Scientific Director

£65000 - £80000 per annum
Jan 04, 2021
Feb 03, 2021
Elizabeth Lowe
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Our client is a medical education agency who is seeking a Scientific Director to lead their editorial team and further develop their medical education content strategy across a variety of media outputs (inc. digital, slide kits, meeting reports, manuscripts).

As well as an excellent salary, you can expect private healthcare for you and family members and a pension package. This position is currently home-bases due to the pandemic. Primarily, the role will be positioned at their office in Buckinghamshire.


  • The main point of contact for clients and authors for individual projects
  • Keep abreast with disease-specific advances and competitor activities
  • Keep up-to-date with industry codes of practice/legislation
  • Support quality medical writing and consistency throughout the company
  • Lead the editorial team and further develop the medical education content strategy of the agency across a range of channels including slide kits, meeting reports, websites and apps
  • Build strong working relationships with clients and grow existing accounts
  • Lead and manage a team of medical writers, editors and account managers

Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Extensive experience at a Medical Communications/Education Agency
  • Located in the United Kingdom
  • Life Science degree
  • Knowledge of industry guidelines (i.e. ABPI)
  • Previous experience in creating innovative strategic programs for clients in a medical communications/education agency
  • Experience line managing and mentoring Editors
  • Experience with identifying and leading business development opportunities
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced, agile environment

To find out more, please send your CV to Elizabeth to Applicants with prior Medical Communications/Education Agency experience who reside in the UK will only be considered for this position.

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