Senior Market Access Writer - Sheffield

£40,000 - £60,000 - Health Economics
Ref: 86 Date Posted: Thursday 06 Dec 2018
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Job title: Senior Market Access Writer

Salary: 40,000 - £60,000 doe

Location: Sheffield or Manchester with flexible working

The role:

You will have full client-facing responsibilities and will be expected to lead and/or contribute to a range of clinical evidence review and medical writing projects. Key responsibilities include, but are not be limited to:

·Developing market access deliverables, including:
·Clinical sections of reimbursement dossiers for HTA bodies
·Value dossiers and value stories to support the case for new products
·Evidence review reports of clinical research:
·Desk based research through to systematic literature review
·Focus on assessing burden of illness, unmet need and product value
·Posters and abstracts, and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
·Project and task management (including time and workload management to ensure deliverables are on time)
·Working as a part of a multidisciplinary project team, including health economists, statisticians, editors and project managers to finalise client deliverables within agreed timelines
·Reviewing other team members’ work
·Contributing to proposals and potential involvement in business development
Your skills:
We are looking for enthusiasm, vision, flexibility in approach and the desire to play a key role in our highly committed Clinical Evidence Review team. You will need to have:
• A relevant BSc or post graduate qualification in biochemistry, biology, biomedical science or a closely related field
• At least 2 years’ experience in medical writing, preferably in a consultancy or pharmaceutical environment
• Technical writing skills with the ability to convey complex information as a cohesive story
• Research and analysis skills (e.g. the ability to undertake and report literature reviews to include a critical appraisal of the identified evidence)
• Proven ability to manage projects within timelines, budget and scope
• Proven ability to manage relationships, internally and externally
• Ability to resolve issues and challenges
You will have a distinct advantage if you have:
• A basic understanding of health economics and health technology assessment
• Published work in peer-reviewed journals and at conferences
• Client management or project leading responsibilities
• Familiarity with EndNote reference management software

The location:

Our head office is in Sheffield: a city known as much for it’s universities as for its steel and snooker. There’s the UK’s largest theatre district outside London; Yorkshire’s premier shopping centre, Meadowhall; one of Europe’s largest urban glass gardens; a choice of independent cinemas; an unofficial Chinatown rammed with brilliant restaurants; an antiques quarter stacked with vintage stores; an outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the city; and a range of museums and art galleries peppering every corner and thoroughfare. The offices are in central Sheffield with all local amenities on our doorstep including the Peak District National Park!

Compensation and benefits package:

Competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus company bonus
33.5 days paid leave inclusive of bank holidays
Pension
Individually tailored career development plan and considerable scope in terms of progression opportunities
Health and wellbeing benefits