Medical Director- UK (Cambridge)

Who we are:

CACTUS provides scientific writing services to the Top 10 global pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. The team comprises writers with advanced degrees in medicine or the life sciences.

CACTUS is recognized for its expertise in providing publications and medcom services to global client teams from the US, UK, Germany, and Japan, among other geographies. CACTUS acts as a trusted advisor and works as an extension of its client teams by not only delivering high-quality work consistently, but also providing strategic guidance for their medical communications needs. Clients value the flexible, innovative solutions provided by CACTUS that allows them to manage their budgets wisely and do more with less. Click on the link to watch a short video of what makes us Global Publication Experts:

CACTUS is a performance-driven company that offers excellent professional and personal growth opportunities to it employees. People with an international work experience will feel at home with the work culture at CACTUS.  

The work environment is very employee-friendly, and CACTUS was placed 1st among mid-sized Indian companies in the 2017 Great Places to Work survey:  

Location: UK (Cambridge). Preferred: Must be able to travel to the client site twice a month

Overview of Role

CACTUS is currently looking to add self-motivated, entrepreneurial members to its medical communications team in the UK. This is an opportunity to grow your career and make a greater impact on the lives around you.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • You will ensure quality control/data accuracy and compliance
  • You will be responsible for updating records in DataVision
  • You will maintain relationship with client’s Global Publication Leaders and Agency Global Publication Associates as well as client’s Global Publication Directors
  • You should have deep understanding of client’s medical publications strategies
  • You will communicate directly with the client’s scientific community, Biostats and Analysis & Reporting teams
  • You will act as a conduit between agency’s on-shore and off-shore teams
  • You will oversee and be accountable for quality of work by scientific writers in India.
  • You will represents agency’s organization

What’s in it for you?

  1. Global exposure: We work with the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies across the globe. So you can be assured that you get the best experience in terms of the profile you handle.
  2. Culture & Team: We never stop recruiting the best people because without an amazing team nothing is possible. People at CACTUS are awesome to work with, driven, smart and know how to get things done like nobody else.
  3. Learn & Grow: Our goal is to keep you as long possible and help you build a career with us. We do this by creating an environment where you will grow both personally and professionally.
  4. Satisfaction & Recognition: With some of the biggest names across the globe as existing clients, doors will open and conversations will flow. You will see the results of your efforts translate into maximum impact. With a competitive salary and our recognition programmes, you will be rewarded for your success.

So how do we know that’s you? You have the personality and the experience: 

  • MD/PhD with knowledge of clinical research
  • At least 5-8 years of core writing experience in a medical writing team of a pharmaceutical company or a clinical research organization
  • Advanced ability to write and edit medical publications and layout posters and PowerPoint slides
  • Researches journals & medical/copy editor
  • Critical thinker
  • Demonstrates people management skills
  • Wiling to travel

Job location: 
UK (Cambridge)

Application process

Send in your updated CV along with a cover letter to Feel free to write to us in case you have any queries.

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Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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