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Scientific Director

c£70K | London, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887678

The Role

Scientific Director - Publications and Medical Devices - London or Manchester - c£70K

Scientific Director vacancy available with an ambitious, growing team within a long established, independent medical communications agency network.Working across Publications and Medical Devices projects, this Scientific Director will take responsibility for the scientific strategy and integrity of major medical communication and education programmes and activities.


The Company

This role sits with a growing full-service agency within an international network, supported by a large creative and digital studio.

  • Team sits across Manchester and London

  • Made up of passionate, enthusiastic people with energy and proactivity

  • Main therapy areas include Immunology, Rheumatology, Oncology, renal Dialysis, Neuroscience and Cardiovascular.

  • Wide variety of projects including lots of work with Medical Devices and Publication clients.


The Role

Work strategically considering medical and commercial aspects across a portfolio of products.

  • Build strong consultancy relationships with the client team members to become their trusted advisor.

  • Provide scientific leadership on major accounts ensuring scientific accuracy and integrity of medical communication and medical education projects.

  • Actively engages and helps drive strategic account planning and opportunities for business growth.



With a successful career within medical communications, you will be looking to join an upcoming young agency where you can really add value and make a difference.

  • Adept at developing and implementing medical communication and education plans.

  • Comfortable building trusted advisor and consultancy relationships with clients and HCP's

  • Broad scientific and therapeutic experience, able to critically review project work for accuracy and integrity

  • An influencer and a networker


What should you do next?

This Scientific Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to build, grow and lead teams, accounts and client relationships. 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 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. 


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