Medical Writer, Camden Area

United Kingdom, England, Camden Area
Last update 2024-06-16
Expires 2024-07-16
ID #2072762650
Medical Writer, Camden Area
United Kingdom, England, Camden Area,
Modified March 15, 2024


Real Chemistry is a global health innovation company with offices across Europe and the US. We believe that the way to real, transformative change is through the uncommon combination of disciplines, technologies, and our greatest asset – our people. We are currently looking to add to our alchemic mix of more than 1,800 talented professionals. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global company committed to making the world a healthier place for all.

Real Chemistry is looking for a Medical Writer join our growing team!


Job Summary
We believe that our work should be worthwhile and make a difference to the world. We set up our Medical Education team to bring new energy to our sector. We are fearless in our pursuit of:
Using science to help HCPs improve and prolong the lives of patients
Putting ourselves in our clients’ shoes
Being open to challenges and trying new things
Achieving excellence, and persevering…even when it’s tough and we are afraid
Doing our personal best – together as a team and as individuals – always!

Who’ll Love This Job:
You have a strong scientific background and a natural ability to disseminate scientific information for different audiences

What You’ll Do:
Use a range of resources to understand the underlying science and product strategy related to assigned projects
Perform research to support assigned project work (KEE mapping, collating data from resources) and review literature and competitive information to continually expand understanding of brand/marketplace and emerging competitors
Have an appreciation of commercial context and be able, with guidance, to assimilate commercial information for assigned therapeutic areas
Demonstrate awareness of brand strategic objectives in written work
Understand and adhere to the ABPI code of conduct under guidance of the senior team and following training
Structure and write straightforward documents (e.g. simple manuscripts, posters, abstracts, slide decks, websites, training programmes, advisory board reports) and checks, and prepares reference packs
Use therapy area knowledge to ensure communication objectives are met on assigned projects (under supervision of senior editorial team)
Adapt writing style to suit difference audiences (e.g. primary and secondary care physicians, nurses or patients) under the supervision of the senior team
Create, maintain and take ownership of assigned projects
Adhere to quality control processes, including:
Accurate referencing
Data checking
Confidently liaise with clients with appropriate support from more senior team members and respond promptly to client requests
Actively contribute to assigned areas of proposal development and pitch activity
Undertake and present research to a pitch team
Facilitate team input via brainstorms as part of a pitch team
Actively participate in the briefing process for assigned work – interrogate the brief, and confirm understanding
Ensure clarity on timelines, deadlines, and the availability of key people (reviewers)
Prioritise workload accordingly and flag with account lead(s)/line manager at the earliest stage any potential barriers to successful project completion and suggests solutions
Play a pivotal role within the editorial team, always leading by example and demonstrating knowledge of good practice/industry guidelines
Recognise where s/he can use his/her skills to support colleagues in both the editorial and account handling teams
Share insights and experiences with peers to support their professional development
Seek feedback and proactively feeds back to improve individual and team performance
Participate in the performance review process and deliver against your objectives
Participate in the execution of established editorial deliverables, and understands the importance of adhering to project schedules, budgets and briefs
Proactively clarify the number of hours available for each assigned project and key dates in project timeline and keeps the account team apprised of status on projects by providing timely and accurate communication
Complete timesheets and expense claims accurately and on time
Immerse themselves in the medical communications and pharma industries, clients’ companies, and therapy areas
Engage with every opportunity to establish an awareness of developments, innovations, and trends
Seek opportunities to reflect these in project work and flags ideas to teams

What You Should Have:
Experience in medical writing, ideally in an agency setting
Relevant degree (preferably Masters) in a science subject
Possesses a solid scientific background and able to learn new therapeutic areas quickly and demonstrate this knowledge
Possesses a good understanding of the clinical trials process and differences between Phase I-III; how trial data are presented; registrational trials and drug approval process o Knowledge of the key statistical variables used in clinical trials (e.g. PFS, OS, safety data, relapse rate, etc.)
Knowledge of measurement scales used in clinical trials (e.g. RECIST, EDSS, etc.) o Able to differentiate between strong and weak data
Enthusiasm for learning and a keen eye for detail
Demonstrates a clear, concise and accurate writing style, and:
Understands the typical language which should and should not be used (comparisons, unverified claims etc.)
Understand the processes involved in new business and terminology
Demonstrate strong organisational, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills
Independent thinker confident in taking ownership of assets and material development, but a team player who enjoys collaboration
Professional presence, performs with a sense of urgency and with a client service orientation
Has confidence to manage upward when required; able to communicate with managers when deadlines will not be met or when issues are foreseeable
High energy, able to effectively operate in fast-paced, growing and evolving environment
Good management of Microsoft Office tools (Power Point, Word, Excel) – particularly Power Point

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at:
Real Chemistry is committed to being an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, we seek motivated and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Real Chemistry operates. We strive to employ, motivate, advance and reasonably accommodate any qualified employees and applicants. We believe diversity of persons and ideas forms the most comprehensive, forward-looking company.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Medical writer

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