Communications Manager - Healthcare

This global healthcare company are looking for a Communications Manager to join their busy and innovative team.

You will have the opportunity to work in an organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of those living with diabetes.

Part of a team of 4 who are jointly responsible for a whole spectrum of communications activities from stakeholder and brand media relations, to social media and issues management.

You will be responsible for leading the development, management, and execution of the communications strategy to support the commercialisation of key brands, through internal and external communications tactics. You will be responsible sharing best practice communications with local and global colleagues.

You will also be responsible for strengthening and protecting the reputation of the organisation through professional media engagement and engaging internal communications.

Key internal stakeholders will be the Diabetes marketing and medical teams and the UK Leadership Team including General Manager. From an external perspective you will work closely with key opinion leaders and external vendors, predominantly communications and digital agency partners.

You will have:

  • Previous PR experience within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Full working knowledge of the ABPI code of conduct
  • Experience will include product related media, pr and disease awareness experience
  • Strong copy writing and editing skills
  • Social media expertise
  • Experience of working in or with large matrix organisations


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.