Senior Medical Writer

October 17, 2020
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The Senior Medical Writer will be responsible for managing the development of clinical and regulatory documents (eg, protocols, clinical study reports, investigator's brochures), as well as medical communications (eg, abstracts, posters, manuscripts). This individual will work collaboratively with team leaders across multiple functional areas to drive and manage the processes leading to production of high quality documents in a timely manner.


* Prepares Investigational New Drug (IND) applications, amendments, annual reports, New Drug Applications (NDA) and/or Marketing Authorization Applications (MAA), and other documents to support global product development
* Leads the development of clinical and regulatory documents (eg, clinical protocols, clinical study reports, investigator brochures, clinical summaries)
* Leads the development of abstracts, slides/ posters, and primary manuscripts presenting clinical study data
* Participates in strategic publication planning and implementation of publication plans
* Provides project teams with expertise and strategic guidance on analysis and presentation of efficacy and safety data in documents
* Organizes, conducts, and leads cross-functional document development meetings
* Develops strategy for document preparation and manages the overall document development process, including timelines, document reviews, and approvals in adherence with company standard operating procedures and regulatory guidance
* Works with statistics and programming departments in the development of statistical analysis plans and design of statistical outputs
* Contributes to program strategy, through collaborative engagement with personnel across different functional areas and departments
* Leads or participates in development of medical writing processes and infrastructure development
* Contributes to clinical trial registry postings and results disclosures on US and EU platforms
* May coordinate the activity or serve as internal contact for contract medical writers and other third-party vendors
* Develops and implements templates, company styles, and standard operating procedures to ensure consistent, high quality deliverables

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
* Minimum BA/BS plus 8 years experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry (5 years for PhD/PharmD level), with at least 5 years as medical writer (3 years for PhD/PharmD).
* Prior NDA/BLA/MAA submission experience preferred
* Works well and efficiently in fast-paced environment across multiple functional teams. Has solid understanding of the different clinical and regulatory development functional areas and roles.
* Positive, flexible, open-minded attitude; thrives in collaborative environment
* Comfortable leading teams and educating team members as needed during process of document development
* Organized, results-oriented, deadline-driven. Experience managing multiple projects
* Skilled in written and oral communications. Meticulous attention to detail.
* Comfortable taking the initiative, solving problems at hand, and escalating issues as needed
* Advanced analytical ability and expertise at data interpretation and presentation
* Expertise with software and templates commonly used in regulatory medical writing (ie, MS-Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat). Experience with MS-Project preferred.

About Aerotek:

Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we've grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing® winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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