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Analyst/Medical Writer

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Communication
Job Level: Entry Level
Position: Full Time
Salary: £30,000
Location: East Anglia
Reference: A/MW Dec
Job Details:

About Costello Medical

Costello Medical is a vibrant, welcoming and rapidly growing medical communications and health economics agency based in Cambridge, London and Singapore. We work with a wide range of clients, including the world’s leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies, on projects in the areas of health technology assessment and health economics,medical affairs, market access, statistics, literature reviewing and publications. We provide strategic advice and technical expertise to our clients, preparing high-quality written and visual scientific documents that communicate the clinical, economic and patient-focused benefits of pharmaceutical products to various key stakeholders in the healthcare sector. Our work has a direct and measurable impact on the successful launch of novel therapies across a wide range of disease areas.

Opportunities for Analysts and Medical Writers

At Costello Medical, Analysts and Medical Writers work on projects involving the detailed analysis of data from clinical trials and the assimilation and creative presentation of this analysis in different formats including posters, slide sets, value dossiers, reports and peer-reviewed publications. These deliverables are used directly by our clients in communication with external stakeholders instrumental to the successful uptake of novel therapies. The work is structured on a project-by-project basis and you will usually be working on several projects in different disease areas at any one time.

You will work in project teams alongside experienced colleagues, who provide one-to-one training in the technical aspects of the role, including project management and effective client communication. Delivering project work requires close collaboration with clients, and following a successful induction period you will increasingly participate in teleconferences and face-to-face meetings with external stakeholders.

Costello Medical is structured into divisional teams focusing on distinct medical communications and health economics services or serving a specific sector within the healthcare industry. All Analysts and Medical Writers can work cross-divisionally to develop a broad the company’s services and clients, or if you have an interest in joining a specialised division you can do so from the start.

We are currently recruiting for Analysts and Medical Writers to join us in our Cross-Divisional, HTA and Health Economics, Medical Affairs, Evidence Development, Publications and Medical Devices teams. For further information about the vacancies, please visit ( 

What Background Should You Have?

We are looking for individuals who are collaborative,self-motivated and enthusiastic with a genuine interest in healthcare and an eagerness to learn about new areas of science.

Essential requirements for the role are:

  • A degree level or higher qualification in a scientific discipline (minimum 2.1). We welcome applications from candidates with a diverse range of specialisms, including but not limited to; biology, chemistry, pharmacy and medicine

  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written English

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Organisational skills and the ability to work across multiple projects at the same time

  • Aptitude for and experience of planning and writing scientific documents which could include lab reports, dissertations, poster or oral presentations and articles for websites or student magazines, poster or oral presentations, peer-reviewed scientific publications, book chapters, grant applications, regulatory documents

Why Costello Medical?

You will be encouraged to take a highly active role in your professional development; you will be presented with numerous opportunities for rapid career progression.

All our scientific roles are client facing, and following a successful induction period you will become increasingly involved in teleconferences and face-to-face meetings with clients.

Excellent external training opportunities are offered with full funding and paid study leave; including the Masters in Health Economics for Healthcare Professionals at the University of York, the Postgraduate Clinical Trials and Public Health programmes at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and accreditation courses with the European Medical Writers Association.

Our work environment is fun, friendly and supportive. We organise regular social events and team building activities, funded by the company.

Our permanent roles bring opportunities for international travel for face-to-face client meetings, advisory boards and congresses.

We are committed to the delivery of effective healthcare globally, and aim to dedicate our time to pro bono projects.

The starting salary is £30,000 per annum and is accompanied by a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply

Please apply via our website ( where you will find further information about our recruitment process. 



Posted: 03/01/2018 | NPJ Ref: 203262 | NPJ Original URL
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