A really rewarding opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced, proactive Senior Medical Writer to join tranScrip; a rapidly expanding contract drug development company based in Reading. 

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

tranScrip is a friendly and professional company based in a busy business park, offering excellent benefits including competitive salary, pension scheme, private healthcare and training/development opportunities. 

  • Reading (office-based but some home-working a possibility for the right candidate)
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Generous salary
  • Prepare a wide range of documents including regulatory dossier elements, protocols, clinical study reports, briefing books, investigator brochures, manuscripts, posters, abstracts, monographs etc.
  • Project manage some writing projects
  • 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
  • Act as main point of contact for document content for the client
  • 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
  • Train and mentor junior members of the team
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Regulatory Medical Writer in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, ideally in a CRO environment (10 year's experience would be advantageous)
  • Experience in a wide range of indications would be advantageous
  • Proven track record in preparing clinical and regulatory documents without supervision
  • Strong knowledge of local and national guidance and regulations relevant to medical and regulatory writing
  • Proficient use of Endnote and internet searches including PubMed and advantage
  • Excellent level of IT literacy (particularly with Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Life science degree, preferably a higher degree (e.g. MSc, PhD) 
  • English speaker with excellent written and verbal English (to be tested)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical/strategic skills
  • Flexible and willing to adapt, in a fast-changing environment
  • Pro-active, with excellent time management, project management and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team-working capabilities
  • Self-motivated in both terms of personal development and project work
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to travel, if needed

You can apply directly online or by sending your CV with a short cover letter to recruitment@transcrip-partners.com

We are also recruiting for a Medical Writer. The role details can be found here

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.
We have a rigorous assessment procedure in place to ensure applications are on target.