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Senior Medical Writer

TRI Senior Medical Writer will be responsible for creating high-quality written materials across a range of media, including slides, manuscripts, posters, meeting reports and websites in collaboration with our clinical advisors and PR team.

 

Job Description:

The successful applicant will be able to present complex information in a clear and concise manner and work with a team of statisticians to ensure accuracy of clinical data presented. The role includes some mentoring of junior writers as well as assisting with strategic publication planning and meetings’ support.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and lead the content development of written materials (e.g. abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and a wide range of other medical communication activities)
  • Understand and build an increasing knowledge of the science/medicine of thrombosis to the degree required for effective communication with internal team members, clients, authors and target audiences
  • Develop and maintain the publication plans for various TRI studies
  • Work with multidisciplinary project teams and external advisors to ensure projects are delivered within-budget, on-time and on-message
  • Develop and deploy procedures to monitor project progress
  • Ensures that processes are in place to coordinate and communicate plans, priorities and goals
  • Define, embed and communicate standards for accuracy on all written materials
  • Mentor and advise junior team members and shares best-practice procedures
  • Occasional travel, including international travel, required

 

Skills/Requirements:

  • A sound scientific understanding and strong writing ability
  • An aptitude for interpreting data and distilling complex scientific information into engaging and effective content, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to find and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and check text for consistency, clarity and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and effectively in a team across multiple projects
  • A flexible and proactive attitude, with the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • A high level of personal motivation and initiative

Desirable Qualifications/Experience

  • A PhD or MSc in life sciences
  • At least 5 years previous experience as a Medical Writer in the life sciences industry
  • Previous experience in publication planning
  • Experience in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams
  • Project management experience
  • Some mentoring experience
  • A basic understanding of statistics
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and processes
  • Familiarity with ICMJE, GPP2, STROBE and other publication standards

All interested candidates are required to complete a writing test.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK in order to be considered for this role

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