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Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer

£NEG | North West, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889289

The Role

Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer - Medical Communications Agency - Central Manchester - £NEG

Move away from the traditional, quiet med comms agency into a creative, fun and lively environment in the heart of Manchester, with the biggest benefits package in the industry.

* This company are still recruiting during COVID-19, interviewing via video calls, and are successful onboarding new employees remotely *


The Company

350-person medical communications agency are adding to four of their teams with additional Senior or Lead Medical Writers as the business continues to grow.

  • Short walk from Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations
  • Great reputation boasting significant multi-million-pound accounts
  • Relaxed culture, casual dress and office dogs
  • Fantastic opportunities to progress or move into different teams
  • Core Benefits: bonus scheme, season ticket loans, enhanced maternity/paternity, healthcare, sabbatical opportunities, pension, increasing holiday allowance and the opportunity to buy 10 additional days.
  • Softer benefits: Monday breakfast club, weekly fruit, coffee machines, free eye tests, yoga sessions weekly, meditation sessions, running club, football club, early finish Fridays during summer and late start Mondays during winter, manager awards such as spa days, hotel stay, meals out, football tickets etc.


The Role

As a Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer, you will be responsible for:

  • Producing innovative, world class content for revolutionary, first in class pharmaceutical products
  • Working collaboratively with internal teams including Account Management and Studio
  • Mentoring / line managing Medical Writers and Associate Medical Writers
  • Assisting department lead with workload forecasting and resourcing



To be successful in joining this amazing, forward thinking agency as a Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Ambition and drive, eager to motivate and lead your team and provide high quality copy
  • Medical Writing experience in a medical communications agency
  • Ability to quickly learn new therapy areas


What should you do next?

These two unique and exciting Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer opportunities won't be around for long, so please apply ASAP with your CV and I will give you a call to discuss the client and vacancies in more detail to see which option is the best fit for you.

These Senior Medical Writer or Lead Medical Writer roles are not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for one of the most well-known agencies in the industry who offer the best combination of work and fun…

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.



Louise Lavelle

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

Healthcare Communications covering Medical Communications, Medical Education, Healthcare Advertising and PR.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Client Services: Senior Account Director, Group Account Director, Client Services Director, Director of Client Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Business Development Director, Strategic Solutions Director, Client Partnership Director, Agency Lead

Editorial: Scientific Team Lead, Editorial Lead, Scientific Director, Editorial Director, Senior Scientific Specialist, Executive Scientific Director, Senior Scientific Director, Director of Scientific Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Agency Lead


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