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Programme Director / Account Director

£Negotiable | South East, Buckinghamshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:888374

The Role

Programme Director / Account Director - Medical Communications Agency - Bucks - £Negotiable

After an incredibly exciting start to 2019, with new accounts won already, this small but highly successful, independently owned agency are looking for an experienced Programme Manager and Programme Director from a medical communications agency background to join their idyllic Buckinghamshire office!


The Company

An exciting time for this small, creative agency as they continue to grow their team whilst maintaining an autonomous working culture.

  • Grown to £3million with a 5-year ambition to reach £5 million

  • Working with a substantial list of major pharma and healthcare companies, some of which they have worked with since the company opened 12 years ago

  • A predominantly UK client base, with a specialist division specialising on a really exciting global biosimilar account

  • Provide compelling traditional and digital medical education programmes, 80% of which is meetings focused

  • Idyllic town location easily accessible by public transport, with numerous coffee shops, restaurants and boutique shops on their doorstep


The Role

There are two key directions in which the Programme Director can take, the first is focused on medical education strategy and programme design, and the second is responsible for programme delivery and leading the team of Programme Managers and Programme Executives. We are looking to fill both positions with two new Programme Directors. Therapy areas include Haematology, Hep C, breast cancer, diabetes, HIV, Urology and many more



To be considered for this Programme Director / Account Director vacancy, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • We are looking for experienced Programme Directors / Account Directors with a minim of five years medical communications experience - essential

  • Highly competent in leading technical conversations with healthcare professionals and KOLs

  • An interest in science

  • Life sciences degree as a minimum


What should you do next?

This Programme Director / Account Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grown and progress with a successful, expanding agency, whilst working with major global brands. 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.



Katie Goulbourn

Which team do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


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