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Senior Medical Writer - Medical Communications

Company: ID Search & Selection
Location: London
Reference: PID 3519
Closing Date: 09 May 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000
Benefits: Competitive salary, they therefore offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical cover (family), discretionary bonus, 25 days holiday

Job Summary:

Our client is an international medical communications agency providing a full portfolio of services to their diverse client list. As they continue to grow and expand their business they are now looking for experienced medical writers to join their team in Central London.

Requirements:

Our client is an international medical communications agency providing a full portfolio of services to their diverse client list. As they continue to grow and expand their business they are now looking for experienced medical writers to join their team in Central London.

This is a great opportunity to utilize your editorial skills and take on further managerial responsibilities. Among other things, this role will give you the chance to influence and establish strategic development of your accounts as well as selecting the relevant project teams.

Driven to ensure that their staff are happy and developing, our client strive to offer a stimulating and diverse working day as well as professional development in a nurturing working environment. In addition to a competitive salary, they therefore offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical cover (family), discretionary bonus, 25 days holiday (plus bank hols), travel insurance (for leisure as well), competitive pension, regular awards, season ticket loan, wellness programme after 1 year, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop medical educational and medical communication materials
  • Apply commercial strategy to editorial assignments and assist in the development of key messages
  • Review written scientific documents for writing style, strategy, content accuracy and fact/data checking
  • Provide on-site support at client events, such as Advisory Boards and Congresses, by amending slide decks, creating meeting notes etc.
  • Delegate workload among more junior team members and provide guidance to them
  • Ensure quality control for your teams’ deliverables meet client and company expectations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree and ideally MSc or PhD
  • Significant previous experience of medical writing gained within a medical communications environment
  • Experience of writing a range of materials in various therapy areas
  • Ability to set and manage budgets, and prepare invoices
  • Ability to manage and develop client relationships
  • Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and balance multiple priorities and demands
  • Team player, willing to share information and ideas
  • Flawless attention to detail and excellent quality-control skills

The main purpose of the role is to create and develop complex pharmaceutical marketing materials including manuscripts, meetings materials, slide deck and training materials. The Senior Medical Writer (SMW) will also be involved in editorial account management, client relations, communications strategy and editorial team management. They will handle a wide range of assignments as well as providing scientific insight and counsel to clients and internal teams

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or sabine.willms@id-ss.com.

 

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.

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Rosemount House, Rosemount Avenue, West Byfleet, Surrey
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