Principal Medical Writer
Springer Healthcare

Location: WFH - PA

Telecommuting Considered: Yes

Job Description: The Principal Medical Writer will lead and manage the delivery of the scientific content of medical communications within accounts. S/he will provide advanced levels of strategic and tactical advice to clients, therapeutic area advice to relevant account teams, editorial advice to the wider editorial group, the client services team and the management team and input into business development initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:
  1. Project work
    • To provide strategic direction and lead and manage tactical delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines:
    • To review scientific content for a range of medical communications according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes
  2. Business Planning/Commercial
    • Apply an advanced level of knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, publication plans and/or communication programs
  3. Organizational
    • In conjunction with the SSD, help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential
    • Assist in preparing and updating SOPs/training modules
    • Support team working principles across all the global inScience Communications groups, as well as other departments and business units within the company
    • Any other duties as required by manager.

Education: Degree in life sciences; PhD, PharmD, MD preferred

  • 7+ yrs industry experience preferred)
  • Writing experience in a communications agency for >5 years.
  • Reviewing/coaching experience in a communications agency for >2 years.
  • Experience of client liaison and interaction for >5 years or equivalent, including client visits and on-site experience
  • Proven ability in all aspects of medical communication deliverables

    Hours: 35 hrs/week

    Salary: commensurate with experience

    How To Apply: Please apply using our online application system: 4dba-9ef0-cfe55f015a75&lang=3

    This job listing was posted on October 17, 2014. Please mention that you are replying to the job ad listed on The Write Jobs.

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