Director - Syndicated - Healthcare Research Agency

£65000.00 per annum + Benefits
23 Oct 2013
20 Nov 2013
Saphia Haddouche
Full Time
Contract Type
Research Director (Syndicated team - Healthcare)- South West London - £65,000

This is undoubtedly one of the key players in the Healthcare market research space.
Known as the largest independent agency - which allows an incredibly amount of autonomy and fluidity in their approach to working with clients, and internally with the career progression of their staff. It really is a unique place to work.
Located in South West London in a lovely complex, with modern offices spanning 3 floors and out door garden space with screen to watch sport in the summer outdoors - They really have thought of everything and understand the importance of keeping their staff happy by looking after them well.
They focus solely in the Healthcare space and the passion of new and innovative research shines through in their work. With a real mix of pharma clients across a range of therapy areas the right candidate will be spoilt for choice in terms of work.
They are a full service research agency working across syndicated research, custom research, mobile and digital solutions for clients in the qual and quant arena.
Sound good so far? It really is…

This particular role is for a Director to come on board to the syndicated division of the business. To work along side the Partner who heads this division up and act as a number two.
Leading, managing, project management, driving growth and new business need to be a passion for the right individual.
This particular division is one of the most established teams in the business, working across a whole range of therapy areas with numerous stake holders.
Using a bespoke tracking tool developed by the agency to track and monitor and provide marketing experts with real time strategic and detailed information.
The right individual will be spending their days focusing on growing the division, and working closely as the partner's number two. Developing a successful new business strategy to work too and then continuing to develop the portfolio of clients.
Ensuring excellent execution of the marketing strategy. This will involve working closely with the marketing team. So a creative flair isn't essential but will be useful as an element of the role is all about pushing forward brand awareness internally as well as externally.
Finally let's not forget team management. This is a big role with many different disciplines within it. Team management is arguably one of the most important elements to the role.
The right person has to be able to motivate, lead, understand, and empathise drive the team forward. So an excellent level of emotional intelligence is key - with varying personalities in any team it is about working out people's strengths and blending them well with other team members to produce the best results. This really is a skill for this type of position.
The candidate
*The ideal candidate must have:
*Experience working within the syndicated arena and have a genuine interest in it
*Experience managing teams
*A passion of growth and new business
*Excellent presentation skills
*A keen and strategic mind
*Healthcare background is a must and non negotiable
*A knowledge of how to lead a marketing strategy for the division
*The ability to prioritise and work proficiently across numerous projects

I have never met an agency so focused not only on pushing the boundaries strategically and creatively with the work they do for clients, but also on developing and mentoring their staff at all levels. This really is a place for grow. Honestly, passion and drive ruin through the veins of this agency! It really is one to watch in the Healthcare marketing arena.