Job Overview :
A career at Covance provides our employees the unique opportunity to make an immediate impact and difference in our patient’s lives.
Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, a chance to work in an energetic & team oriented work place, and access to competitive benefits.
With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and a vast array of career options, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.
As a Covance employee, your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner.
We are currently hiring a Senior Medical Writer (Medical Writer III). This position can be home or office based in EMEA.
Main Responsibilities :
Write and coordinate the development of protocols, CSRs or other clinical documents including those of a more complex nature
Provide support in development of submission level documents under guidance of senior staff
Oversees management and coordination of complex narrative projects
Produces scientific papers, abstracts and / or posters, and presentations.
Responsible for all medical writing aspects of project development and coordination, adherence to timelines and budget
To prioritize and plan workload to a high standard. Effectively manage multiple assignments in parallel
Prepare documents in accordance with Covance / Client Standard Operating Procedures and specifications as applicable, and relevant ICH and regulatory / industry guidelines
Review of Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and Tables, Figures and Listings (TFLs) to ensure appropriate data presentation for CSR purposes.
Provide feedback on SAP and TFLs to project team as needed.
Act as medical writing contact for major clients and partners
Keep up to date with developments in Medical Writing
In consultation with more experienced staff, show initiative and ability to deal with complex project situations
Inform management of medical writing problems promptly and propose solutions
Provide advice on Medical Writing issues to project team members (internal and external) and help to resolve problems
Contribute to Medical Writing initiatives to develop and improve processes
Mentor and provide guidance and training to other medical writing staff
Provide peer review and input on deliverables prepared by colleagues
Provides scientific leadership and support to colleagues in the data management and reporting team
Provide support for Business Development opportunities such as time and cost estimates, attendance at client bid defense meetings, industry conferences
Review Covance SOPs and associated documents
Represent department in audits and inter-department working groups
Comply with Covance internal processes and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned by Management
Education / Qualifications :
Minimum of first degree in life sciences (or equivalent); advanced degree (e.g., PhD or Masters) preferred
Experience : Minimum Required :
Minimum Required :
Must have a wealth of medical writing experience with experience working as a medical writing project lead
Excellent command of written and spoken English
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
In-depth knowledge of MS Word
Excellent organizational and time management ability
Detailed knowledge of ICH guidelines applicable to medical writing
Good understanding of medical / scientific terminology and experience in data analysis and interpretation