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We partner with a highly professional and well respected Medical Education and Communications Agency based in Kent. They are a dynamic, experienced and scientifically focused team offering strategic communications, advocacy development, publication planning, event management, product training, design services and e-healthcare to a range of pharmaceutical companies across the UK and Europe.
The Scientific Team Leader will report directly to the Director of Scientific Services with the purpose of managing the medical writing team and the resources for assigned accounts. Responsibilities including:
Day-to-day line management of designated medical writers
To work closely with the Director, Scientific Services and account team to manage the writer resourcing of designated accounts
To provide scientific and strategic input into both new and existing accounts, in particular playing a key role in the development of publications strategy, and in the pitching process
Responsible for writing and/or editing the whole range of projects undertaken, generally without guidance from other members of the writing team.
The Scientific Team Leader is also expected to facilitate completion of all projects, from first draft through to final page proofs.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in the skills outlined, including:
Ability to rapidly assimilate scientific expertise in a given therapy area, and communicate this to both internal and external clients
Good awareness of marketing and ability to develop scientific strategy and incorporate it into written materials
Excellence in writing and editorial skills
Excellent project and personnel management skills
Excellent presentation/communication skills
BSc (MSc) or PhD or other relevant experience
High level of scientific expertise across a number of therapy areas
Previous experience of developing communications strategy
High level of client service experience from pitch, project meeting and event attendance
This is a fantastic agency with excellent benefits, passionate about staff development and training. Perhaps you are looking to cut the commute or just revamp your career for 2012, if so please get in touch, send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Alexia on 01892 511 683