Medical Writer

Connect Communications is an independent healthcare communications agency based in Dubai that works with leading pharmaceutical, medical technology and consumer health clients on medical education, market access and insights initiatives across the MENA region.  We are currently looking to recruit a Medical Writer to research and develop high-quality content for a variety of programs for our clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Work in a team alongside medical writers, account management and creatives to deliver content and projects in line with client requirements
  • Ensure that your work is scientifically accurate, clear, fully referenced, appropriate to the target audience, meets the client’s communication objectives, and conforms to any necessary client specifications
  • Research medical and scientific topics using relevant information sources
  • Develop and maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas including drug mechanisms of action, disease state, treatment guidelines and competitive landscape
  • Work on a broad range of projects including publications, abstracts, posters, patient materials, training materials, symposia, workshops, advisory boards, meeting reports, digital copy, newsletters and workshops
  • Provide support to account management teams and attend meetings as required, including internal kick-off meetings, status meetings and client calls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A strong life science background (MSc or PhD)
  • Solid medical writing experience within the communications or pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven writing skills with an excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Broad knowledge of diseases and treatments, with experience in infectious diseases a distinct advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible, ‘can do’ approach with willingness for occasional local and international travel, sometimes on weekends
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Competitive tax free salary and benefits package, including private healthcare insurance and 25 days annual leave

Please send your CV and covering letter to Due to the large number of applications, we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.