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Principal Medical Writer

  1. Any EMEA Location, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Spain, UK
2024-108795
  1. Medical Writing
  2. ICON Strategic Solutions
  3. Remote

About the role

As a Principal Medical Writer you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.

We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment driving innovation and excellence, and we welcome you to join us on our mission to shape the future of clinical development.

 


What will you be doing?

 

Researches, writes, and edits clinical and regulatory documents by applying functional expertise and clinical drug development knowledge. Writes clear and concise documents, including study reports, protocols, investigator brochures, summary documents, and other scientific documents. Exhibits excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills. Demonstrates technical expertise and background in the use of medical writing templates and software (eg, PleaseReview, Documentum-based platforms, etc.).

 

 

  • Manages all aspects of the medical writing function.
  • Writes and reviews clinical study reports, protocols, and other clinical/regulatory documents.
  • Contributes to clinical protocol development for first-in-human oncology studies.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise and background in the use of medical writing templates and software (eg, PleaseReview, Documentum-based platforms, etc.).
  • Writes clear and concise documents, including study reports, protocols, investigator brochures, summary documents, and other scientific documents
  • Drive the document preparation process, receive and review primary statistical output, draft and distribute documents for review, and incorporate/resolve comments with all reviewers.
  • Acts as a lead medical writer on complex programs and numerous individual studies.
  • Provides scientific and medical writing consultancy to project teams, as requested.

 

Location: Anywhere in Europe or UK  remote

 

#LI-Remote: Europe


What do you need to have:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant scientific/clinical/regulatory field preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a lead oncology medical writing role in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry. *Note: oncology experience is preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret clinical and scientific data; ability to present results in an understandable manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge of current requirements and guidelines applicable to submission documents
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects

 


What ICON can offer you:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a diverse culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

In addition to your competitive salary, ICON offers a range of additional benefits. Our benefits are designed to be competitive within each country and are focused on well-being and work life balance opportunities for you and your family.

Our benefits examples include:

  • Various annual leave entitlements
  • A range of health insurance offerings to suit you and your family’s needs
  • Competitive retirement planning offerings to maximise savings and plan with confidence for the years ahead
  • Global Employee Assistance Programme, TELUS Health, offering 24-hour access to a global network of over 80,000 independent specialised professionals who are there to support you and your family’s well-being
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible country-specific optional benefits, including childcare vouchers, bike purchase schemes, discounted gym memberships, subsidised travel passes, health assessments, among others



Visit our careers website to read more about the benefits of working at ICON: https://careers.iconplc.com/benefits

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know or submit a request here.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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