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Medical Writer

  • Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1040775

Our client, a CRO, is looking for an experienced Medical Writer to join them.

The Medical Writer will

* Acts as medical writer for assigned projects
* Acts as quality control (QC) reviewer for assigned projects
* Provides internal support to the partnership on most aspects of medical writing and possibly project management

Duties will include
- Prepare a wide range of documents including regulatory dossier elements, protocols, clinical study reports, briefing books, investigator brochures, manuscripts, posters, abstracts, monographs etc. with some oversight
- Be able to understand and interpret study designs and clinical trial data
- Be able to multi-task, usually working on more than one project at any point in time
- Work with a wide variety of Clients and tranScrip therapeutic and development teams
- Frequently interact directly with clients and project teams
- Provide training to the Partnership as needed
- Assist project teams and colleagues on a planned or ad hoc basis

Skills/Experience
- BSc (or higher) in life science, or equivalent
- English speaker with excellent written and verbal English (to be tested)
- Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Regulatory Medical Writer in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, ideally in a CRO environment
- Experience in a wide range of indications would be advantageous
- Proven track record in preparing clinical and regulatory documents with minimum supervision
- Good knowledge of local and national guidance and regulations relevant to medical and regulatory writing
- Experience with Endnote and internet searches including PubMed and advantage
- High level of IT literacy (particularly with Microsoft Office suite)
- Project management experience would be advantageous
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Flexible and willing to adapt, in a fast-changing environment
- Pro-active, with excellent time management
- Good interpersonal skills and team-working capabilities
- Able to travel, if needed

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).