Principal Medical Writer
Pop Science
London, GB
6h ago

Principal Medical Writer

Choosing the right company when looking for your next Medical Writing role can be a challenge. We partner with a select few Medical affairs agencies to match candidates with the correct company, perfectly matching your values, goals and work like balance needs with our partners.

We partner with Medical Affairs organisations that have people at its centre, share our passion for collaboration and ongoing training and development programmes.

So whether you're looking to work within an office, remote or have niche requirements we'll help you select the right agency to allow you to thrive in and out of work.

You'll thrive if you :

  • Can quickly pick up on new therapy areas and disseminate information in a clear and accurate manner
  • Can work under pressure, and deliver high-quality work
  • Enjoy Collaborating with key experts, to negotiate on content and make constructive suggestions
  • You'll be responsible for :

  • Developing written materials that are of high quality, scientifically accurate, clear, fully referenced, appropriate to the target audience, meets the client's communication objectives and conforms to client specifications;
  • this includes interacting with key experts, negotiating on content and making constructive suggestions on content

  • Develop a broad range of materials including meeting materials (e.g. slides, agendas, discussions guides), post-meeting activities (e.
  • g. webcasts, reports), as well as attending meetings, workshops and advisory boards. Other materials include newsletters, training materials and publications

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and key experts
  • Research medical and scientific topics using relevant information sources
  • Develop and maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas including drug mechanisms of action, disease state, treatment guidelines and competitive landscape
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), including updating of project files, following sign-off procedures and version-control conventions
  • Provide support to accounts team and attend meetings as required, including internal kick-off meetings, status meetings and client calls
  • Identify and anticipate any problems or resource limitations that could jeopardise the delivery of your projects on-time, on-budget or with sufficient quality
  • Provide content support for new business opportunities, such as proposals and presentations
  • Nurture client relationships and be aware of opportunities to develop and grow business
  • What our partner's like to see :

  • Graduate in life sciences, higher degree (PhD) preferred or qualified by having medical writing experience within a Medical Communications agency or within Pharma
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interpret and fulfil client briefs in a creative and technically accurate manner
  • Sound understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment and the Medical Education industry
  • Working knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Ability to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness / ability to learn and apply new skills and news scientific / therapeutic / regulatory information
  • Sound project management skills
  • Plan, organise and complete multiple tasks and deal with changes in project timings and specifications
  • Manage workload in line with the changing demands of the business
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice
  • Apply now and let's have a conversation all about you, so we can find your perfect next role.

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