Scientific Director

Updated: June 25, 2020
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 9093


We are looking for individuals to join our team who bring forward thinking, innovation and energy to our already successful team.

Our Medical Education team delivers high science high touch peer to peer education; translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Our credentialed Medical Education Consultants (PhDs, MDs, PharmDs) provide clients with strategic insight and innovative medical communication solutions for even the most complex products and diseases. We provide content that can be syndicated across all media and channels to deliver solutions to enhance patient care.

The primary purpose of this role is to work alongside the account teams, ensuring that business objectives of our clients are met both strategically and financially, as well as using experience to develop innovative tactical and strategic plans.


  • Takes final responsibility for the overall output from their group
  • Takes responsibility for issue management, internally and externally
  • Sets the example for professionalism & work ethic for their group
  • Through active mentoring/performance management shows evidence of progressing individuals, especially, to the PMW level by teaching technical and non-technical skills
  • Involved in development of new business, both directly, through pitching, and indirectly by providing scientific background and strategy.
  • Acts as a mentor for their colleagues and clients

Job Requirements

  • Must have extensive Medical Writing experience gained within a Healthcare Agency setting
  • Apply sound business insight & judgment in the best interests of the agency & our clients

  • Has an expert level of understanding of med comms and the overall healthcare industry and shares their point of view internally and externally

  • Has a track record of identifying potential issues before they arise and pro-actively managing them

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