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Principal Medical Writer (fully remote)

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: £Competitive+ excellent benefits
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: PMW, Remote, UK
Job Details:

Principal Medical Writer - Medical Communications (fully remote)

Salary: £Competitive (DOE) + excellent benefits (pension, healthcare etc.)

Location: Any UK location, fully remote

About the role

As a Principal Medical Writer you will serve as a Lead Medical Writer on projects. You will provide research, assist with allocation assignments to writers, and meet the content demands of customised Medical Communications initiatives and/or lead on multiple accounts. You will participate in strategic client interactions; develop client presentations; provide high-quality editorial oversight for all content, including planning through to review. You will ensure editorial quality and the successful completion of all client content projects to timescales and deliverables.

Who are Fishawack Health?

Fishawack Health is the leading global commercialisation partner for the life science industry. Established in 2001 and headquartered in the UK, Fishawack Health is now an 800+ strong global organisation, bringing together best-in-class agencies and experts across Medical Communications, Consulting, and Commercial.

We help develop, launch, and grow brands for clients across the life sciences industry, including global pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and emerging biotech and healthcare companies. Our internationally registered, award-winning teams collaborate across operations in the UK (Knutsford, Manchester, Brighton and Oxford) and USA (Evansville, New York, Philadelphia, Scottsdale, St. Louis and San Diego).

What you''ll do

  • Develop content, working closely with your assigned project team to ensure quality editorial implementation of all assigned-client programs

  • Support junior medical writers so that they can draft accurate, high-quality editorial content

  • Effectively and proactively communicate with the editorial, client, vendor and project teams to ensure projects are completed on time and budget

  • Provide business development support, investigate, conceptualise, and strategise new medical communications projects and publications to support the assigned-clients needs and opportunities

  • Represent Fishawack Health at client meetings, advisory boards, speaker-training meetings, business development initiatives

About you

  • Ideally 5 years''+ medical communications writing experience

  • Strong editorial process experience

  • Higher degree in relevant subject; post-graduate qualification preferred

  • Ability to work to your allocated deadlines and project specifications

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team



We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure where you will be able to continuously develop. Our STEPS training programme – Supporting Training, Enhancing Professional Development – provides a broad range of training delivered in-house and on-line, and supplements on-the-job training/project team-led training initiatives. We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance plus many other excellent employee benefits.

Reasonable adjustments: We''ll consider any reasonable adjustments you''d like us to put in place in the interests of fairness and equal opportunities. 

Posted: 30/11/2020 | NPJ Ref: 261829 | NPJ Original URL
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