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Our client is a medical communications agency; strong growth leads them to seek an Programme Manager to join their Buckinghamshire based team.
The company specialises in providing medical education services and consultancy to the pharmaceutical industry and has an impressive client roster. They work on both domestic and international accounts and pride themselves on developing a real understanding of the brand’s priorities and how these translate into the medical education priorities which are addressed by the projects they deliver. Their service offerings are based in medical education and typically, though not exclusively involve KOL development, symposia planning and management, advisory board development and facilitation, secondary publication development and digital media programmes. You will be to manage all aspects of specific projects within client programmes and be the main point of contact for the client.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing agency with lots of options for career development. In addition to a highly competitive salary, benefits also include 25 days holidays, pension and bonus scheme.
Effectively manages all required elements of client projects
Adhere to the agreed project specification including outcomes, measures of success for each project
Ensure project plans/timelines and budget are in place for each programme activity
Develop a good working knowledge of client review/approval processes to ensure timely and effective client approval which is adhered to
Ensure that project content delivers to agreed client objectives and is structured to effectively communicate key messages
Regularly review project progress with Programme Director team, identifying key pressure points and agree contingencies to effectively manage these
Develop briefs, presentations, copy, and all outputs which are consistent with project objectives, brand strategy and key messages and adhere to Client ‘style’
Become the main contact for Client brand team for specific projects as agreed with the programme director
Identify opportunities to add value in terms of brand insights, market and KOL intelligence
Key Opinion Leader management and liaison
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Life science degree
Previous agency experience within pharmaceutical marketing or medical communications agency environment
A genuine talent for programme management, with the motivation and ambition to take on further responsibilities
A confident, diplomatic and an effective communicator, well able to relate easily to others at all levels, both within the company and with client organisations
Financial acumen and the ability to cost and budget
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.
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