Medical Writer

Category:  Clinical Development
Location: 

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

   

Department – Clinical Reporting Unit

 

Does your motivation come from challenges and working in a dynamic environment? Do you thrive in a working environment where close collaboration with key stakeholders and strategic alignment is essential? Do you have a can-do attitude with continuous improvement as one of your career objectives? Then we might have the right position for you. Apply now and join a growing team, working in an international environment.

 

About the department

 

The Clinical Reporting unit in GBS has seen a tremendous growth curve and has become an integral part of the Global Clinical Reporting community in a short span of 6-7 years, since its inception in 2011. The team is a dynamic mix of enthusiastic and qualified skilled medical writers, Disclosure Medical Writers, Publishers, and Document Controllers with master/PhD in life sciences, pharmacology, medicine, etc. The team is full of commitment, passion, skills, and talent with broad knowledge of different therapeutic areas and regulatory requirements for submissions. The team has an average experience of 7-8 years in writing and reviewing regulatory documents and publications. We use our scientific expertise to drive clear and impactful communication on the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Apart from writing and publishing regulatory documents, the team is also responsible for the distribution of documents (CONNECT portal) and largely contributes to NN’s regulatory commitments by being involved in Public disclosure activities.

 

The Position

 

As a Medical Writer, you will ensure timely, clear, and proactive communication and collaboration with the stakeholders and colleagues globally. Furthermore, you will communicate across the time zones and in different professional environments. This job requires good communication and analytical skills. To meet timelines, you must be good at planning your work be proactive when problems arise, and seek help and advice from relevant people within GBS as well as within Head Quarters (HQ). Additionally, you will challenge the expert contributors on the clinical documents where the quality of their written contribution could be improved. You are entrusted to fulfill the following responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure timely, clear, and proactive communication and collaboration with the stakeholders and colleagues globally.
  • You will contribute to process improvements, knowledge sharing, and skill building, and mentor and train other medical writers as needed. You will have to maintain good relationships with the stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Responsible for meeting timelines, the medical writer must be good at planning their work be proactive when problems arise, and seek help and advice from relevant people within GBS as well as within HQ.
  • You will challenge the expert contributors on the clinical documents where the quality of their written contribution could be improved.
  • Frequent traveling abroad to attend meetings in HQ and CMRs, and conferences and courses worldwide, will be part of the job.

 

Qualification

 

You are expected to have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Graduate (PhD, MSc., M Pharm, or equivalent).
  • 4+ years of experience as a medical writer or other relevant work experience.
  • Experience working within a global setting.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical /CRO industry.
  • Strong understanding of external requirements related to regulatory documents.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Works independently on smaller tasks.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Committed, persistent, and accountable.
  • Able to plan and manage variable workload.

 

Working At Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development to manufacturing, marketing, and sales- we're all working to move the needle on patient care.

 

Contact

If you believe you are a match for the above requirements and are willing to take up the role, please apply here with our online application tool. Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager before applying. We don’t take applications via direct mail.

 

Deadline

20th April 2024.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.