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2019-12-11 08:51:331970-01-01MP Resourcing
Job TypePermanentFull Time
AreaDidcot, UKDidcotUKDidcot
SectorHealthcare & Medical
SalaryCompetitive Salary
Start Date
AdvertiserColleen Ward
Job RefVR/01744
Job Views120

The Job:
The role of Principal Medical Writer is a critical role to support the development and maintenance of clinical and regulatory documentation as well as writing successful grant applications.  You will be a strategically important member of the team playing a key role in writing clinical and regulatory documentation, securing future funding, collaborating directly with public bodies and other organisations on large scale projects. This role could be based in London or Oxford. 


  • Responsible for writing high quality clinical and regulatory documentation, including but not limited to protocols, investigator brochures, informed consent forms, development safety update reports and study manuals
  • Support the development of regulatory submission documentation, including CTA, IND and NDA deliverables to ensure project timelines are met
  • Facilitate interactions with regulatory authorities including compilation of responses
  • Write manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Lead development of conference deliverables, including abstracts, posters and slide decks
  • Developing and securing funding for highly technical business ideas through finding and selecting relevant grants
  • Collating and assimilating complex data and information to write high impact, winning grant applications
  • Administration of the application process, including communication associated with each grant and the relevant funding body
  • Developing an efficient and effective grant writing process, building relationships and liaise effectively with internal and external experts
  • Regular, ongoing cooperation with a variety of internal and external experts including scientific and finance
  • Achieve editorial excellence, producing clear, accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work


  • Bachelors degree in a scientific or technical subject with 5+ years medical writing experience working in a scientific, technology-oriented environment
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong record of successful grant delivery through organisations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of US and EU regulatory requirements
  • High motivation, excellent organisation and communication skills with outstanding levels of creativity and persuasive ability

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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