Posted to MedZilla on 2/21/2017


TechData Services

US-Nationwide, Senior Medical Writer-Home Based


 
 

Provides high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. Provides technical consultation and provides substantive advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices. Demonstrates subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. Effectively manages medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines. Collaborates with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence. 
Independently researches, writes, and edits clinical study reports, study 
protocols and standard response documents. Produces complex clinical or 
scientific documents, such as, IBs, and sections of INDs, NDAs, CTDs, and 
dossiers. Provides senior review of documents and training/mentoring for other 
writers. 


-Manages all aspects of planning, organizing, and executing projects without 
supervision including: developing project timelines, standards, budgets, 
forecasts, and contract modifications. Liaises with other functional units as 
necessary (i.e., project management, clinical, QA, data management, 
biostatistics, regulatory). Identifies and escalates out-of-scope project activities 
in a timely manner and proposes solutions. 
-May manage several long-term projects concurrently. 
-Represents Medical Writing in Project Launch Meetings, Review meetings, client 
audits, bid defenses, and capabilities presentations. 
-Establishes and develops client relationships; independently initiates and leads 
interactions with clients. 
-Assists with business development and development of budgets and proposals. 


Education and Experience: 
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational 
qualification; Advanced degree preferred 
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 
5+ years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. 
Experience working in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry preferred 
Additional qualifications in medical writing (AMWA; EMWA; RAC) advantageous 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
-Excellent data interpretation and medical writing skills, including grammatical, editorial, and 
proofreading skills 
-Strong project management skills 
-Excellent interpersonal skills including problem solving 
-Strong negotiation skills 
-Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong presentation skills 
-Significant knowledge of global, regional, national and other document development guidelines 
-In-depth knowledge in a specialty area such as preclinical, therapeutic, regulatory submissions, 
communications, etc. 
-Great judgment and decision-making skills 
-Excellent computer skills and skilled with client templates; Good knowledge of document 
management systems and other relevant applications (e.g. Excel, Outlook) 
Working Conditions and Environment: 
• Work is performed in an office environment. 
• Exposure to electrical office equipment. 


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