Medical Writer


About 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 and adult learning
  • 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, societies, 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

As part of the Liberum team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

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 / 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

What you’ll bring:

  • 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 and/or e-learning 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

What we offer

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in UK and USA. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at Christmas shutdown and your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes


Holborn is a vibrant borough in central London, only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden. There are loads of restaurants and bars in the area, offering something for every taste, and transport links around the capital are excellent.

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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