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Medical Writing – Senior Associate / Manager (Cork, Ireland)

Medical Writing – Senior Associate / Manager (Cork, Ireland)

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  • Permanent
  • Cork, Ireland
  • negotiable (DOE) USD / Year

Location: Cork, Ireland.

Our client, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Cork, Ireland is looking for an experienced Medical Writer.

Working with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams to facilitate external scientific publications (including but not limited to abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and presentations) and/or regulatory documents (including but not limited to protocols, clinical study reports, briefing documents, regulatory responses, and marketing authorization applications) is the objective of the Medical Writing – Manager (also known as Scientific Communications) role supporting Chorus.

Primary job tasks:

1. Document Preparation / Document Management: Role-based Training Plan (Medical Writer)

· Plan, write, edit, review, and coordinate the publication of scientific data through peer-reviewed journals and forums and/or regulatory documents.

· Facilitate trial development and product registration.

· Ensure and coordinate quality checks for accuracy, collate reviewer’s comments, adjust content of document as required based on internal/external input, and prepare final version.

· Ensure final documents and supporting quality check documentation (with all signatures where appropriate) are placed in appropriate document management system.

· Exhibit flexibility in moving across development and preparation of multiple document types.

· Manage and track workload and escalate resource capacity issues as needed.

2. External Service Provider Management: Role-based Training Plan (Medical Writer)

· Build/manage relationships with vendors/alliance partners.

· Provide oversight on individual deliverables, including timeline management, delivery of feedback and issue management.

3. Knowledge and Skills Development: Role-based Training Plan (Medical Writer)

· Maintain and enhance therapeutic area knowledge including, disease state and compound for assigned project.

· Exhibit flexibility in moving across therapeutic areas and compounds, depending on project assignment, etc.

· Maintain and enhance knowledge of regulatory guidelines and publication guidelines.

4. Knowledge Sharing and Consultant Support: Role-based Training Plan (Medical Writer)

  • Provide peer coaching to others by sharing technical information, giving guidance, answering questions.
  • Network with others (including other functions and regions) to identify and share best practices.
  • Contribute to process improvements, suggesting opportunities where appropriate.

5. Customer Focus: Role-based Training Plan (Medical Writer)

· Work with internal and external speakers to develop and prepare presentations.

· Engage in activities supporting reward and recognition, team building, and diversity.

Support cross-functional coaching, mentoring, and training


  • Ph.D. in a scientific-related field: health/communications/health outcomes/health economics/public health, etc.
  • Experience writing scientific publications.
  • Clinical pharmacology, therapeutic area, or other medical and scientific-specific knowledge and experience (e.g., neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular, or endocrine expertise).
  • Experience in clinical trial processes or regulatory activities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Successful completion of writing exercise (a writing exercise is required as part of the candidate evaluation process)
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Job Overview
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Offered Salary
negotiable (DOE)
Job Location
Cork, Ireland
Job Type