Reference Number: JO-2203-488087
Senior Medical Writer
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester

Senior Medical Writer


Hybrid model, remote-working will be considered on a case-by-base basis.

The agency:

• A global, independently owned business with a presence across the UK and US.

• UK offices based in Manchester, Oxford and Cheshire.

• Strong leadership team who support project delivery and provide personalised training for all.

The role:

This Senior Medical Writer opportunity will focus on Medical Affairs and Commercial projects, primarily within Oncology and Respiratory.

Working closely alongside the Scientific Director, you will develop and oversee the creation of high-quality content that will meet client briefs. As a Senior Writer within the team, you will lead by example, mentoring and coaching junior team members and acting as key point of contact for blue-chip pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients.


At Senior Medical Writer level, you will have at least 4-5 years of medical writing experience gained from a medical communications agency. Please note that this is essential and applicants without this will unfortunately not be considered further.

Other core criteria also include:

• Experience across a range of medcomms deliverables – including Commercial and/or Medical Affairs projects.

• Varied therapy area knowledge.

• A Scientific degree, or equivalent qualification is desirable.

• The ability to coach and mentor junior Writers, to include experience of reviewing others’ work.

For more information about this role, please contact Natalie at CPL Life Sciences via email on natalie.robson@cpl.com

If you feel this opportunity isn’t right for you, but are still interested in similar roles, please get in touch as we have a number of other positions available that could match your needs.

Key words:

Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, Principal Medical Writer, medical writing, scientific writing, medical communications, medcomms, scientific communications, medcomms agency, healthcare communications, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life sciences, Manchester, Oxford, Cheshire, London, United Kingdom, UK

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