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Medical Writer


Medical Writer

Company Summary - Liberum Independent Medical Education

Liberum attracts highly-qualified, passionate and creative professionals. The team enjoys challenging convention, pushing the boundaries and delivering bespoke solutions in complex therapy areas.

The Liberum office is located in London and is the Independent Medical Education (IME) division of Open Health. IME is supported through arm's-length funding in the form of a grant. This means the supporter has no control or involvement in the content and we work closely with the faculty to create fair and balanced education for healthcare professionals across multiple therapy areas. Liberum is a member of the Good CME Practice group (gCMEP) and adheres to its 4 core principles of appropriate education, balance, transparency and effectiveness.

While there is flat structure, there is the opportunity to work on interesting projects in a variety of therapy areas. Currently we are a small but rapidly growing group.

You will love this role if you:

  • Have a strong scientific background and are passionate about medical education
  • You’re passionate about the opportunity to improve healthcare practice
  • Are keen to learn about new therapy areas and are able to critically appraise published information to underpin your understanding
  • Are looking for a dynamic role involving interaction with a range of internal teams, and IME stakeholders (eg. faculty, scientific experts, accreditation bodies, etc.)

You will be a success if you:

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Can communicate complex scientific ideas in an accurate and innovative way
  • Are able to work under pressure, independently and as part of a team to deliver high-quality work

Key responsibilities

To work within the scientific services team to:

  • Ensure that quality control is paramount within all materials produced across the business
  • Develop written materials (for subsequent review by Lead / Senior Medical Writer) in line with good CME practice guidelines, timelines, Liberum editorial policy, all relevant codes
    • May include editing as well as writing
  • Ensure all written material is:
    • Appropriately pitched
    • On brief when delivered
    • Delivered on time
    • Fully referenced and, where applicable, abides by any relevant codes
  • Attend conferences / advisory board meetings with Lead / Senior Medical Writer and develop first draft of report for review
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the Liberum team
  • Ensure line manager and other relevant team members, are continually updated on project progress
  • Develop an understanding of the various disease areas
  • Undertake or direct research into therapy areas, as needed

Key attributes / skills / competencies

  • Work within the company core values at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interpret and fulfil briefs in a creative and technically accurate manner
  • Sound understanding of science and medicine and the healthcare environment
  • Some knowledge of the IME/CME industry is a plus
  • Able to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness / ability to learn and apply new skills and new scientific / therapeutic / regulatory information
  • Adaptability / flexibility
  • Good project management skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Plan, organise and complete multiple tasks and deal with changes in project timings and specifications
  • Manage workload in line with the changing demands of the business


Holborn is a buzzing, intellectual pocket of Central London forming part of the London Borough of Camden and the City of Westminster. Right at the centre of the capital, it is a key commercial area situated only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden, which provides everything from blockbuster musicals to beautifully staged ballets. Many restaurants populate the area, aided by the surrounding luxury hotels, and the green spaces offered by the likes of Lincoln’s Inn fields also makes up for the distance from London’s major parks.

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About Liberum

Bespoke independent medical education programmes, supported by arm's-length funding

Liberum responds to the current need for a gold-standard IME/CME company that provides bespoke, innovative programmes in conjunction with expert faculty and based on the core principles of good CME practice. We employ rigorous outcomes measurements to ensure our education programmes improve HCP knowledge, competence and performance with the goal of ultimately improving patient care.

We are highly experienced in delivering programmes at global, European and domestic levels and have a wide range of therapeutic experience.


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