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Senior or Principal Medical Writer

Senior or Principal Medical Writer


Job Location: Hertfordshire (Commutable from Hitchin, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Letchworth Garden City, Bedford etc.)

Job Salary: £42,000 upwards DOE

Job Benefits: Hybrid working, Pension Scheme, Good Holiday Allowance, Incentive Scheme, Social Events, Christmas closure, Health Cash Plan, and day off for birthday plus more

Job Sectors: Senior Medical Writer Jobs / Principal Medical Writer Jobs / Medical Writer Jobs / Medical Communications Jobs / Scientific Communications Jobs

Our client, an established Medical Communications Agency in Hertfordshire, are looking for experienced Medical Writers to join in a Senior or Principal Medical Writer capacity. The company are an independent communications and training agency working primarily in the pharmaceutical and science industries, who provide a rich, diverse range of skills for their clients. They are passionate and thrive on new experiences and challenges and are looking for someone with a similar ethos to join their team. They offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as progression opportunities.

The Senior or Principal Medical Writer will produce high quality written materials for various target audiences across a wide range of therapy areas. Lead writer on assigned projects / groups of projects as require with minimal coaching and support, as well as line managing junior writers / editors.

Job Duties:

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the development and final delivery of scientifically accurate content aligned with client objectives, budgetary and schedule requirements
  • Prepare copy for a broad range of medical communications projects
  • Line manage or coach and mentor junior writers, including objective setting, development programmes, ensuring their work meets company requirements
  • Develop strong working relationships with clients
  • Contributing to development of product strategy, scientific messaging and statements
  • Write clear and accurate content across a full range of medical communications projects for target audiences
  • Interpret and incorporate internal and external review comments ensuring consistency, scientific accuracy and industry compliance is maintained

Job Requirements:

  • Educated to ideally MSc or PhD level in a Life Science or Pharmaceutical subject
  • 3+ years’ experience in Medical Writing within a healthcare communications agency
  • Experience in creating a range of scientific materials across a range of multiple therapy areas
  • Leadership, organisation and time-keeping skills


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Senior or Principal Medical Writer




£42,000- £55,000

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