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Scientific Engagement Director

£60K-£75K plus excellent benefits and perks! | Greater Manchester |  Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887222



Louise Lavelle

Which team do you work in?
Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?
I look after the Medical Education and Medical Communications roles such as medical writers and account managers.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

Following companies and people of interest on LinkedIn, reading updates on MedCommsnetworking and PMLive, and catching up on relevant news on the "health" section of news websites. 

What's your favourite film and why?
I don't really watch films. Does Corrie count??

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
A chocolate-making machine that would be a normal household object to be used daily, like a toaster. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
I treat people as people, and not commodities. The recruitment process can be stressful and I am constantly mindful of peoples' feelings and overall goals. 


The Role

Scientific Engagement Director to join a lively, bold and passionate Healthcare Communications team in central Manchester. The salary range is from £60,000-£75,000 as applications are welcome from people working as a Senior Medical Writer through to Scientific Director.


The Company

Based in quirky, characterful offices in central Manchester, this highly reputable agency attracts top talent to join their creative and forward-thinking teams

  • 25 years' experience and now employs over 150 people across Europe and America.

  • Talented individuals across digital, creative, events and communications

  • Collaboration with creative thinkers outside of healthcare to formulate bold ideas and client proposals.

  • Passionate people who create unforgettable experiences


The Role

The Scientific Engagement Director will provide oversight and management of scientific engagement services across all accounts with Healthcare Communications and the wider agency.

  • Challenge client briefs and be innovative and bold with your ideas.

  • Guide the team to provide clients with innovative and multichannel healthcare communications solutions

  • Overall responsibility for all scientific and medical content, acting as final signatory

  • Shape medical and commercial plans and act as internal scientific consultant



An inspirational and dynamic leader of scientific delivery teams, who can effectively manage resourcing, QC and scientific accuracy.

  • Probably a senior/principal medical writer, STL or Scientific Director looking for a role with that extra pazazz!

  • Able to provide scientific and commercial insights across multiple therapy areas, including rare diseases.

  • An ideas generator

  • Medical writing experience in a global medical communications agency

  • Likely to be educated to Master's degree level in a biomedical science

  • Warm, friendly, passionate, supportive person who brings out the best in the people around them - no ego's allowed!


What should you do next?

This Scientific Engagement Director job is a great role and won't be around for long! So don't delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy!

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

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