Associate Director - Medical Writing

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA), CRA Manager, Clinical Outsourcing
  3. United States
Troy Township, USA
Posting date: 03 Nov 2020
CR.SR.33933

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a REMOTE Associate Director in Medical Writing with a pharmaceutical company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Writes and/or edits clinical regulatory documents (all document types).
  • Prepares regulatory documents (eg, Module 2 and other clinical CTD documents, briefing and response documents [requests for information, deficiency letters], pediatric clinical development plans). Ensures documents are accurate, complete, and adhere to applicable regulatory guidelines and departmental and editorial standards
  • Guides clinical (and other) staff on the organization and presentation of information within documents, as well as the design and format of data displays
  • Contributes at the program, submission team, and therapeutic area level.
  • Participates in the preparation/revision of document templates, development of process, and preparation/revision of SOPs and guidance documents
  • Ensures quality assurance of own documents - implementation of comments received from CQA.
  • Manages preparation of clinical documents for submissions
  • Participates in CDTs and study team meetings, provides alignment with documents within overall program strategy
  • Prepares or reviews and maintains document timelines
  • Uses various tools, business systems, and repositories
  • Provides oversight of assigned internal and external medical writers to deliver high-quality documents on time, consistent with internal standards, and within budget
  • Participates in Clinical Research Organization (CRO) alliance and other outsourcing activities
  • Responsible for tracking/proving metrics and established key performance indicators, contributing to the budget process, and handling invoices
  • Identifies processes that require improvement, and demonstrates "big picture" perspective, leveraging experience, to recommend strategies and solutions
  • Contributes to manuscript preparation as needed

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or a master's degree in Life Sciences (or other related field), both with a minimum of 10 years of experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of English grammar, including familiarity with a standard style guide
  • At least 7 years writing experience of clinical regulatory documents in the Biopharmaceutical/CRO industry.
  • Substantial knowledge of varied therapeutic areas, regulatory/scientific guidelines, and key statistical concepts.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and write scientific and clinical data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong communications, organizational, time management, and project management skills are required.
  • Proficient in MS Word and experience with document templates
  • Experience with an electronic document management system
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills needed to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with the principles of clinical research and drug development, including clinical trial design, operations, and results analysis
  • Leadership role in complex clinical regulatory writing projects, including at least one marketing application (e.g., NDA/BLA, MAA)

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Samantha Reader at 267-983-0134.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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