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Senior / Principal Medical Writer

£35k-£55k | Cheshire, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887901

The Role

Senior / Principal Medical Writer - Manchester or Cheshire - Flexible agency - £35k-£55k

Why work somewhere where you don't feel completely fulfilled?Work for an agency who look after their employees offering flexibility, a genuine work/life balance, and exposure to a variety of therapy areas and clients.


The Company

You will be part of a company who: Are independently owned, where employees are listened to, and decisions are made quickly, even junior team members are involved with idea generation

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

  • Offer a great employee benefits package including bonus scheme

  • Have lovely central Manchester offices, within a short walk of Manchester Piccadilly, and a second office in the leafy Cheshire countryside with onsite parking or easily accessible from the local train station

  • Running since 2004, they are a well-establish business well recognised in the MedComms industry for their amazing quality work with a highly scientific focus


The Role

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

  • Drafting, editing and referencing scientific publications

  • Working across a wide variety of therapies including Neurology and Haematology to name a few

  • Creating a range of materials and deliverables

  • Ensuring multiple projects are delivered to specification and timescales on behalf of clients



To be considered for this Senior Medical Writer vacancy you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as a Medical Writer within a med comms agency environment is essential

  • Life sciences degree as a minimum, PhD ideally

  • Various therapy area and deliverable experience will be considered

  • An enthusiastic attitude and very much a team player

  • We are also considering Medical Writers, Principal Medical Writers and Editorial Team Leads.


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 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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