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Principal Medical Writer (Healthcare Communications/ Healthcare Economics)

CM Consulting
United Kingdom
Start date
11 Nov 2023
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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HEOR, Health Economics, Medical Communications
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Our client is looking for a Principal Medical Writer for a client-facing role to work closely and collaboratively with the project managers, and health economics, systematic review, and statistics teams to deliver high-quality evidence-based solutions for our clients. The role will include managing the workload, planning project deliverables and timelines, and working with junior writers to deliver high-quality HTA submissions and value communication materials. The ideal candidate will also ensure all client deliverables and internal documents are of a high-quality through proof-reading and editing of own and others’ work.  

The client is a specialist Health Economics Consultancy with offices in Oxford and London, offering a wide range of expertise to their clients.  Their ethos ensures that each of their agencies preserve their individual culture and identity while being part of an exciting and evolving group, culminating in a unique balance of independent thinking and impactful collaboration. 

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Remote/hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous pension contributions of 7%
  • Transparent career paths with annual performance reviews 
  • Option to buy up to 5 days holiday 

Candidates must have: 

  • A PhD in a life sciences subject
  • Clear and effective communication style (written and verbal)
  • HTA and value communication writing experience in a consultancy environment – either at senior writer level and ready to step up to a principal writer, or as an existing principal writer
  • A good understanding of consultancy and how to apply this to your work

Why apply through Carys Mills Consulting? 

Our team of dedicated consultants specialise in working to match candidates with clients who reciprocate their values and meet their expectations. We continually focus on candidate aspirations to ensure that we find the best overall fit across a range of disciplines and seniority-levels throughout the healthcare communications sector.



CM Consulting

We specialise in connecting top talent in healthcare communications with market leaders through executive search. Our team of experienced consultants is dedicated to finding the best overall fit for candidates and clients, considering factors such as values, aspirations, and niche skillsets. We combine industry insider experience with executive search expertise to provide a unique and effective approach to job placement. Led by Director and Founder Carys Mills, our tight-knit team offers a variety of experience and industry insights. Carys has a reputation as a leading Search Consultant in Healthcare Communications, with extensive knowledge of the sector from her previous work as a medical writer and Director. The team is committed to securing lasting, fulfilling placements for clients and candidates.


A team committed to clients and candidates alike

We are a specialised team matching candidates with clients in the healthcare communications sector. Renowned for consistently sourcing and connecting high calibre individuals with leading agencies, our team works tirelessly to create perfect unions reflecting shared values and career aspirations.

Following a successful career in Healthcare Communications on agency side, Carys established her recruitment business in 2006 and has since gained a reputation as a leading search consultant within the sector. Going from strength to strength through the years, Carys is now supported by Abby Watts and Sophie Verstraeten as search consultants and Elaine Wilds as Operations Director.  

The team each offer a variety of skills and strengths - with our mix of first-hand industry insights and traditional executive search experience, we pride ourselves on keeping our finger on the pulse of all aspects of the market, from industry trends to salary and benefit benchmarks and of course finding the very best talent in the market.



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39 Vicarage Road
Hampton Wick
United Kingdom

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