Senior Market Access Writer, Market Access Communications


Published
February 11, 2019
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Job Level
Manager or Senior Manager, Researcher or Senior Researcher
Sponsorship available?
Yes

Description

The Senior Market Access Writer is a team-based, collaborative writing role in which you will apply scientific and writing expertise to projects covering a wide range of therapeutic areas. Typical duties include:
  • Writing fully-referenced content, for Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) dossiers and global value dossiers, and related deliverables, based on published clinical, scientific, and pharmacoeconomic literature
  • Developing simple visuals and graphics (e.g., in Excel or PowerPoint)
  • Editing, quality assurance, and formatting
  • Acting as the lead writer on project teams
  • Daily communication and teamwork with colleagues in the Payer Communications team and with subject matter experts in other Evidera groups
  • Project leadership/management for small- to moderate-scale projects
  • Frequent interaction with clients to understand their expectations and to receive their feedback
  • Business development for small- to moderate-scale projects
  • Workload management to meet internal and client-driven deadlines
Qualifications
The successful candidate is a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized self-starter who works well independently and on teams. Enthusiasm for a professional writing career and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Key competencies include:
  • Experienced in medical/scientific writing with a focus on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to understand and clearly convey complex clinical, economic, and commercial information, after receiving appropriate training on new content areas
  • Research and analysis skills, e.g., ability to undertake reviews of the scientific literature
  • Exquisite attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process
  • Familiarity with clinical trials and basic biomedical statistics
  • Comfort in a client-facing role
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects
It is helpful, but not essential, to have:
  • Understanding of market access and health economics
  • Experience with bibliographic referencing software
  • Desire to move towards increased project leadership and client interaction
 
Experience and educational requirements:
  • 1-3+ years experience in agency or consultancy environment in a medical writing role
  • Advanced degree in life sciences, health economics, or a clinical discipline is preferred, e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD, MPH, MS. Clinical degrees in nursing, nutrition, or other health professions are also desirable. Experienced candidates with a BS/BA are also welcome to apply.
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