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Medical Writer (Medical Communication)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Medical Writer to join a dynamic team in Kuala Lumpur. This role is perfect for someone with a deep scientific understanding and a knack for creating high-quality content tailored to meet client objectives. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing MedComms content, supporting business development, engaging with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), and contributing to people management and development.

What you'll do:

As a Principal Medical Writer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the narrative of our clients' brands. Your deep scientific understanding will enable you to create insightful advice on MedComms solutions. You will have the opportunity to engage with KOLs across various therapeutic areas, adding value through your scientific rigour. Your contribution to people management and development will be invaluable as you train and coach other writers on the team.

  • Acquire and maintain a deep scientific understanding of clients' brand portfolios
  • Create high-quality content that meets client objectives while adhering to compliance and editorial quality standards
  • Edit assigned MedComms content to ensure scientific accuracy and alignment with relevant client communication objectives
  • Work closely with Business Managers on the development of proposals, providing scientific expertise and guidance
  • Develop and write strategically-focused communication plans that consider product marketing goals, product positioning, and brand vision
  • Cultivate strong relationships with client’s commercial and medical contacts through credibility demonstrated by medical marketing and medical communication knowledge
  • Liaise with KOLs in faculty management for events, symposia, roundtables, and other meetings across a range of therapeutic areas
  • Train and coach Senior Medical Writers and Medical Writers on the scientific aspects of assigned accounts

What you bring:

The ideal Principal Medical Writer brings a wealth of experience in scientific/medical writing within a MedComms agency or pharmaceutical Medical Affairs setting. With at least six years under your belt, you have honed your ability to distill complex scientific concepts into clear, concise messages. Your fluency in English, both written and spoken, is impeccable. You are comfortable using Microsoft Office applications and have experience running or facilitating advisory boards, scientific meetings, and webinars.

  • Graduate degree in the sciences; healthcare science degree is a plus
  • At least 6 years of scientific/medical writing experience, preferably in a MedComms agency or pharmaceutical Medical Affairs setting
  • Experience in running or facilitating advisory boards, scientific meetings, webinars is highly preferred
  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to distill complex scientific concepts into clear, concise messages
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the MedComms industry, known for its commitment to quality and innovation. They offer an inclusive work environment that values collaboration and interpersonal skills. The company provides ample opportunities for growth and development, making it an ideal place for those who are eager to learn and grow in their careers.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates who meet the key requirements will be invited to attempt the assessments. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in this position.

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Healthcare and Life Sciences

Focus: Medical Affairs

Industry: New Media and Internet

Salary: Market Aligned

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: ZDTD95-C2F2AEDB

Date posted: 01 July 2024

Consultant: Victoria Gan

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