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Job Ref:  119832SFE
Employer:  Morson International
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  England
14/10/2016 20:17
Programme Director - London
Our client simplify complex information to improve outcomes in healthcare.
Their expertise includes medical communications, public relations, clinical trial services and market access communications support services/consultancy for pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, animal health and functional food companies.
The client has requested they only want to see candidates who have worked on global ethical pharma PR, working with incredibly complicated data, through development and launch of new therapies.
For this role we need a candidate that has proven experience in PR/Communications around development of Pharmaceuticals through different phases and the launch stage.
They need to have experience in:
  • Pre-launch and launch communications
  • Product and data milestones; congress communications
  • Disease awareness campaigns
  • Patient engagement and education
  • Media engagement
  • Affiliate and internal communications
  • Corporate and franchise communications
  • Issues preparedness and crisis management
  • Media training
OVERVIEW A programme director holds increasing responsibility for account management, client relations, communications strategy and people management. He/she handles a wide range of assignments and offers effective counsel to clients on complex issues and problems, as well as contributing to the good functioning of AXON through internal responsibilities
  • College or university degree or equivalent
  • Minimum six or seven years in public relations or a relevant field
  • Senior-level writing, presentation and strategic/creative skills
  • Superior knowledge/expertise in one or more functional specialties and/or business sectors
  • Strong network of contacts in public relations or relevant field
  • Industry knowledge and familiarity with current affairs
  • Ability to work 7.5 hours a day, Monday to Friday, making a total of 37.5 hours per week with core hours of 10.00am to 4.30pm
  • Due to the nature of the industry you are expected to be flexible and may be required to work outside of these hours including, at times, weekends
Business Development
  • Contribute to business development by identifying opportunities, pursuing leads, writing
  • programmes and proposals, marketing AXON and participating in professional associations
  • Leverage network of contacts to identify and enhance business opportunities
  • Enthusiastically educate clients about AXON's products and services
  • Market his or her specialised knowledge/expertise/capabilities through appropriate channels
  • Present AXON's credentials at informal and formal meetings unsupported
  • Contribute to the business strategy of their practice group and deliver in line with it
Consulting Process
  • Ensure that clients' needs and expectations are understood and managed
  • Challenge client briefs
  • Establish client service objectives and create a plan to fulfill these objectives
  • Lead formal client meetings and brainstorms
  • Develop strategies and provide senior-level client counsel
  • Implement large client plans on time and in budget
  • Ensure full understanding of the scientific aspects of programmes by self and team members as necessary
  • Consult on important and difficult issues in area of specialisation or field of expertise
  • Research and write sophisticated materials
  • Plan creative events and programmes and supervise their implementation
  • Ensure quality control for finished product delivery
  • Manage client crises and issues
  • Develop a good understanding of the role of public relations and discuss importance with client, if required
Team Management
  • Build client teams, including bringing relevant resources onto team from throughout AXON
  • Distribute and supervise workload among more junior team members
  • Clearly communicate all time and budget guidelines to team members
  • Provide guidance to junior staff within the group
General and Financial
  • Contribute to the internal functioning of AXON by leading or playing an active role for various initiatives
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of practice economics and profitability in the management of accounts and mandates
  • Raise awareness about specialised knowledge/expertise/capabilities throughout AXON
  • Complete timesheets accurately on a weekly basis and help junior team members to do likewise
  • Assume responsibility for profitability of designated client programmes:
    • Develop, manage, adhere to and reconcile budgets, ensuring senior team members informed of any variations or issues
    • Proactively re-cost and renegotiate budgets with client when scope of work changes
    • Prepare invoices
    • Timely and accurate recording and approval of time and costs, including suppliers and freelancers
    • Forecast accurately and alert senior team members to relevant variations
    • Accurate capacity planning, in line with budgets, and identify and highlight capacity needs to senior team members
  • Negotiate basic new budgets with clients
  • Set up new accounts in liaison with finance team
  • Understand regulatory codes and industry trends, ensuring understanding by other team members and application to public relations programmes
  • Collaborate with medical communications team and with Axon Communications/NATIONAL Public Relations offices as appropriate
HR Management
  • Contribute to the development of members of team or practice group through direct line management of other editorial team members
  • Identify and monitor team issues and suggest solutions to senior team members
  • Set and achieve high-performance expectations that are motivating and results oriented
  • Provide constructive feedback to team members
  • Build skills and capabilities of others through coaching, guidance and training
  • Create and sustain a dynamic work environment through enthusiasm and open communication
  • Participate in recruitment efforts
General and Financial
  • Ability to set and manage multiple priorities based on relative importance and urgency
  • Ability to set and manage budgets, as well as prepare invoices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strategic writing skills
  • Excellent meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop communication plans and/or programmes
  • Broad knowledge of therapy areas, including established professional relationships with a network of opinion leaders
Consulting Process
  • Ability to successfully manage client-consultant relationships
  • Ability to learn quickly about the needs of clients and their service requirements
  • Ability to identify, communicate and propose solutions for any client service problems that may arise
  • Ability to manage day-to-day accounts, from mandate definition to budget development and
  • through to invoicing, ensuring timely delivery to client deadlines
  • Ability to manage relationships with suppliers and partners on AXON's and clients' behalf
Business Development
  • Skilled in new business development; can work with team members to identify and capitalise on business opportunities
  • Strong networking capabilities HR Management
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership capacity
  • Exemplifies the NATIONAL and AXON values and behaviours
  • Energetic and hard working
  • Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and to balance multiple mandate priorities and demands
  • Team player; willing to share information and ideas
  • Flawless attention to detail and excellent quality- control skills
  • Professional and mature attitude and demeanour
  • Works with a sense of urgency and ability to work under reasonable pressure
  • Adaptable to different client situations and cultures
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