Scientific Team Leader

Job Title: Scientific Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + company benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70706-PHARM-JHY_1513772316
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2017 12:18

Job Description

Job title: Scientific Team Leader
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Medical Communications
Location: London, UK
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 / year

Main Purpose of Role:

- Provide editorial leadership of account teams by taking responsibility for day-
to-day client service and delivery
- Manage the full range of high-quality medical communication services, effectively
balancing elements of project management and editorial leadership with
flexibility to enable writing/editing (according to each individual STL)

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

- Lead, coach and motivate Account/project teams: share best practice; provide
support and guidance to team members on client and project issues
- Lead Account Team/project status meetings
- Provide a professional perspective on quality procedures and editorial processes
within account
- Contribute to short and long-term account resource planning, working with Line
Managers help set development objectives of account team members
- Develop close working relationships with team members thereby enabling provision
of regular feedback on performance, both directly and to Line Managers
- Work with and support other Scientific Team Leaders to ensure strong teamwork and
best practice across accounts
- Proactively drive projects through to completion
- Provide proactive ideas and creative input to assist and challenge clients' own
- Effectively troubleshoot/handle objections from the client/opinion leaders to
ensure continuing good relationships
- Liaise effectively with the client and opinion leaders, acting as the primary
point of contact according to the requirements of the account
- Act as the main source of account/product/therapy area expertise within McCann
Complete Medical and for the client
- Effectively brief all members of the project team on time allocations, target
audiences, client's key messages and schedules, and proactively provide
ideas/creative input
- Actively contribute to and review project specifications/cost
estimates/reconciliations and contribute to account plan forecasts
- Ensure that any request for work outside the original specification is discussed
with the client and communicated to the Account Manager, as well as the wider
project team