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Associate Scientific Director – Global Medical Communications Agency – Fully Remote


The Company

Independent agency with c100 people across the UK and US – scientific, creative, innovative and disruptive!

  • Fantastic career possibilities and exciting growth opportunities

  • A world class team who are constantly innovating and inspiring each other

  • Full program of professional development activities to allow everyone to flourish and learn new things.

  • Recently won 4 of the top 25 pharma clients to add to their broad client base.

  • Therapy areas include oncology, immunology, rare disease, rheumatology and inflammatory disease.

  • Generous annual leave and fully flexible working pattern

The Role

This Associate Scientific Director is a trusted partner for the client who can respectfully challenge and interpret the client’s needs into strategic goals and translates them to the team for implementation into deliverables.

  • Ensure all content developed is evidence-based, of the highest editorial quality, and meets the client’s strategic objectives.

  • Actively collaborate and establish strong working relationships with internal and client teams.

  • Leads client meetings, including project kick-off, regular status, and ad hoc client and healthcare professional (HCP) calls; updates client on key scientific/content actions

  • Designs, develops, and reviews different types of materials across a wide range of project types for various audiences, including more complex, strategic deliverables e.g., scientific platforms, communication plans, and workshops.

  • Manages 1–3 direct reports effectively by providing constructive and actionable feedback


As Associate Scientific Director, you will be a seasoned medical communications professional with excellent writing skills and broad medical communications experience

  • Advanced, doctoral-level degree (Ph.D, M.D., PharmD, etc)

  • Competent building strong relationships with clients and HCPs

  • Confident managing a medical writing team, coaching and mentoring juniors, and able to critically review deliverables for scientific accuracy and integrity.

  • In-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards and compliance.

What should you do next?

This Associate Scientific Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work strategically with clients, lead on an account and manage a medical writing team. To discuss this role further or to find out about other roles I’m currently working on, please get in touch or hit apply to submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the UK or European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Recruitment acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.

If there are any arrangements or adjustments we can make to assist you at interview then please let us know and we'll be more than happy to assist.


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Job Consultant

Louise Lavelle

Medical Communication and Medical Education

Associate Director


01625 541037

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