Senior Medical Writer (home/office based)

All Cannings
10 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Senior Medical Writer to join our dedicated Medical Writing team to work from our UK offices or to be home based.


Document Writing and Review

Provide leadership on preparation and review of medical writing documents, as well as the processes and standards required, to both colleagues and clients
Produce well-written, high-quality, timely medical writing documents that conform with current Quanticate (or client-specific) SOPs and processes, as well as applicable regulatory requirements and/or guidelines
Ensure medical writing documents accurately reflect the data, source information, and any document-specific requirements, and review statistical outputs and source information as needed
Manage the document review process ensuring conflicting and/or ambiguous comments are clarified and adequately addressed
Review (including peer and QC review) medical writing documents in accordance with current SOPs, ensuring checklists and tracking documents are completed
Proof-read and provide editorial support on documents produced by other departments in Quanticate or by clients, if requested

Project Management

Provide project management and/or oversight on medical writing projects and/or cross-functional projects using project management tools and processes
Independently plan, organise and prioritise workload to deliver multiple projects simultaneously within agreed timelines, while maintaining profitability
Collaborate effectively with project teams (including peer and QC reviewers) to ensure timely and efficient completion of projects
Using project management tools, drive and track project milestones and metrics
Complete (and approve) daily timesheets, providing (and ensuring) an accurate record of time spent on activities

Process Improvement

Significantly contribute to best practice and process improvement by independently identifying opportunities/challenges and leading process improvement initiatives
Lead the development and implementation of medical writing standards, processes, guidelines and templates ensuring updates occur when and where appropriate


Preferably 5 years experience preparing medical writing documents in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology or medical sector
Significant knowledge and experience on regulatory requirements and/or guidelines for scientific communications
Demonstrated ability to mentor others
Published author of scientific literature desirable
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex concepts and information in a logical and concise manner
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills with ability to manage priorities and work effectively and efficiently under pressure
Excellent analytical skills with a balanced approach to problem-solving, using flexibility and persistence as appropriate
Self motivated to work independently on projects
Assertive with good negotiation and influencing skills
Demonstrated judgement and decision-making skills
Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills
Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, version control, document management and reference management

To submit your application all you have to do is upload your CV to our website! We will look forward to seeing your application soon.

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