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Scientific Director - Respiratory

RBW Consulting
Hybrid working or fully remote
£75,000 - £85,000 + bonus/benefits
Start date
3 Oct 2022
Closing date
2 Nov 2022

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Medical Communications, Medical Writing, R & D , Scientific
Full Time
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Experience Level
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Scientific Director - Medical Communications

RBW Consulting is partnered with a global Medical Communications agency looking for a Scientific Director to join a strong performing scientific services team based in London/Manchester with hybrid working, or fully remote working available.

They provide strategic communications and consultancy to pharmaceutical clients 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 Rare Disease, Neurology, 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.


  • Provide leadership to the scientific and client services teams to ensure that scientific communication is carried out to the highest standards and meets 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 those 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 resourcefulness in coming up with innovative solutions

RBW Consulting is a specialist Life Science consultancy, partnering with pharma, biotech start-ups, CRO, medical communications agencies, and more. 

We are always open to chatting about your career and sharing the best opportunities for you.  


At RBW Consulting we provide a truly modern approach to recruitment, offering a consultancy based solution to clients and candidates alike which we believe elevates us ahead of all our competitors.  Driven by our five core values, each of our Consultants demonstrates; Growth Mindset, Professionalism, Commitment, Honesty & Fairness to provide the best services we can to everyone we work with.

With unparalleled candidate networks we are the first to hear of new and exciting opportunities in the industry.  All Consultants at RBW focus in their own vertical niche, and it is this way of working which means we can honestly say our Consultants are true experts in their field.  

Our areas of specialism are:

  • Health Economics and Market Access
  • Biometrics
  • Clinical Research
  • Medical Affairs
  • CRO Business Development
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Data Science
  • Pre-Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Patient Recruitment
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Search & Selection

With coverage across the UK, Europe and the United States, RBW consistently has a range of new, exciting and lucrative opportunities on either a permanent or contract basis, from Junior right up to Board level appointments.  To find out more about any of these opportunities, or if you just want to have a general discussion about what is available to you, please call +44 (0) 1293 584 300 or email


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