Scientific Strategy Advisor

Recruiter
Clinical Professionals Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
31 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Scientific Strategy Advisor Medical Communications Summary / Heading A global Med Comms company is looking for a Scientific Strategy Advisor to implement innovative strategies with clients, market functional services and support in business development. You will be utilising excellent writing skills to provide the lead on designated accounts, writing, editing and reviewing scientific content for a range of publications and media materials whilst also supporting and mentoring other writers. The Scientific Strategy Advisor will work with Account Management and Business Development teams to contribute to business development opportunities with new and existing clients so confidence communicating with external stakeholders is key. You will provide the scientific strategy and confidently recommend solutions to clients, utilising clear, confident communication skills to participate in pitches and presentations. This is a brilliant opportunity that would suit someone at a scientific manager level who wants to branch out from line management to work strategically, or, alternatively, someone working as an Account Director, who has a previous writing background. Location Sussex / Middlesex / London (Home working available for the right candidate) Company/Role Overview: This fast-growing and forward-thinking MedComms company is seeking talented individuals to join their senior team. This diverse role will offer someone the chance to work in a client-facing role, developing strategy whilst also working on a range of written materials anhelping develop other writers. Benefits: * Very competitive salary * Opportunity for flexible working (fully home based is a possibility for the right person). * Car allowance * Bonus * Life Assurance * Onsite massages * Sports/social clubs Role / Description Main Job Responsibilities: * Contribute to proposals and pitches for new business. * Generate new business opportunities. * Develop scientific strategy and confidently recommend solutions. * Act as an advisor to clients. * Lead in scientific strategy and writing both internally and externally. * Undertake writing, editing and reviewing of scientific content. * Support financial monitoring of assigned accounts. * Attend client meetings and events to provide leadership and strategy input. * Support and mentor other writers and contribute to staff review processes. Candidate Requirements: * Degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicine. * Strong writing, editing and reviewing skills. * Experience in a scientific leadership role within scientific/editorial teams. * Experience working in a client-facing role with proven authorative interactions. * Experience in a role providing scientific and strategic input to accounts teams. * Ability to gain in-depth knowledge of disease, market and product. * Excellent project management skills, including problem solving and team working. * Strong written and verbal communication including effective presentation. * High standard of IT literacy - advance Microsoft Office skills. * Proficient use of English language. Role USP Key Benefits To You: * Opportunity to work with highly talented team members. * Opportunity to make a difference to the strategic planning of the agency. * Excellent opportunities to increase knowledge and refine skills. Agency Statement / USP / Link / Contact Details Clinical Professionals are the leading pharmaceutical staffing consultancy in Europe. We are the agency of choice for medical communications professionals as we are the most knowledgeable recruiters within our specialist sectors and receive the highest number of jobs across the UK of all agencies - therefore you can leave your job search and career guidance safely in our hands alone! Our expert consultants and resourcers have been working in the medical communications market for a number of years and understand the nuances of this sector, so can give tailored advice for YOU and outstanding levels of service throughout your career. We also have great relationships with our clients so pride ourselves on being able to identify clients that may be the perfect ‘fit' for you and bring you to their attention. By working proactively with candidates we find you the RIGHT job at the RIGHT time. scientific strategy advisor strategic medical writer director editorial team leader writing business development BD solutions health education meded communications med comms medcomms agency consultancy Sussex Worthing Middlesex London Uxbridge Euston central homeworking

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