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Medical Writer



Business Type: Pharmaceutical Company, Healthcare Company, Medical Communications Agency, Medical Education Agency, Pharmaceutical Services
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Scientific Support, Media and Communications, Medical Communication
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable + competitive benefits
Location: North West
Reference: 335-133
Background:

Chameleon is a global company that brings energy and scientific strength to medical communications. Founded in 1997, Chameleon has grown to be a leader in medical communications with a large team of highly talented individuals and an impressive client list.

Chameleon offers an intellectually stimulating environment; where teamwork and our entrepreneurial approach keep us at the cutting edge of medical communications. We have a strong focus on scientific quality with established processes and systems that ensure robust, accurate and scientifically rigorous outputs keeping us one step ahead of other agencies.

Chameleon is looking for Medical Writers to join our Manchester office to help us meet the challenge of our current success and realise the potential of our rapidly growing business. We exist at the cutting edge of science and medicine and are keen to meet potential candidates to introduce Chameleon and discuss these roles further.


The role 

Reporting to the Scientific Director, you will be responsible for the production of high-quality medical copy that meets the client’s communication objectives, to budget and on time, and contributing to the quality of the team’s editorial output.

Working closely with client service colleagues will be responsible for creating high-end medical communications pieces for the client, including publications, meeting materials, promotional and scientific slides and reports, digital deliverables and patient-centred outputs


Skills and abilities

  • Excellent technical and medical writing skills under pressure
  • Ability to provide critical, constructive and timely review of material
  • Organisational skills and time management
  • Team working
  • Working to timelines and within budgets

 

Qualifications and experience 

  • Degree (2:1 or better) in a biological or medically related subject, preference for higher degree
  • Usually at least 1 years writing experience in a medical communications agency or similar environment

 

Knowledge 

  • Good working knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and medical communications
  • Up-to-date knowledge of key compliance guidelines and documentation
  • Well-trained in all forms of medical communications and education
  • Good PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Reference Manager/Endnote skills

 

Character and personal qualities 

  • Good team player
  • Patient, calm, independent and reactive
  • Enthusiastic and entrepreneurial
  • Well organised and with good time-management
  • Great eye for detail
  • Keen to mentor and develop others

 

Ideal qualities 

  • Able to work independently, to lead where appropriate on certain projects, and to work and interact as part of the team
  • Able to identify and act on business development opportunities

 

What we offer 

  • A competitive salary with annual bonus
  • 25 days’ annual holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Private dental insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee referral award scheme
  • Independent Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket/travel loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Annual eye test support
  • Comprehensive training and mentoring programmes
  • Additional retail discounts and benefits available through the Omnicom Group
  • A rewarding workplace and a fun team environment


About Chameleon

With over 150 staff working in offices in West and Central London, Manchester, New York and Los Angeles, Chameleon is a member of the Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG), a global company in the Omnicom Group.

Chameleon is a proud sponsor of Afrikids and is currently raising money to create a haematology lab for a hospital in Northern Ghana. The programme is run by local experts and aims to create a sustainable healthcare service that can be run without dependency on aid. The Chameleon team organizes a series of charitable events throughout the year to support the Afrikids programme in Ghana.



Posted: 02/10/2017 | NPJ Ref: 195852 | NPJ Original URL
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