Senior Medical Writer - Homebased
Our client is an international medical communications agency which is seeking a homebased senior medical writer to join their team to work on a large publications account. You will take ownership and responsibility for the content development and delivery of medical education and communications projects so that they are delivered in accordance with the project specification, budget and agreed schedule. In addition to a great salary you can expect excellent benefits including Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket Loan, 25 days holidays and more as well as lots of scope for onwards progression and professional development. Responsibilities: Research, write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard (scientific and grammatical) for a full range of medical education and communications materials including manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide decks, training materials etc. Accurate and precise interpretation and incorporation of amendments Develop and implement project schedules Provide review and quality control (QC) checking of projects to ensure quality standards are consistently achieved Assist in the development of new business pitches and contribute to the ongoing development of existing accounts Commission and brief freelancers Assist team leader to proactively forecast workload and resource requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Educated to degree level or higher in a biomedical science, with experience in a medical education, communications agency environment, including experience of good multidisciplinary teamwork (previous publications experience a must) Excellent scientific writing and ability to adapt style and content for different target audiences Ability to review and QC projects to ensure materials meet the project brief, and are scientifically and technically accurate Attention to detail – style / consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy, proof-reading, layout and design. Excellent project management, organisation and budgetary control skills Creative ability in contributing new education or communications concepts and in the production of engaging written and presentation products Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to coach and provide constructive feedback to team members Thorough understanding of healthcare compliance laws, guidelines and standard operating procedures Computer savvy For more information call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.