Principal Medical Writer

Job Title: Principal Medical Writer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + company benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70705-PHARM-JHY_1513771553
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2017 12:05

Job Description

Job title: Principal Medical Writer
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Medical Communications
Location: London, UK
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 / year

Role Purpose:

- Provide high-level medical writing support within accounts, achieving writing
excellence across therapy areas and the communication mix

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

- Provide in-depth scientific knowledge of the product, therapy area and market,
acting as a key source of expertise within the company and for clients
- Achieve consistent excellence on all writing projects within accounts, producing
the full range of written communications items in accordance with the needs of
the client, target audience, target publication medium, level of design /
- Provide medical writing support for strategic communication and publication
planning within accounts
- Proactively contribute creative ideas, concepts or suggestions to provide added
value across accounts
- Effectively brief / review against the client's rationale for the work, specific
project objectives, key messages, target audiences and consistency with the
marketing communication aims
- Use proven track record to provide guidance on briefing and technical reviewing
- Lead specific projects, providing guidance to team members on client and project
- Demonstrate high-level client liaison skills, actively contributing to
client/opinion leader meetings and facilitating these meetings as required, and
effectively troubleshooting / handling objections from the client / opinion
leaders to ensure continuing good relationships
- Contribute to project specifications / cost estimates / reconciliations working
closely with Account Managers
- Monitor project costs against agreed budgets and notify Account Managers of any
changes to specification
- Identify new opportunities to maximise existing accounts
- Provide high level writing support for proposal development and actively
participate in pitches