Scientific Director

Scientific Director opportunity to join an agile, innovative, growing agency with offices in the UK and Switzerland. This mid-sized independent agency will provide you with lots of director-level support and a passionate and skilled team to deliver super impressive work. The Company Join a growing, full-service communications agency with sites in the UK and Switzerland as they expand their Scientific team with a Scientific Director.

  • Transitioned from a branding consultancy to a full-service agency within the last 10 years
  • Super agile and innovative, highly responsive
  • A team of 45 talented professionals across strategy, science, creative, content, digital and account services
  • Offer clients high level, technical communications working with both marketing teams and KOLs, focusing on producing high quality work
  • Specialists in three key areas: rare diseases, oncology and haematology

Should you be successful in this role you will receive a highly competitive market related salary, a discretionary bonus scheme, pension scheme, 24 days annual leave, Bupa healthcare and ad hoc homeworking.

As Scientific Director you work in close partnership with their clients and be an inspirational leader for the medical writing team.

  • Client consultation and collaboration
  • Line management of 2 people with oversight of a wider team of 12 and growing!
  • Recruit, retain, review work and develop progression plans with all the team.
  • Collaborate with global, regional and local teams to address a breadth of internal and external audiences and many different types of biotech and pharma brand, including some which are highly specialised.
  • Cover a wide range of interesting deliverables, 70% of which is promotional, including iPad apps, slides for congresses, technical training modules, onboarding training for specific disease areas, websites, branded websites, complex slide decks.

You  will likely be a Scientific Director already, or a Scientific Team Lead or Principal Medical Writer – all applicants will be welcomed. This Scientific Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to join a creative scientific storytelling agency and work with the best team, management and clients. To discuss this Scientific Director role further or to find out about other Medical Communication jobs I’m currently working on, please get in touch with me on

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