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Senior Medical Writer at Ogilvy PR Australia
Senior Medical Writer
Full-time - Barangaroo
Ogilvy CommonHealth is a leading healthcare agency that is looking for a senior editorial team member to join our growing team. If you are an experience Medical Writer with a PhD or Bachelor of Science, have more than 5 years medical writing experience and you are looking for a new exciting role let us know. Our team works across specialist and GP brands, across multiple therapy areas and we are looking to bolster our editorial team. We are a creative business that collides ideas and scientific understanding to deliver results for our clients.
As a Senior Medical Writer you will be responsible for:
Objectively interpret and evaluate clinical and scientific literature/data.
Produce clear, scientifically accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work on a variety of therapeutic areas appropriate to the project brief, and as directed by the project leader.
Ensure written communication items are appropriate for the target audience, target publication medium and required design/creativity.
Review the work of writing staff to ensure quality, consistency and compliance with brand and regulatory requirements.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge across multiple therapy areas by reviewing current literature.
Have a thorough understanding and adhere to the current local codes and regulations relating to the marketing of pharmaceutical and other health-related products.
Be familiar with client brand plans, marketing objectives, key messages and other client preferences.
Take a proactive, lead role in the contribution of strategic solutions, creative ideas, concepts or suggestions to provide added value to projects.
Liaise with, and act as key resource for, clients with regards on specific projects and core accounts.
Take a lead role at on-site client meetings, educational events and other meetings as required – both local and abroad.
Contribute to the development of project plans and budgets in conjunction with the client service team.
Project manage discrete projects including taking client brief, briefing internal team, developing budget, monitoring timelines, liaising with client, tracking spend and final reconciliation.
Show clear understanding and experience across a broad spectrum of promotional and educational materials and initiatives.
Contribute to the development of new business opportunities, ventures and ideas to propose to both existing and new clients, which will benefit both clients and OCH.
Contribute strongly to new proposal development and participate in pitches for new business, where expertise is required.
The expertise you have, that we’ll build on:
Life science PhD or Bachelor of Science
5 years medical writing experience – ideally within a healthcare communications agency
A track record of working with complex clients, information and brands across prescription medicine, OTC and wellness area.
Ability to add value to our clients from a strategic, editorial stand point whilst understanding the role of promotional messaging
A strong team player
If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you.