Principal Medical Writer
Havas life Medicom
Thames Ditton, Surrey
3d ago

Principal Medical Writer

Havas Life Medicom is an award-winning specialist healthcare communications consultancy within the Havas Health network.

We are a close-knit, high performing team with an absolute commitment to bring about health and wellbeing through our medical communication strategies

Our business is flourishing, so we are looking to add a Principal Medical Writer to our growing team. As a Principal Medical Writer with Havas Life Medicom you will be responsible for undertaking the writing / editorial development of a broad range of projects, facilitating the completion of these projects from the first draft through to final deliverable and liaising with other teams both internally and externally as required.

Day-to-day responsibilities :

  • Write and manage delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications activities that meet client needs, quality standards and timelines
  • Builds and maintain strong relationships with clients and acts as a point of contact for day to day enquiries
  • Contribute to strategy discussions, e.g. attend client strategy meetings and contribute ideas
  • Efficiently and effectively manage projects
  • Mentor more junior members of the team
  • Travel to meetings and conferences and act as an on-site resource for the client providing writing and project management services
  • Required skills :

  • A life science degree, ideally a master’s degree or PhD
  • Previous medical writing experience gained within a medical communications agency or scientific publishing environment
  • Advanced writing skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Confidence and competence with key software, enabling development of professional-looking presentations
  • An elevated level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and balance multiple priorities and demands
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to facilitate internal and external meetings
  • Proven client relationship capabilities
  • What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee referral award scheme
  • Season ticket / travel loan
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Annual eye test support
  • Comprehensive training programmes
  • Additional retail discounts and benefits available through Perkbox
  • A rewarding workplace and a fun team environment
  • Havas Life Medicom is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

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