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Scientific Director - London- 100% Remote Home based

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Location: London
Reference: lg56456
Closing Date: 15/10/19
Job Details:
Scientific Director - London- 100% Remote Home-based

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Scientific Director to join a global medical communications agency. This young and dynamic agency offer services across med affairs, creative content, medical education, events and opinion leader strategy.

The Scientific Director will be home-based and remotely manage a small team of Medical Writers. This is an exciting new position to manage a new rare disease client in the USA. You will provide high-level scientific and strategic insight to the client, and be responsible for the delivery of content across an interesting variety of materials (events, med ed, med affairs, creative). Other responsibilities:

*To maintain the highest standards of work, including scientific accuracy, by implementing appropriate quality control measures at relevant stages of each project
*To ensure that all content-related aspects of the projects are completed on time, to the client''s brief and within budget
*To liaise with senior management, writers, editors, Client Service, digital, designers and artworkers where necessary to coordinate the delivery of projects
*Provide scientific support at congresses/meetings as needed
*Combine in-depth scientific understanding of the product/therapy area with commercial/market awareness to provide high-level strategic and tactical communication planning
*Display awareness of and input into efficient financial management of projects, including budgeting, timesheeting, job cost coding and project reconciliations
*Identify new organic growth opportunities to maximise existing accounts

*PhD in a life sciences discipline
*At least 5-7 years'' experience within an agency environment
*Highly experienced in medical marketing and communications, including ability to define strategy
*High level of client service experience from pitch, project meeting and event attendance
*Excellence in the development and execution of scientific content
*Previous line management experience

For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on

Keywords: medical writer, medical writing, principal writer, principal medical writer, senior medical writer, principal editor, Healthcare Communications, Medical Communications, Medical Education, London, publications, scientific specialist, editor, scientific writer, scientific writing, scientific team leader, scientific director, associate scientific team leader, rare disease, rare diseases, associate director

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Posted: 17/09/2019 | NPJ Ref: 242004 | NPJ Original URL
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