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Senior Medical Writer

£Highly Competitive | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889096

The Role

Senior Medical Writer - Medical Communications - Central London - £Highly Competitive

Working across the companies' largest accounts, including major well-known pharma companies, as a Senior Medical Writer 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 restructured 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, home/remote working flexibility, 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 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 Medical Writer vacancy you will:

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

  • Currently be a Senior Medical Writer or a Medical Writer for 2 years ready to take the next step

  • 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 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 and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the medical communications and medical education team, recruiting on behalf of medical communications and pharmaceutical events agencies across the UK

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I specialise in recruiting for mid-senior level positions in medical communications, across both client services and editorial.

Typical job roles I recruit for include:

  • Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Account Director

  • Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Director

  • Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, Principal Medical Writer

  • Medical Editor, Senior Medical Editor

  • Events Manager, Events Director

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

In medical communications, there are a lot of vacancies to very few candidates, which means candidates are in a really strong position when they start their job search. We are able to run through a number of suitable options with each candidate, shortlisting their top 2-3 opportunities to focus on, and then guide the candidate through the application, interview and offer processes.


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