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Principal Medical Writer



Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary, flexible working and great benefits
Location: London, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire
Reference: 1124954
Closing Date: 10/08/21
Job Details:

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding, and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.
 
We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Being built from cohesive partnerships across a range of specialist sectors gives us the ability to approach opportunities from fresh perspectives, creating solutions and innovations for market access and medical communications that are informed by the experience and knowledge of the many.
 
Our global team of experts — many with PhD and PharmD degrees — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health
Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access, and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.
 
OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.
 
 
Medical Communications
Dedicated to delivering meaningful solutions
 
 
You will love this role if you:
  • Are proactive and motivated individual looking for a dynamic role in a growing medical communications agency
  • Are keen to take the lead on accounts in different therapy areas involving a broad range of projects, including publications
  • Are able to motivate and mentor other team members and junior writers
You will be a success if you:
  • Consistently deliver scientifically accurate work of high quality that meets the client’s objectives
  • Can develop and maintain relationships with clients and actively pursue new business opportunities
  • Show a proactive and flexible approach to your work
 
As part of the OPEN Health Medical Communications team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities: 

To work alongside the scientific services team to:
  • Ensure that your work, and that of your team, is of high quality, scientifically accurate, appropriate to the target audience, meets the client’s needs and conforms to any industry guidelines
  • Serve as the lead editorial contact for your clients and experts, building key relationships with existing clients and contributing to new business opportunities
  • Provide editorial support and guidance along with strategic input into accounts, actively seeking to add value and working closely with the account team to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Manage, motivate and inspire the medical writing team to excel and to actively promote their individual growth and development
  • Identify and anticipate any problems or resource limitations that could jeopardise the delivery of projects on-time, on-budget or with sufficient quality
  • Maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas, industry guidelines and best practices
 
What you’ll bring:
  • Graduate in life sciences (ideally biomedical), higher degree (PhD) preferred
  • Previous medical writing experience in a medical communications agency essential
  • Previous line management and/or mentoring experience essential
  • Experience across a broad range of activities; publication experience preferred
  • Ability to pick up on new therapy areas quickly and to work across multiple accounts
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • A flexible, proactive approach with the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change, work under pressure and to tight deadlines
 
What we offer

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in the UK. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.
We have an extensive benefits package that includes:
  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at Christmas shutdown and your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4 pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes


Open Health Posted by:: Open Health (View all our vacancies)
Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work in the country in which the job is based
Posted: 13/07/2021 | NPJ Ref: 275345 | NPJ Original URL
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