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Director of Scientific Services – LEADERSHIP ROLE

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Communication
Job Level: Senior Executive
Position: Full Time
Salary: Generous salary plus great benefits
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: CM120
Job Details:
Director of Scientific Services – LEADERSHIP ROLE

Reports to: Executive Director/Managing Director  

Overview of the role
  • Leadership of the scientific writing and editing team
  • Provide scientific and communication support to existing accounts
  • Work in collaboration with Executive Director/Managing Director on new business and organic growth of existing accounts
  • Lead provision of scientific input and strategy

Key functions of the role
  • Ensure the generation of high quality materials by the scientific writing and editing teams
  • Provide support to make sure client communication strategies are understood and actioned by the scientific teams
  • Take an overarching role to ensure that projects reflect a thorough understanding of clients’ objectives and that key communication points are supported effectively
  • Provide support to ensure that scientific communication is carried out to the highest standards and meets with client expectations
  • Analyse and assimilate market, therapy area and product information to provide consultancy advice on product differentiation, positioning, and marketing strategy
  • Make a strong contribution to client communication strategies, developing key scientific communication points, strategically focussed documents and other deliverables to support product positioning and brand vision
  • Make strong contribution to overall account strategies and plans
  • Work closely with Client Services to cross-pollinate ideas between the scientific team and account teams within group to drive organic growth of accounts
  • Contribute to existing project delivery to ensure highest standards of quality and service
  • Provide leadership to scientific team, assisting with quality control, compliance and resourcing, as well supporting recruitment and line management
  • Provide scientific leadership on new business initiatives 

Experience / attributes required
  • At least 15 years healthcare agency experience in senior roles
  • Breadth of experience across:
–  types of projects
–  therapeutic areas
–  types of clients (geographical and healthcare market mix)
  • Strong appreciation of both the company and clients’ business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills
  • Experience in strategic planning
  • Experience in developing and presenting new business proposals/pitches
  • Experience of working with extended team across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines

For further information please contact Elaine

About us:
Established in 2006 Carys Mills Consulting has gained a reputation as a leading search consultant in Healthcare Communications.

To get the career that you want with the progression that you desire more people are looking at us as their ‘Progression Partner’.  This ongoing relationship where we understand your background, skills, and experience combined with your requirements and ambitions which we can then use to connect you with the best roles in the greatest companies.  Equally we can offer advice and information about any aspect of recruitment from writing the best CV, to interview advice and securing the salary you want plus information about the best companies in the Healthcare Communications industry. We would love to hear from you.

Carys Mills Consulting Posted by:: Carys Mills Consulting (View all our vacancies)
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Posted: 09/01/2022 | NPJ Ref: 294755 | NPJ Original URL
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