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Principal Writer/Scientific Director - Envision Pharma - All UK locations and remote

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: PMW Sept20
Job Details:
We are looking for a Scientific Director/Principal Writer to join a fast-paced account to manage projects across the medical communications spectrum, including medical affairs, medical strategy and scientific publications involving a portfolio of products in various indications.

In this broad-ranging role, the successful candidate will contribute at a strategic, senior scientific level within a well-established, dynamic team, with the potential to develop the team of writers to support projected account growth.

Key responsibilities
  •  Lead the delivery of medical affairs/publication projects, providing strategic input and scientific oversight throughout the course of each project
  •  Lead all client interactions relating to scientific deliverables
  •  Take full accountability for accuracy and scientific integrity of all assigned projects
  •  Direct and review writers’ projects, as well as taking responsibility for your own (including writing)
  •  Work closely with accountmanagement colleagues to generate budgets and timelines, ensuring timelydelivery of all projects
  •  Work closely with other functions around the business (eg, creative, editorial) in the delivery of specific projects as appropriate
  •  Line management and/or mentoring of UK-based junior writers
  •  Some travel (US/Europe/UK) maybe required
  • Key requirements
  •  Excellent medical writing and critical reviewing abilities with high-level strategic understanding
  •  At least 6 years’ experience spent at medical communications agencies
  •  Experience of both publications and non-publications projects
  •  At least 1 year of experience providing scientific leadership for an account (or accounts)
  •  Broad therapy area experience and the ability to get up-to-speed in a new therapy area with ease
  •  Excellent knowledge of good publication practice, with CMPP certification preferable (although not required)
  •  Full understanding and implementation of compliance best practice for medical affairs deliverables
  •  Formal line management experience preferable; experience with mentoring/training/coaching junior members of staff required

About Envision Pharma Group

We are a global leader in medical communications, with an international portfolio of pharmaceutical and biotechnology company clients, whom we support from our offices in the UK, US and Asia-Pacific region.  We have an enviable reputation in our field and a heritage founded on continual innovation and leadership in best practice.

Envision Pharma is committed to developing and supporting team members, enabling them to excel in their roles, and to maintaining a culture that encourages development,as well as recognising and rewarding achievements. We are a dynamic and rewarding company to work for, offering excellent benefits and a friendly,supportive and vibrant work environment.

Posted: 21/01/2021 | NPJ Ref: 264204
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