May 15, 2023

Scientific Director - Med Comms

£60,000 - £75,000 yearly
  • MedComms People Limited
  • Remote work
Full time Medical Communications Medical Education Medical Writing

Job Description

Our client is an established and leading agency that has won multiple awards for their work within medical communications. They are currently in need of a Scientific Director to join their team working remotely from within the UK.

In this role you will act as a lead member of a medical and scientific strategy development and content delivery team. Working with a variety of projects across different therapy areas, you will liaise with a diversified client base while line managing and mentoring junior members of the team.

In addition to an excellent salary and flexible working conditions, you can expect 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare, bespoke training, and much more.

  • Provide scientific expertise and guidance to the editorial team, including quality control and review of work
  • Build strong client relationships and liaise as key client contact
  • Plan, execute, and direct all facets of a comprehensive strategic healthcare communications plan
  • Keep up to date on relevant therapeutic areas and scientific development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree, PhD preferred
  • Significant previous medical writing experience gained within a medical communications agency environment
  • Line management experience
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

This is a great opportunity to progress your leadership skills and work with a tight-knit team across a portfolio of products in a dynamic and supportive environment.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. They must also have significant medical communications agency experience.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or

MedComms People is a specialist recruiter in medical and healthcare communications. 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.  

Due to client sensitivities and in some cases timing issues we are unable to advertise all the roles that we are currently working on. If you can't find the perfect role amongst our advertised roles, please call Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Salary description

£60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Life insurance, pension, 25 days of holiday, flexible working, and more!

Job Reference

MCP 4360

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