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MEDICAL WRITER - United Kingdom

Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: CCa-2018-44855
Closing Date: 02 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Medical Writer and help realize your career potential.



Location: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

At PRA providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.

Working fully embedded within one of our pharmaceutical clients, with the support of PRA right behind you, you’ll be at the heart of our client’s innovation.

As a Medical Writer, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients, a company that values performance, recognises merit and has a high focus on quality. This environment encourages innovation, individuality and embraces people that want to be a part of it.


The Medical Writer provides support to clinical development teams, primarily in regional medical affairs as well as established products and other assigned therapeutic areas. The role supports multiple product/disease areas and develops a variety of document types.

Key roles responsibilities:

  • Supports development of clinical documents as required, including but not limited to clinical study reports, protocols and protocol amendments, and regulatory responses.
  • Acts as a medical writer on single or multiple assigned projects at a simple to complex level across various therapeutic areas.
  • May act as a lead writer on projects, providing internal support and/or oversight to external writers.
  • Provides scientific and medical writing support and leadership to assigned product teams.
  • Leads project teams in drafting document specifications, medical writing standards and requirements, and coordination and interpretation of data analysis.
  • Schedules and leads peer and team review, and addresses independent quality-control review for assigned projects.

You are:

A well-rounded candidate who can adapt to a variety of tasks across various projects and provide good scientific leadership

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

  • A flexible approach to scientific writing.
  • A strong scientific background, preferably with a higher degree
  • Experience in preparation of clinical documentation, though preferred, is not essential.

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

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If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at: +44 (0) 1189 213652

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Contact Information:

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Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
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