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Principal Regulatory Writer - Leading Consultancy – Remote (Europe only) - £negotiable DoE – bonus, pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday

The Company

Carrot Recruitment are looking for a Principal Medical Writer to join one of our long-term clients. You will be a key player in their Medical Writing team, responsible for providing strategic writing expertise across all regulatory elements of their operations. Please find out more below:

The Role

  • Lead client account management and policy implementation.

  • Offer advanced technical, scientific, and strategic guidance to our client's Regulatory teams.

  • Ensure top-tier client service and relationship stewardship.

  • Contribute to resource planning, account growth, and business development.

  • Maintain quality work delivery and project oversight for clients, including time and budget management.

  • Mentor and support junior staff for their training and development.

  • Serve as an expert in account/product/therapy areas, offering creative ideas to enhance project value.

  • Provide expertise in account/product/therapy areas and offer innovative ideas for project enhancement.

  • Grasp the medical, commercial, regulatory, and functional objectives of assigned accounts, analysing and interpreting client data to support product messaging.

  • Assess data packages, medical literature updates, and project resource management, taking swift corrective action when needed.

  • Proactively oversee client account projects to ensure timely completion, taking overall responsibility for the delivered materials.

  • Efficiently manage project resources, handling competing projects and engaging freelancers when required.

  • Comprehensively grasp and adhere to regulatory guidelines and legislation, while aiding colleagues and clients in their consistent implementation. Demonstrate leadership by staying current with regulatory knowledge.

  • Enforce QC procedures and best practices rigorously, including obtaining approvals and sign-offs from the client, document author, and document QC reviewer.

  • Assist senior colleagues in developing and executing regulatory processes, document quality, regulatory strategy, and client procedures. Lead by example in implementing best practices and offering project approach and compliance advice.


A robust scientific foundation is essential, with at least a BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific field. An advanced degree (e.g., MSc or PhD) is highly desirable.

What should you do next?

This Principal Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work with a leading consultancy. To discuss this role further or to find out about other roles I’m currently working on, please get in touch or hit apply to submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the UK or European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Recruitment acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.

If there are any arrangements or adjustments we can make to assist you at interview then please let us know and we'll be more than happy to assist.


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Job Consultant

Enzo Bagmanian

Regulatory, Quality & PV

Recruitment Consultant

+44 (0) 2393 874 292


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