Manager* / Associate Director* Scientific / Medical Writing

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Research, development, teaching
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Manager* / Associate Director* Scientific / Medical Writing

As Manager* / Associate Director* Scientific / Medical Writer, you will ensure the timely generation of high-quality regulatory documents required for the development of novel immunotherapeutic agents from discovery up until marketing approval, and beyond. As part of an international scientific/medical writing team, you will be expected to proactively support a range of experts in research, non-clinical, and clinical, and medical affairs working on innovative products for a wide range of oncology indications and infectious diseases.

Depending on the applicant's experience the position will be filled at the Associate Director, or Manager levels.

Although based in Mainz, Germany, extensive home office is an option. This position offers a unique opportunity for you to work on a wide range of documents required during the discovery phase up until post-approval product lifecycle management phase, as well as on publications of scientific and clinical study information for “your” projects.

Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Write, edit, and format a wide range of scientific, regulatory documents (quality, non-clinical, clinical) according to standard procedures
  • Write/edit publications, coordinate the publication storyline definition, writing, review, and approval process, and support the submission and post-submission updating processes
  • Check and (if required) revise documents with regard to content, completeness, consistency, and standards compliance
  • Proactively contribute writing expertise in project teams for optimal data presentation, for document content options/requirements, and for process options and planning
  • Provide training and guidance on good writing practices, the structure/format requirements for regulatory documents/dossiers, good publications practices, and other role-relevant topics

What you have to offer.

  • A relevant life science university degree, ideally M.D. or Pharm. D. or Ph.D.
  • At least 3 years of experience as writer in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry supporting the development of therapeutic agents, ideally for oncology and/or infectious disease indications
  • Ability to interpret and summarize complex data in a clear, logical, and concise manner
  • A proactive ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work according to tight timelines and to prioritize workload, whilst concentrating on delivery and adding value
  • Excellent personal organizational, time management skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and consistency
  • Expert skills in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), ideally also knowledge of applications for graphics generation/editing, editorial checks, and reference management, as well as document management systems
  • Native-level written and spoken English; German skills would be advantageous

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on +49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6550 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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