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Principal Medical Writer

Company: Clinical Professionals Ltd
Location: Cheshire
Reference: JO-1802-402902
Closing Date: 16 Apr 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits: Around £55k per annum

Job Summary:

A leading global MedComms agency is looking for a Principal Medical Writer to join their Senior Scientific Services teams, delivering a wide range of medical communications materials and providing essential reviews to ensure quality.


Principal Medical Writer - Medical Communications

Summary / Heading
A leading global MedComms agency is looking for a Principal Medical Writer to join their Senior Scientific Services teams, delivering a wide range of medical communications materials and providing essential reviews to ensure quality.
You will be utilising excellent verbal and written communication skills to not only lead the creation and development of accurate scientific copy for a variety of printed and digital materials but also to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, providing strategic leadership on assigned accounts.

The Principal Medical Writer will be working with leading international pharmaceutical clients and is expected to consistently deliver materials across a wide-range of accounts, manage and mentor junior writers and participate in business development opportunities. They will work closely with Client Services to ensure the team meets their potential, collaborating on forecasting, resourcing, budgets and timelines.
This is a brilliant opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of an excellent team in one of the leading global MedComms agencies.

Salary (If applicable)
Around £55k per annum

Client Company Statement / USP and Link
Company/Role Overview:
This forward-thinking global MedComms company, with a reputation for completing high-quality projects, is seeking talented individuals to support the leadership of their writing teams. This diverse role will offer someone the chance to work with a skilled team to develop and deliver copy on a range of projects whilst also being client facing and an integral part of the team.

* 22 days holiday + 3 days paid leave over Christmas/New Year
* Generous bonus scheme
* Life Assurance
* Private Medical Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Pension
* Subsidised gym membership
* Health checks/screening/eye tests
* Free annual flu vaccinations

Role / Description
Main Job Responsibilities:
* Working to deliver a range of medical communication materials (both digital and print).
* Taking responsibility for the scientific services leadership on assigned accounts.
* Providing leadership and mentoring to junior team members.
* Providing timely reviews and constructive criticism of material created by junior team members.
* Participating in new business development.
* Building collaborative relationships with clients and medical experts.
* Demonstrating a high-level of scientific and commercial knowledge.

Candidate Requirements:
* MSc/PhD qualification (Life Sciences)
* Over 5 years Medical Communications Agency experience.
* Strong leadership skills including both client and line management.
* Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
* Experience of working well under pressure.
* Knowledge of pharmaceutical regulations with experience of working to ABPI.
* High level of organisation, team-working and time-management.
* Pro-active and enthusiastic.

Key Benefits To You:
* Opportunity to support on global projects.
* Opportunity to work with highly talented team members within a top MedComms agency.

Agency Statement / USP / Link / Contact Details
Clinical Professionals are the leading pharmaceutical staffing consultancy in Europe. We are the agency of choice for medical communications professionals as we are the most knowledgeable recruiters within our specialist sectors and receive the highest number of jobs across the UK of all agencies - therefore you can leave your job search and career guidance safely in our hands alone! Our expert consultants and resourcers have been working in the medical communications market for a number of years and understand the nuances of this sector, so can give tailored advice for YOU and outstanding levels of service throughout your career. We also have great relationships with our clients so pride ourselves on being able to identify clients that may be the perfect ‘fit' for you and bring you to their attention. By working proactively with candidates we find you the RIGHT job at the RIGHT time.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Clinical Professionals UK
3rd Floor,33 Blagrave Street, Reading
Tel:  0044 118 959 4990
Fax:  0044 118 956 0607
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