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Scientific Director – Medical Education – Independent Agency

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Medical Communications Jobs, Pharmaceutical Management Jobs, Pharmaceutical Marketing Jobs, Medical Education Jobs, Healthcare PR Jobs, Other
South East England
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Thorp Associates
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Scientific Director – Medical Education – Independent Agency

You can’t pin our client down to one core strength – because they’ve got lots of them. What they do have is one clear mission, and that is to exceed expectations. Working across the healthcare communications sphere, this award-winning agency enjoys a remit that spans medical education campaigns, advisory boards, patient support and more. Furthermore, they have added to their business with a hugely successful ‘intelligent insights’ arm. Uncovering emotional and rational responses from patients and healthcare professionals, the understanding they garner is fed into their communications campaigns, resulting in forward-thinking results that are exceptional. With integrated thinking to this degree, it will come as no surprise that they’re passionate about nurturing the talent within their ranks – so when you join them, you can expect all the development opportunities you could possibly need to progress your career – plus a working environment that’s second to none. Topped off by a generous benefits package that includes the potential for equity in the future, private medical insurance and a competitive pension scheme, there really isn’t a better place to explore your passion for science.

The role:
As the lead in-house scientific expert, you will be central to nurturing and developing client relationships across the business. Working alongside the CEO you will see to it that everything the team does is based in solid scientific and therapeutic evidence, with clearly-defined strategies for all accounts. Translating scientific and medical concepts into a language that a variety of audiences can understand, you will make the most complex health challenges seem like a doddle. Hunting down opportunities to deliver results for your clients, you will ensure strategies are being accurately actioned and delivered – always remembering that you are working as a partnership. Passionate about maintaining your sector knowledge, you will ensure your colleagues remain at the front of the pack by identifying new business potential, with the ability to interact with medical leads and external experts as their equal – so if you spot a sector trend or an area just begging to be exploited, then you’ll have the full backing of the team as you explore the possibilities. In short, your ability to inspire fascinating scientific discussions will ensure your dynamic colleagues are living up to expectations, and your solid industry knowledge will prove invaluable when impressing your clients and securing new ones.

You’ll need:
• Experience of working at a senior level within a MedComms Agency
• Outstanding scientific knowledge, with a passion for maintaining your industry understanding.
• Proven experience in a strategic role, with exceptional client-handling skills.
• To be a team-player, with the willingness to share your understanding of emerging trends with colleagues and clients.
• Outstanding communication capabilities, with the confidence to translate your knowledge into verbal and written
• A bulging contacts book of industry and medical experts.
• Solid business and financial acumen.
• To be a natural leader, with the gravitas required to inspire respect in this complex field.

If you think this sounds like something you’d be interested in please apply via this advert or send your CV to Emma at Thorp Associates – .

Due to the high level of applicants we receive, if you don’t hear back from us in the next 14 days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Contact Details:
Thorp Associates
Tel: +44(0)1293 850 800
Contact: Emma Thorp

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