Scientific Director - Medical Communications

Scientific Director - Medical Communications

  • Location

    South West London, London

  • Sector:

    Medical Affairs

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  • Salary:

    Up to £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joe Haskell

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Scientific Director - Medical Communications

Pharma-Partners are currently recruiting a Scientific Director for a specialist medical education agency in South West London. This role will work across several therapy areas for a top 10 pharma company. You will be a source of scientific, editorial and therapy expertise within the business. Whilst providing strategic direction across this account, you will also line manage a number of direct reports.


  • Provide strategic leadership within the medical education team to ensure client satisfaction
  • Proactively identify and develop opportunities for organic growth, new business and ideas for medical education products
  • Determine optimal allocation of scientific services resource and plan mid- to long-term account alignment and succession planning
  • Monitor project costs against agreed budgets and discuss any changes to specification with the wider project team and the client at the earliest opportunity


  • The successful candidate must currently be a principal medical writer or scientific director within a medical communications agency
  • Significant experience across several products and therapy areas within medical communications or an equivalent environment
  • Energetic and hard-working, with a professional and mature attitude and demeanour, attention to detail and excellent quality-control skills

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary upto £85,000
  • Competitive and flexible benefits package
  • Home working options