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Senior Medical Writer - Reading - Porterhouse Medical



Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: South East
Reference: sen-med-wri
Job Details:

The Porterhouse Medical Group is a scientific and medical communications network with a reputation for excellence. We work with some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world, helping them to connect with a global audience of healthcare professionals and patients. We have seen continued growth over the past 15 years and recently secured new business wins on both a global and a national level. In 2016, Porterhouse Medical was recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for outstanding achievement in business.

Senior Medical Writer – Job Description
As a senior medical writer, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Writing clear, grammatically correct, technical and creative medical/scientific text for a variety of audiences (e.g. healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical sales teams and patients)
  • Ensuring the accuracy of all information, data and referencing for the publications/documents produced
  • Ensuring projects remain within specification and liaising with clients to negotiate changes where necessary
  • Being proactive in tracking projects and chasing comments from clients and authors as well as determining timelines
  • Working on a variety of projects at the same time
  • Learning and understanding new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the client
  • Working closely with clients (often acting as the sole point of contact within the company), physicians and investigators
  • Contributing ideas for business proposals and new projects
  • Helping and advising junior members of staff
Desired Background and Skills
We are looking for the very best life sciences graduates in order to maintain our reputation as a first-class medical communications agency delivering scientific programmes of the highest quality. Specifically, we are looking for individuals with the following skills and qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) in a life science (biological sciences, biomedical sciences or biochemistry, or a closely related subject) and a strong academic record; appropriate postgraduate qualifications will add to the strength of the application
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a medical writer in an agency environment
  • Experience of managing and developing a team of medical writers, and proven leadership and influencing skills in a multidisciplinary environment
  • A strong work ethic and a solution-focused ‘can do’ attitude combined with intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • A passion for medical communications and education
  • The ability to work effectively in teams in a fast-paced, dynamic and creative environment
Applications
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@porterhouse.biz for the attention of Jan Coetzee (Talent Manager). We do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies.


Posted: 18/03/2018 | NPJ Ref: 209830 | NPJ Original URL
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