Medical Writer


Reference Number: 895890-W
Type of placement: Permanent, Permanent
Location: Switzerland, North West


Main Responsibilities:

  • Interact with external/internal authors, journals, editors, and internal key stakeholders as necessary to develop high-quality scientific publications (such as manuscripts, abstracts, slides and posters) for peer-reviewed journals and scientific congresses
  • Write and/or edit scientific publications in accordance with authors’ direction and in adherence to applicable publication guidelines and company policies/procedures
  • Prepare and/or review other documents necessary for publication support
  • Contribute to the writing and review of clinical regulatory documents (e.g., clinical study reports or summary documents) and other documents that support the regulatory needs of a project
  • Manage the review and approval of assigned documents as needed
  • Coordinate the support of external medical writing services as needed
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the laws, regulations, industry standards and company policies/procedures relevant to Medical Writing


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Advanced scientific degree (MSc, PhD) preferred
  • At least 3+ years’ relevant medical writing experience in Pharmaceutical Company or Medical Writing Agency
  • English mother tongue, or excellent spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the preparation of accurate and high-quality scientific text for a range of documents and materials, including scientific publications
  • Thorough understanding of clinical study design and statistics, and an ability to analyse and present scientific and clinical trial data concisely to a variety of audiences
  • Knowledgeable of relevant publication guidelines/best practices and regulatory document requirements
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills, together with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required


Our Offer:

For one of our clients, a medium sized biopharmaceutical company with an exciting pipeline in various therapeutic areas, we are currently looking for a