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Senior Medical Writer (Healthcare Communications/Economics)

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

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Job Details

Our client is looking for a Senior Medical Writer to lead and work across a wide range of projects

The client are a vibrant global healthcare communications agency with a geographical footprint in Europe and North America. By coupling excellent scientific expertise with intelligent creativity, they deliver meaningful solutions through an agile approach, unique to the bespoke needs of each client. 

As the Senior Medical Writer, you will have previous experience working as a medical writer in a healthcare communications agency. Day-to-day you will work to deliver a wide range of projects across commercial and medical communications.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Writing, editing, proofreading and quality checking content
  • Leading and delivering high-quality scientific content to timelines and budget to meet or exceed client and project team expectations
  • Demonstrates skill and insights to direct the development of junior medical team members
  • Attending occasional client meetings to plan, scope and discuss campaigns
  • Planning campaigns with the wider team
  • Working closely with the Design, Account Management and Programme Management teams
  • Leads engaging dialogue with clients and team members to identify issues, opportunities, and solutions
  • Potential for travel for international and national medical conferences


Qualifications & Desired experience


  • Must have a 2:1 in a life sciences degree (preferably a PhD)
  • Must have at least 2 years’ writing experience in a working environment in the pharmaceutical, commercial, or digital industry - but preferably a medcomms agency
  • Able to deliver work across the spectrum of commercial and medical communications
  • Ability to write clear and concise, scientifically accurate copy
  • Awareness of the ABPI code of practice
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Happy to work across a wide range of therapy areas
  • A keen interest in working in healthcare communications
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and surpassing expectations
  • Ability to get involved and show initiative
  • Strong team player and mentor

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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