Senior Medical Writer
Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville Posted Date: Nov 17 2021 Are you passionate about science and eager to contribute to vaccine development at a global organization? Have you considered a career in medical writing? GSK is seeking a motivated senior medical writer to ensure the preparation of quality documents in support of our vaccine development programs. As a Senior Medical Writer, you will be expected to work on assignments independently, facilitating delivery of quality written documents that adhere to the standards of the global organization through proactive coordination of stakeholders to build content. The Senior Scientific Writer is accountable for the final deliverable and is expected to work in matrix environment. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Contribute to documents and activities to be included in registration files. Author clinical documents supporting vaccine studies following defined templates. Ensure the consistency and quality level of all documents that are issued. Actively participate in all aspects of document development planning, coordination and review meetings to integrate and address stakeholder comments. Have the ability to work on a minimum of 2-3 assignments simultaneously. Proactively raise and discuss concerns/ issues in an open and timely manner and within the global team at GSK Vaccines to promote high scientific standards by pointing out any potential inconsistencies or inaccuracies and proposing alternative wording or strategies. Have familiarity with navigating electronic Trial Master Files (eTMFs), i.e., Veeva Vault. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Post-graduate degree in life sciences or medical background or equivalent expertise. 3+ years of medical writing experience or equivalent transferrable skills. Experience in basic immunology and area of assigned vaccine project. Experience in scientific methodology in the design, conduct and description of clinical research. Experience in analyzing and describing clinical results. Experience in computer skills (Proficiency in MS Word & Excel) and general computer literacy. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Possess strong verbal and written communication skills Demonstrate a thorough understanding of clinical trials Be flexible working efficiently in a matrix environment across time zones (e.g., with colleagues based in the United States, Europe, and India), Understands the organization of clinical study reports and scientific presentations. Possesses working knowledge of International Committee for Harmonization (ICH) / Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Possesses good working knowledge of statistical principles used in clinical research. Why GSK? At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggest changes we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands. With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. 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