Account Director (Healthcare Communications/Market Access)

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Account Director, Healthcare communications, Market Access, London, Pricing, HEOR, Project Managemen

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11 May, 2016

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Account Director (Healthcare Communications/Market Access) - London

Account Director, Healthcare communications, Market Access, London, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Consulting, Public Affairs, HEOR, Communications, Salary + Benefits

Are you an experienced Account Director in Public or Government Affairs looking to move into Market Access?

Paramount recruitment are currently working with an international company that has one of the largest global networks in healthcare communications. They are looking for an Account Director to join the team and take on a permanent role in their London based office.

The company specialise in a range of disciplines including market access, consulting, medical communications, public relations, clinical trial management and advertising. As part of the Market Access team you will be covering policy and payer insights to support global clients, communicating the value of their new products.

As an Account Director you will be responsible for leading and strategically supporting a variety of client programmes.

Key Responsibilities:
*Leading the development and execution of market access campaigns at EU/Global/UK levels, including the impact of public policy to support clients across a range of policy challenges
*Providing strategic advice to top-tier clients on a range of political, policy and patient advocacy challenges
*Building and maintaining relationships with leading political, policy and patient advocacy stakeholders on behalf of the client and agency
*Securing and leading business pitches for business development and gaining new clients
*Supporting and coaching colleagues and aiding the development of the team as a whole
*Supporting the Managing Partner on operations through effective budgeting, support on forecasting and strategic planning
*Support the wider integration of the Market Access team within the agency, able to find the 'market access' angle for other agency clients

Skills and requirements:
*Public affairs background ideally having worked in the pharmaceutical or healthcare sector, with experience working at UK and EU/global levels
*Proven track record of driving major campaigns within large agency networks
*Experience of handling and / or communicating to payer audiences (NICE/other HTA submissions, global value dossiers)
*A Bachelor's degree with proven experience in public affairs / government affairs agency work and/or in industry at UK, EU and/or global level
*Expert knowledge of European and UK pharmaceutical industries and strong understanding of current issues in the healthcare policy and public affairs space.
*Strong problem-solving, collaborative and influencing abilities delivered to high-level political and policy stakeholders
*Demonstrated record of finding and winning new clients through proactive outreach, proposal drafting and pitching
*Previous experience of coaching members of staff and ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
*Is motivated to develop self and the wider team by proactively keeping aware of current issues and thinking within the market access industry
*Excellent written skills, including finely-honed presentation skills
*Excellent financial and budgeting skills, with ability to contribute to reliable business forecasting

If you are interested in this position we would love to hear from you. There will be an excellent salary on offer for the position along with excellent training and growth opportunities and many other benefits. Please don't hesitate to contact Munpreet on + 44 121 616 3479 or email me at for more information on this role, or any other Market Access/Health Economic roles across the UK and Europe.

Keywords: Account Director, Healthcare communications, Market Access, London, Pricing, HEOR, Project Management, Leadership, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Consultancy, Scientific, Line Managing, Team Lead, Value Strategy, Public Affairs, Public Policy, EU, Global, International, Strategic Consulting

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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