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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Senior Medical Writer

Remote

Work Schedule
Other

Environmental Conditions
Office

Job Description

Senior Medical Writer (India) (FSP; Remote)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development, and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.

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Summarized Purpose:

We are looking for a Senior Medical Writer to work with one or more clients in the FSP space; experience in Neuroscience or Oncology would be valuable but not essential. This would be a remote role working from any location in India. As a Senior Medical Writer within the FSP team, you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. The successful candidate may work across multiple FSPs. You will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as primary author for FSP clients who writes and provides input on routine documents such as clinical study reports and study protocols and summarizes data from clinical studies.
  • May research, write or edit complex clinical and scientific and program level documents, including IBs, INDs, and MAAs.
  • Reviews routine documents prepared by junior team members. May provide training and mentorship for junior writers and program managers on document preparation, the use of software for document development, document types, regulatory requirements, and therapeutic area knowledge.
  • Ensures compliance with quality processes and requirements for assigned documents. Provides input on and independently develops best practices, methods, and techniques for achieving optimal results, including various client specific processes.
  • May assist in program management activities. Identifies and resolves out of scope activities. Duties could include developing timelines, budgets, forecasts, and contract modifications.
  • Represents the department at project launch meetings, review meetings, and project team meetings.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification; Advanced degree preferred.

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years).

Experience working in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry preferred.

Experience working within FSPs preferable.

Additional qualifications in medical writing (AMWA; EMWA; RAC) advantageous.

In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent data interpretation and medical writing skills, including grammatical, editorial, and proofreading skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including problem solving.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong presentation skills
  • Significant knowledge of global, regional, national, and other document development guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge in a specialty area such as preclinical, therapeutic, regulatory submissions, communications, etc.
  • Great judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent computer skills and skilled with client templates; Good knowledge of document management systems and other relevant applications (e.g., Excel, Outlook).

Job ID: ThermoFisher-R-01242037
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program