The role is covered in the following locations: London West, London West Central

Company Information

This leading Healthcare Consultancy Firm are at the forefront of revolutionising healthcare by providing cutting-edge scientific solutions and strategic consultancy to pharmaceutical companies, medical organizations, and healthcare stakeholders.

Their dedicated team of experts collaborate to develop innovative strategies, drive evidence-based decision-making, and optimise medical affairs initiatives to improve patient outcomes globally.

Role Overview

Are you a seasoned scientific professional with expertise in medical affairs and consultancy?

Are you passionate about driving innovation and shaping the future of healthcare?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team as a Scientific Business Director.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Within this role, you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, leading cross-functional teams, and providing valuable insights to drive successful medical affairs programs.

Develop and implement comprehensive medical affairs strategies, in collaboration with clients, to support the successful launch and lifecycle management of medical products.

Provide expert scientific consultancy, leveraging your deep understanding of the healthcare landscape, regulatory requirements, and industry trends.

Lead cross-functional teams, ensuring the seamless execution of medical affairs programs and projects.

Collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders to identify and capitalize on market opportunities and challenges.

Provide mentorship, guidance, and support to junior team members, fostering their professional growth and development.

Person Specification

Degree in a life sciences discipline. Additional business or management qualifications are a plus.

Extensive experience in medical affairs, scientific consultancy, or related roles within the pharmaceutical / medical communications industry.

In-depth knowledge of global regulatory requirements, compliance, and industry guidelines related to medical affairs and evidence generation.

Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to distill complex scientific information into actionable recommendations.

Exceptional leadership and project management capabilities, with a track record of successfully managing complex initiatives and cross-functional teams.

Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills, enabling you to build credibility with clients, stakeholders, and KOLs.

Demonstrated business acumen, including experience in business development, client relationship management, and proposal writing.

Strong passion for improving patient outcomes through scientific innovation and evidence-based approaches.


- 25 Days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Private healthcare
- Life insurance
- Critical illness insurance
- Holiday exchange scheme
- Wellness fund (£300 a year for a fun activity or to learn a
new skill) or Simply Health Cash Plan
- Access to remote GPs,
physiotherapy, medical second opinions and counselling
with qualified counsellors)
- Cycle to work scheme
- Retail discounts (clothing, household, travel, shopping,
days out etc.)
- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
- Leave for charity work
- £50 birthday donation to charity
- Two bonus rounds a year (~10% per year)
- Pension contributions

17 Jul 2023

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