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Oncology Communications Manager

c£70K + Car Allowance & Bonus | UK, Europe |  Advertising & PR, Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:889744

The Role

Oncology Communications Manager - Global Pharma Company - Europe (Remote-Working) - c£70K + Car Allowance & Bonus

This leading pharma company are seeking an experienced Communications Manager with Oncology expertise to take the lead on the regional comms strategy across Europe.


The Company

Known globally for leading the way in the development and production of ground-breaking pharmaceutical treatments, this pharma company would offer an exciting and challenging role for an Oncology Communications Manager. Amongst their extensive benefits package you will enjoy:

  • Flexibility in working location across their sites in Europe fully remote working
  • Global presence operating in over 40 countries
  • A company that inspires people to be ambitious and to aim high. Believing that powerful ideas can drive change
  • A fantastic reputation in the industry and a business that people really enjoy working for with a generous benefits package, ongoing training and development and extremely low staff turnover


The Role

This Oncology Communications Manager role will utilise your extensive communications skills to develop and lead the communications and brand strategies across a diverse portfolio of products in their Oncology franchise. You will use your expertise to deliver Oncology branding and product strategies across Europe:

  • Create and manage external communications across the Oncology franchise
  • Project manage varied large-scale stakeholder projects and programmes working to tight timelines and within strict budgets
  • Build strong relationships within corporate functions in different regions to provide communications appropriate to local country needs
  • Manage and take the lead on media relations and PR campaign strategies
  • Implement and action patient advocacy strategies and activities liaising with key stakeholders



To be successful for this Oncology Communications Manager position you should have a hands-on and collaborative approach. You should have strong pharma experience in product communications and be accustomed to following MLR and regulatory processes to ensure materials are of the right quality and content. This would be a great role for someone with extensive healthcare PR experience in both an agency and client-side setting:

  • Excellent communications planning, stakeholder management and writing skills
  • Demonstrable ability to generate creative ideas and solutions
  • Must have life science / pharma experience
  • Internal / Employee Communications or PR experience
  • Experience using MLR and regulatory approval systems
  • Proven track record providing communications strategy and plans for large change programmes.
  • Awareness and understanding of ABPI and EFPIA codes

What should you do next?

This Oncology Communications Manager position will not be around for long. Pharma positions are always popular, so it is important to act quickly if you're interest. Give me a call or drop me an email so we can start the process and get your profile in front of our client.

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.



Alice Smith

Which team do you work in?

Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in healthcare advertising and PR roles. 

On the Client Services side these roles include: Account Executive jobs, Account Manager jobs, Account Director jobs, Business Unit Director jobs, Client Services Director jobs and Managing Director positions.

On the Copy side these roles include: Medical Writer jobs, Creative Copywriter jobs, Deputy Head of Copy jobs, and Copy Team Lead positions.

And on the Creative side the roles I work across include: Artworker jobs, Designer jobs, Creative jobs, Art Director jobs, Social Media Specialist jobs, Communication Specialist jobs, PR Specialist jobs and Corporate Communications Director positions. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

Speaking to candidates and clients on a daily basis allows me to keep up-to-date with changes and news in my industry. I also find LinkedIn groups and professional journals are invaluable for keeping on top of industry topics. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

Having studied art I like to think I look at things with a creative twist and have the ability to look beyond the obvious. This is helpful when it comes to guiding and advising candidates and clients to overcome potential problems and arrive at the best conclusion for all. 


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