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Account Director - Medical Communications - Berkshire

  • City / Town: GBR-ENG-QTHV-37
  • Date posted: Nov 16 2018 2:30PM
  • Sector: Medical Communications & Education
  • Employee status: Regular
  • Employment status: Part Time
  • Job reference: R1017280
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville


Our growing Medical and Patient Communications team is looking for an experienced Account Director to lead delivery of an exciting portfolio of client accounts. This role within our team will be accountable for effective delivery of a range of Medical Communications and Patient Support programmes, taking responsibility for day to day programme execution, client relationships, financial and timeline management

·Work closely with project management team to ensure the delivery of agreed solution and take overall responsibility for the quality of deliverables and outputs ensuring client satisfaction

·Review financial performance of allocated client portfolio, including meeting sales, servicing, profitability targets and obtaining budget sign off prior to senior review


·Proactively initiate actions to maximise growth and profitability of accounts

·Contribute to accounts’ new business development targets and in association with IMA Communications leadership team, develop targeted action plans to grow existing business and identify new business opportunities


·Participate in proposal development and sales / proposal presentations

·Identify opportunities for business growth through new product development as well as market share, leading on the full marketing mix - product, price, placement and promotion

·Maintain general knowledge of all medical communication and patient support services for appropriate cross-sell opportunities


·Collaboratively work with executive members of global management team to deliver the company’s strategic plan, taking responsibility for specific assignments and company initiatives, e.g. task forces or training


·Participate in relevant industry forums and establish a reputation and network within the wider medical communications industry

Medical / Patient Communications agency experience is essential.

Excellent salary + Pension
Life Assurance & Private Health Insurance
Additional Voluntary Benefits available including :
Health (Dental, Health Screen and Optical)
Health Clubs and Gyms
Childcare Vouchers
Give As You Earn 
If you would like to find out more about the role please call 0118 450 1894.


Relevant degree and experience within the pharmaceutical industry or agency environment,  including financial project management, pharmaceutical strategic marketing programs, implementation and monitoring of PR and Publication Planning projects, and people management; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities

Proven client handling skills

Team working

Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities. Flexible personality and a quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to articulate straightforward and elegant solutions

Proven experience of new business prospecting and proposal development

Strong finance skills

Good problem solving & analytical skills

Strong organisational, planning, project management, IT and logistics skills

Sound judgement and decision making skills

Demonstrated ability to deliver results to quality and timeline metrics

About Quintiles?

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

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