A very successful and growing independent healthcare communications (medical education) agency based in Buckinghamshire is looking to recruit a Business Unit Director. The successful candidate will lead a team of account managers, account directors and medical writers and have full responsibility for all deliverables, team targets and forecasts. The ability to develop and drive strategy on accounts and form strong partnerships with clients and the internal team are necessary for this pivotal position, which effectively is at the level of ‘second in command’.
The successful candidate will need to have management experience as it will be his/her role to coach, mentor and motivate junior team members. For this role it is expected that you will have the ability to lead and run strategic workshops for clients and foster organic growth of accounts. The successful candidate will work on international and domestic accounts; therefore, a fair amount of travel will be involved.
If you would relish the opportunity to develop your career and play a key role in shaping the future of this agency, then this may be the challenge you have been looking for. You must have a science degree, a PhD is advantageous and a track record at a senior level in a competitor agency.
Talent and ambition to be the best is a must for this role!
This is an opportunity to join a young, talented, dynamic and enthusiastic team passionate about the work they do. The remuneration offered by this agency is highly attractive and the culture is one of meritocracy.