Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
Salary:
Oxford+4 locations

Job Description

Salary: £Competitive (dependent on experience) + excellent benefits (pension, healthcare, life insurance, bonus etc.)

Location: London, Oxford, Knutsford, Brighton or Manchester. We will also consider remote based writers across the UK (depending on experience).

About the role

A Fishawack Medical Writer researches, writes, edits and prepares high-quality material for a variety of customised medical communications initiatives. A keen interest in medical science and writing, coupled with an ability to work to strict deadlines and specifications is essential.

Who are Fishawack Health?

Fishawack Health is the leading global commercialisation partner for the modern life sciences era. Powered by a globe-spanning pack of strategic, creative, and scientific experts, we are driven to connect patients and healthcare professionals with the knowledge they need to live better lives.

Our three core operating units—Commercial, Consulting, and Medical Communications—can be leveraged individually but are designed for dynamic collaboration, with expert teams intentionally and uniquely assembled for each project. By bringing together best-in-class capabilities from around the world, we empower our clients—global pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturers, and emerging biotech and healthcare companies—to navigate the most complex of ecosystems while embarking on a faster, more efficient path to developing, launching, and growing their brands and portfolios.

Our internationally recognised, award-winning teams collaborate across operations in the UK (Brighton, London, Manchester, Knutsford, Dublin and Oxford) and USA (Evansville, New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Scottsdale, St. Louis, and San Diego).

Main responsibilities

As a Medical Writer you will be responsible for developing and delivering original, accurate, high-quality content (manuscripts, slides, and other editorial assignments) within the project specifications, timeline, and budget. This will involve:

  • Liaising with clients, authors and colleagues to progress projects effectively,
  • Attending congresses, symposia and advisory board meetings as required and liaising with speakers and clients
  • Providing input on project specifications, costings and schedules, working with the internal account team to ensure projects are delivered to time and budget
  • Providing good briefings to colleagues and freelancers
  • Actively participating in account development meetings to grow repeat business
  • Mentoring new writers (depending on individual, level of experience and opportunity)

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences required; post-graduate qualification e.g. MSc, MPhil or PhD an advantage
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in Internet and PubMed searches
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team

What we offer

We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure where you will be able to continuously develop and tailor your career towards your preferred route, be that scientific delivery, operational, or client service. Our STEPS training programme – Supporting Training, Enhancing Professional Development – provides a broad range of training delivered in-house and on-line, and supplements on-the-job training/project team-led training initiatives. We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance plus many other excellent employee benefits.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    3c677649f8c6027a
  • Location
    Oxford+4 locations
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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