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Scientific Director – London/Cheshire – Circa £70,000

Company: Meet
Location: London/Cheshire
Reference: PB - 03/11SciDi
Closing Date: 03 Dec 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 60,000 - 80,000
Benefits: full and comprehensive benefits package

Job Summary:

A very rare opportunity has become available for Scientific Director to join this global med comms agency based out of London and Cheshire.


Company Background

It’s a great time to join this agency that puts their people first. Sharp scientific minds are the key driving force behind their growing business, so their top priority is to nature a working environment where great talent flourishes. Following 20 years of growth, this agency has recently topped a headcount of 100 globally and they have ambitious plans for 2016 across all 4 teams! With over 70 accounts across the business, the therapy area coverage is very diverse and includes Cardio, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Rare Diseases, Diabetes, Genetic Disorders, Haematology, Respiratory, Oncology and many more.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure that client communication strategies are understood and actioned by editorial and account teams
  • Take an overarching role to ensure that projects reflect a thorough understanding of clients’ objectives and that key communication points are supported effectively.
  • Provide support to ensure that scientific communication is carried out to the highest standards and meets with client expectations.
  • Analyse and assimilate market, therapy area and product information in order to provide consultancy advice on product differentiation, positioning, and marketing strategy.
  • Where required, make a strong contribution to client communication strategies, developing key scientific communication points, strategically focused documents and other deliverables to support product positioning and brand vision
  • Make strong contribution to overall account strategies and plans.
  • Work closely with EM/ETL’s, Client Services and Group ED to cross-pollinate ideas between editorial groups and account teams within group.
  • Contribute to existing editorial project delivery where appropriate to ensure highest standards of quality control and client service.


Skills Desired

  • At least 10 years healthcare agency experience in senior roles
  • Breadth of experience across:
    • types of projects
    • therapeutic areas
    • types of clients (geographical and healthcare market mix)
  • Strong appreciation of both PM and clients’ business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills
  • Experience in strategic planning
  • Experience in developing and presenting new business proposals/pitches
  • Experience of working with extended team across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines.


Please contact Paul Banks on 02030 195993 or email for full details on the job description. This will be 100% confidential!

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Key Words

High Science, Medical Education, Global, award-winning, UK, United Kingdom, England, strategic, Ethical, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Manchester, Chester, Knutsford, Stockport, Bollington.

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Contact Information:

Address:  meet
Irongate House, 30 Dukes Place, London
Tel:  +44 203 178 7488
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