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Senior / Principal Medical Writer

£competitive | South East, Buckinghamshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888262

The Role

Senior / Principal Medical Writer - Medical Education Agency - Bucks - £competitive

After an incredibly exciting start to 2019, with new accounts won already, this small but highly successful, independently owned agency are looking for an experienced Medical Writer from a med comms agency background to join their idyllic Buckinghamshire office!


The Company

An exciting time for the agency as they grow their team whilst maintaining an autonomous working culture. Their editorial team has expanded, and after an internal promotion they have a requirement for a Senior or Principal level Medical Writer!

  • Grown to £2million with a 5-year ambition to reach £5 million

  • Working with a substantial list of major pharma and healthcare companies

  • A predominantly UK client base, with a specialist division specialising on global biosimilar account

  • Provide both tradition and digital deliverables - a great variety!

  • Idyllic town location easily accessible by public transport


The Role

The successful candidate will be someone who is well versed in referencing scientific materials and using PowerPoint, preferably with hands on experience of Zinc compliance software

  • Representing a specialist function within their programme management teams

  • Working alongside the Programme Directors and Programme Managers to be the team expert on data and the clinical story

  • Delivering to the client brief to deadlines

  • Very little, if any, client interaction as there is substantial support from the programme team



To be considered for this vacancy, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of two years' experience in a medical writing role, but all levels above this will be considered

  • Any therapy area will be considered

  • Experience in a medical communication / education agency is essential


What should you do next?

This 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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