Account Director - Healthcare Brand Communications

Job Reference: HO156440_1555490979

Position: Pharmaceuticals,Medical Communications

Start Date: ASAP

Job Type: Permanent

Employment Hours: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive Salary and Bonus

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Account Director - Healthcare Brand Communications - Central London

Our client is an award winning international creative brand communications agency, who help to launch and develop healthcare brands all over the world.

Being good at what they do relies on a healthy mix of science, strategy, and creativity: joining their diversely talented and collaborative team of science and creative writers, you'll be bang at the heart of everything they do.

They have an ever expanding team, with an exciting future in integrated brand promotions and strive to provide client service excellence to their existing clients as well as seizing on exciting opportunities with new brands.

Key responsibilities:
*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)
*Ensure optimal financial management of each account and demonstrate a clear understanding of all financial processes within the business. Manage financial issues in a timely manner
*Monitor forecast and plans in conjunction with Account Managers and Account Executives to ensure business objectives are met, on time and within budget.
*Thorough understanding of the clients' business objectives, product strategy and relevant therapeutic area.
*In depth understanding of the relevant ABPI and NICE policies in the UK and equivalent across Europe and processes that impact upon LEC's business
*Manage and influence senior-level client contacts and maintain positive working relationships, as well as working proactively to identify new business opportunities by networking and researching within existing client companies
*Lead pitches
*Line management responsibility, where appropriate

Key attributes / skills / competencies:
*Ability to work with client and agency staff on a day to day project management basis both independently and as part of the team
*Pro-actively apply thorough understanding of the client's therapeutic area and ability to provide strategic input
*Strong understanding of the healthcare environment and target audience gained through significant experience in a healthcare agency or pharmaceutical company role
*Excellent project management and analytical skills
*Sound understanding of the ABPI code of practice

They want people to love their work and love coming to work. Alongside a buzzing working environment, they ensure a decent salary, top-notch benefits, flexible working hours, a generous holiday and training allowance, and the room to grow at the pace that suits you best.

Please apply online or contact CHASE on 0131 553 6644 for more details.

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