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Scientific Project Lead - Med Comms

ID Search & Selection
Alderley Edge
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Start date
26 Apr 2022
Closing date
26 May 2022

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Marketing, Medical Communications
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

An independent medical communications agency is seeking a Project Lead to project manage and provide editorial support across different accounts and be based out of their Cheshire offices with some home working.

The Project Lead is a senior hybrid role involving the creation and supervision of scientific communications materials, project management, line management and business development. You will be overseeing a variety of accounts and taking a strategic and supervisory approach in the delivery of different projects.

In addition to an excellent salary, you can expect a competitive benefits package consisting of 25 days holidays, life assurance, private healthcare, generous bonus scheme and a pension plan.

To be considered for this role you will have significant medical writing experience gained in an agency environment and be able to commute to their offices in Cheshire.

  • Application of writing guidelines in accordance with pharmaceutical codes of practise to create, oversee and review high quality scientific materials
  • Reviewing and editing peers work for quality control
  • Lead and manage different projects in accordance with the client’s brief ensuring completion of projects on time and within budget
  • A driven, proactive approach, that inspires and motivates colleagues and collaborative teamworking environment
  • Develop new business relationships by helping with pitches and business proposals
  • Mentor and guide junior members of the team
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Life science degree, preferably an MSc or PhD
  • Previous medical or healthcare communications agency writing experience is essential
  • Possess project management, writing, editing, budgeting and organisational skills
  • Be a sociable, meticulous, and possess a proactive personality
This is your chance to join a growing agency with excellent opportunities for career development and progression. 

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.


ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates for over 15 years. We are based in Surrey and specialise in presenting medical communications professionals to both medical communications agencies and pharmaceutical companies.

We recruit for all levels of staff within the medical and healthcare communications space and work on both permanent and contract roles. We predominantly work in the UK market, but client geography does sometimes mean working internationally. We are truly committed to providing a first class service to both our clients and candidates alike and take a highly consultative approach, taking time to fully understand your requirements and making sure all your needs are met.

We have built our business around the core values of integrity, discretion and honest discussion. We apply these values equally in our interactions with both our clients and our candidates and make ourselves accountable to each person we work with. We believe in the human touch and that building a strong rapport with our candidates and clients will allow us to develop long lasting and successful relationships.

If you are looking to start your medical communications career or you’re ready for your next move please call 01932 797999 to kick start your search. Likewise if you are looking to hire, get in touch with one of our consultants today and we’ll find the best people for your role.


• medical communications • medical education • healthcare pr • healthcare advertising • market access • pharmaceutical market research •

Find Us
01932 797999
Rosemount House
Rosemount Ave
West Byfleet
KT14 6LB
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