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Principal Medical Writer – Global full-service agency with a strong medical communications division – Marlow, Buckinghamshire or Homebased – £Salary DOE + bonus + benefits

As they approached their first decade, this international, industry leading medical communications agency is on the lookout for highly experienced medical writers to join their growing team.


The Company

An agency who truly values their staff, which is reflected in their impressive retention rates, offering:

  • CLIENTS: 200 clients in total including 90% of the top 40 pharma companies plus biotech and medical device companies
  • THERAPY AREAS: from pre-launch to post patent including Oncology, rare diseases, specialist medicine, immunology, gastroenterology, neurology, diabetes, rheumatology and more
  • DELIVERABLES: meetings, publications, abstracts, posters, slide decks, primary and secondary manuscripts, internal training, medical affairs, digital materials, online platforms
  • CULTURE: Pride themselves on their friendly and collaborative environment, providing fascinating professional challenges across their various divisions
  • BENEFITS: 29 days annual leave, 4pm Friday finishes, private medical cover, enhanced parental leave and many more!



The Role

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

  • Developing written materials in line with clients' requirements and ABPI code of practice
  • Communications strategy, publication planning, content development, landscape analysis, stakeholder mapping and partnership
  • Attending conferences and advisory boards and developing the first draft of the report for review
  • Working closely with your team, the wider medical communications team and other internal divisions on collaborative projects
  • Liaising with authors and advisors
  • Leading, mentoring and training of junior writers



To be considered for this Principal Medical Writer role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience working at Principal Medical Writer level or 12+ months in a Senior Medical Writer role ready to step up
  • Medical communications agency experience is also essential
  • Life sciences degree, ideally PhD or MSc
  • We will consider people who have worked in any therapy area so long as you are eager to learn and quick to pick up new areas


What should you do next?

This Principal Medical Writer job is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for a global agency who are leading the way in the medical communications space, giving you exposure to some of the most exciting projects in this space.

To discuss further, please submit your current CV. Your CV will never be shared with our client without your consent.

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.

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Job Consultant

Katie Goulbourn

Medical Communications and Medical Education


01625 541048


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