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Account Director – UK Office

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs, Healthcare Consultancy Jobs
Salary Description:
Excellent salary and benefits
UK Pound
Porterhouse Medical Limited
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We are currently looking for an account director to join our busy client services team. The successful candidate will have exceptional problem-solving, project management and diplomacy skills. Strong face-to-face and written communication skills and a proven ability to develop enduring client relationships are also essential. The successful candidate should be prepared to work in a fast¬paced, creative environment with occasional opportunities for travel.

Key duties will include:
• Working closely with clients and healthcare professionals to understand their needs and translate these into opportunities for developing high-quality medical communication solutions
• Proactively driving projects forward and seeing them through to completion in a timely manner
• Working closely with internal teams within Porterhouse to manage priorities and ensure that solutions are delivered to the highest standard
• Proactively managing project scope and budgets to ensure that any issues are communicated to clients and that project profitability is maintained
• Developing an understanding of new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the client
• Identifying opportunities for new business within existing accounts
• Leading new business initiatives, including attendance and presentation at pitch meetings
• Training and developing a team, and conducting performance reviews and appraisals

Desired Background and Skills
• A bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) and a strong academic record
• At least 3 years’ experience in a senior account management role in a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical company
• A proven track record of client and account management, and delivery of organic growth and new business
• Experience of managing and developing a team, and proven leadership and influencing skills in a multidisciplinary environment
• Strong literacy and numeracy skills, and excellent attention to detail

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to for the attention of Jan Coetzee (Talent Manager). We do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies.

Contact Details:
Porterhouse Medical Limited
Tel: 01189139100
Contact: Jan Coetzee

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