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Senior Medical Writer


Employer: Barrington James Ltd
Location:
Posted: June 13, 2014
Expires: July 31, 2014
Requisition number: 13062014MDW

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Job Summary:

You will need the right blend of skills to produce high-quality communications, and the ability to liaise directly and effectively with clients and clinical experts. Applicants must have a life science degree (preferably a PhD) and previous writing experience. A proven track record in medical communications is essential, along with the ability to co-ordinate the delivery of editorial projects and to provide scientific excellence across a number of accounts and therapy areas.

Requirements:

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Aiding other writers to interpret medical data. You will be responsible for producing manuscripts, posters, publications etc, and also help coordinate activities for less experienced colleagues. Writing across varying therapeutic areas - Diabetes and Oncology experience is an advantage. Contribute to developing the business in pursuing new leads and maximising potential opportunities. Developing editorial projects to meet and exceed client expectations. Responsibility for the quality, scientific integrity and timeliness of your work.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Educated to degree level - preferably a life-sciences subject. At least 3-5 years of Medical writing experience either in Medical Communications, a creative agency or equivalent. Experience in coordinating and managing within a Medical Communications advantage would be an advantage. The ability to multitask and work well under strain. The ability to work well self-sufficiently and in a team. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to share your medical knowledge.

In return we offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package and provide long-term choice and development that supports and encourages our editorial staff to progress their medical writing career. Our highly skilled teams reflect our continuing commitment to being an employer of choice as well as a provider of choice. This is demonstrated in our Investors in People award, which we have held for over thirteen years.

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