Medical Writer

Medical Writer Norfolk, Cambridge, UK and Singapore

We are currently seeking a Medical Writer to join our internationally recognised respiratory medicine research company with offices in Norfolk, Cambridge and Singapore. The position would be suitable for a candidate with at least 1 year’s medical writing experience, although an entry-level writer with a good understanding of clinical research would be considered.Our medical writers are members of the Medical Communications team, which aids in the interpretation and communication of data from large-scale clinical databases and pragmatic trials in the field of respiratory medicine (e.g., asthma and COPD). The team collaborates internally with the Research, Statistics, and Database teams, as well as externally with steering committees (i.e., key opinion leaders), not-for-profit social enterprises, medical communication agencies, freelance medical writers, and pharmaceutical clients.The position is ideally suited for a task- and process-focused team player who can work with minimal supervision. Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Writing and/or reviewing:
  • Abstracts for congresses
  • Posters and oral presentations for congresses
  • Advisory board, symposia and/or invited speaker lectures for the company director
  • Manuscripts
  • Press releases
  • Physician education pieces
  • Regulatory documentation (e.g. protocols, clinical study reports)
  • Internal standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Occasional attendance at congresses and other meetings

Key skills, qualifications and experience for this role:

  • Education to degree level or higher in a scientific discipline
  • At least 1 year’s medical writing experience preferred (regulatory and/or medical communications)
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Analytical mind; able to interpret data
  • Good attention to detail
  • Client-oriented and proactive
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Familiarity with graphics programmes (SigmaPlot would be desirable)

The successful candidate could work from either our offices in Oakington, located approximately 20 minutes from Cambridge, or West Singapore.  Part time and remote working considered.

We offer benefits including childcare vouchers and tax free bicycles through the Cycle to Work scheme.

Opportunities for further training may be available through the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) conferences or other.

A competitive salary is offered commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.Please submit a covering letter with a copy of your CV and at least three writing samples.