Business Unit Director. Medical Education Agency. £150K

Business Unit Director.

Business Unit Director.
Medical Education Agency.
Buckinghamshire.
£120 to 150K

Influence business growth and operational process as a senior director. 

Independent owner managed Medical Education Agency. Established 15+ years. The agency has grown its headcount 50% year on year since 2017. With no sign of slowing down the time is now right to hire a Business Unit Director.
Your immediate priority will be to optimise the profitability of accounts through strategic counsel and staff leadership. Your role will develop to include supporting the Managing Directors by implementing staff, business, and operational processes.

More about the agency :

The agency’s current client base is predominantly UK Pharmaceutical and BioTech companies. Many clients have been with the agency since day one. The focus is on delivering best in class Medical Education programmes. The agency has strong strategic relationships with clients and KOLs. 

The owners have 50 years of experience between them meaning you’ll be learning from people at the top of their game. The directors have a background in big Pharma giving them and you a unique insight into what medical affairs teams need and expect from a medical education agencies.

Located in Buckinghamshire surrounded by lovely Chilterns countryside the office is easily reached from all of Buckinghamshire as well as from many parts of West London, North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire. There is free car parking at the office. Central London is easily reached by tube. It’s a great team. Regular socials. Supportive working environment. 

The agency is a specialist in Medical Education Programmes – pure and simple. The objective to be achieved, at all times, is behaviour change and  brand advocacy.  The Medical Education programmes include Pharma sponsored meetings for an audience of Health Care Professionals, Digital learning channels such as webinars, Stand-alone meetings – national and international Advisory boards, Satellite meetings, and Key Opinion and Advocacy management. The agency works with other healthcare communication specialists as part of integrated campaigns; these include Market Access, Patient Advocacy, and Healthcare PR.

The agency structure :

Client Services teams are led by Account Directors. You will oversee 2-3 Account Directors. There is a separate medical writing team which is headed by an Editorial Team Leader. You will report directly to the Managing Directors.

Business Unit Director. Candidate Criteria : 

  • Experience at a senior level within client services in healthcare communications 
  • An understanding of medical education strategy
  • Ability to manage profit & loss accounts
  • Awareness of how to optimise profitability of client accounts
  • Interest in pursuing your medical education agency career in the direction of operational and business growth strategy

How to Apply :

Click the green APPLY NOW button below to send your CV or email george@georgebuckland.com to schedule a call.

This is an outstanding leadership opportunity.

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