Account Director - Medcomms

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Reports to Senior Account Director


Job Summary

Working as an Account Director as part of an Account Management team, alongside Medical Writers and a Creative team, to manage our client's requirements and deliver their projects


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Taking full ownership of the communications programme for each client, ranging from strategic input to day-to-day management of tactics (based on the specific needs for each account)
  • Ensuring optimal financial management of each account and demonstrate a clear understanding of all financial processes within the business
  • Monitoring forecast and plans in conjunction with Senior Account Managers, Account Managers and Account Executives to ensure business objectives are met, on time and within budget.
  • Ensuring the finance team is kept up to date with all relevant information and manage financial issues in a timely manner
  • Keeping a thorough understanding of the clients’ business objectives, product strategy and relevant therapeutic area. Clear communication of this to all internal team members, as relevant
  • Having an in depth understanding of the relevant NHS organisations, policies and processes that impact upon the business
  • Taking responsibility for building and maintaining professional relationships with opinion leaders (industry and NHS)
  • Managing and influence senior-level client contacts and maintain positive working relationships, immediately identifying any issues and leading remedial action, as required
  • Promoting OPEN Health Medical Communications services to all clients, identifying new business opportunities
  • Highlighting key issues to the GAD or Partner regarding key accounts and the account team, as appropriate
  • Ensuring understanding and implementation of all OPEN Health Medical Communications procedures and quality standards across all account team members
  • Ensuring all account team members take ownership for their business and appropriate levels of responsibility
  • Supporting the GAD/Partner as a senior member of the team
  • Ensuring the GAD/Partner is kept up to date on client activities
  • Contributing to discussions regarding overall company strategy
  • Coordinating effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the team
  • Ensuring effective cross-company working on integrated accounts, where appropriate
  • Supporting the development and training of Account Executives, Account Managers and Senior Account Managers
  • Line managing AMs, SAEs, AEs, where appropriate


Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Graduate in life sciences (ideally biomedical), higher degree (PhD) preferred
  • Thorough understanding of the client’s therapeutic area and ability to provide strategic input
  • Strong understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment and the Medical Education/Comms industry
  • Manager, trainer, delegator
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Approachability
  • Significant experience in a healthcare agency or pharmaceutical company role
  • Excellent project management and analytical skills
  • Financial acumen
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Sound understanding of the ABPI code of practice


Travel Requirements

  • 10% potential global travel Adjust as needed.


About OPEN Health

OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference.

OPEN Health is a flexible global organization that solves complex healthcare challenges across HEOR and market access, medical communications and creative omnichannel campaigns.

What we offer:

As a global organization, OPEN Health is committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program

  • Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holidays, and health insurance programs across all our locations
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
  • An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing
  • Diverse, inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work

If we sound like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • United Kingdom

Experience:

  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
OPEN Health Scientific Communications
OPEN Health Scientific Communications

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OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference.  OPEN Health is a flexible global organization that solves complex healthcare challenges across consulting, HEOR and market access, scientific communications, and creative omnichannel communications.
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