Senior Medical Writer - Competitive Salary

Recruiter
RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
Location
Oxford
Salary
40k + depending on experience
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your new company
Based just a short walk from a central tube station in the heart of London, my client are hiring a Principle and Senior Medical Writer to join their unique and expanding agency. With offices across the globe, my client and I are keen to bring together medical communications talent into their offices, drawing on specialised skills and specific market expertise. With therapy area's, including a variety of chronic diseases,; oncology and specialised medicine, the role of Senior Medical Writer will be to ensure that key medically-driven communication strategies and activities are successfully implemented to achieve business objectives.

Your new role
As the Medical Writer, you will provide insights and scientific evaluation about company products to key stakeholders and, through cross-functional team working, you should ensure that business goals are met within deadline and to the highest possible standard. You will also be the key scientific point of contact for clients on their accounts. You will ideally have experience in managing and training junior writers with strong judgement and problem solving skills. You will report directly into the Managing Director in your role.

Desirable skills required:

- Experience within a pharma/medical communications agency writing role
- Solid grounding in science
- Thorough understanding of the pharma drug development and approval process
- Experience of producing articles for publication in print and online according to agreed style
- Conducting interviews for scientists, doctors and academics
- Establishing a network of industry experts
- Reading and researching specialist media and literature
- Proven experience in providing evidence based scientific direction to account teams, clients and other stakeholders; this should be in relation to brand strategy and in a code and complaint manner

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally, you will have a PhD in health / sciences and you will have strong writing experience in medical communications and medical education. It is preferred if you have agency experience. You will have 3-5 years experience in medical writing.

You should have the ability to understand complex scientific and medical concepts, demonstrating excellent and versatile scientific writing. You should be a highly organised individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience of participating in pitching new business proposals to potential clients.

I have many more details on this role, which can be discussed following your application.

This will be a two stage interview process and we are looking for the right candidate to start immediately.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work in a thriving agency, with a clear collective goal, where you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and talent by working with industry experts. To compliment that, my client are offering a very competitive salary depending on your previous experience.

What you need to do now
Please click apply to send an application directly to me, alternatively you can call Megan Rycraft directly on (O) 1293 584 300 or email me directly at Megan.Rycraft @rbwconsulting . com