This is a nimble, flexible and well-known player in the medical communications market with a strong client base, boundary pushing work and a great team. Their retention of staff and culture is one of their biggest points of pride. They are excited to hire a Scientific Director who will paly a pivotal role- along with VP for Global Scientific Strategy-= in shaping the future of the medical writing team. This is already an established capability but they are keen to constantly grow, nurture and fine tune this internally- as well externally for clients.
A lot of the work is in the digital space on commercial accounts. This candidate must have experience of producing scientifically meticulous and concise content in imaginative and compelling ways across channels. From medical plans to events to training materials the work will be varied and interesting. You will also take a leadership role in mentoring and growing the scientific team- with current management responsibility of writers up to Principal Medical Writer level. You will also work with the client services and senior management team in business development activities.
This is an agency that has always had a remote model- aimed at taking advantage of the incredible talent in medical communications across the UK. Therefore it follows that to keep this talent intact and happy this is an agency that places huge importance on work life balance, keeping the team motivated and ensuring the work remains vibrant and current.
Previous medical communications experience at at least Principal Medical Writer level is needed for this role.
Chemistry Search & Selection Ltd is a specialist recruitment consultancy working exclusively in all aspects of healthcare communications. The areas we cover include healthcare PR and communications; medical education, including client services and medical writing; healthcare advertising; public affairs and market access.
We believe that the right chemistry is everything between an employer and employee. It is vital for long-lasting and fulfilling working relationships. As we take the time to understand fully our candidates’ and our clients’ needs it means we can make the perfect match.
We work with the leading communications agencies – including specialist healthcare boutiques and larger agencies with a presence in the healthcare sector – independent healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies and other third party organisations.
We meet both candidates and clients on a regular basis to understand their needs, aspirations and motivations. We strive to create a real partnership so we are able to provide as much open and honest information on each role as possible.
Our consultants all have extensive experience of the healthcare communications industry, through either a strong background working in healthcare communications or a long-term career recruiting in this sector.
For candidates we offer real, impartial advice on the best career path based on our past personal experience in healthcare communications and our first hand knowledge of the many different healthcare communications opportunities that exist.
For clients we offer an unparalleled understanding of the many different agency and in-house environments, the subtle yet significant differences in the type of programmes delivered, the importance of maintaining the company’s culture and consequently the type of candidates required.
For candidates we will build a strong long term working relationship so we can find you the perfect position, not just one that is currently available.
For clients we work with a select number of companies so that we are fully able to dedicate the time and effort that is required to find the right candidate for you in this highly competitive marketplace.
We work with candidates at all levels from Graduate Trainee to Managing Director on a permanent and freelance basis. To discuss your company’s needs or your individual career aspirations please contact us via email or just give us a call.