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Scientific Team Leader

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Communication
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: alvi
Job Details:

It’s a brilliant time to join the team that puts people first.
Here at Prime Global our people are the reason for our success. Sharp scientific and creative minds are the driving force behind our growing business, so our top priority is to nurture a working environment where great talent flourishes.
 A team that cares
 An agency that will invest in you
 High-profile work
 Advancing science and healthcare
 Reward and recognition
 Broad horizons
…six fantastic reasons to choose Prime Global.

The role

As a Scientific Team Lead at Prime Global, you will have responsibility over a team or teams within a scientific group, ensuring that the strategic and tactical initiatives are implemented. You will also line manage a team of editorial staff as required, including resource planning for the relevant accounts, with support from the Scientific Agency Leads.
As we are a highly collaborative organisation, you will be a trusted advisor and support other line managers within the group, working closely with the client services team to support strategic planning and growth.
The right candidate will be a natural leader who is collaborative, enjoys mentoring our writers and maintaining an effective team working environment. You will be adept at building strong working relationships with clients and ensuring that all projects across assigned teams are delivered to the highest possible editorial and scientific standards.


A life sciences degree, ideally combined with a science Masters or PhD
Around 5-6 years’ med comms experience with a proven track record in leading scientific teams within a medical communications agency
Extensive medical writing experience from a medical communications or pharma environment across a broad range of projects and therapeutic areas
Involvement in a large range of different types of project, including extensive onsite and client meeting experience
Excellent communication skills
Line management/mentoring and reviewing experience in a medical communications agency
Strong leadership and motivational skills
Commercial awareness relating to the financial management of a medical communications business
Experience of developing and attending new business pitches


33 days annual leave
Birthday day off
5% pension contribution
Private medical health insurance
WORKsmart - allows employees to have flexibility around their start and finish time
Home working 2 days per week with further flexibility as required

Posted: 21/07/2021 | NPJ Ref: 276001 | NPJ Original URL