Key objectives

•  To develop educational and strategically focused medical communication programmes for a wide range of healthcare clients, with a focus on publication planning and development

•    Take an active role in securing new business through contributions to proposal development and pitches
•    To ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the specification/brief, to the project schedule and within budget, ensuring the highest standards of quality control and client service
•    To present authoritatively and with credibility to client commercial, medical and scientific staff, and to Thought Leaders in any given therapy area
•    Embrace a leadership role in promoting a culture of team work, innovation and open communication 

Main duties applicable to all
•    Direct an M&SS team to ensure the team deliver medical education and communication projects to the highest standards of quality control and client service
•    Write, support and/or manage the delivery of defined activities within an integrated medical communication programme 
•    Analyse and assimilate market, therapy area and product information in order to provide consultancy advice to clients on product differentiation, positioning and marketing strategy
•    Provide consultancy advice in areas of expertise and best practice within and across internal departments and divisions
•    Utilise experience and expertise to identify and develop business leads, to assist with new business development proposals and pitches, and to build understanding across account team
•    Have a thorough understanding of principles and processes underlying the various components of a communication programme and the healthcare compliance framework
•    Define and lead development of communication strategy for one or more accounts
•    Identify and develop positive relationships with Thought leaders
•    Possess excellent medical writing skills in a wide range of communication activities
•    Build excellent relationships with client commercial, medical and scientific staff
•    Plan resource and delegate responsibilities within the M&SS team so account objectives are achieved; utilise and manage freelance resource
•    Assist in identifying and delivering scientific training needs across team
•    Act as a mentor for other members of the M&SS team
•    Support long-term planning through budgeting process and forecasting 
•    Work closely with the Client Services team to provide accurate budgets and account forecasting


Main duties applicable to those with line management responsibilities
•    Take line management responsibility for M&SS team members and work closely with the VP M&SS  to ensure performance management, staff development, succession and resource planning takes place

Reports to
•    VP of Medical and Scientific Services 

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