Senior Medical Writer - Central/West London

Chameleon Communications Ltd
Competitive Basic, Bonus and Benefits
31 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Chameleon is looking for a Senior Medical Writers to join our London offices (West/Central) to help us meet the challenge of our current success and realise the potential of our rapidly growing business.

We exist at the cutting edge of science and medicine and are keen to meet potential candidates to introduce Chameleon and discuss these roles further.

The role

As a Senior Medical Writer you will be responsible for senior level scientific writing and reviewing, scientific leadership and quality for the client and mentoring and developing junior writers' skills and abilities.

Working closely with client service colleagues, you will be responsible for creating high-end medical communications pieces for the client, including publications, meeting materials, promotional and scientific slides and reports, digital deliverables and patient-centered outputs.

Skills and Abilities

- Excellent technical and medical writing skills under pressure
- Ability to provide critical, constructive and timely review of material
- Willingness to mentor more junior colleagues
- Organisational skills and time management
- Team working
- Working to timelines and within budgets

Qualifications and experience

- Degree (2:1 or above) in a biological or medically related subject, preference for higher degree
- Writing experience in a medical communications agency or equivalent


- Good working knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and medical communications
- Up-to-date knowledge of key compliance guidelines and documentation
- Well-trained in all forms of medical communications and education
- Good PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Reference Manager/Endnote skills

Personal Qualities

- Good team player
- Patient, calm, independent and reactive
- Enthusiastic and entrepreneurial
- Well organised and with good time-management
- Great eye for detail
- Keen to mentor and develop others
- Able to work independently, to lead where appropriate on certain projects, and to work and interact as part of the team

What we offer

- A competitive salary with annual bonus
- 25 days' annual holiday
- Private healthcare
- Private dental insurance
- Life assurance
- Subsidised gym membership
- Contributory pension scheme
- Employee referral award scheme
- Independent Employee Assistance Programme
- Season ticket/travel loan
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Annual flu vaccination
- Annual eye test support
- Comprehensive training and mentoring programmes
- Additional retail discounts and benefits available through the Omnicom Group
- A rewarding workplace and a fun team environment

About Chameleon

Chameleon is a global company that brings energy and scientific strength to medical communications. Founded in 1997, Chameleon has grown to be a leader in medical communications with a large team of highly talented individuals and an impressive client list.

Chameleon offers an intellectually stimulating environment; where teamwork and our entrepreneurial approach keep us at the cutting edge of medical communications. We have a strong focus on scientific quality with established processes and systems that ensure robust, accurate and scientifically rigorous outputs keeping us one step ahead of other agencies.

With over 160 staff working in offices in West and Central London, Manchester, New York and Los Angeles, Chameleon is a member of the Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG), a global company in the Omnicom Group.

The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.