Senior Medical Writer

Employer
ID Search & Selection
Location
Alderley Edge
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holidays and flexible benefits.
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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Discipline
Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Our client is seeking a Senior Medical Writer to join their growing team in the Cheshire or Oxfordshire offices. They are looking for an experienced medical writer to work on global accounts to create and develop a range of high quality and accurate materials for their pharmaceutical clients.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the company as they continue to expand which will lead to great career progression opportunities as the editorial team continues to grow. As a Senior Medical Writer you will also have the opportunity to liaise with the client as well as taking on line management responsibilities. Day to day, you will be writing for global accounts in the oncology, neurology and ophthalmology therapy areas.

In addition to a dynamic and stimulating working environment, you can expect an excellent salary and package of benefits including 25 days holidays and a flexible benefits scheme.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop outlines and drafts of materials (e.g. publications, slide decks, reports, training materials) according to the project brief, ensuring that all review comments are incorporated and projects are delivered to deadline and budget
  • Work effectively for multiple clients or across multiple accounts/therapy areas, demonstrating strategic understanding
  • Act as a key point of contact for clients, external experts, suppliers and internal team members
  • Lead onsite client meetings activities (e.g. symposia, advisory boards, congresses, client–agency meetings), acting as the main scientific point of contact for clients and external experts
  • Apply knowledge of key industry guidelines in project work and keep up to date with and communicate key changes
  • Mentor and provide feedback for more junior team members
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Life science degree, preferably a higher degree (e.g. MSc, PhD)
  • Previous medical communications agency experience, in a writer and reviewer capacity
  • Previous line management or mentoring experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical/strategic skills
This is a great chance to have a write in a diverse role with plenty of opportunity for onwards progression.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent. 

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.  
Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates for over 15 years. We are based in Surrey and specialise in presenting medical communications professionals to both medical communications agencies and pharmaceutical companies.

We recruit for all levels of staff within the medical and healthcare communications space and work on both permanent and contract roles. We predominantly work in the UK market, but client geography does sometimes mean working internationally. We are truly committed to providing a first class service to both our clients and candidates alike and take a highly consultative approach, taking time to fully understand your requirements and making sure all your needs are met.

We have built our business around the core values of integrity, discretion and honest discussion. We apply these values equally in our interactions with both our clients and our candidates and make ourselves accountable to each person we work with. We believe in the human touch and that building a strong rapport with our candidates and clients will allow us to develop long lasting and successful relationships.

If you are looking to start your medical communications career or you’re ready for your next move please call 01932 797999 to kick start your search. Likewise if you are looking to hire, get in touch with one of our consultants today and we’ll find the best people for your role.

 

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Contact Us
  • Rosemount House
  • Rosemount Ave
  • KT14 6LB
  • GB
  • 01932 797999
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