Medical Writer/ Sr. Medical Writer/ Lead Medical Writer/ Principal Medical Writer


Job title: Medical Writer/ Sr. Medical Writer/ Lead Medical Writer/ Principal Medical Writer

Company: Minato Consulting

Job description: Job Description:

This is a remote position.

Medical Writer/ Sr. Medical Writer/ Lead Medical Writer/ Principal Medical Writer

Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Remote

Please note: It is an Independent Contributor role.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Medical or Scientific Writer, you will be expected to apply current and learned knowledge of the assigned therapy area(s), product(s), and compliance environment to develop high quality scientific content for a variety of medical communications and publications projects. In this role you will be expected to:

  • Work independently with minimal supervision on project(s)
  • Demonstrate and maintain knowledge of assigned therapy area(s), product(s) and compliance standards
  • Develop scientific content for a range of project types and writing styles (e.g., traditional publications such as clinical manuscripts, congress abstracts, presentations and posters; medical communications projects such as newsletters, educational slide decks, FAQ documents, etc.)
  • Perform literature searches, gap and/or competitor analyses
  • Assist scientific team members and/or ongoing projects with data checks, preparing manuscripts for submission, developing tables and/or figures, annotating slide decks, etc.
  • Follow processes and procedures that align with client’s requirements and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Manage and prioritize workload, delivering projects to agreed timelines
  • Proactively communicate with team members regarding project scope and timelines



  • Advanced degree (Masters, M Pharma or PhD) in a life, clinical or pharmacy discipline

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Should have minimum 2 to 3 Years of experience as Scientific writer on paper with overall experience of minimum 5 to 15 years.
  • A strong command of, and fluency in English with the ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Ability to interpret, evaluate and communicate complex scientific and clinical data
  • Skilled at writing with concision, logic and scientific accuracy to multiple medical audiences
  • Acute eye for detail, with the ability to copyedit, proofread and maintain a high level of quality control of own work
  • Advanced knowledge and capabilities in Microsoft Office programs, in particular Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with reference tools (e.g., EndNote, Reference Manager), graphing tools (e.g., GraphPad Prism), and approval/tracking systems (e.g., Veeva, Datavision)
  • Experience using PubMed and performing literature searches
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability/willingness to work in a multi-disciplinary, global team of colleagues
  • Candidate should be comfortable working from office once asked to come to office
  • Immediate Joiner or maximum 30 days of Notice Period
  • Should be comfortable to travel by his/her own

Expected salary:

Location: India

Job date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 03:56:12 GMT

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