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Medical Writer (Senior / Principal)

£highly competitive | South East, Buckinghamshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887978

The Role

Medical Writer (Senior / Principal) - Medical Education - Buckinghamshire - £highly competitive

Working across the companies largest accounts, including major well-known pharma companies, you will play a pivotal role in the creation and delivery of compelling medical education programmes.


The Company

You will be part of a company who:

  • Are an award winning, independently owned group of three agencies, experiencing continued year on year growth. Currently restructuring to better service their clients, with a focus on their highly experienced senior leadership to drive the company forward

  • Have an excellent company culture, supportive team environment and accommodate a happy work/life balance

  • Work across a variety of therapy areas including rare, diseases, HIV, Oncology, Immunology, Gastro, Rheumatology, Vaccines and many others

  • Offer a great employee benefits package including up to 20% annual bonus scheme, contributory pension up to 5%, 25 days annual leave with the ability to buy/sell additional days, private healthcare for you and your family, and regular incentive schemes aligned to team and individual performance


The Role

As a Senior / Principal Medical Writer, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering strategic and scientific value to your own accounts

  • Delivering compelling programmes

  • Ensuring you are always up-to-date with therapy areas

  • Acting as the lead contact with the client and maintaining an excellent working relationship

  • Acting as a mentor to the editorial team, identifying areas of development when required



To be considered for this Senior / Principal Medical Writer vacancy you will:

  • Currently be working within a medical communications agency (essential)

  • Currently be a Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, Principal Medical Writer or similar

  • Have experience working autonomously, able to think for yourself rather than looking for direction

  • Have experience leading or mentoring a small team is highly desirable


What should you do next?

This Senior / Principal Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grown and progress with a successful, expanding agency, whilst working with major global brands. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Katie Goulbourn

Which team do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


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