Project Manager / Account Manager - Med Comms
My client is one of the largest independent global medical communications groups which currently has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join their team in their Oxfordshire offices. The company employs over 200 staff and works with 15 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies as well as biotechs and other healthcare organisations. They offer a wide variety of communications services and work across the full range of therapy areas. In this interesting and varied role, you will be responsible for managing and delivering assigned projects to budget and timelines whilst achieving the client’s objectives and goals. You will ensure that the client is kept well informed and updated on project progress and that any issues are flagged early. Our client works on global accounts and you can expect to be working on a blend of publications, meetings, video and animations. This is a great chance to work within a creative and dedicated team where both personal and professional development is nurtured. In addition to a competitive salary, there is an excellent benefits package including bonus, a personal pension plan, life and private medical insurance and 25 days holidays. There is flexibility over the level of seniority so our client would also welcome applications at the Senior PM/AM level. An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic, creative and dedicated team that encourages professional growth and job fulfilment. Responsibilities: Liaise effectively with the client, acting as the primary point of contact for all account management issues Attend client meetings wherever possible and appropriate Prepare and send status reports on a regular basis to client/internal team Efficiently and effectively manage competing projects Prepare appropriate specification and cost estimates for all new projects with input from team members as appropriate; collate all costs and agree on fee to be charged to client Upon project sign-off agree and complete project timelines schedule and work within agreed deadlines and budgets Monitor project status throughout its duration and communicate to client where necessary and in particular if the specification changes Prepare for and attend Tracking Meetings to monitor the progress and performance of each project as appropriate Ensure processes are adhered to by all project team members and alert colleagues to any potential problems in a timely manner Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Life Science Degree Experience of working in a medical communications agency environment in an account management / project management role Proactive in communications with client and team Strong planning and organisational skills Client orientated, committed to providing the service possible Team player with great communications skills This is an exciting role in a productive and expanding independent agency. ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way, we’ve built many long-term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent. Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs. Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996. For more information call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.