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Scientific Director posted by ID Search & Selection

£60,000 - £75,000 / year
NHS Band 8C

Job Description

An international medical communications agency is seeking a Scientific Director to join their team in either their Cheshire or London offices.

They provide strategic communications and consultancy to an impressive pharmaceutical client roster across both print and digital formats. They are seeking an experienced candidate to provide leadership in scientific affairs and communication, and ensure that clients’ objectives are supported effectively. You will also contribute to the organic growth of assigned accounts and mentor and develop your team to their potential.

In addition to an excellent salary you can expect benefits including 25 days holidays, pension, bonus and much more. Our client invests in their people and recognises and rewards their great work.


Provide leadership to the scientific and client services teams to ensure that scientific communication is carried out to the highest standards and meets with client expectations
Make a strong contribution to client communication strategies, developing key scientific communication points, strategically focused documents and deliverables to support product positioning and brand vision
Ensure that client communication strategies are clearly understood and actioned by the account teams
Reviewing output to assure scientific accuracy, strategic alignment and quality
Guide the team in developing their skills, through mentoring and reviewing their work
Work within the business development team to identify and develop new business leadsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Life Science Degree, preferably a higher degree
Significant healthcare agency experience, with a background in medical writing
Be a good team player, ensuring all team members are given opportunities to develop
Well-developed personal and written communication skills
Strong appreciation clients’ needs and a resourcefulness in coming up with innovative solutionsID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on (phone number removed)

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