May 15, 2023

Principal Medical Writer

£50,000 - £60,000 yearly
  • MedComms People Limited
  • Manchester
Full time Medical Communications Medical Education Medical Writing

Job Description

Our client is an established international brand within medical communications. With offices throughout the world, they are currently seeking a Principal Medical Writer to join their team in Cheshire.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be involved with a range of materials for publications, meetings, and medical affairs. Working across a range of therapy areas including inflammation, diabetes, oncology, neurology and more, you will be creating and editing deliverables while providing scientific insight and support for editorial projects and mentoring junior members of the team.

This is a great opportunity step up into or develop yourself within a management position in a global environment.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that includes 25 days holiday (rising with service), life assurance, pension plan, annual bonus, perks an discounts, and much more.


  • Creating and editing of a range of material while overseeing the work of junior team members
  • Leading and mentoring, and consistently providing scientific expertise where needed
  • Working closely with clients and relevant stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree
  • Significant previous writing experience gained within a medical communications agency
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Previous mentoring or line management experience

To be considered for this role, candidates must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. They must also have significant medical communications agency experience.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or

MedComms People is a specialist recruiter in medical and healthcare communications. We’ve built many long-term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent. 

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.  

Due to client sensitivities and in some cases timing issues we are unable to advertise all the roles that we are currently working on. If you can't find the perfect role amongst our advertised roles, please call Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Salary description

£50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holiday (rising with service), life assurance, pension plan, annual bonus, perks an discounts, and much more.

Job Reference

MCP 4357

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