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Senior Medical Writer

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs, Medical Education Jobs, Medical Writing Jobs
North West England, South East England
Salary Description:
Great salary and benefits
UK Pound
ID Search & Selection
Job Ref:
PID 3632

This is a great chance to join a leading international medical communications agency as a Senior Medical Writer and be base in their offices in Cheshire or Oxfordshire with the possibility for some working from home depending upon experience.

You will be providing high quality medical writing to clients across a broad range of different projects. You would be joining a small team that works with publications and medical affairs.

In addition to a great salary you can expect excellent benefits including Life Assurance, Personal Accident Cover, Income Protection, Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket Loan, 25 days holidays and more as well as lots of scope for onwards progression and professional development.

Medical Writing:

  • Deliver high quality scientific content that meets client needs, budget specification, internal quality standards and timelines. Work requires minimal amendment following internal review
  • Act as editorial lead for one or more account and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for external stakeholders
  • Produce a broad range of communication materials in a style appropriate for the specific target audience
  • Take ownership of editorial component of multiple projects
  • Proactively manage own workload and prioritise own projects
  • Implement knowledge of relevant guidelines / codes of practice (e.g. GPP ABPI and individual pharma company guidelines) in project work
  • Review scientific content for a range of outputs within an account according to client needs internal quality standards and agreed specifications budgets and timeframes
  • Provide timely consistent and constructive feedback to other team members
  • Take briefs from clients and provide full and accurate written / verbal briefs for team members and freelancers
  • Manage scientific discussions at client meetings and brainstorms
  • Contribute to costing process for editorial components of projects

Business Development:

  • Contribute effectively to internal meetings and brainstorms generating ideas for further development
  • Provide broad scientific expertise for new business pitches and proposals
  • Support other team members in developing new business opportunities with existing clients
  • Attend pitches and meetings with new clients where appropriate

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree, preferably a higher science degree
  • Previous writing experience in a medical communications agency and experience of reviewing or relevant writing experience gained in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience of writing a broad range of materials
  • Coach and mentor less experienced team members
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team worker

For more information call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.

Contact Details:
ID Search & Selection
Tel: + 44 (0) 1932 797996
Contact: Jon Gawley

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