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Senior Manager, Medical Writing - Neuroscience

Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey

Post Date: 05/31/2017 Job ID: 1500 Job Category: Clinical: Medical Writing

The Senior Manager, Medical Writing will be the designated Lead Medical Writer for approximately 3-4 Neuroscience Programs. As the Lead Medical Writer, the incumbent ensures timely completion, accuracy and quality of all clinical and submission documentation across all aspects of the compounds' life cycle management, with support from management as needed. The qualified candidate will have proven ability to effectively manage the outsourcing of document preparation when necessary and the associated service providers.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Independently preparing PCS, protocols, and protocol amendments often acting as the compound lead
  • Independently preparing all sections of the CSRs, including narratives, working across functional areas to obtain all applicable source material
  • Routinely engaging clinical research and biostatistics to gain comprehensive understanding of study design, objectives and results
  • Providing guidance to other medical writers applying industry and medical writing best practices
  • With minimal supervision, preparing the clinical sections of submissions documents such as briefing books, Global Investigator Brochures (GIB) and annual regulatory reports
  • Contributing to the writing of marketing application submission documents
  • Managing processes for obtaining feedback for improvements for the document standards and structure
  • Providing mgmt. with appropriate information to ensure procurement of adequate and timely resources to complete medical writing deliverables
  • At the Director' s discretion, may provide work direction to contractors/consultants
  • Contributing to process improvement within and across functional areas
  • Influencing medical writing strategies and processes within and across functional areas
  • Working with teams to develop project specific metrics compliant with standard project metrics
  • Monitoring and evaluating project metrics, escalating issues as needed

Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree required; an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years' medical writing experience in CNS, with specific experience with compounds targeted for epilepsy preferred
  • Must have participated in a major marketing application submission
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to influence others
  • Ability to multitask
  • Result driven with the ability to demonstrate time management and project planning
  • Able to work on site
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS project and MS Word
  • Experienced in the use of a document management system

Kathleen Hepburn, SPHR
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Kathleen has been providing Human Resources and Recruiting solutions to a wide range of organizations for over 20 years. Her areas of expertise include talent sourcing and acquisition, HR planning, employee relations, and performance management. She is credited with developing strategic partnerships to quickly identify and recruit talent; leading corporate initiatives to grow revenues and reduce expenditures; and creating effective programs to train, retain and reward employees.
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