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Account Director – UK Office

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs, Healthcare Consultancy Jobs
South East England
Salary Description:
Excellent salary and benefits
UK Pound
Porterhouse Medical Limited
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Porterhouse Medical Group works with pharmaceutical clients around the world to generate powerful insight-led scientific and medical communications that have a positive impact on people's lives.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Account Director to join our vibrant, global client services team.

The successful candidate will:

● have exceptional problem-solving, project management and diplomacy skills
● have strong face-to-face and written communication skills
● have a proven ability to develop strong relationships with clients
● work in a fast-paced, creative environment with opportunities for travel
● enjoy being part of a friendly, supportive team with excellent career progression

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 med comms 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, 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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