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Scientific Team Lead

£competitive | UK |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888935

The Role

Scientific Team Lead - Oncology & Cardiovascular - Clinical Research organisation - 100% remote working or office based if preferred - £ Competitive


The Company

Global organisation who support biopharma and medical device industries in the development and commercialisation of new medical products and therapies.

  • 35 year heritage
  • Helped develop 95% of the top 200 best-selling biopharmaceuticals on the market
  • Large Medical communications team of c300 people
  • Provide full services in Medical Communications from Publication Planning & Scientific Content , Commercial Activities, Interactive & Digital Media, Medical Expert Activities, Advisory Boards and Consultancy Meetings and Educational Slide Decks.


The Role

You will join a very social and interactive global medical communications team spanning the UK, India and US.

  • Reviewing content, not creating it
  • Reviewing the teams work, publication plans, strategy development, assisting with existing business development, participating in financial monthly budget reviews.
  • Act as primary scientific client contact, providing strategic oversight and taking the lead on 2 established accounts.
  • Work across a broad portfolio in the fields of oncology and cardiovascular
  • Line management of 2-5 people consisting of medical writers at various levels across the UK and Ireland.



Ideally from a medical communications agency background, you will be comfortable working in a corporate environment with colleagues and clients across the globe.

  • Strong background in medical writing, with experience of line management
  • Oncology and / or Cardiovascular therapy area knowledge
  • Strong client facing experience, with an effective communications style
  • Keen to join a fast paced, dynamic team
  • A passion and background in publications
  • Good financial acumen and understanding of budgets


What should you do next?

This Scientific Team Lead is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to join a global team focusing on Publications work in the field of Oncology and Cardiovascular. 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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