and energy to our already successful team.

The primary purpose of this role is to work alongside the account teams in being accountable for meeting the business objectives of the clients both strategically and financially. As well as using experience to develop innovative tactical and strategic plans that are well aligned to client needs.

Litmus Medical Communications acts as a catalyst to accelerate uptake and embed the value of therapies across the product lifecycle, bringing business strategy to science and scientific expertise to your business. With our base in Europe, we are cognizant of the diverse healthcare systems, regulations and market dynamics of the region; however, we are not limited by geography and support our clients at a local, European and global level. Whatever the reach required, we specialize in building relationships, understanding and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and medical/healthcare professionals. We develop a range of strategic solutions based on an understanding of both the objectives and issues of our clients as well as their stakeholders, focusing on facilitating peer-to-peer and scientific communications through a range of channels. As effective and compelling communication is key, whether for a marketing story, scientific data or market access support, we have a dedicated editorial excellence team providing content that can be syndicated to deliver solutions to enhance patient care.

Responsibilities
  • Takes final responsibility for the overall output from their group
  • Takes responsibility for issues management, internally and externally
  • Sets the example for professionalism & work ethic for their group
  • Through active mentoring/performance management shows evidence of progressing individuals, especially, to the PMW level by teaching technical and non-technical skills
  • Involved in development of new business, both directly, through pitching, and indirectly by providing scientific background and strategy.
  • Is the voice of calm and reason, the 'port in the storm' for their colleagues and clients

Job Requirements
  • Must have extensive Medical Writing experience gained within a Healthcare Agency setting
  • Apply sound business insight & judgment in the best interests of the agency & our clients
  • Has an expert level of understanding of med comms and the overall healthcare industry and shares their point of view internally and externally
  • Has a track record of identifying potential issues before they arise and pro-actively managing them


Litmus 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 are able to make those connections because our advertising, public relations, medical communications, digital, 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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