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Scientific Director - Medical Communications

Employer
ID Search & Selection
Location
Alderley Edge
Salary
£75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: 34 days holiday, pension plan, private healthcare,
Start date
4 Aug 2022
Closing date
3 Sep 2022

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Discipline
Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Management
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Job Details

An international medical communications agency is seeking a Scientific Director to join their team in either their Cheshire or London offices with hybrid working, or fully remotely.

They provide strategic communications and consultancy to an impressive pharmaceutical client roster across both print and digital formats. They are seeking an experienced candidate to provide leadership in scientific affairs and communication, and ensure that clients’ objectives are supported effectively. You will also contribute to the organic growth of assigned accounts and mentor and develop your team to their potential. There is an opportunity to work across different therapy areas including Virology, Haematology and Respiratory.

In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect 34 days holiday, pension plan, private healthcare, and flexible working. Bespoke training will help you integrate into a nurturing and professional environment where you can flourish and develop your career.

To be considered for this role, you must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. You must also have significant medical communications agency writing experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to the scientific and client services teams to ensure that scientific communication is carried out to the highest standards and meets with client expectations
  • Make a strong contribution to client communication strategies, developing key scientific communication points, strategically focused documents and deliverables to support product positioning and brand vision
  • Ensure that client communication strategies are clearly understood and actioned by the account teams
  • Reviewing output to assure scientific accuracy, strategic alignment and quality
  • Guide the team in developing their skills, through mentoring and reviewing their work
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Life Science Degree, preferably a higher degree
  • Significant healthcare agency experience, with a background in medical writing
  • Be a good team player, ensuring all team members are given opportunities to develop
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills
  • Strong appreciation of clients’ needs and a resourcefulness in coming up with innovative solutions
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 20 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.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

Company

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 •

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Website
Telephone
01932 797999
Location
Rosemount House
Rosemount Ave
West Byfleet
KT14 6LB
GB
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