Senior / Project Manager (Medical Education)

Senior / Project Manager (Medical Education)

Job Title: Senior / Project Manager (Medical Education)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-17
Reference: 15970b SM
Contact Name: Sarah Memery
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2019 16:30

Job Description

Are you an experienced medical communications professional with a passion for communication, innovation and collaboration? Are you considering a move this Autumn? Do you seek an exciting opportunity within a vibrant and growing organization that can offer great prospects?

My client is a leading healthcare communications agency with a global client base, who are looking for an experienced senior level med-comms project / account manager to lead and drive outstanding projects for their clients.  They are looking for an expert communicator, innovator and outcomes-driven manager, with a proven track record in delivering outstanding projects and supporting business growth.

They seek someone with the ability to create and communicate a compelling scientific message, remain calm in the face of shifting priorities and client demands, and build strong relationships with clients and teams.

What does the senior / project manager role involve?

  • Leading and taking responsibility for your own projects, sometimes leading project teams and sometimes as a part of a larger account team
  • Project management of a diverse range of medical communications projects (including digital solutions, live events, stakeholder engagement, consensus programmes, research projects and training solutions) in a variety of therapy areas
  • Producing quality projects that meet all client expectations – on time, on budget and in line with industry compliance requirements
  • Working closely with the client to understand their needs and build successful ongoing relationships
  • Developing the scientific content to convey a compelling message
  • Understanding all the practicalities of a project to scope out, develop and create a solution that really works
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Managing project finances
  • Seeking out and capitalising on business growth opportunities

Essential Requirements


  • Life science degree or higher, or excellent scientific understanding gained through work experience
  • Extensive healthcare agency experience in project management, account management, writing or editing
  • Very high standard of written and spoken English, with a high level of scientific/medical literacy
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills: Ability to juggle several responsibilities, accounts and projects, manage incoming workload effectively and maintain standards of excellence
  • Quick-thinking and calm under pressure
  • Able to understand, write and review scientific copy

Benefits include



  • Private health insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 for long service)
  • Personalised training and support
  • Social events
  • Summer and Winter meetings

Interested?  Please get in touch for the full job description and company information.

This is a perm opportunity.