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External and Brand Communication Manager – Global pharma – UK (Surrey, Greater London, Hertfordshire)

Company: SRG Clinical
Location: Surrey
Reference: External Comms_Oncology_Arnaud@SRG
Closing Date: 01 Apr 18
Type: Temporary
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: 6 months contract, Generous daily rate, Exciting Brand portfolio

Job Summary:

A major global Pharmaceutical company is seeking an External and Brand Communication Manager in the UK (Surrey, Greater London, Hertfordshire). The Communication consultant will lead external communications programmes to increase the Franchise Oncology share of voice among key target audiences to shape the external environment.


External and Brand Communication Manager – Global pharma – UK (Surrey, Greater London, Hertfordshire)

6 months contract

Generous daily rate

Exciting Brand portfolio

One of my main pharmaceutical strategic partner is now seeking an External & Brand Comms Manager to join their Communication team. The Comm Consultant will lead external communications programmes that maximize the communications potential of specific brands, through development of effective communications strategies, operational planning implementation and management of resources which deliver against key business drivers.


  • Lead the development of strategic communications plans for brands as part of the extended Brand team. Based on critical success factors identified, implement strategic brand communications plans, outlining key activities and programmes to address the CSFs within agreed budgets.
  • Develop strategy and content aligned to product/franchise objectives, with consideration of optimising traditional, social and digital media channels
  •   Provide counsel to franchise heads and senior management to maximize communications in order to support the achievement of business goals
  • Act as a catalyst to innovate new ideas and programs and a thought leader for Communications within  specific Pharma, sharing expertise and educating colleagues about the value of Communications in the promotional mix
  • Identify key advocates for brands, develop and maintain strong working relationships with these key advocates (Medical Experts, patient support groups, media) aligned to brands to support current and future objectives
  •  Manage PR agencies and budgets to ensure effective working relationships between the marketing teams and the agencies, development and implementation of best practice communications strategies and adherence to purchasing policy on budgets


  • University degree in business and/or Communications or equivalent English. 
  • Extensive experience in a Communications role in a relevant industry. 
  • Proven capability of successful Communications strategies. 
  • Stakeholder management and engagement with senior representatives of the media within the UK market.
  • Experience of working in another healthcare company, Communications agency or charity with a healthcare focus. 
  • Management of 3rd party suppliers and agencies. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, navigate large complex organisations and manage a high number of internal customers. 
  • Proven analytic/quantitative ability.

About SRG:

SRG is the market leading supplier of Clinical and Drug development recruitment services to the Life Sciences industries. By putting people at the heart of what we do we are the catalyst that connects the best talent with organisations in the pursuit of ‘Creating Tomorrow’s World’& helping patients world-wide.


For an immediate consideration please press 'apply' now, alternatively contact Arnaud Heroult on +44 (0)203 096 4712 and get more information about the role. 

Our team at SRG Clinical also cover roles in Biometrics, Medical Affairs, Clinical Operations, Medical Information, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory affairs so do not hesitate to call me at +44 (0)203 096 4712.

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The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the EU/UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
SRG Clinical 9 Devonshire Square London United Kingdom
Tel:  +44 (0)203 096 4700
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