Scientific Director

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs
65,000 to 90,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£65000 - £90000 per annum
UK Pound
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
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A renowned medical communications agency is looking for a scientific director to join its talented, and fast-growing team. The agency has continued to hire remotely throughout the pandemic and continue their impressive growth due to business wins. The team have a global presence and expertly combine scientific & medical expertise with creative flair and commercial thinking. The agency work with the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology organisations, providing their client’s with expertise spanning medical education, creative, promotional & digital.


- Project delivery: Act as scientific lead on accounts, providing strategic direction and scientific leadership
- Oversee content on a wide variety of complex projects across multiple teams and therapy areas
- Demonstrating high level scientific knowledge as well as commercial expertise and ability guide others in this regard
- Proficiency in review of scientific content
- Strategic: Partner with client services teams in strategic planning activities and account/issues management
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding of business offerings, identifying opportunities for account growth and cross-selling
- Participate in business development initiatives with existing and new clients, as well as collaborating with the business development team in order to develop proposals and pitches
- Team and relationship building: Establish, maintain and lead scientific relationships/communications with clients, medical experts and third parties, supporting junior team members to ensure they develop this skill
- Guide the decision-making process and provide additional insight into writing styles, content inclusion, and data interpretation
- Provide effective line management, and supervise and support your team to help them achieve their objectives


- Minimum 6 years’ experience writing in a medical communications agency
- Educated to degree level in a relevant science subject
- Previous leadership and line management experience
- Experience of driving commercial growth and business development, including pitches
- Ability to travel
- Exceptional scientific expertise and knowledge of a variety therapy areas

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global business in a leadership position and to truly make a difference.


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Contact Details:
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
Tel: 020 7359 8244
Contact: Mhairi Reive

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