ICON Clinical Research Consultant, Value Communications in London, United Kingdom

Consultant, *Value Communications *

Location: London or Abingdon, UK.



You will be doing a mix of writing, consulting, and project management. This is a full time, permanent position.


ICON’s Value Communications team undertakes consultancy projects for a range of international clients in the pharmaceutical or medical device sectors, and is respected globally for the quality of their work and methodological innovations. The group also maintains links with high profile academics with staff regularly presenting and teaching at international conferences.

ICON is a top-tier CRO employing over 13,000 people with annual revenue in excess of $2 billion. ICON Commercialisation and Outcomes (ICO) division is a market leader in a range of services including Health Economics, Patient-Reported Outcomes, Epidemiology, Value Communications, RWE, Pricing and Translations and Linguistic Validation with offices in Europe, North America and APAC.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast-paced environment within a growing team committed to providing our clients with leading expertise in scientific communications and market access.

As a Senior Medical Writer, you will provide senior level medical/clinical writing support, which involves the management/development of written and digital deliverables. Responsibilities will include development of outlines, manuscripts, abstracts, scientific posters, and slide presentations that are generally focused on a specific therapeutic area. The Senior Medical Writer works closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client expectations, budgets and timelines. Travel to professional meetings, client locations, and other project-related travel may be required..

  • Role Requirements*

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in life sciences or economics and, preferably, a postgraduate position in a health related discipline.

  • Relevant experience within a consulting or pharmaceutical industry environment

  • Relevant pharmaceutical/medical writing experience.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret clinical data from a variety of scientific sources.

  • Ability to develop presentations and articles for peer reviewed publications that conform to prescribed styles and formats.

  • Excellent demonstrable understanding of ICMJE and GPP guidelines and regulations.

  • Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software, Graphics software (eg, PowerPoint or Prism), Bibliographic software (eg, EndNote) and any other applicable software as may be needed by the job from time to time as it evolves.

  • Knowledge of process for obtaining market access for drugs or devices

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • High self-motivation

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  • Benefits of Working in ICON*



This is a permanent, full time position. The salary is competitive and negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. The package on offer to the successful candidate includes the option of private health care, an attractive pension plan and 23 days annual leave initially rising to a maximum of 27 days. The role will be UK-based in our London or Abingdon office.


  • What’s Next?*


Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.


  • ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*