Principal Medical Writer

Optimus Life Sciences
London (Greater)
£55k - £65k pa
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Medical Writer

Position: Full time office based with flexibility to work from home

Salary: £55,000-£65,000

Location: Central London

Are you a Senior Medical Writer looking to move up the career ladder? Do you have a passion for communicating science? If so, this could be the perfect role for you! This is a perfect opportunity for hardworking and enthusiastic Senior Medical Writers that are keen to develop their career as a Principal Medical Writer. This company is rapidly growing due to winning a large amount of new business, so they are moving in an exciting and creative direction. As Principal Medical Writer you will be accountable for the development of communication programmes that contribute to the successful launch and growth of pharmaceutical brands. You will also lead and mentor more junior writers to ensure that their quality of work meets the requirements of clients.


* Develop scientifically accurate and compelling editorial content for marketing purpose
* Manage project using the correct editorial process to ensure content is delivered to the highest standard of pharmaceutical clients
* Occasional international travel to attend meetings and advisory boards
* Taking the lead on scientific writing and communications projects
* Gaining an in depth understanding of client objectives and therapeutic areas
* Work with the new business development team on proposals when required
* Give, take, interpret and implement project briefs from client


* Life Science degree (essential) MSc and PhD (Desirable)
* Solid medical writing experience (essential)
* Keen eye for detail
* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
* Excellent communication skills
* Effective delegation to the editorial team
* Extensive experience writing across a range of medical communications

For more information on this role please send an email to Email address removed!