Scientific Strategy Advisor

Recruiter
PAREXEL
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
17 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PAREXEL's first class Medical Communications team has an exciting opportunity in leadership for a Scientific Strategy Advisor. Reporting to our Sr. Director of Scientific Services, Strategy and Innovation, the Scientific Strategy Advisor role in Medical Communications is a key member of the team, and provides much needed thought leadership and strategic counsel to US based clients and local high level proposal/pitch support to enable business wins.Key Accountabilities:• Maintain a comprehensive understanding of MedCom’s service offerings and processes and contribute to the development of innovative service offerings• Strategic understanding of environmental issues, the marketplace, and how MedCom can deliver within this space• Able to successfully market functional services and demonstrate significant client and TA knowledge, supporting in new business opportunities/wins• Provide leadership on scientific strategy and writing, both internally and from the clients’ perspective, across business opportunities and designated accounts• Proactively lead accounts and undertake writing, editing, and reviewing of scientific content for a range of publications and media according to client needs at the highest level, setting the bar for other writers/scientific account leads• Undertake the full range of duties relevant to the scientific leadership and development of the writing team (coaching and mentoring other writers) to facilitate performance that meets and/or exceeds client expectations in terms of quality, timing, and costs, and to develop writers’ abilities to meet business needs and personal goals/objectivesQualificationsSuccessful candidates for this role will possess:Education• Degree and a higher degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Medicine (BSc, BA, PharmD, PhD, MD)Minimum Work Experience• Extensive agency experience and proven authoritative interactions with clients and KOLs• In-depth experience in delivery of the key offerings and services within medical education (MedCom)• Demonstrated versatility in gaining in-depth disease, market, and product understanding and adept at understanding scientific issues and their commercial implications• Demonstrated experience as a scientific advisor providing scientific and strategic input to accounts

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