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Director of Scientific Strategy - Medical Communications

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Other Senior Management
Job Level: Senior Executive
Position: Full Time
Salary: GBP85000 - GBP100000 per annum
Location: London
Reference: KA328303_2
Closing Date: 30/06/22
Job Details:

My client is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success.

They develop a range of strategic solutions based on an understanding of both the objectives and issues of their clients as well as their stakeholders, focusing on facilitating peer-to-peer and scientific communications through a range of channels. As effective and compelling communication is key, whether for a marketing story, scientific data or market access support, they have a dedicated editorial excellence team providing content that can be syndicated to deliver solutions to enhance patient care.

They are now looking for a Director of Scientific Strategy to join their Medical Communications team.
This is a newly created role which means it will give you autonomy, you will have a huge say in the organization.

As the Director of Scientific Strategy you will support the growth of the medical communications business across my client specifically, and across the EU Communications group in general.


Scientific strategy:

  • Strong ability to understand, develop, and implement scientific and commercial strategy.
  • Solid scientific background, a depth and breadth of writing and editorial experience and excellent writing, editing, and reviewing skills.

Operational excellence:

  • Effective project and resource management; proven ability to manage a range of clients/accounts.
  • Oversee the output of the Scientific Portfolio Directors and Scientific team Leads to ensure it is strategically insightful and meets the company''s quality standards

New Business development:

  • Proactively suggest opportunities for growing existing client accounts and innovative ideas to expand the offering to support our clients needs
  • Be an active member of new business pitches, providing scientific strategy and solutions to the need. Take an active part in the presentation of pitches when appropriate


  • As an active member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to business planning, problem solving and the development and tactical implementation of the Med Comms strategy.
  • Build and maintain strong effective working relationships with the EU MD/DMD''s, to ensure co-operative and effective cross-functional working at all levels as required.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in the med comms/healthcare arena
  • Degree or higher degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Medicine (BSc, BA, PharmD, PhD, MD).
  • Language Skills
  • Proficient use of English language. Skills
  • Highly-developed motivational and leadership qualities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to negotiate with other departments and resolve conflicts.
  • Effective delegation skills.
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure.
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload.
  • Willingness to undertake continuous professional learning and development.
  • Highly IT literate - advanced experience with Microsoft-based applications and general knowledge of PC functions.
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork

If you feel that this is the right role for you, please apply and someone will be in touch with you to discuss this.

NonStop Consulting Limited Posted by:: NonStop Consulting Limited (View all our vacancies)
Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work in the country in which the job is based
Posted: 23/06/2022 | NPJ Ref: 310148 | NPJ Original URL
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