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  • Date posted
    March 9, 2024
  • Apply before
    May 8, 2024
  • Career Level
    Manager

Job Description

Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and managing a team of medical writers
  • Managing the delivery of a range of high-quality medical communication materials, including slide kits, meeting reports, websites and apps
  • Allocating resources, including freelancers, to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Providing strategic direction to team members and other colleagues, based on commercial needs of the business and thorough understanding of clients’ needs and objectives
  • Ensuring maintenance of high editorial standards through review of other writers’ work
  • Developing specialist knowledge in specific therapy areas as directed
  • Coordinating with design, production and account management teams for project delivery
  • Identifying opportunities for new business within existing accounts
  • Supporting new business initiatives, including attendance and presentation at pitch meetings
  • Recruiting scientific team members
  • Training and developing associate medical writers
  • Conducting performance reviews and appraisals

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) in a life science (biological sciences, biomedical sciences or biochemistry, or a closely related subject), and ideally also an MSc and/or PhD
  • Experience as a senior medical writer or scientific team lead in a medical communications agency, with proven experience of line management
  • Experience of managing and developing a team of medical writers, and proven leadership and influencing skills in a commercial environment
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills, and a full understanding of industry regulations and guidelines underpinning medical communications activities

Travel Requirements

  • 10% potential global travel

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference.

OPEN Health is a flexible global organization that solves complex healthcare challenges across HEOR and market access, medical communications and creative omnichannel campaigns.

What we offer:

As a global organization, OPEN Health is committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program

  • Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holidays, and health insurance programs across all our locations
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
  • An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing
  • Diverse, inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work

If we sound like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.