Closing on: Jun 23, 2024

Location: Surrey/Remote

Salary: £105,000-£135,000

Find your place and use your experience to make an impact.

We are RApport-ELIQUENT! A specialist international regulatory consultancy, bringing cutting-edge and life-changing medicines and medical devices to global markets.

The RApport-ELIQUENT team continues to grow from strength to strength, with the team applying our latest thinking in creating the next generation of regulatory solutions that deliver value to some of the largest organisations in our industry. We help our clients to solve their regulatory challenges by developing bespoke solutions that meet their unique needs.

Our team operates at a global level. There is plenty to learn, space to develop and make a real contribution with an opportunity to participate in a wide range of engagements.

The Opportunity

Medical Writing Director

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Medical Writing Director to lead and develop our medical writing team. The Medical Writing Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of medical writing projects, including the development of clinical study documents, regulatory submissions, publications, and other scientific communications. The successful candidate will have a strong background in medical writing, exceptional leadership skills, and a deep understanding of regulatory requirements.

What you’ll do

As a Medical Writing Director you will lead, manage, and provide Medical Writing expertise but also be experienced in developing and implementing Medical Writing strategies in multiple regions and agency interactions. Key responsibilities you can expect to accomplish include:

  • Provide strategic leadership to the medical writing team to ensure the delivery of high-quality, compliant documents that meet client objectives and regulatory standards.
  • Review and approve documents for accuracy, consistency, and compliance.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on best practices, regulatory requirements, and industry trends, providing guidance and mentorship to team members.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of medical writing processes to enhance efficiency and quality across projects.
  • Build, develop, and maintain a high-performing medical writing team, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing strategic input.
  • Lead business development, including driving proposal development and client presentations aimed at expanding medical writing services.
  • Lead the planning and execution of projects, including resource allocation, timeline management, and budget oversight.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the team and directors to plan and execute projects.
  • Lead regulatory document development and serve as the main client contact.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and implement process improvements and training.

About you

Medical Writing Director are pivotal to lead, manage and provide guidance to a wide range of regulatory disciplines. Qualified candidates must meet a set of criteria we deem essential for those interested in the Medical Writing Director role:

  • Advanced degree in life sciences, pharmacy, or related field required (e.g., MSc, PhD).
  • 15-20 years of medical writing experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, including leadership, business development, or management roles.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g., ICH guidelines, GCP, FDA/EMA regulations) for clinical study documents, submissions, and publications.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to inspire and motivate teams, with a proven ability to build and develop high-performing teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proven track record in managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and delivering high-quality results.
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and compliance in all deliverables.
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments, quickly adapting to changing priorities and client needs.

Our commitment to you

A career at RApport-ELIQUENT is an opportunity to hone your skills and develop in the direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see.

We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at RApport-ELIQUENT. We invest in outstanding people, building a team of future thinkers from diverse backgrounds, empowering them to achieve their potential.

What makes RApport-ELIQUENT a great place to work?

We will empower you to choose the working pattern that works best for you and how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from the team, share your experience and insight, build relationships that drive your career and prioritise your wellbeing. We offer an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to bring your true self to work every day, growing and developing at a pace that’s right for you.

We believe it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the greatest impact on those around you.

Job Category: Medical Writing Medical Writing Director Regulaory Affairs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Surrey/ Remote

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