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Scientific Project Lead posted by ID Search & Selection

Applications close in 4 days
£45,000 - £50,000 / year
NHS Band 8A

Job Description

Our client is an expanding, successful medical communications agency with offices globally, seeking a Editorial Lead based in their Manchester office.

The Editorial Lead is a hybrid role involving the creation of scientific communications materials, editing and reviewing peers work. You will also be engaging in business development and liaising with clients effectively. You may be tasked with mentoring more junior members of the team, therefore enabling the progression. Our client offers a sociable and dynamic, close-knit team, but also the stability and resources that comes with being a part of an international medical communications agency.

In addition to an excellent salary, you can expect a competitive benefits package consisting of 25 days holidays, life assurance, private healthcare, generous bonus scheme, pension plan and a car allowance.


Application of writing guidelines in accordance to pharmaceutical codes of practise to create high quality scientific materials.
Lead and manage different projects in accordance to project and client brief
Reviewing and editing peers work for quality control
Close attention to detail is vital as reviewing projects for accuracy and objective aims is essential
A driven, proactive approach, that inspires, motivates colleagues and drives team work
Mentor and guide junior members of the team with writing responsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Life science degree is desirable BSc, MSc, PhD
Previous medical or healthcare communications agency experience is essential; you’ll need to be an established Senior Medical Writer
Possess project management, writing, editing, budgeting and organisational skills
Be a sociable, meticulous, resilient and possess a dynamic personality
Computer literacyThis is your chance to join a growing agency with excellent opportunities for career development and progression. If this sounds like you, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch!
For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Naveed Ali on (phone number removed).

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.

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