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Senior Medical Writer

Edinburgh   •  Attractive. Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Senior Medical Writer

Ref: 19827

Our client is a growing and successful business comprises of over 700 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and instrumental to their success. With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, they deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving their clients both time and money.

Due to their continued growth and success an opportunity for an experienced Senior Medical Writer has arisen to join our Medical Writing department. This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your career as a Medical Writer in the challenging environment of early phase clinical studies.

Other project team members will perform tasks such as study database set-up, collection of data, statistical analysis, etc. Your role will be:-

  • Writing the study protocol (study design, objectives, methodology, etc.) before commencement of the clinical study
  • Writing the Clinical Study Report (study results, interpretation, conclusions, etc.) after completion of the clinical phase of the study and the availability of statistical results.
  • This is a key role within the project team; it involves working closely with other medical writing staff and our statisticians, programmers and medics. Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your medical writing skill over time and progress to more senior roles and tasks. Opportunities exist for medical writing professionals wishing to further their career either into a more technical project focused role or line management.

You will have a degree with a large scientific content and experience as a Medical Writer including writing Phase I-IV CSRs and/or Protocols. Medical writing experience writing publications, abstracts, etc. and/or experience as a Lead Medical Writer for projects would also be helpful. Any experience training staff or of line management would be advantageous.

In addition you should have good organisational and presentation skills and be able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential. You should have good Microsoft Word skills and an ability to summarise/interpret data. Effective oral and written communication skills are also required as you will be a primary medical writing point of contact for statistical, pharmacokinetic and clinical staff and sponsors.

Salary: Attractive, negotiable

Based: Edinburgh

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  • Agency: SCI Recruitment for Scientists
  • Posted: 1st May 2018
  • Expires: 29th May 2018
  • Reference: 19827


  • Recruiter: Lori Fitton
  • Phone: 01606 818290