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Programme Manager / Account Manager

£Negotiable | South East, Buckinghamshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:888254

The Role

Programme Manager / Account Manager - 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 (Account Manager) from a medical communications agency background to join their idyllic Buckinghamshire office!


The Company

An exciting time for this small, creative agency as they 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

The successful candidate will be someone with an interest in science, who will get involved with:

  • Developing an understanding of the brand and medical education objectives, and checking of the programme content against this
  • Liaising with medical professionals and KOLs on a technical level
  • Own your own projects, seeing projects through from brief to completion, within budget and timescales
  • Therapy areas include Haematology, Hep C, breast cancer, diabetes, HIV, Urology and many more
  • Opportunity for line management or mentoring if you desire



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

  • A minimum of two years' experience within a medical communications agency, currently working as Account Manager / Project Manager / Programme manager role or similar
  • Scientific understanding with the ability to hold a conversation with medical professionals
  • Either experience in, or the desire to progress into, a role checking content
  • Life sciences degree as a minimum


What should you do next?

This Programme Manager / Account Manager 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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