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Date Added: Sun 06/03/2022

Senior Medical Writer

United Kingdom, UK
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Company: ICON GSS - EMEA

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

What will you be doing?

Researches, writes, and edits clinical and regulatory documents by applying functional expertise and clinical drug development knowledge. Writes clear and concise documents, including study reports, protocols, investigator brochures, summary documents, and other scientific documents. Exhibits excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills. Demonstrates technical expertise and background in the use of medical writing templates and software (eg, PleaseReview, Documentum-based platforms, etc.).

What do you need to have?

  • Manages all aspects of the medical writing function.
  • Writes and reviews clinical study reports, protocols, and other clinical/regulatory documents.
  • Contributes to clinical protocol development for first-in-human oncology studies.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise and background in the use of medical writing templates and software (eg, PleaseReview, Documentum-based platforms, etc.).
  • Writes clear and concise documents, including study reports, protocols, investigator brochures, summary documents, and other scientific documents
  • Drive the document preparation process, receive and review primary statistical output, draft and distribute documents for review, and incorporate/resolve comments with all reviewers.
  • Acts as a lead medical writer on complex programs and numerous individual studies.
  • Provides scientific and medical writing consultancy to project teams, as requested.

Location: Europe remote

What do you need to have:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant scientific/clinical/regulatory field preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a lead oncology medical writing role in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry. *Note: oncology experience is preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret clinical and scientific data; ability to present results in an understandable manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge of current requirements and guidelines applicable to submission documents
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know

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