Scientific Director

Scientific Director – Fleet, Hampshire 

Salary DOE plus benefits

NOT A HYBRID ROLE – Your time will be spent working in the office, which is based in Fleet, Hampshire

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Scientific Director to join an award winning communications agency who, as part of their continued growth, are recruiting a Scientific Director to join their growing team. 

Job Description 

The Scientific Director will be an individual who is able to carry out the following duties: 

  • The role is a combination of hands-on senior level writing, heading up the growing writing team and working with the Directors on agency growth and strategy.  
  • You will work on materials for multiple therapy areas that are delivered via multiple communications platforms.  
  • You should, therefore, show an ability to develop scientific strategy for content for a variety of platforms, including digital.  
  • You’ll lead a small team of medical writers, working with a wider team of account handling, design and technical staff, providing scientific advice on creative and digital concepts.  
  • You should be an existing Scientific Director or a Senior Medical Writer keen to move into a more strategic and commercial leadership role.  
  • You’ll be someone who enjoys keeping abreast of industry advancements, proactively sharing your knowledge and inspiring a team of writers and look for new ways to help clients to deliver their message.

The Scientific Director will need to have the following core experience and competencies: 

  • Several years medical writing experience 
  • Demonstration of career progression in medical communications or medical education agencies. Experience gained from working in market research or within the pharmaceutical industry is also desirable but not essential  
  • Strong writing, presentation and communications skills  
  • The ability to work as a versatile, supportive team player within the Agency  
  • A demonstrable high degree of energy and enthusiasm for work; preparedness to ‘go the extra mile’ and work flexible hours when necessary 

What's on Offer

  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Private Health Care 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Flexible working
  • Sabbaticals 
  • Supportive and exciting work culture 
  • Increasing holiday after 3 years 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay 
  • Free Car Parking 
  • An annual bonus may also be payable depending on overall business performance and the individual’s performance versus agreed objectives


Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Scientific Director
Fleet, Hampshire
Salary DOE plus benefits 
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