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Managing Medical Writer

Company: Edelway Switzerland AG
Location: Zurich area
Reference: SJ-03
Closing Date: 17 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Edelway is a pan-European Pharma Consultancy. One of our best clients, a global, pharmaceutical company based in Zurich Area, Switzerland is currently looking for experienced Managing Medical Writer.

Requirements:

  • The Managing Medical Writer (MMW) is a key member of the Medical Writing team who brings expertise and leadership qualities to the writing group. With both a people and project-facing orientation, the MMW is responsible for leadership of, and strategic and scientific contributions to the preparation of regulatory documentation in support of the clinical development pipeline.
  • As an integral part of a clinical and/or study team, the MMW ensures the quality, compliance with internal and external standards, and timely and efficient production of English-language clinical regulatory documents using an electronic document management system. Must contribute scientific knowledge, analytical skills, experience, independence, and insight to the analysis of data, the preparation of reports, and the production of registration dossiers.
  • May have overarching responsibilities for oversight of multiple clinical programs or disease areas. Directs teams in development of documentation roadmap (e.g., strategic program level overviews as well as details for particular deliverables, timelines, resources, expected deliverables, review cycles, issue escalation/mitigations, presentations to Sr. Management as needed), leads dossier preparation, and writes key documents and/or oversees the writing of others.
  • Builds talent and capabilities of medical writing team members through proactive coaching, mentoring and development opportunities. Facilitates and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in support of clinical documentation objectives. May include management of direct reports including assignment of resources, professional development and performance management. Leads or contributes to process improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in the Life Sciences.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 12 years of experience as a medical writer preparing regulated documents in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry OR
  • MS Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience as a medical writer preparing regulated documents in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry OR
  • PhD with a minimum of 6 years of experience as a medical writer preparing regulated documents in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry.

Required Experience:

  • Ability to prepare, without supervision, any type of clinical regulatory document (e.g., protocol, CSR, CIB, clinical sections of IMPD and CTD) according to company guidelines and international governmental regulations and to present clinical data objectively in a clear, concise format in keeping with industry guidelines.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing people, projects and/or the work of others.
  • Provide leadership of and management for complex documentation projects and project teams of medical writers.
  • Technical expertise in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, document management systems, and familiarity with SharePoint and concepts of structured content management.
  • Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, and project management skills.
  • Awareness of pharmaceutical industry needs beyond clinical development.

 

If this sounds like your next challenge please send us your CV at pharma@edelway.com

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Sihleggstrasse 23 8832 Wollerau

Switzerland
Tel:  +41 58 717 7000
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