Medical Writer

  • Salary: Flexible
  • REF Number: 00046508
  • Consultant: Amy Lloyd
  • Contact: 01438 842979
  • Date Published: 24.09.2019
  • Closed Date: 03.10.2019
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: North West
  • Discipline: Regulatory Affairs

Medical Writer required on a permanent basis with a privately owned, full-service global Clinical Contract Research Organization, providing professional support to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and academic businesses and institutions.


The role will require you to consistently produce high quality medical education and communications materials for the pharmaceutical industry and other educational bodies across a wide range of therapeutic areas

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Responsible for the medical writing function, oversees the development and preparation of medical information publications, including Clinical Study Reports (CSR), CTD, scientific publications in line with regulation requirements and internal document standards

  • Development of clinical trial protocols and other trial documentation including CRF, informed consent forms and patient information leaflets

  • Carefully take, correctly interpret and implement a project specification/brief, plus research, write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard (scientific and grammatical) for a full range of medical education and communications materials including scientific abstracts papers, posters, oral presentations, print items, and multimedia

  • Liaise with pharmaceutical industry key contacts, healthcare professionals and other external service providers

  • Check printer's proofs (text, layout, colour, specification) and sign-off for print/production and provide direction for the development of creative designs


  • Life science degree in a scientific field (Masters or PhD preferred)
  • Minimum of two years' medical writing experience, within a CRO or pharmaceutical company.- Clear understanding of the requirements and responsibilities for safety reporting in International Pharmaceutical Trials and will have had exposure to Protocol Development and Writing and Clinical Study Report (CSR) preparation.
  • GMP, Marketing Authorisation and medical device experience would also be helpful for this role.


As a progressive organisation embracing the work/life balance, my client offers fantastic opportunities for personal development and advancement as well as competitive salaries, company pension scheme, private healthcare, share options, and life insurance and free onsite parking.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Amy Lloyd on 01438 842979 or email Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46508 in all correspondence.

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