Medical Writer

ID Search & Selection
21 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
For over 20 years our client has built an enviable reputation for creating and delivering global communications programmes with measurable impact and results. They have built excellent relationships with some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and continued success leads them to seek an experienced Medical Writer with experience in oncology to join their London, Cheshire,Oxfordshire or Berkshire office.

You would be potentially working on oncology / haematology accounts with a good variety of project types including publications, meetings, patient information and digital components.

The successful candidate can expect an excellent salary along with a great package of benefits including Life Assurance, Personal Accident Cover, Income Protection, Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket Loan, 25 days holidays and more. Dependent upon experience there may also be the opportunity for some home working


Research, write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard (scientific and grammatical) for a broad range of medical education and communications materials including both print and digital elements
Ability to adapt content and writing style for various professional and lay audiences
To comply with healthcare compliance laws, guidelines and standard operating procedures so ensuring ethical and professional conduct at all times
Correctly interpret and implement project specifications
Where appropriate, attend client meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Educated to degree level or above in a biomedical discipline
Possessing excellent writing skills and meticulous attention to detail, the ideal candidate must have experience in working with a broad range of medical education initiatives
Previous medical communications agency experience
Excellent scientific writing style and ability to adapt to target audience
Attention to detail – style/consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy, layout and design
Ability to act autonomously and to work as part of a larger team
Strong interpersonal/communication skills, including client/opinion leader contact skills
Excellent project/time management and organisational skills

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

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