The role is covered in the following locations: Manchester, Oxford

Role Overview

Are you looking for a great place to work, where you'll have opportunities to develop and learn from one of the most talented teams in the Med Comms industry?

Where you can shape your own destiny but also be supported by, and lead, an incredible team?

Then look no further then this agency right here!

As a Project Director, we are looking for someone who can apply broad medical communications and strategic knowledge (from prior experience working for different clients, across multiple therapy areas and different project types) in day-to-day project work while advising clients and leading teams

In addition, you will work with senior scientific team members and the Senior Management Team to ensure that all work is delivered to the highest standard and fully meets client expectations

As part of the role you will develop, review and challenge briefs for other team members based on project and client requirements while providing strategic review, insights and guidance across outputs; suggest new projects that address client- or product-specific strategic needs

Key Duties and Responsibilities

In partnership with scientific lead, establish and oversee account team structure and processes to enable team to work with autonomy; share feedback and seek personal development opportunities for team members

Work with Finance and Senior Management Team to forecast resource requirements across workstreams and/or accounts, develop and review account resource plans, and identify account recruitment and freelance needs

Participate in interviews for potential new candidates, as required; suggest suitable account-specific interview presentation/task topics

Line-manage and mentor junior team members according to Helios processes

Be a positive role model (including work ethic, attitudes and behaviours) for colleagues; reinforce the company ethos be a great place to work and aim for excellence in all external and internal interactions

Person Specification

Degree (minimum BSc/BA in any subject; preference:business management or
related disciplines

Project management or strategic delivery experience in a client-facing
role within a medical communications agency
(minimum 8 years experience)

Line management experience (>5 years) within a medical
communications agency

Experience of working at a senior account team level with critical
decision-making experience


27 days holiday plus bank holidays
8% Pension
Bupa Private Healthcare
Death in service cover
WeCare 24hr GP support for you and your family
Enhanced Paternity and Maternity cover
Independent pension advice
Up to 15% profit related annual bonus
Paid entry to Tough Mudder if interested
Social events and Ad Hoc Treats (pizza & cocktail making kits etc)
Bi-annual appraisals
Personalised development and training to ensure progression

13 Sep 2023

Hannah Leeper

Health Comms Recruiter 01494 818012

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