Our client a leading medical communications company is
seeking a Medical Writer who will be responsible for producing high quality
medical education and communications materials for the pharmaceutical industry
and other educational bodies that consistently meet their project
specification, budget and delivery schedule.
You will need to
maintain an up-to-date knowledge of healthcare compliance guidelines, laws and
standard operating procedures and ensure adherence at all times.
Main duties include:
Carefully take, correctly interpret and implement a project
Research, write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard
(scientific and grammatical) for a full range of medical education and
communications materials including scientific abstracts papers, posters, oral
presentations, print items, and multimedia.
Professional liaison with pharmaceutical industry key contacts,
healthcare professionals and other external service providers.
Accurate/precise interpretation and incorporation of amendments.
Manage/co-ordinate materials through design/production to
print-ready stage, according to standard operating procedures.
Check printer’s proofs (text, layout, colour, specification) and
sign-off for print/production.
Provide direction for the development of creative designs.
Support the delivery of scientific meetings including pre-meeting
and on-site activities, preparation of content, liaison with pharmaceutical
industry staff, faculty, speakers and audiovisual providers.
and knowledge required
Educated to degree level or above in a biomedical discipline.
Good understanding of healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience of delivering medical writing projects to specification
and service delivery timelines in an agency or comparable environment.
Excellent scientific writing style and ability to adapt to target
Attention to detail – style/consistency, grammar, syntax,
scientific accuracy, layout and design.
IT skills (including Microsoft Office, database and internet
Understanding of drug development process and regulatory
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