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Associate Medical Writer

i-Pharm Consulting
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Start date
12 May 2022
Closing date
26 May 2022

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

The role

The role will provide the opportunity to engage in the drafting, editing and quality assurance of abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscripts.

Initial responsibilities will include:

  • High quality support to Franchise teams and the Publications Team
  • Development and submission of abstracts
  • Creating and submitting posters and presentations for scientific conferences and congresses
  • Manuscript drafting from outline to final draft
  • Submission of manuscripts ensuring journal guidelines are met
  • Co-coordinating response to reviewer's comments and re submission of manuscripts in a standard format
  • Gathering any author information required for submissions such as approvals, disclosure forms, e-mail addresses, etc.
  • Liaising with teams to follow and incorporate author's feedback (and external authors)
  • High level guidance on potential target scientific journals
  • Literature reviews
  • Liaising with statistical team in order to produce results including tables and figures
  • Ensuring the publication process and all materials produced comply with current relevant guidelines
  • Other Publications Team support including Publication Database updates, etc.

The person we are looking for - is it YOU?We believe the right candidate will be someone with around 2-5 years of medical writing experience within medical communications/ education, ideally working as a member of an established team who understands all the processes involved in scientific publications. This could be the next career step, especially if interested in RWE.

  • 2-5 years of experience in medical writing (Essential)
  • Educated to a MSc level or higher (Essential)
  • MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency (Essential)
  • Interpersonal skills and team spirit to allow effective collaboration as a member of a wider team (Essential)
  • Highly motivated with a proactive approach to work (Essential)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (Essential)
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
  • A high level of numeracy, analytic and interpretive skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Reference management software user (i.e. EndNote)

We believe in rewarding high performance and so our benefits include a competitive salary, pension, performance-related rewards, a generous holiday allowance, private health insurance and on-site gym membership together with support for further qualifications, in a friendly and informal office environment.


i-Pharm Consulting provides Talent Solutions for the global Life Sciences sector.

We are an award-winning international life sciences recruitment company with offices in London, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, New York, Charlotte, Los Angeles and San Diego. In a highly competitive market-place, we connect top talent with the very best opportunities.

Since 2008, i-Pharm’s independent, expert, and ethical approach to procuring talent has helped power the pioneering progress made by Pharmaceutical, Biotech and MedTech companies around the world. 

With offices across 3 continents, we have teams servicing the major global life science hubs. We combine local knowledge, with a global network of contacts that allows us to bring together talent and opportunity when it matters most.

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+44 (0) 20 3189 2299
22 Long Acre
United Kingdom
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