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Strategic Solutions Director

£75k depending on experience | Hampshire, Surrey |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889318

The Role

Strategic Solutions Director - Medical Education & Communications - Hampshire / Surrey border - 20 minutes out of Clapham Junction. Free onsite parking - £75k depending on experience


The Company

Independent agency who are going from strength to strength and produce world class and award-winning programmes.

  • Truly innovative, compelling and outstanding medical education programmes, including edutainment and scientific storytelling.
  • Blend scientific insights and creative thought in all their outputs
  • Global reach from their Hampshire base, delivering international medical communications programmes
  • Passionate, experienced and dedicated team with high retention across the business.
  • Agile working to facilitate remote working requiring only monthly office meetings and travel as required by client needs.
  • Comprehensive benefits including annual bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, sabbaticals, free parking, health & Wellbeing perks, childcare vouchers, flexible working, private healthcare, life assurance and many other things too!


The Role

An interesting and varied client focused role, ideal for someone driven and passionate with an entrepreneurial flair and a strong network of pharmaceutical contacts.

  • Develop your network of client contacts, people who enjoy working with you and value your strategic input into their projects.
  • Sell medical education projects, ethnographic research, digital solutions and strategic advice to new and existing clients
  • Responsible for the client engagement process from first client contact to project delivery.
  • Act as the bridge between your client contact for the project and the internal delivery team.
  • Able to develop offerings that contribute to business growth, increased customer satisfaction and improved patient outcomes.
  • Identify new business opportunities, lead new business pitches, write and execute client development plans for key clients.



A seasoned medical communications professional with broad agency experience delivering client work across digital, traditional, medical affairs and commercial projects.

  • Analytical, enquiring, insightful and strategic thinking abilities
  • Proven track record in successfully working with pharmaceutical clients to develop medical communications strategies and operational plans.
  • Comfortable and capable negotiating projects with procurement and business unit heads
  • Entrepreneurial, passionate, self-motivated and committed.


What should you do next?

This Strategic Solutions Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to own client relationships at the highest level, support clients with strategic advice and develop offerings to achieve key objectives across business growth, customer satisfaction and improving patient outcomes. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

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.



Louise Lavelle

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

Healthcare Communications covering Medical Communications, Medical Education, Healthcare Advertising and PR.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Client Services: Senior Account Director, Group Account Director, Client Services Director, Director of Client Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Business Development Director, Strategic Solutions Director, Client Partnership Director, Agency Lead

Editorial: Scientific Team Lead, Editorial Lead, Scientific Director, Editorial Director, Senior Scientific Specialist, Executive Scientific Director, Senior Scientific Director, Director of Scientific Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Agency Lead


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