engagement manager in Inner Suburbs Melbourne

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inner suburbs melbourne, victoria
marketing & communications
job type
AU$ 130,000 - AU$ 180,000 per year
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lindsay smart, randstad
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job description

Our market leading client has made a dramatic decision to realign its strategic product direction on a global level. With a plan to innovate and positively change the world through their new product offering, the opportunity on offer is one that will invoke an incredible change within the FMCG industry.

We’re looking for a world class medical/pharmaceutical and scientific Engagement Manager to join our client’s team and build awareness of their growing base of scientific evidence and rigorous, industry-leading research and development effort.

With over 300 global expert scientists and technical staff working on the development and assessment of this ground breaking product, we are looking for an Australian counterpart based in either Sydney or Melbourne.

The purpose of the role is to execute high impact local scientific engagement projects as part of the client’s global engagement strategy in coordination with senior R&D scientists and local colleagues. This includes identifying, engaging and managing relationships with strategic stakeholders in the Australian and New Zealand scientific, medical and government community.

We don’t just want any scientist; we want a pioneer, communicator and entrepreneur:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in life sciences or the pharmaceutical industry, ideally in Medical Affairs (i.e. Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaison or Medical Information).
  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in a scientific discipline, ideally in medical, pharmacy or pharmacology-related fields.
  • Strong people and communications skills (including experience making presentations and with public speaking. Media engagement experience a plus).
  • Demonstrated ability to work within an industry to inspire changes in broader technical and policy issues.
  • Ability to work on complex cross-functional projects with multi-disciplinary colleagues from around the world.
  • The ability to contribute to strategic and tactical approaches to shape the thinking of the medical and scientific community, government/political authorities and the media in relation to RRPs.

Our client offers a new and fresh scientific perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. Giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your fullest potential. This position will advance your experience with innovative technologies in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment. Backed by a competitive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with team members from all over the world.

To apply in confidence for this position or similar please hit the "Apply Now" button below or contact Lindsay Smart on Lindsay.smart@randstad.com.au for a confidential discussion.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree