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Interim Head of Communications Pharma

​Bio-tech pharmaceutical company is looking for an experienced Head of Communications to work with them for a 12 month maternity cover contract.

With an established background working in life science, bio-tech, pharma this person will be in a stand alone role working across corporate communications, supporting investor relations, media relations and internal communications.

They will need to understand drug development and clinical trials as well as regulatory process with ability to understand the science and tech and then communicate out milestones to different audiences with different levels of knowledge and understanding.

They will work across investor relations devising messaging, updates and presentations and briefing CEO and other senior leaders for meetings with investors.

For media – working with agency partner and taking ownership of strategy, reputation management programme.

Internal communications responsibilities for quarterly town halls, events, updates and intranet.

Flex working is 1 -2 days a week on site.

Due to a high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to everyone. We will get in touch if you are successful in your application.


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

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, brand, 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, marketing, digital and change industries, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

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

VMA GROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is an Inclusive+ Recruiter.