The role is covered in the following locations: Manchester, Oxford, Stockport

Role Overview

This fast-growth, full-service global healthcare communications and strategic consultancy agency is seeking a Project Leader to joing their team!

They specialise in delivering high-quality, high-impact bespoke solutions to meet their clients needs.

This agency believe that only great teams can thrive in medical communications, and such teams are only built by working with great individuals.
Therefore, they are committed to employing a diverse range of skilled individuals from different backgrounds to:

Develop skills and confidence
Provide opportunities for flexible career development
Achieve the highest possible standards by encouraging positive teamwork, supporting innovation in practice and treating everyone with mutual respect.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

- Autonomously lead the delivery of a range of individual projects and workstreams from initiation to completion
- Act as a key point of contact for clients, external parties and the internal team across workstreams and/or accounts
- Provide guidance on medical communications deliverables to clients in a solution-orientated manner
- Develop, maintain and oversee (brief and review) the development of internal trackers and detailed project timelines
- Develop and review project update/status meeting agendas; lead entire internal project update/status meetings; review resulting minutes/actions
- Brief and oversee the coordination of logistics for meetings (in-person and virtual), the production and delivery of meeting materials and the process of obtaining copyright permissions
- Lead the delivery of, and attend, on-site (or virtual) client meetings, as required
- Support the development of account/activity plans
- Oversee the management of databases (eg Veeva, Datavision, etc.) for client projects
- Develop briefs for other team members based on project and client requirements
- Oversee desk research as needed
- Ensure that deliverables are of high quality and meet Helios standards
- Deliver projects to budgeted hours and deadline

Person Specification

Degree (minimum BSc/BA in life sciences or similar

Project management or strategic delivery experience in a client-facing role within a medical communications agency

Required competencies
- Excellent organisation
- Excellent team-working ability
- Excellent time management
- Good writing ability
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication
- Very good leadership
- Good negotiation skills
- Good presentation skills
- Good strategic understanding


27 days holiday plus bank holidays
8% Pension
Bupa Private Healthcare
Death in service cover
WeCare 24hr GP support for you and your family
Enhanced Paternity and Maternity cover
Independent pension advice
Up to 15% profit related annual bonus
Paid entry to Tough Mudder if interested
Social events and Ad Hoc Treats (pizza & cocktail making kits etc)
Bi-annual appraisals
Personalised development and training to ensure progression
Hybrid working with offices off M40 in Oxford

27 Nov 2023

Hannah Leeper

Health Comms Recruiter 01494 818012

Kai Hughes

Communications Recruiter 01494506692

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