scientific communications director in Basel

Barbara Sorce, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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basel, basel-stadt
life sciences
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barbara sorce, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

job description

For our client, a pharmaceutical company in Basel we are looking for an

Scientific Communications Director

  • Start date: asap (latest March 1st 2022)
  • End date: 12 months
  • Home Office at the moment


  • Lead the development and delivery of publication plans in collaboration with relevant cross-functional internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the medical team in planning and execution of various external and internal medical education activities, including, but not limited to, satellite symposia, and internal training materials and events
  • Be involved in planning and delivery of congress activities
  • Drive excellence and innovation across the scientific communication activities, including leading digital and social media initiatives
  • Provide strategic guidance to affiliates, where necessary, regarding scientific communication activities

Must Haves:

  • Strong scientific background with PhD or Pharmacy degree
  • Min. 3-5 years of experience in hematology
  • Experience in publication management and medical education is a must
  • Hands-on experience in scientific communications (either at a medical communications agency or working in a scientific/medical communications role in pharmaceutical industry)
  • Experience in external agency management including handling budgets
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Experience in gSuite is a plus, technical flair and open to learn new technologies
  • Proven ability to work closely and collaboratively with internal partners and external collaborators to deliver cross-functional initiatives
  • Cross-functional teamwork skills, including developing and maintaining trustful relationships, and productively resolving conflicts
  • Ability to operate successfully in a matrix environment with shared accountability and responsibilities
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills, including inspiring and influencing as well as having a strong customer orientation and focus