Senior Scientific Strategy Director


Location: Flexible, any UK office; Manchester, Knutsford, Oxford, London, Brighton OR remote.


About the role


As a Senior Scientific Strategy Director, you will support organic growth and new business development by providing high level strategic scientific leadership, typically on large and complex accounts. You will serve as the scientific strategy expert for business opportunities across the expanding Fishawack Health Group, providing strategic scientific consultancy at organisational and group level. In return, Fishawack will offer you excellent job benefits, on-going career opportunities and a supportive & flexible working environment.


About Fishawack


Fishawack Health, an independent, full-service, global healthcare communications group with over 850 medical experts, marketing professionals and strategic specialists. We are bound by our beliefs, connected through our culture and fearlessly move forward with purpose.

 

Established in 2001, Fishawack Health has teams across the UK, US, India, Portugal and Switzerland. Our reputation is built on excellence and creativity, bound by a common philosophy and a commitment to providing premium communications services tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients across the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Our mission is to improve outcomes for patients through the communication and application of healthcare knowledge. As our success continues to grow so does our need for talented individuals.


What you'll do


  • Provide a high level of scientific and strategic expertise to new business development activities
  • Advising and implementing the future direction of Fishawack Health's scientific credentials and service offerings
  • Support organic growth across allocated accounts, working with the client services team to identify opportunities for expanded service offerings and ensuring key strategic deliverables are aligned to business needs and overall objectives
  • Facilitate the integration of the creative and medical communication business by participating in the strategic planning team
  • Work with the commercial leads to identify business opportunities for greater shared service offering, combining creative and medical expertise


About you


  • Ideally a minimum of 10-15 years experience within a Medical Communications agency, including working on a broad variety of projects and participation in new business opportunities
  • Substantial medical writing experience within an agency environment
  • Client focused
  • Strategic agility
  • Commercial acumen


Benefits


We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure where you will be able to continuously develop. Our STEPS training programme – Supporting Training, Enhancing Professional Development – provides a broad range of training delivered in-house and on-line, and supplements on-the-job training/project team-led training initiatives. We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance plus many other excellent employee benefits.

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