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Senior Scientific Specialist

Company: Clinical Professionals Ltd
Location: London
Reference: JO-1802-404004
Closing Date: 16 Apr 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits: Up to £64,000 base salary dependent on experience

Job Summary:

A global Med Comms company is looking for a Scientific Specialist (Senior Medical Writer level) to develop high-quality scientific content for Medical Education materials.


Scientific Specialist (Senior Medical Writer) - Medical Communications

Summary / Heading
A global Med Comms company is looking for a Scientific Specialist (Senior Medical Writer level) to develop high-quality scientific content for Medical Education materials; undertaking research, writing, editing and proofreading content in order to meet client briefs. The successful candidate will take ownership of assigned projects and ensure excellent project delivery whilst working effectively with clients and opinion leaders.

You will be utilising excellent project management and strong interpersonal skills to work in a team environment, liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project success. You will be highly organised with effective time management skills, able to prioritise assignments and develop and maintain a strong knowledge of client products and therapy areas.

The Scientific Specialist will be responsible for writing and editing of materials within projects, able to stick to a budget and scope and manage own schedule. Expert writing skills and intermediate computer skills are therefore essential, as is the ability to guide more junior team members in all aspects of the writing and editing process.

This is a brilliant opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of a supportive team in one of the top Medical Communications agencies.

This client is offering a highly competitive base salary plus a 10-15% bonus and possibility for a company car allowance. Full home working is available.

Sussex / Middlesex / London (Home working available for the right candidate)

Salary (If applicable)
Up to £64,000 base salary (dependent on experience)

Client Company Statement / USP and Link
Company/Role Overview:
This fast-growing and forward-thinking MedComms company is seeking talented individuals to join their Scientific Writing team in a senior role. This diverse role will offer someone the chance to work on multiple accounts and make the role their own.

* Very competitive salary
* Opportunity for flexible working (fully home based available).
* Car allowance
* 10-15% Bonus
* Life Assurance
* Onsite massages
* Sports/social clubs

Role / Description
Main Job Responsibilities:
* Write and edit high-quality scientific content within project scope and budget.
* Develop an in-depth knowledge of clients and their products and therapy areas.
* Maintain an in-depth knowledge of industry guidelines.
* Accurately interpreting scientific data.
* Working effectively with internal team members.
* Participating in communications with external stakeholders.
* Providing leadership and coaching where needed to junior team members.

Candidate Requirements:
* Degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicine.
* 3yrs+ experience in a medical communications medical writing role.
* Publications/slide decks experience is preferable.
* Technical scientific/medical writing expertise: Therapy area knowledge, Scientific writing expertise, Proofreading expertise, Copyediting expertise
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent team working and project working skills.
* Effective presentation skills.

Role USP
Key Benefits To You:
* Exceptional salary, bonus and benefits package.
* Opportunity to work on a variety of projects.
* Opportunity to work with highly talented team members.
* Availability for flexible working / home working.
* Excellent opportunities to increase knowledge and refine skills.

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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