Editor, IMS Health Incorporated

Vacancy Description

  • Research and write content, under the supervision of a Senior Editor, for IMS Health’s portfolio of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement publications
  • The position focuses on some of the major international pharmaceutical markets therefore foreign language skills are a distinct advantage
  • No prior knowledge of the pharmaceutical market is required. Full training will be provided

Principal Roles:

  • Research and write new content for our PharmaQuery online database of pricing and reimbursement systems worldwide
  • Research and write breaking stories for our weekly online news service, PharmaQuery News
  • Submit primary researched articles to our market-leading monthly trade title, Pharma Pricing & Reimbursement

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Minimum upper second class degree (or equivalent) in any discipline
  • Fluency in English essential; other languages an advantage
  • Strong primary and secondary research skills to gather difficult to capture information
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to develop a network of key contacts, including internal IMS personnel
  • Excellent plain English writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong analytical skills to piece together disparate and sometimes conflicting data
  • Flexibility to handle several projects simultaneously and balance priorities appropriately
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team to take projects from initial stage to final delivery
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Technical proficiency in word, excel and internet
  • Keen interest in developing a detailed understanding of the healthcare and pharmaceutical markets

To apply send your CV and cover letter to elast@uk.imshealth.com or Elaine Last, IMS Health, 1 Quayside, Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AB