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Medical Writer or Senior/Principal Medical Writer

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: GBP35000 - GBP55000 per annum + £reflective of level
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: 888326
Closing Date: 18/10/19
Job Details:

Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer / Principal Medical Writer - Medical Communications Agency - Greater Manchester - £35k-£55k, negotiable depending on experience

After several new business wins and an incredibly successful year, this is an exciting time to join this south Manchester based medical communications agency as they expand their editorial team.

We will consider experienced Medical Writers, Senior Medical Writers or Principal Medical Writers.

The Company

Independently owned, 30-person company, offering constant support, promotion based on merit, regular salary reviews and a positive, friendly culture.

This opportunity offers:

  • VARIETY, whether you would like to work with large pharma brands on large projects or on fast paced internal communications, or a mix of both, there is a place for you here
  • EXPOSURE across therapy areas including rare diseases, Ophthalmology, Gastrointestinal, hepatology, Infectious Diseases - Vaccines, Neurology - pain management, CNS products, CV products, Antimicrobial resistance and Antibiotics
  • MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS - slide kits, training materials, monographs, manuscripts, commercial work, patient leaflets, client strategy workshops, message development, competitor analysis, ad boards, investigator meetings and publications
  • WORK LIFE BALANCE - this company have a large focus on resourcing to make sure their team members are stretched enough to develop but never overworked. When necessary freelance support is brought in so you will never be working long hours
  • BENEFITS including 25 days annual leave, your birthday off, time in lieu, matched pension scheme up to 5%, free onsite parking, company bonus

The Role

As a Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer or Principal Medical Writer you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the production of high-quality scientific and educational materials
  • Assisting clients in fulfilling their communications objectives, including client liaising when required
  • Writing and managing projects across a range of therapy areas and deliverables, as listed in the company information above
  • Mentoring junior team members, assisting in their training and development


To be considered for this Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer or Principal Medical Writer you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience as either a Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer or Principal Medical Writer working within a medical communications agency environment
  • We will consider candidates with experience across any deliverables or therapy areas, they don''t have to be the same as those above as long as you are willing to quickly learn new areas
  • Life sciences degree as a minimum, MSc or PhD preferred
  • Excellent project, time and organisation management skills
  • A positive, teamwork mentality

What should you do next?

Please apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won''t be shared with the company without your consent.

This Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer / Principal Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work in your preferred area(s) to ensure you thoroughly enjoy your job day to day.

To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

Posted: 20/09/2019 | NPJ Ref: 242189
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