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Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer

Posted 30 March by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Our client, a leader in the health sector have an exciting opportunity for a senior medical writer to join their growing team.

Principal Role:

The Senior Medical Writer will provide insight and scientific evaluation about company products to key stakeholders and, through cross-functional team working, ensure that key medical-driven communications strategies and activities are successfully implemented to achieve business objectives. They will also be the key scientific point of contact for clients on their own accounts.


  • Proven experience within a pharmaceutical science writing role
  • Thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development and approval process
  • Solid grounding in science
  • High level of capability to take a job through from briefing to final delivery
  • Proven experience in providing evidence-based scientific direction to account teams, clients and other stakeholders, in relation to brand strategy and in a code compliant manner

Skills Required:

  • Ability to understand complex scientific and medical concepts
  • Demonstrate excellent and versatile scientific writing and editing ability, and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience of participating in pitching new business proposals to potential clients
  • Ability to confidently and appropriately challenge opinions and put forward alternative, informed viewpoints
  • Ability to manage, lead and mentor more junior writers
  • Flexibility, adaptability and resourcefulness
  • Good time management skills
  • Judgment and problem solving
  • Excellent quality control skills and meticulous eye for detail – style, consistency, grammar, scientific accuracy, proof reading, layout, etc.
  • Fully competent in Word, PowerPoint, reference manager and internet searching

Reference: 34327797

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