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Senior Medical Writer

Company: Barrington James Europe
Reference: BS-SMW-1
Closing Date: 14 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

My client and I are searching for a senior medical writer to provide insight and achieve business objectives through ensuring key medical-driven communication strategies are implemented successfully.



  • Clear experience within a pharmaceutical science writing role
  • Detailed knowledge of the pharmaceutical drug development and approval process
  • The ability to take a project from briefly through to final delivery
  • Demonstrated prior ability in presenting evidence-based scientific guidance to clients, account teams and stakeholders whilst remaining compliant with the code of conduct.
  • Can understand complex medical and scientific theories
  • High level of verbal and written communicational skills with prior reference to pitching new business ideas to potential clients
  • Demonstrate skilful scientific writing and editing capabilities with high levels or organisational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Capable of leading/ mentoring more junior writers
  • Show high levels of adaptability
  • MS office literature




  • Assisting the development and completion of educational materials and promo campaigns through data provision, reassessment and evaluation of the scientific content – whilst ensuring all data presented is done appropriately.
  • Making sure that all documents are medically accurate and in compliance with product licensing
  • Working with and advising colleagues on different strategic measures within a project or business opportunity, based on scientific knowledge/ evidence.
  • Making sure client’s needs are met through taking briefs and liaising with account handling teams
  • Ensuring all projects are relevantly researched as appropriate
  • To prepare drafts of graphics when required within a project
  • Ensure incorporation of specific requirements in written materials (may include changing material) through working with clients closely
  • Complete tasks within the time frame permitted (may be required to work on multiple projects at any given time)
  • Provide support and act as a point of contact for the client with regards to the scientific content
  • Closely work with team leaders and medical directors to ensure prioritisation of projects and management of resources is fair and within budget
  • Follow up on new potential business to ensure the company’s growth of accounts
  • Work with the team to aid them in achieving pre-agreed personal goals/objectives
  • Ensuring the team structure is collaborative and pleasant to work within, centring on excellence

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