London / Oxford, UK.
- Location: Office or Hybrid.
- Flexible working hours (37.5 per week).
- Client-facing role with line management responsibility for medical writers.
- Stable and well-established team working on value communication, health economics and HTA projects for international pharma, biotech and MedTech clients.
- A people-focused company with an enviable record of employee retention and internal progression.
Created due to consistent year-on-year growth, the Principal Medical Writer position is a new role within a well-established, independent Consultancy company (>7 years) based in the UK which delivers a wide range of value communication, health economics, HTA (health technology assessment) and systematic review projects to their loyal international client base.
This company have a genuine and visible commitment to their team’s development, wellbeing and happiness and I have enjoyed partnering with them in recent years to recruit people who are now enjoying excellent career development. Internally there is a strong collaborative culture with teams working closely to support each other with projects and all team members are encouraged to suggest ideas, strategies and solutions regardless of their job title / seniority.
The Writing team includes 7 people who work on a range of interesting projects covering several disease/treatment areas. Specific projects include: HTA submission dossiers, value communication materials (including GVDs, value stories and payer materials.) The Principal Writer will lead projects and people, providing mentoring, valuable critiques and training to the team to ensure continuous development and high standards of work. Client interaction is also a key part of the role and the Principal will usually be the main client contact for projects.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD or Masters degree in a life sciences subject and proven scientific writing skills. Consultancy/Agency experience is not essential but would be advantageous. In addition, leadership skills and project management experience are also important although formal line management experience is not a prerequisite.
(Candidates must be able to work in the UK without restriction or Visa sponsorship)
This position is available now and the company is eager to begin interviews asap. To arrange a confidential discussion or for more information, contact me today: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07979 068 880.
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