Manager, Medical Writing – Medical Communications @ Fishawack Health

  • TypeFull Time
  • RoleNon-Clinical
  • SectorNon-Clinical
  • LocationUK

Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits

Location: Flexible, any UK office, hybrid, or fully remote

About the role

You will serve as a Lead Medical Writer and assist directors with resourcing and managing/developing the Scientific Services team to meet the content demands of customised Medical Communications initiatives. Additionally, you will be responsible for workload management, guiding the performance and personal development of the medical writing team, supporting business development opportunities and improving delivery processes. In return, Fishawack will offer you excellent job benefits, on-going career opportunities and a supportive & flexible working environment.

Who are Fishawack Health?

Fishawack Health (FH) is a leading global commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries.

The future of health is fast-paced and complex, demanding a different approach. Established in 2001, our 1,300+ healthcare experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our 4 core disciplines — Consulting; Medical; Policy, Access, Value, Evidence; and Marketing.

Working across the product and service lifecycle, together with our teammates in shared creative teams (Creative Studio, Editorial Services, Motion, Digital, Events, and Media) and Group Services, we engage our collective force to innovate and solve the complex healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

We live and breathe our five values in everything we do: We are authentic. We value difference. We play for the team. We own the challenge. We enjoy the journey. At Fishawack Health, we imagine a healthier world and build the connections to make it happen.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure projects are assigned on a timely basis and monitor the medical writing team for equitable distribution of workload
  • Train, mentor and oversee the workflow of medical writers
  • Serve as a key resource for questions and/or employee contacts
  • Assist with content development, providing the information the that the team need to deliver projects effectively
  • Work closely with the project management and client services teams to fulfil the ongoing potential of assigned client accounts
  • Represent Fishawack at client meetings such as advisory boards, speaker-training meetings and business development initiatives
  • Guide the performance and personal development of direct team and wider editorial team
  • Advocating and updating processes and best practices to maintain consistently high-quality standards of delivery

About you

  • Ideally 5 years’+ medical communications writing and line management experience
  • Higher degree in relevant subject; post-graduate qualification preferred
  • Ability to work to your allocated deadlines and project specifications
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team

What we can offer

Fishawack Health aims to empower every employee to develop and thrive. We empower our team with the tools, skills, and support needed to think differently and to solve healthcare’s most complex challenges.

At the center of our people-led culture is our Career Experience team, whose mission is to provide every employee with a purpose-driven career. We also pride ourselves on our personalized learning approach to ensure you receive the training you need to help you grow within the company and take advantage of our global scale and scope.

We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our organization to encourage diversity of thought, inclusive behaviour, and innovative solutions. As part of our commitment to building a healthier world, every employee is also encouraged to participate in our community engagement efforts, which support a wide range of healthcare programs and wellbeing causes worldwide.

We have offices in 19 city hubs across North America, Europe, and Asia, geared toward collaborating, training, socializing, and coming together as a global organization while maintaining and fully supporting flexible working practices. Our compensation and benefits package is benchmarked across the industry. We offer a generous company pension/retirement plan, private medical insurance, comprehensive employee wellbeing initiatives, compelling time-off policy, plus many other excellent employee benefits.

Reasonable adjustments

We’ll consider any reasonable adjustments you’d like us to put in place in the interests of fairness and equal opportunities.