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Medical Director

£110K | UK |  Business Unit Director, Client Services, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888614



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

Medical Director - Promotional Medical Communications - UK / Europe (home based) - £110K

A rare and exciting opportunity for you to be the European Medical Director for the promotional medical communications division of this long-established global network. This is a home based role with considerable travel to pharma clients in Europe.


The Company

With a successful 40-year history, this company provide on-demand medical education programs for HCP's:

  • Current team all US based so want a Medical Director in Europe as part of their strategy to grow in this market.

  • Work with pharma clients in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, France and the UK.

  • Work with 100's of brands across a wide variety of therapy area offering great exposure.

  • Project based work developing audio, video and text based drug and disease focused programmes.


The Role

Medical Director with energy and passion to work with European pharmaceutical clients and develop their promotional medical education activities aimed towards HCP's in Europe.

  • Work with the sales team to provide insights on the issues facing the Brand and recommending topics for potentials activities.

  • Attend kick off meetings with pharmaceutical clients in Europe.

  • Outline the scientific content based on client messaging for the drug and diseases focused programmes.

  • Support Medical Writers in the development of content and review the script with your dedicated KOL incorporating their suggestions.

  • Guide script through the medical / legal / regulatory (M/L/R) process

  • Attend KOL filming ensuring script is followed and assisting with on location requests for changes.



European Promotional Medical Communications experience and a proficiency in the design of medical education content.

  • Understand promotional medical communications, their processes and systems in the EU

  • Familiarity with the M/L/R process

  • Able to outline scientific content for programmes based on client messaging and incorporating KOL suggestions.

  • Direct a team of medical writers based in the US.

  • Able to work and communication effectively as part of a global team

  • Strong working knowledge of Powerpoint and Word

  • Any European language skills are an advantage

  • Medical degree or advanced degree in Biomedical Science, PhD is a plus


What should you do next?

This Medical Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to be the European Medical Director and drive activities and growth with pharma clients in the EU. 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.

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