Clinical Professionals Ltd

Principal Medical Writer - Medical Expressions

40,000 - 60,000
21 Dec 2018
14 Feb 2019

Principal Medical Writer Medical Communications

Role / Description
A global MedComms agency is looking for a Principal Medical Writer to take full responsibility for the writing of a range of publications, medical affairs and commercial deliverables over a variety of therapy areas including oncology, haematology or immunology.

As well as using your extensive scientific knowledge to deliver written work, you will also provide editorial/proofreading support to other team members and provide strategic scientific support to the client services and senior teams.You will be utilising excellent leadership and management skills to line manage and mentor junior writers, identify training needs, while also using strong business development skills to lead pitches and presentations alongside the Client Services and BD team.

The agency itself is a mid-sized global medical education agency, privately owned but with the support of a global network of medical communications companies. They work collaboratively across the globe on a range of therapy areas and clients.

London, Cheshire or Manchester (potential for home working)

Up to 60k per annum (dependent on experience)

22 days holiday + up to 3 days paid leave over Christmas/New Year
Life Assurance
Discounted gym membership
Cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loans
Flexible working

Candidate Requirements:
Life sciences degree (preferably MSc/PhD)
Strong relevant writing experience (either agency or pharma side)
Experience in oncology, immunology or haematology.
Proven leadership skills.
Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
Knowledge of pharmaceutical regulations with experience of working to ABPI.
High level of organisation and time-management.
Pro-active and enthusiastic.

Agency Statement / USP / Link / Contact Details
Clinical Professionals are the leading pharmaceutical staffing consultancy in Europe. We are the agency of choice for medical communications professionals as we are the most knowledgeable recruiters within our specialist sectors and receive the highest number of jobs across the UK of all agencies therefore you can leave your job search and career guidance safely in our hands alone! Our expert consultants and resourcers have been working in the medical communications market for a number of years and understand the nuances of this sector, so can give tailored advice for YOU and outstanding levels of service throughout your career. We also have great relationships with our clients so pride ourselves on being able to identify clients that may be the perfect fit for you and bring you to their attention. By working proactively with candidates we find you the RIGHT job at the RIGHT time.

Application Details / Email link plus contact details
To apply for this role please send your CV through to or call me on 01189 522792.

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