Principal Medical Writer

Location: London, England Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Sector: Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Communications Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Daniel Paine

Principal Medical Writer

A fantastic growing medical communications agency is looking for a Principal Medical Writer to join their London team. If you are a Senior Medical Writer looking to take a step up or even a Principal Medical Writer after a change of scenery then look no further.

This agency has had a flurry of new work, especially within the Oncology sector. So the ideal candidate would have in-depth knowledge and experience within this therapeutic area.

Requirements for the Principal Medical Writer:

  • 2+ years' experience medical writing within a Medical Communications agency
  • A background of Oncology writing
  • Ideally London or Oxford based
  • Career driven individuals looking to grow within a thriving agency

Key Responsibilities of the Principal Medical Writer:

  • Content development of written materials (e.g. abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts, and a wide range of other medical communication activities)
  • Conducts searches of the published medical literature and other sources of medical, marketing and drug development information as directed by the team members
  • Uploads files and complete submission for abstracts and manuscripts
  • Maintains the publication plans for various studies
  • Works with multidisciplinary project teams and external advisors to ensure projects are delivered within-budget, on-time and on-message
  • Occasional travel, including international travel may be required


  • A PhD or MSc in life sciences
  • Proven previous experience as a Medical Writer in the life sciences
  • Some project management experience
  • A basic understanding of statistics
  • Experience in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and processes

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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