Senior Medical Writer / Medical Writer(s)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced, proactive Senior Medical Writer or Medical Writer to join TranScrip Partners LLP; a rapidly expanding contract drug development company based in Reading.

This is a busy role with an extremely varied workload, which will include managing writing projects and requires a flexible person who is able to adapt priorities.



Reading (office-based but some home-working a possibility for the right candidate)

Job Role:

Highly experienced medical writer (5 years minimum)

Contract Type:



Full time


Generous salary


​The successful applicant will:

  • Prepare a wide range of documents including regulatory dossier elements, protocols, clinical study reports, briefing books, investigator brochures, manuscripts, posters, abstracts, monographs etc.
  • Be able to understand and interpret study designs and clinical trial data
  • Be able to multi-task, usually working on more than one project at any point in time
  • Work with a wide variety of Clients and TranScrip therapeutic and development teams
  • Frequently interact directly with clients and project teams
  • Provide support both for the Head of Medical Writing, to Partners and other TranScrip staff
  • Provide training to the Partnership
  • Assist project teams and colleagues on a planned or ad hoc basis
  • Mentor junior members of the team



  • BSc (or higher) in life science, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Regulatory Medical Writer in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, ideally in a CRO or consultancy environment
  • Proven track record in preparing clinical and regulatory documents with minimum supervision
  • Good knowledge of local and national guidance and regulations relevant to medical and regulatory writing
  • English speaker with excellent written and verbal English (to be tested)
  • Flexible and willing to adapt, in a fast-changing environment
  • Pro-active, with excellent time management, project management and planning skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and team-working capabilities
  • High level of IT literacy (particularly with Microsoft Office suite)
  • Self-motivated in both terms of personal development and project work
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to travel, if needed


This is a fantastic opportunity within a rapidly expanding Partnership offering excellent benefits including competitive salary, pension scheme, private healthcare and training/development opportunities.

TranScrip Partners is a friendly and professional company based in a busy business park with excellent travel links to Reading train station.

To apply please send your CV with a short cover letter to


***Please note that the first deadline for applications is 19th March 2019***

***We are unable to accept VISA applications for this role and all applicants for this job must be legally entitled to work in the UK ***