£40,000.00 - £50,000.00
London, UK
Posted by: George Buckland
06 Mar
05 May expires

Senior Medical Writer

London, UK
Job Description


  • A Top 100 MM&M agency meaning you work on high value accounts 
  • Agency of Record for more than 10 accounts providing challenging strategic work 
  • Dynamic team with strong focus on medical  functions / real world evidence (RWE)
  • 200 world-wide staff - 100 in London - excellent career development prospects 
  • Innovative and creative approaches engaging with HCPs and Patients
  • MedEd & Pubs split providing you with good variety of editorial projects 

Key functions : 

  • Client contact as regards scientific content 
  • Sign-off MedComms & MedEd deliverables (promotional & educational) ensuring clinical accuracy and compliance with pharmaceutical marketing codes of practice and product licences. 
  • Editorial strategy of projects based on your scientific understanding 
  • Mentor and/or line manager associate medical writers and medical writers
  • Review clinical papers to source RWE and other data for inclusion in editorial
  • Write content to brief and for varied HCP and Patient audiences such as slide decks, posters, newsletters, outlines, abstracts, independent papers, scientific articles 
  • Research clinical and scientific material as relevant to client projects 
  • KOL, client, and stakeholder liaison so as to draw on specific requirements and amends to written materials 
  • Liaise with Client Services teams to take client briefings and ensure through scientific and editorial understanding of client’s requirements - including deadlines
  • Support new business pitches by providing scientific inout 
  • Liaise with Medical Directors and other team leads as regards project prioritisation 


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Desired Skills & Experience


Qualifications, Skills, & Experience required : 

  • PhD in life sciences 
  • At least 2 years of experience of medical writing across promotional and educational medical content including some experience of working on Publications accounts 
  • Understanding of the clinical trial / drug development approval process 
  • Experience of providing evidence-based scientific direction to editorial projects 
  • Understanding of Pharmaceutical Marketing & Publication planning Codes of Practice 
  • Ability to work within client brand guidelines 
  • Ability to mentor junior medical writers


  London, United Kingdom
George Buckland Ltd is a London based Recruitment Agency managing a wide range of job opportunities including jobs in Medical Communications, HealthCare Advertising, and Publishing.
 London, UK