Scientific Team Leader
- Contract type
- £60,000 - £65,000
- Start date
This is a fantastic opportunity for Scientific Team Leader to work for the fastest growing Medical Education agency in Europe. Based in offices in Victoria, SW1, they have a wide range of excellent clients, and due to continued growth during 2014 they require extra resource to help them in their client servicing teams.
The role of Scientific Team Leader is to manage a medical writing team, and the resourcing of assigned accounts; provide writing/editorial support; contribute to the development of new business through scientific and strategic input into existing accounts and potential new business opportunities; coach other more junior writers and trainees within the group on both writing and scientific/strategic aspects of projects, and act as a reviewer on such projects; ensure that the writing aspects of all projects are completed on time, to the client's brief and within budget whilst maintaining the highest standard of written work by implementing quality control at all stages of a project; liaise with designers and artworkers to generate layout of copy and to support the group in all aspects of administrative work (e.g. letters/faxes/general admin) when required to do so. You will also be expected to provide scientific and strategic input into both new and existing accounts, in particular playing a key role in the development of publications strategy, and in the pitching process and may also be required to provide scientific support at congresses/meetings (e.g. at slide previews).
You should have a BSc, MSc, or possibly a PhD, a high quality writing; experience in developing the full range of materials in a variety of styles; a high level of scientific expertise across a number of therapy areas; previous experience of developing communications strategies; good organisational and verbal communication skills; experience of directing less experienced writers: experience of coaching or training project and other personnel; competence to deputise for the Director, Scientific Services as required and a high level of client service experience from pitch, project meeting and event attendance
If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to:
020 8334 5522