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Senior Medical Editor - Medical Education Agency – Buckinghamshire – £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits

A small, independent agency looking for an experienced Senior Medical Editor from a med comms agency background to join a fantastic team in their idyllic Buckinghamshire office!

The Company

An exciting time for the agency with a push for growth whilst maintaining an autonomous working culture. Their editorial team is now looking to expand to meet the growth demands of the company!

  • Therapy areas: Haematology, Hep C, breast cancer, diabetes, HIV, Urology and many more
  • Clients: major pharma companies, including long-standing clients since the company opened 20 years ago
  • Specialist division working on an incredibly exciting global biosimilar account
  • In addition to medical work, the company works on marketing and brand planning projects
  • Based within the beautiful, idyllic village of Amersham with boutique stores, coffee shops and restaurants on the doorstep
  • Benefits include private healthcare for employee & family, holiday flexibility to buy/sell an additional four days and discretionary bonus scheme

The Role

The successful candidate will be someone who is well versed in referencing scientific materials and using PowerPoint.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of the standard PromoMats/iMR/GCMA approval process for client(s) across a business unit
  • Is able to create job bags and upload references in PromoMats/iMR/GCMA
  • Reviews the work of Editorial Assistants and Associate Editors and provides constructive feedback
  • Supports junior team members to project manage the compliance process by identifying potential issues and helping them to suggest solutions
  • Recognises the need to reference materials with primary supporting data
  • Editing and proofing a vast array of medical education materials
  • Preparing medical education materials for client compliance processes
  • Ensuring all material is fully referenced in accordance to client SOPs
  • Liaise with clients such as answering queries and with freelancers
  • Regularly reviews workload and delegates appropriately
  • Advises on future pressure points on their accounts
  • Advises on recruitment needs in their business unit


The candidate they are looking for has medical editing experience and can provide support on both the compliance management of materials such as slides, speaker briefs, materials to promote meetings etc, but also the broader editorial skills

  • Commit to be in the office each week
  • A firm understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice (or other relevant statutory requirements)
  • Ability to accurately reference with primary supportive data and clinical studies
  • Adaptability in editing principles for different client demands and audiences
  • Supportive manager
  • Great time and budget management skills

What should you do next?

This Senior Medical Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grow within a fantastic medical education company and line manage through mentoring Junior Editors. To discuss this Editor role further or to find out about other Editorial jobs 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 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

Zoe Pindar-Ark

Editorial and Medical Writing  

Senior Associate Consultant

01625 361 073

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