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Medical Writer - Dubai - Career Building Position


OPEN Health has a footprint in Europe, the USA and Middle East. Our Dubai business has a very strong reputation in medical communications and a client list to be admired. We are currently looking to recruit a Medical Writer to research and develop high-quality written material for a variety of different projects and programmes for our healthcare clients.

You will love this role if:

  • You enjoy researching and developing content that is scientifically accurate, clear, and appropriate to the target audience
  • You are comfortable working on a broad range of projects, including publications, educational meetings, advisory boards and patient materials  
  • You enjoy working on a diverse range of therapy areas and have a high attention to detail to ensure that quality outputs are delivered to your clients
  • You enjoy working as part of a supportive and dynamic team 

You will be a success if you:

  • Can research medical and scientific topics using relevant information sources
  • Can share your passion and enthusiasm with your clients and colleagues
  • Are a team worker and collaborative
  • Are keen to learn new skills and therapy areas
  • Interested in developing new ideas to bring science and medicine to life

Key attributes / skills / competencies:

  • Graduate in Life sciences (ideally biomedical), higher degree preferred
  • Previous medical writing experience in a Medical communications agency environment preferred
  • Proven writing skills with an excellent command of written and spoken English. Fluent Arabic is also preferred but not essential     
  • Good understanding of human anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of diseases and treatments, with knowledge of the local healthcare landscape a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and familiarity with reference management software preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent 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
  • Team player in a matrix environment working with internal teams,  clients, speakers, authors, and vendors

If you feel that you match these criteria, please refer to the attached Job Description and prepare a cover letter outlining:

  • Your interest in our business
  • Your current location and right to live and work in Dubai
  • Your medical / scientific writing experience and any reference materials 
  • Any particular skills, personal attributes or interest areas that our hiring manager might like to know about
  • Your salary expectations
  • Your notice period or availability

Then send it, with your CV, to careers@openhealth.co.uk with Science Writer Dubai in the Subject Field.

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