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Principal Medical Writer

RBW Consulting
Southwark, London
£55,000 - £65,000
Start date
20 Aug 2020
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

I am partnered with a global medical communications agency who are looking for Principal Medical Writers to join their growing teams. Established back in 2002, they have a wide range of experience delivering strategic and compelling narratives and solutions for medical communications and clinical trial experts.

As a Principal Medical Writer, you will take the lead with clients to meet their needs when it comes to creating a variety of deliverables such as medical publications, meetings and slide decks for an assortment of therapy areas. You will line manage the team as well as freelancers, mentoring and reviewing work. You'll ensure that work delivered will be to brief and on time, with close attention paid. You will have expert knowledge in your therapy areas in order to build strong relationships with clients and identify new business opportunities.

Skills Required for the position:

  • Life science degree, ideally with a MSc or PhD
  • Vast medical writing experience within a medical communications agency (3 years minimum)
  • Excellent scientific writing style, able to adapt for different materials/ audiences
  • Able to build strong relationships with clients
  • Experience in mentoring and guiding junior writers and reviewing work
  • Able to work to briefs and tight deadlines
  • Previous therapy area experience in diabetes or obesity advantageous

In return, you will be provided with a fast-paced environment, flexible working (currently everyone is working from home) and strong training/ career progression opportunities.

If you are looking for a rewarding career in a global medical communications agency, who take your development seriously, then please do not hesitate to get in touch for further information. Please contact Joanna Clarke Medical Communications Consultant.


At RBW Consulting we provide a truly modern approach to recruitment, offering a consultancy based solution to clients and candidates alike which we believe elevates us ahead of all our competitors.  Driven by our five core values, each of our Consultants demonstrates; Growth Mindset, Professionalism, Commitment, Honesty & Fairness to provide the best services we can to everyone we work with.

With unparalleled candidate networks we are the first to hear of new and exciting opportunities in the industry.  All Consultants at RBW focus in their own vertical niche, and it is this way of working which means we can honestly say our Consultants are true experts in their field.  

Our areas of specialism are:

  • Health Economics and Market Access
  • Biometrics
  • Clinical Research
  • Medical Affairs
  • CRO Business Development
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Data Science
  • Pre-Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Patient Recruitment
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Search & Selection

With coverage across the UK, Europe and the United States, RBW consistently has a range of new, exciting and lucrative opportunities on either a permanent or contract basis, from Junior right up to Board level appointments.  To find out more about any of these opportunities, or if you just want to have a general discussion about what is available to you, please call +44 (0) 1293 584 300 or email


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