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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