Medical Writer

Recruiter
ID Search & Selection
Location
Cheshire
Posted
17 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an ambitious medical communications agency working on global accounts. Continued growth requires them to seek a Medical Writer to join their expanding team in their Cheshire office. The role will involve creating high quality and accurate scientific content that meets and exceeds their clients’ requirements. There will also be an opportunity to liaise directly with clients and be involved in the project management of assigned accounts. This is an excellent chance to join a burgeoning agency and to work alongside the Directors who are keen to develop your skills and support your career progression. As well as an excellent salary you can expect a great benefits package including 25 days holiday. Responsibilities: Develop outlines and drafts of materials (e.g. publications, slide decks, reports, training materials) according to the project brief, ensuring that all review comments are adequately incorporated and projects are delivered to deadline and budget Liaise and effectively communicate with clients, external experts, suppliers (where required) and internal team members in the delivery of project work Demonstrate understanding of and keep up-to-date with relevant therapy areas Ensure all materials produced undergo internal review, QC, styling and copy-editing (where required), and final versions are approved by the required personnel Support onsite client meetings activities (e.g. symposia, advisory boards, congresses, client–agency meetings), acting as key scientific point of contact for clients and external experts Demonstrate and apply knowledge of key industry guidelines (e.g. Good Publication Practice 3, ABPI, PhRMA, CONSORT, client-specific) in project work Contribute to internal brainstorms and the development of proposals for new business opportunities Attend internal and client-led training sessions on an as-needed basis Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Life science degree (preference: pharmacology/pharmacy, medicine, biomedical sciences) or ideally higher degree Experience of writing a wide range of medical communications materials gained within a medical communications agency environment. Excellent English language and grammatical skills Good attention to detail Effective team work Competent decision-making ability Good time management skills Good problem-solving skills Good communication skills For more information please call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.

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