Senior Medical Writer
- Experience Level
- Experienced (non-manager)
You have a strong passion and talent for medical writing and want to produce medical content for educational, promotional or informative purposes?
Would you like to work from home and/or their Southeast offices to suit your lifestyle?
One of our clients, an independent medical agency who deals with helping pharmaceutical companies to achieve essential engagement, is currently looking for a Senior Medical Writer.
About this role
Working as a Senior Medical Writer, you will take responsibility for several key med comms projects across many of the world's leading biotech and pharma companies.
Some key requirements about this role are:
Remote working and/or office based in the South East
Degree level or higher in a biomedical science
3+ years of experience in medical communication, publishing and other relevant medical writing
Excellent skills in medical and scientific writing with the ability to edit and adapt content
Ability to accept feedback and to apply it
Solid Understanding of the drug development process and the relevant regulations that influence communicating with healthcare professionals and the public
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
The opportunity can be broken-down into the following headings:
Develop and maintain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the therapy areas the company works in, including upcoming updates to guidelines, therapy launches and key congresses
Creation and delivery of high-quality content that is scientifically and grammatically accurate, aligned with educational objectives and suitable for the target audience while also meeting time and budgetary constraints
To liaise with the client and act as the point of contact for key opinion leaders (KOLs) to support and drive the delivery of live scientific events
To provide scientific and strategic support in the preparation of, and participate in, client meetings to discuss scientific and editorial aspects of ongoing or new business projects
Provide creative and innovative solutions that address the clients’ challenge
Attend congresses, workshops and client meetings to provide medical writing support
Accurate and tracked incorporation of reviewer feedback and comments in projects you are responsible for
Creation of marked-up reference packs, including uploading to client review platforms when necessary
Review and proof-read materials produced by other members of the editorial team or externally produced materials such as slide decks by KOLs
Work with the wider company’s Health team to develop content for proposals and pitches as required
Proactively discuss workload and any challenges with your line manager to ensure projects run smoothly and to schedule
Brief freelancers when additional support is required for programme delivery
Ensure familiarity with the company websites guide, the company’s project delivery processes, as well as industry compliance guidelines/regulations
Accurate recording of time spent on individual projects
Coaching and mentoring of more junior writers in both writing and scientific/strategic project aspects, being able to develop positive critique and have a keen eye for accuracy and detail of others work
If you think you are the right person for this Senior Medical Writing job and you would like to prove your excellent medical writing skills as a Senior Medical Writer, please apply now with your CV.
For other writing jobs within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life-sciences industry more broadly please contact Wentworth Life Sciences Ltd.
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