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Senior Scientific Specialist

Company: PAREXEL
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: 42981BR
Closing Date: 26 Jun 18
Type: Not Specified
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Essential Function• Act as senior therapy area/content expert and lead the delivery of assigned programs/projects within account team, interacting directly with client and KOLs• Develop high-quality scientific content by means of all necessary research, scientific writing, editing, and fact checking, to meet deadlines while working within project scope and objectives. ...

Requirements:

Essential Function
• Act as senior therapy area/content expert and lead the delivery of assigned programs/projects within account team, interacting directly with client and KOLs
• Develop high-quality scientific content by means of all necessary research, scientific writing, editing, and fact checking, to meet deadlines while working within project scope and objectives. Applies to all formats of MedCom’s communication outputs
• Acquire and maintain expert knowledge of relevant therapy areas, client products, and objectives
• Take ownership of assigned projects and programs and take independent action to resolve complex technical issues to ensure excellent project delivery
• Work in partnership with Scientific Team Lead to ensure quality delivery, client satisfaction, and account growth
• Liaise effectively with client and external authors/opinion leaders during the lifecycle of assigned projects or programs
• Work directly on projects or provide expert guidance of projects/programs being undertaken by other team members
• Provide leadership, mentorship, and direction within projects to ensure efficient delivery and high-quality outputs
• Comprehensive understanding of the organization’s service offerings and processes
• Take prominent role in new business development activitiesQualifications

Skills
Experience of respiratory medicine desirable
• Advanced computer and Internet skills, including knowledge of MS applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Advanced oral and written communication skills
• Advanced problem-solving skills

• Technical expertise:
o Ability to acquire and apply specialized therapy area knowledge rapidly
o Good breadth of therapy area knowledge
o Ability to interpret and organize highly complex scientific data
o Ability to understand and implement marketing messages
o Scientific writing competency
o Proofreading and copyediting skills
o Ability to quality control check own output according to editorial SOPs, and review and QC work from other team members
• Effective project management skills
• Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building competency
• Ability to lead projects and programs
• Strong client focus
• Ability to interact professionally within a client organization
• Ability to prioritize work and define steps needed to achieve specified project outcomes
• Ability to successfully manage assignments on time with high quality
• Strong presentation skills
• Strong mentoring skills
• Willingness to undertake continuous professional learning and development
• Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork

Education
• Degree and a higher degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Medicine (BSc, BA, PharmD, PhD, MD)

Language Skills
• Proficient use of English language

Minimum Work Experience
• Prior experience in a similar role within a medical communications agency environment

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 1LZ
England
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site
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