Associate Scientific Communications Reviewer

  Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Associate Scientific Communications Reviewer

Company: Pfizer

Job description: Job Purpose

Responsible for supporting the Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group EM Center of Excellence, specifically:

  • Working collaboratively with Medical and Marketing teams to review promotional, regulatory, training and continuing medical education material in compliance with relevant SOPs/ regulations/ industry codes/ working practices
  • Advocating best practices for achieving effective and complaint medical and promotional communications for Pfizer products
  • Under supervision from line manager, ensuring that the operational deliverables of assigned deliverables are achieved on or ahead of schedule and within standards such that they meet the desired outcomes (i.e. quality standard, value)

Main Responsibilities


  • Uses scientific expertise and medical knowledge to ensure appropriate review of promotional, regulatory, training and continuing medical education material in compliance with relevant SOPs/ regulations/ industry codes/ working practices
  • Liaises with all commercial functions in the review for scientific/ medical accuracy prior to and through the MLR review process as required
  • Ensuring clear, factual, effective, and appropriately concise presentation of analyses and associated discussions in assigned documents.
  • Collaborating with other lines and relevant project team subject matter experts, ensuring the accuracy and quality of information presented in assigned documents
  • Assists in generating and reviewing any additional support content, including proof reading, reviewing, referencing and verifying anti-plagiarism of the content

Tactical/ Operational

  • Maintains the promotional material review process and system knowledge as per Pfizer standards
  • Produces analytics reports and project scorecards as required in line with decided KPIs and sharing these with the line manager
  • Conducts quality control assessments of assigned deliverables as required
  • Actively participate in daily management of the review team. Ensure that the day-to-day activities are conducted smoothly

Project Planning, Execution and Delivery

  • Prioritizes and multitasks to enhance productivity and manage workload
  • Under supervision from line manager, communicates with stakeholders regarding project progress to cross functional teams and ensuring that quality standards are being met and to optimize efficiency
  • Delivers assigned documents on or before deadline, alerting project teams in a timely manner of any anticipated delays, information gaps or potential shortcomings in quality


Keeps abreast of current literature, emerging science, technological developments and medical trends for enhancing content review and development Values and Behaviors – Consistently adheres to/demonstrates all Pfizer values, with special focus on integrity, performance and teamwork. Works in harmony with internal and external stakeholders Personal Development – Enhances self-development through on-the-job training. In consultation with line manager, identifies additional areas of interest towards learning and development, along with training needs and gaps. Performance Management System (PMS) – Ensures full compliance to PMS

Qualification & Experience

  • Post-graduate degree in Pharmaceutical Science or life sciences
  • Prior work experience as a member of Promotional and more medical/ scientific material review team

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Technical skills: Knowledge of “pharmaceutical medicine” including clinical pharmacology, medical and paramedical sciences, medicine and medical statistics, and relevant Therapeutic Area/Products
  • Writing skills: Excellent writing skills
  • Analytic skills: Ability to examine data, formulate reasonable hypotheses, and design and execute analyses to test them. Analytical skills and reasoning, and sound medical judgment/decision making
  • Language skill: High fluency in written English and strong functional fluency in spoken English
  • Personal skills: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills: Effective influencing and negotiating skills, including when appropriate an ability to guide decision-making for document content strategy. Ability to work well with all levels and roles in cross-functional, global teams
  • Regulatory knowledge: Familiarity with global regulatory guidance (especially ICH, FDA and EMA) relevant to clinical and safety data
  • Software: Previous experience with software commonly used to present and analyze dataand experience with searching academic databases.(Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is preferred. Working knowledge of tools to aid the promotional material review process (GCMA/ Zinc/ PMAW) is required

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



Expected salary:

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Job date: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 06:21:43 GMT

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