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Medical Writer

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Company Location:
Marlow
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UK
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Marlow
London
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UK
UK
Level:
Senior
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Category:
Medical
Posted on:
May 30, 2022
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Job Description

As part of the OPEN Health Learning and Development team, you will be responsible for developing a wide range of materials, including meeting materials, researching medical and scientific topics, etc.

You will love this role if you:

  • Have a strong scientific background and can communicate complex scientific ideas in an accurate and innovative way
  • Are a proactive and confident individual looking for a dynamic role involving face-to-face interaction with clients and scientific experts
  • Would like to work on a meetings based account, involving travel

As Part of the Open Health Learning and Development Team, Youโ€™ll Be Responsible for the Following Activities

  • Develop a broad range of materials including meeting materials (e.g. slides, agendas, discussions guides), post-meeting activities (e.g. webcasts, reports), as well as attending meetings, workshops and advisory boards. Other materials include newsletters, training materials and publications
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and key experts
  • Research medical and scientific topics using relevant information sources
  • Develop and maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas including drug mechanisms of action, disease state, treatment guidelines and competitive landscape
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), including updating of project files, following sign-off procedures and version-control conventions
  • Provide support to accounts team and attend meetings as required, including internal kick-off meetings, status meetings and client calls
  • Identify and anticipate any problems or resource limitations that could jeopardise the delivery of your projects on-time, on-budget or with sufficient quality
  • Provide content support for new business opportunities, such as proposals and presentations
  • Nurture client relationships and be aware of opportunities to develop and grow business

What Youโ€™ll Bring

  • Work within the OPEN Health Communications core values at all times
  • Ideal candidate should have an advanced degree in life or health sciences
  • 3+ years of medical writing experience for a pharmaceutical and/or medical communications company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interpret and fulfil client briefs in a creative and technically accurate manner
  • Sound understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment and the Medical Education industry
  • Working knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Ability to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information
  • Willingness/ability to learn and apply new skills and news scientific/therapeutic/ regulatory information
  • Management / mentoring
  • Sound project management skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Plan, organise and complete multiple tasks and deal with changes in project timings and specifications
  • Manage workload in line with the changing demands of the business
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to produce documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to an advanced standard, and in compliance with the appropriate style guide (e.g. OPEN Health Medical Communications, client or external publisher)
  • Sound understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice

What We Offer

As a global organization, OPEN Health is committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program

  • Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holiday, and health insurance programs across all our locations
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
  • An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing.
  • Diverse, Inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work
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