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  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: 1926

Job: Principle Medical Writer

Salary: Up to £70,000 + Bonus

Location London, Manchester or Chester - Hybrid


What this job can give you.

1 - Strong Company Culture and involvement:
Given it’s not uncommon for people to stay with the company for 10 years and over its safe to say they have a friendly and approachable company culture. As a member of an established team who actively share ideas and work in partnership with clients, you will have opportunities to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and contribute to business development initiatives.

Additionally, the company has a track record of supporting employee personal and professional development, providing opportunities for growth and career progression.

2 - Variety of Work and Impact:
They offer a broad range of medical communications solutions, giving you the opportunity to work on a diverse set of projects. You won’t get stuck in repetitive monotonous funk.

And you’ll be a key player, you will drive revenue and ensure strategic advice and tactical delivery of medical communications that satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, timing, and cost. Your work will have a direct impact on the success of the agency. s.

3 - Reputation and Stability:
This is one of the longest-standing medical communications agencies in the world, they’ve been around since the 1980s. If that’s not a a testament to its reputation and stability I don’t know what is.
You can have confidence in the company's long-term prospects and have a sense of security and stability in your careers.


Who it working with.

As I’ve mentioned it’s with one of the longest standing medical communications agencies in the world.

They provide a broad range of MedComms solutions from education materials to communication strategy, publications and scientific writing to medical information.

Their company ethos revolves around supporting each team member as an individual, encouraging personal development and more than anything maintaining a friendly and approachable working environment.


What the job is.

Working in tandem with the senior scientific team leader you’ll act as lead writer on a number of accounts ensuring strategic advice and tactical delivery of medical communications that satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, timing and cost.
This will include mentoring junior staff, contributing to project delivery, business planning, account reviews and brainstorming meetings and more.

(I won’t bore you by writing out the role profile, get in touch and we can discuss in more detail.)


Minimum requirement for applicants.

  • Degree in life science or equivalent experience
  • Proven writing experience >4 in a medical communications agency or within pharmaceutical industry. (I’m afraid academic experience will no apply here)
  • Highly computer literate with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Demonstrable experience of client liaison and interaction for >4 years or equivalent, including client visits and on-site experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to coach/mentor writers

How to apply

You can apply with a CV, Linked In profile or contact details to arrange a call.

Or contact: 

Ellice Murray 
 Blue Pelican Pharma 
01892 507134