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Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Medical Communication
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: Scientific Team Leader
Job Details:

Scientific Team Leader


Due to a substantial increase in workload, one of the UK''''s leading Medical Communications Agencies are looking to recruit a Scientific Team Leader to join their busy Medical and Scientific department. Now on a growth journey and boasting a highly collaborative and supportive environment there has never been a better time to join.


imc Group is global medical communications agency with offices in London, Cambridge, Toronto, Boston and Egypt.


The Scientific Team Leader (STL) will act as the strategic lead for projects, they will be responsible for hands-on content development while also leading a team of writers, reviewing work, and providing mentorship and support. They will be a lead writer on many projects and will project manage small teams and liaise directly with clients to achieve delivery. A collaborative approach is essential both to ensure the highest standard of deliverable.


The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in medicine or a biomedical science is essential, preferably to doctorate level (PhD or MD)
  • Ideally have 4–6 years’ experience in Medical Communications
  • A proven track record in producing written scientific content to a high standard, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and digital deliverables, and leading projects to a successful delivery
  • Extensive experience of delivering meetings and symposia
  • Strong client-facing skills and experience managing multiple projects, including budget and timeline development
  • Experience of line managing junior members of a medical writing team and a willingness to develop these skills further
  • Thorough understanding of the medical communications and education environment, the healthcare community and the role of pharmaceutical companies in the provision of healthcare services
  • Solid understanding of environmental factors and scientific/medical information that may impact client accounts negatively or positively, and will be able to make appropriate recommendations
  • Thorough knowledge of industry codes of conduct and legal requirements
  • Be proficient in the use of standard software, including Microsoft Office, referencing software such as EndNote, and compliance platforms

In return for your commitment you will get the opportunity to work across an exciting range of projects and work with experienced scientific, creative and events teams across the group.



  • Competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Entitlement to the imc share scheme
  • £1500 employee annual training budget
  • Private medical insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Holiday buy, sell or carry over
  • Birthday day off
  • Flexible working and working from home



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Posted: 03/03/2021 | NPJ Ref: 266803
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