Senior Medical Writer - Market Access Solutions

SLS Services Limited
£45000 per annum
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
- Senior Medical Writer - Value Communications
- Great team culture - a dynamic, friendly and informal working environment
- London
- Salary very competitive depending on experience
- Heath economics and outcomes research

Do you have specific experience in market access-related medical writing? If so, this innovative global scientific communications company may have an exciting new opportunity for you!

Due to significant expansion they are seeking a specialist market access medical writer with several years` experience of communicating value-related concepts and evidence (unmet need, value proposition, health economics, and outcomes research). You could be joining a fast-growing market access writing team, based in one of the UK or US offices, dependent upon your location.

You will have a relevant higher degree (or equivalent), a medical education or healthcare analyst background, or may you are currently working in health economics. You`ll have a strong customer focus, excellent project management skills and a flair for this exciting and fast-evolving area.

You will be required to work with our consultants and evidence review specialists to help plan and undertake a range of market access communication activities for our clients around the world. It`s a client-facing role with regular contact via telephone, email and occasional face to face meetings.

Key responsibilities:

- Research and write communication plans, value dossiers and publications in collaboration with health economists and in-house consultants
- Develop needs assessments and project proposals
- Deliver strategic materials such as value platforms, stakeholder maps, scientific messaging and publication plans
- Evaluate a range of literature sources, tabulated data and budget models to produce formal reports to clients and articles for submission to journals
- Research the current landscape and future direction in healthcare interventions and therapeutic areas
- Create managed markets training modules and other access-related materials
- Liaison with external advisers and authors is undertaken in full compliance with industry regulations and best practice guidelines. Ideal candidate will have the ability to work proactively and independently, as well as be part of a team to drive the success of this fast-growing area.

- In addition, you should:

- be skilled at managing customer relationships for the purposes of client/contributor liaison
- have experience across several therapeutic areas and HEOR disciplines
- have experience in managing your own projects and directing a team`s successful delivery of outputs
- possess excellent writing and quality control skills
- an understanding of market access processes and associated communications and publication development

The company is an independent, innovative global technology and scientific communication company focused on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, offering a range of industry-leading scientific and technology solutions


- Competitive salary
- Pension
- Life, Health & Dental Insurance
- Income protection
- Bonus Scheme
- Employee assistance programme


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This is a permanent role