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Managing Editorial Project Specialist - Medical Communications



Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits (pension, healthcare, life insurance etc.)
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: MEPS-UK
Job Details:

Salary: £Competitive + Excellent benefits (bonus, pension, healthcare, life insurance etc.)

Location: Any UK office; Knutsford, Abingdon, Brighton, London or Manchester 

Hours: Flexible working hours available to support our US teams if desired (e.g. 10:30am - 7pm)

About the role:

You will work with the Editorial leadership team to manage, develop, resource, and oversee a team of Editorial Project Specialists to ensure the delivery of high-quality medical communications initiatives. You will maintain Fishawack''s expertise across electronic review/tracking programs through both direct account support and the training of colleagues, including Editorial Assistants.

You will oversee daily editorial support, providing direction to ensure that these services are engaged and delivered effectively. You''ll maintain overall editorial standards of the team for all external and internal documents. You will be responsible for personal project work, workload planning, training of junior staff, and maintenance of client/project status. You will assist with research to support proposals and project planning and implementation. There may be some occasional travel to client/project meetings to provide necessary support on-site. In return, Fishawack will offer you excellent job benefits, on-going career opportunities and a supportive & flexible working environment.

Who are Fishawack Health? 

Fishawack Health is the leading global commercialisation partner for the modern life sciences era. Powered by a globe-spanning pack of strategic, creative, and scientific experts, we are driven to connect patients and healthcare professionals with the knowledge they need to live better lives.

Our three core operating units—Commercial, Consulting, and Medical Communications—can be leveraged individually but are designed for dynamic collaboration, with expert teams intentionally and uniquely assembled for each project. By bringing together best-in-class capabilities from around the world, we empower our clients—global pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturers, and emerging biotech and healthcare companies—to navigate the most complex of ecosystems while embarking on a faster, more efficient path to developing, launching, and growing their brands and portfolios.

Our internationally recognised, award-winning teams collaborate across operations in the UK (Brighton, London, Manchester, Knutsford, Dublin and Oxford) and USA (Evansville, New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Scottsdale, St. Louis, and San Diego).

What you''ll do

  • Train, mentor and oversee the workflow of Editorial Project Specialists and appropriate tasks for Editorial Assistants, serving as a resource for questions and/or employee contacts
  • Serve as a resource for questions about projects, providing the appropriate guidance and support to ensure projects stay on time and on budget
  • Manage and deliver the resourcing, scheduling, coordination, and reporting of project deliverables undergoing clients’ electronic review/tracking processes
  • Carefully verify project specifications to ensure accuracy, including scope of projects needing review, timelines, and client review processes
  • Communicate review processes and expectations clearly to the team, including changes in review schedule and key resources
  • Maintain an evolving knowledge of review/tracking software options and capabilities
  • Identify and evaluate software options to provide guidance to company and clients
  • Provide expertise and training in review/tracking software to clients when requested 
  • Regularly update project status database, team members, and agency and client review specialist contacts on broader developments
  • Work with the project team on a weekly basis to review projects and deadlines for projects in review

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree; degree in English or communications highly advantageous 
  • Ideally 4+ years’ publication support experience and 7+ years’ experience in the editorial process
  • Experience with project management, including financial oversight
  • Expertise in agency-standard electronic review systems, such as Zinc, Veeva Vault, and Datavision
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in Internet and PubMed searches
  • Access to a dependable form of transportation as well as a valid driver’s license to attend offsite training meetings

What we offer 

We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure where you will be able to continuously develop and tailor your career towards your preferred route. Our STEPS training programme – Supporting Training, Enhancing Professional Development – provides a broad range of training delivered in-house and on-line, and supplements on-the-job training/project team-led training initiatives. We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance plus many other excellent employee benefits.



Posted: 15/07/2021 | NPJ Ref: 275618 | NPJ Original URL
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