Scientific Director

We’re looking for a team member to lead the scientific relationship with our clients built-on a strength of scientific knowledge and strategic insight, and partner with Client Services to drive organic business growth.  If this sounds like you read on! 

Location:
UK

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About Lucid Group

Lucid Group is a multi-capability global healthcare consultancy. We partner with the pharma and biotech industry to deliver pioneering solutions that change behaviour, improve clinical practice and advance health outcomes.

Our pioneering spirit and people-centric approach means we create deep, durable partnerships with our ambitious clients to inspire behaviour change by exploring creative solutions and designing compelling experiences that empower the recipient to learn, understand and act.

By combining our capabilities and applying them at the right time we can better understand and fix healthcare problems with outcomes-led solutions, expertly executed to deliver life-transforming value for everyone.

About the role

The Scientific Director is a core member of the Medical team and as a Scientific Director, you provide insights to inform the client strategic plan and partner with client services for development and delivery of client account(s) plan in line with the client strategic plan. You will partner with Client Services to drive organic business growth and you may partner with an Editorial Scientific Director on insights on their slice of business.

This role is responsible for the scientific excellence within existing client account(s) and leading the scientific relationship with our clients built-on strength of scientific knowledge and strategic insight.

A Scientific Director at Lucid is responsible for:

  • Establishing high level scientific and strategic partnership with clients and experts to successfully deliver the programme of work and leading understanding in the team
  • Scientific excellence within existing client account(s)
  • Leading the scientific relationship with our clients built-on strength of scientific knowledge and strategic insight, and partner with Client Services to drive organic business growth
  • Providing strategic review of content ensuring quality feedback is provided to writers to support development
  • Providing mentorship to the medical team
  • Partnering with Scientific Services Director to ensure scientific and editorial quality is adhered to across all client deliverables
  • Demonstrating expert understanding of client science and strategy while keeping abreast of latest medical/scientific advances
  • Building effective internal partnerships with other capabilities to successfully deliver the portfolio plan on plan and to budget (client services, project management, creative, strategy, etc)

What we're looking for

Successful candidates will have:

  • Senior scientific writing experience
  • A proven track record in scientific content generation within an omnichannel environment, including, but not limited to, medical communications, advertising, public/professional relations, digital and clinical trial recruitment
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to manage large teams, including involvement in recruitment, resourcing, line management and team development
  • A willingness to constructively challenge colleagues, other agencies and clients alike
  • Comfortable advising and collaborating with other extended team members
  • Knowledge of financial management and budgets for projects

What you'll be working on

Medical writing

Management

Quality control

Project execution

Relationship building

Client partnering

...Plus a load more

Benefits of working with us

Discretionary bonus

Employee discount platform with offers at 900+ retailers

Flexible Working

Private family healthcare and dental cover

25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, plus 3 Christmas closure days, and a celebration day of your choice

Flexible holiday buy and sell scheme

4x basic salary life assurance cover

Contributory pension of up to 5% of basic salary Lucid contribution

Season ticket loans

"I’m new to Lucid and I’m surrounded by talent."

Andy Tarnai, General Manager

"We can’t wait to welcome new talent to the team."

Jo Troman, General Manager

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Industry-leading capabilities

We connect our industry-leading capabilities and apply them at the right time to better understand and fix healthcare problems with outcomes-led solutions.

Lucid culture

At Lucid, you can let your whole self shine. We know that diversity drives innovation. We firmly believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our team and work will be.

Our story

We partner with the pharma and biotech industry to deliver pioneering solutions that change behaviour, improve clinical practice and advance health outcomes.

We transform lives. Always. Get in touch to find out more.