Scientific Director - Medical Communcations

Location: Oxfordshire, England Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Sector: Life Sciences, Medical Communications Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Daniel Paine

Scientific Director - Medical Communications

A new position has become available for a Scientific Director to join a global healthcare communications organisation. This Scientific Director role, will suit a Principal Writer looking to take the next step in their career. They are looking for someone with strong writing ability, 60% writing as well as a good leader, 40% line management and editorial.

The Scientific Director role will also look at 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

Responsibilities of Scientific Director:

  • Supporting the Business Unit Director in the delivery of the partners` and business unit`s visions and goals.
  • Senior point of contact for clients, ensuring a high level scientific and strategic planning.
  • Translate complex scientific concepts into accessible information for broader audiences.
  • Providing leadership to ensure the scientific and strategic excellence of account programmes/projects across the business.
  • Mentoring and coaching the business unit multi-disciplinary team to understand and confidently communicate around client science and strategy.
  • Act as an ambassador for the company, helping to maintain their image and build the profile and client base.
  • Contributes towards the development of proposals/budgets and ensuring projects remain within scope and actively identifies projects going beyond scope.

Requirements of Scientific Director:

  • Life Science / Medical Degree - further education to MD or PhD level ideal
  • 8+ years' experience in pharma marketing, delivering medical communications solutions
  • Preferred to have some experience in a networking agency

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