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Lead Medical Writer

  • City / Town: GBR-ENG-QTHV-37
  • Date posted: Jun 18 2018 4:30PM
  • Sector: Medical Communications & Education
  • Employee status: Regular
  • Employment status: Full Time
  • Job reference: R1028128
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville
IQVIA are looking for a Lead Medical Writer to join the Medical Communications team in our Integrated Market Access division. You will have the opportunity to develop a range of offerings, including medical affairs (scientific platform generation and publications, advisory boards, educational symposia, market access materials, medical science liaison support, medical information) and promotional activities. In addition, we have a growing patient support and adherence team and you will have the opportunity to participate in patient facing communications initiatives. Thanks to our unique position within IQVIA™, The Human Data Science Company™, our collaborative offerings extend well beyond those of a traditional medical communications group, and you will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams with our colleagues specializing in medical affairs, commercialization, market access, and real world evidence to develop new solutions to help move healthcare forward.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years medical writing experience and bring a combination of scientific knowledge, medical writing expertise, strategic insight and client-facing leadership. We value proactive thinkers who have the ability and desire to work in multifunctional teams to create innovative communications solutions.



Proven experience in writing in the medical/scientific communications field

Demonstrable knowledge of healthcare/scientific communications business objectives, services and operating procedures

Experience with research tools and approaches, such as reference management/publication planning databases

Good awareness of current industry code of practice guidelines and their implications

Strong presentation skills

Strong computer skills, including MS office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Internet

Ability to coach and mentor team members

Ability to oversee medical project team outputs, ensuring quality, compliance, appropriateness and profitability

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritise work effectively

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, clients and suppliers

Budgetary awareness



Experience:Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, MS, MPH, MSN, etc) or equivalent, plus 5 years industry experience.

Did You Know?

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

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