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Senior Medical Writer – Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications - London



Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: London
Reference: sen-med-wri-MWHC
Background:

We are looking for aSeniorMedical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team. In this role,you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. As a Senior Medical Writer, you will provide technical consultation and advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices.You will effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines by demonstrating subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. In this crucial role, you will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Independently researches, writes, and edits clinical study reports, study protocols and standard response documents. Produces complex clinical or scientific documents, such as manuscripts, review articles, and dossiers. Provides senior review of documents and training/mentoring for other writers.
  • Manages all aspects of planning, organizing, and executing projects without supervision including: developing project timelines, standards, budgets, forecasts, and contract modifications. Liaises with other functional units as necessary (i.e., project management, clinical, QA, data management, biostatistics, regulatory). Identifies and escalates out-of-scope project activities in a timely manner and proposes solutions.
  • May manage several long-term projects concurrently.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Interacts with internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between functional areas. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Consulting Expectations

Represents the department as a prime contact on projects including Project Launch Meetings, Review meetings, client audits, bid defenses, and capabilities presentations. Establishes and develops client relationships; independently initiates and leads interactions with clients. Assists with business development and development of budgets and proposals.

Education, Professional Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor''s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification; Advanced degree preferred
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry preferred
  • Additional qualifications in medical writing (AMWA; EMWA; RAC) advantageous
  • Significant knowledge of global, regional, national and other document development guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge in a specialty area such as preclinical, therapeutic, regulatory submissions, communications, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills and skilled with client templates; Good knowledge of document management systems and other relevant applications (e.g. Excel, Outlook)
Personal Skills & Competencies
  • Aptitude to accurately work with, manipulate and format numbers, numerical information, and data of various types to provide evidence, information, and insights
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and document information effectively in written English, including the ability to produce reports, documents, emails and other written pieces which are well-organized, free from errors, and are appropriately adjusted to the characteristics and needs of the audience
  • Able to analyze complex issues and evidence, identify cause-effect relationships, and generate effective solutions.
  • Able to create, communicate, and manage effective project plans that support the delivery of overall project objective(s); to identify, manage and guide project team members; to monitor and report on progress in an organized fashion; and to deliver the required results.
  • Demonstrates sound professional judgment in analyzing, responding to, and resolving enquiries, issues and escalations.
  • Able to facilitate the resolution of conflict among team members and clients, through listening and understanding the cause(s), gaining agreement on an appropriate course of action, and following up to ensure a successful outcome.
Company Summary

Eviderais one of the preeminent commercial entities analyzing effectiveness, establishing evidence, and substantiating value of health treatments within the global health industry.Through its market leading portfolio of health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics and epidemiology services, it partners with life sciences organizations worldwide to optimize the market access and commercial success of their products.With an exceptional reputation and premium capabilities, we leverage our unparalleled knowledge of the global payer and regulator landscape and by developing, capturing and communicating the clinical and economic evidence that our clients require to successfully market their products. Our research and consulting services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities.

Why Choose Evidera?

Evidera offers a competitive salary and benefits package.We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance for all of our staff.

Our London offices are conveniently located close to transport links, local shops, and restaurants. In addition, both offices offer complimentary coffee & tea, breakfast on Fridays, frequent social events, and a spacious, quiet work environment.

Our mission is to be the global leader in generating and communicating evidence of product value to inform healthcare decision making.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete your online profile by attaching your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for the role. All applications are reviewed, and qualified candidates will be contacted.

Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.


Evidera Posted by:: Evidera (View all our vacancies)
Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work in the country in which the job is based
Posted: 09/04/2018 | NPJ Ref: 211636
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