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Scientific Team Lead / Scientific Director

Business Type: Business Information Services
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Scientific Support
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + + Benefits.
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: 888550
Closing Date: 22/04/19
Job Details:

Scientific Team Lead / Scientific Director - Healthcare Communications - Cheshire - to £60K+bens

A brilliantly creative and digitally focused healthcare communication agency in Cheadle is looking for a Scientific Team Lead or Scientific Director to join their fun and friendly team. This role offers the opportunity to keep your hand in with developing innovative medical content for patients and physicians, whilst working with directors on company strategy and growth initiatives

The Company

This agency produces fantastic work across Market Access, Medical Education, Brand Optimisation and Digital Innovation.

  • Main deliverables include e-details, slide kits, websites, educational programmes and therapy specific infographics.
  • Inhouse creative and digital teams offering specialist knowledge and touches of brilliance!
  • True omnichannel approach to healthcare communications

The Role

Scientific Team Lead or Scientific Director hone the scientific strategy and manage the medical writers.

  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills. Provide guidance on content and oversee large clients.
  • Provide Medical and Scientific advice on creative concepts and pitches.
  • Inspire and coach the team of medical writers to produce world class materials.
  • Digitally savvy, keen to ideate and push boundaries
  • Happy working across a number of global accounts


Having progressed through the ranks as a medical writer, you are looking for that next move away from pure content development into a more strategic and commercial role.

  • Scientific background and several years'' experience as a medical writer in a healthcare communications agency or inhouse for a pharmaceutical company.
  • To proof/quality control (QC) all projects.
  • Support the directors with developing company strategy and growth plans.
  • Able to recruit, train and retain top editorial talent.

What should you do next?

This Scientific Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to keep your hand in with developing innovative medical content for patients and physicians, whilst working with directors on company strategy and growth initiatives. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

Posted: 25/03/2019 | NPJ Ref: 232642 | NPJ Original URL
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