The role is covered in the following locations: Guildford, Reading, Tonbridge, London
Ogilvy Healthworld UK provides strategic, integrated communication solutions for our clients, including many of the biggest
names in the pharmaceutical industry. In the UK, we operate under the name of OHW UK and comprise of over 160 healthcare
communication specialists across the disciplines of brand promotion & digital, clinical trial management, consulting, market
access, medical communications and public relations. We believe we are like no other; we blaze new trails, we encourage a
culture of creativity and innovation; we challenge as well as generously reward our team.
Ogilvy Healthworld UK sits within the WPP Health & Wellness network which is made up of four specialist agencies - Ogilvy
CommonHealth Worldwide, Sudler & Hennessey, ghg | greyhealth group and CMI/Compas. The agencies all operate under
their own brands but are united by a shared vision and purpose to deliver the full depth and breadth of their specialized services
to clients. The aim is to provide innovative, pragmatic strategic counsel for clients increasingly complex needs and WPP Health
& Wellness is there to create a new health consulting capability.
This is a brilliant opportunity for a Global Planning Partner to join us on a Fixed Term Contract for up to 10 months. Leading on one of our large accounts with a global product portfolio in Oral Health and Over The Counter (OTC). We market to a team of experts including Dental Healthcare Professionals helping them to achieve better patient outcomes. We also support them with their professional outcomes through things like continued education, mental health programmes and advocacy.
As the Planning Lead you will focus on the oral health element of the business working on Enterprise projects designed to build brand equity, leadership and expertise. With the support of a planner, you will also oversee and drive brand-based projects which focus on product driven communications.
Some of what you can expect to be doing
" Developing overarching communications strategy
" Brief refinement and development (for creative and research)
" Creative development
" Sell-in decks
" General consultation
" Working with partner agencies from within the WPP group
" Team management and support of more junior team members
You'll come with experience ideally spent both client and agency side
" Experience or familiarity with healthcare would be beneficial
" Senior experience in more than 1 service area of the business (i.e. PR, Med Ed, Branding, Digital, Advertising, Market Access) and/or working in more than 1 world region
" Experience in leading/directing multi-discipline/multi-geography programs & teams
" Excellent strategic thinking: critical reasoning, clarity and creativity
" Persuasive and articulate in presenting ideas/views - challenging the status quo
" Strong interpersonal skills and client relationship management expertise in 'troubleshooting'
" Effective Leadership: project teams (motivation and recognition), client personnel (setting direction, supporting optimal collaboration)
" A clear passion for healthcare and a desire to be at the forefront of healthcare communications
We have world class training programmes to support you throughout your career, from joining through to leadership level. The opportunity to work with an award winning, collaborative, innovative, fun team, with a passion for making health brands matter.
• Flexible working hours
• Private Medical Cover OR Monthly Leisure Allowance (£45!) OR Dental Cover
• 25 days annual leave, plus a day off for your birthday and a paid volunteering day
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP, provided by LifeWorks)
• L&D Academy