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Principal Medical Writer at ID Search & Selection

Principal Medical Writer

ID Search & Selection Manchester, Greater Manchester Full-Time
£45,000 - £55,000 / year
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A global healthcare communications agency is seeking a Principal Medical Writer to join their team in Cheshire.

This role is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Senior Medical Writer to step up into a management position, to oversee junior members of the team and provide coaching support.

You would be working on a range of deliverables on meetings and materials for medical affairs including some publications; and across a range of therapy areas including inflammation, diabetes, oncology and neurology.  

The agency offers an engaging and welcoming environment as well as benefits such as 22 days holiday per annum, life assurance, pension plan, discretionary annual bonus, discounted gym membership, season ticket loan and more.


Provide insight and assist in the development of editorial projects
Write and edit materials of a high quality for client projects ensuring compliance to regulatory authorities and company policy
Oversee the work of junior team members, ensuring scientific accuracy and that it is completed to client specifications, within allocated times and to budget
Develop and maintain a current understanding of therapy areas, keep up to date with scientific research and competitor intelligence
Seek additional opportunities to develop skills in research, writing, and IT as well as knowledge of specialized therapeutic areas
Attend on- and off-site meetings to produce meeting reports and other materials for clients
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Life science degree
Significant previous medcomms agency writing experience
Strong communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Organisational and time management skills
Previous mentoring or line management experience
This is a great role to develop yourself within a management position and to take on client facing responsibilities! Feel free to reach out to Jon Gawley on (phone number removed) to discuss this role further.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat

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