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Senior Medical Writer



Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary with great benefits
Location: Buckinghamshire
Reference: 423467
Closing Date: 22/04/19
Job Details:
Company Summary  - Open Health Medical Communications
Open Health Medical Communications attracts highly-qualified, passionate and creative professionals.  The team enjoys challenging convention, pushing the boundaries and delivering bespoke solutions in complex therapy areas.
Open Health Medical Communications has offices in Marlow, London and Newcastle.   While there is flat structure, there is the opportunity to work on interesting projects in a variety of therapy areas.  Sometimes there projects span across the OPEN Health family.
  

You will love this role if
  • Have a strong scientific background and are passionate about medical communications
  • Are keen to learn about new therapy areas and are able to critically appraise published information to underpin your understanding
Are looking for a dynamic role involving interaction with a range of internal teams, clients and scientific experts
  

You will be a success if you
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Can communicate complex scientific ideas in an accurate and innovative way
  • Are able to work under pressure, independently and as part of a team to deliver high-quality work

  
Key responsibilities
  • Take full responsibility for and manage the day-to-day delivery of all assigned editing / writing projects
  • Develop and deliver written materials in line with client requirements (internal/external), timelines, Open Health Medical Communications editorial policy, ABPI Code of Practice and key product messages
    • o To include editing as well as writing
  • Ensure all written material is:
    • o Appropriately pitched
    • o On brief when delivered
    • o Delivered on time
    • o Fully referenced and, where applicable, in accordance with the ABPI Code of Practice
  • Attend conferences and meetings
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the Open Health Medical Communications team
  • Ensure the Open Health Medical Communications team is continually updated on project progress
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the various client brand and disease areas
  • Provide strategic input and direction (e.g. publication plans, consultancy) to clients, as needed
  • Develop relationships and interact with clients and key opinion leaders (clinical, industry, NHS), as appropriate
  • Agree review and feedback processes with clients / key opinion leaders
  • Undertake or direct research into therapy areas, as needed
  • Liaise with clients and key opinion leaders (including face-to-face meetings)
  • Provide support for all colleagues whose roles involve writing
  • Participate in the cross checking of editorial work written by other members of the writing team
  • Identification, liaison and management of freelance medical support, as required
  • Provide in-house editorial review of work undertaken by freelance writers
  • Advise on publishing activities
  • Support in new business initiatives, including attendance at pitches
  
Key attributes / skills / competencies
  • Work within the Open Health Medical Communications core values at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interpret and fulfil client briefs in a creative and technically accurate manner
  • Sound understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment and the Medical Education industry
  • Working knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Ability to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness / ability to learn and apply new skills and new scientific / therapeutic / regulatory information
  • Adaptability / flexibility
  • Management / mentoring
  • Sound project management skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Plan, organise and complete multiple tasks and deal with changes in project timings and specifications
  • Manage workload in line with the changing demands of the business
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively to achieve agreed objectives
  • Able to produce documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to an advanced standard, and in compliance with the appropriate style guide (e.g. Open Health Medical Communications, client or external publisher)
Sound understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice

Posted: 25/03/2019 | NPJ Ref: 232603
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