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Chief Medical Officer; Medical Education (IME / CME) UK or Europe – Likely to be a Medical Director, Medical Strategist or Clinical Strategy Director and an experienced senior leader with a passion for delivering the highest quality medical education for global HCPs. 


The Company 

Internationally recognised company that delivers clinically important medical education to global healthcare professionals.  

  • Expertise in needs assessment, grant writing, content development, faculty selection, outcomes assessment, production and distribution of medical education. 

  • Design and produce materials for a variety of formats – (e-learning, video, live events and print) 

  • Measure the outcomes and impact of the education delivered. 

  • Therapy areas include Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Oncology and Rheumatology. 

  • Looking for UK / European based candidates who will work 100% remotely with the ability to travel as needed for project assignments. 

The Role 

As Chief Medical Officer you will manage and support the team to plan, develop and execute IME and CME grants and programs. 

  • Manage Medical Directors, Medical Strategists, Medical Writers and Medical Editors. 

  • Establish, maintain and leverage relationships with internationally recognised faculty experts. 

  • Work closely with the team of Medical Directors and faculty presenters to develop high-quality, issue-specific, fair-balanced educational content for short-format, multimedia activities, as well as live symposia, while meeting the project timelines and budgets. 

  • Present strategic recommendations to sponsors / pharma companies. 

  • Write short form needs assessment across a range of therapeutic areas. 

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of important clinical issues and trends in your TA area, and the rules and regulations that govern independent and accredited medical education and continuing professional development for international audiences. 


  • Solid experience across a range of therapy areas, defined by the amount of grant funding, number of existing thought leader relationships, and designed/developed educational activities. 

  • Knowledge of IME and CME industry regulations and experience supporting IME / CME funding efforts. 

  • Adept at researching, compiling and analysing clinical and scientific evidence quickly. 

  • Solid editorial skills and able to adapt editorial style based on educational format and/or target audience (nurse, physician, pharmacist or other HCPs).

  • An advanced medical or science degree is preferred, or 8 years relevant experience in Medical Education.

  • Based in the UK or Europe (excluding France).

What should you do next? 

This Chief Medical Officer role is one not to be missed; it offers the opportunity to be responsible for all IME and CME grants, programs and processes whilst leading a strong team of Medical Directors, Strategists, Writers and Editors. To discuss this role further or to find out about other Medical Education jobs 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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