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Principal Medical Writer

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Parsippany, NJ
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QuintilesIMS delivers integrated information and technology solutions to drive healthcare forward
Around the world healthcare stakeholders are working to improve real-world patient outcomes through treatment innovations, care provision and access to healthcare. For the information, technology and service solutions they need to drive new insights and approaches, they count on QuintilesIMS. With a global team of 50,000, we harness insights, commercial and scientific depth, and executional expertise to empower clients to achieve some of their most important goals: Improving clinical, scientific and commercial results. Realizing the full potential of innovations. And, ultimately, driving healthcare forward.

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Principal Medical Writer (Parsippany, NJ or PA, NJ, NY or Home Based)-1718232

QuintilesIMS are looking for a Principal Medical Writer to join our global Integrated Market Access team. You will have the opportunity to apply your scientific knowledge, medical writing expertise and strategic insights to lead the development of client communication activities and services and mentor junior team members. Thanks to our unique position within QuintilesIMS, a leading provider of services to the healthcare and life sciences industry, our collaborative offerings extend well beyond those of a traditional medical communications group, and you will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams with our colleagues specializing in medical affairs, commercialization, market access, and real world evidence to develop new solutions to help move healthcare forward.

The ideal candidate will have senior-level experience across a range of medical communications offerings, including medical affairs (scientific publications, advisory boards, educational symposia, market access materials, MSL support, and medical information), promotional and patient support initiatives. We value proactive thinkers who have the ability and desire to work in multifunctional teams to create innovative communications solutions.

Quintiles offers a friendly, progressive work atmosphere and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and vision coverage, tuition assistance, bonus plan and 401(k).

We look forward to the prospect of working with you!

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Advanced scientific degree, or relevant bachelors, with at least 7 years of experience in a medical communication setting
Experience creating a variety of medical communications materials for a range of audiences, for example publication planning, symposium and exhibition materials, educational and training aids, pitch presentations, market access materials and promotional or patient materials
Demonstrated leadership in providing strategic direction, serving as the scientific/clinical expert for assigned accounts, and leading meetings with relevant stakeholders, including clients and external experts

Preferred experience
Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, MS, MPH, MSN, etc) or equivalent, plus 7 years industry experience
Required capabilities
Senior-level writing experience in the medical/scientific communications field
Demonstrable knowledge of healthcare/scientific communications business objectives, services and operating procedures
Ability to serve as scientific expert, provide strategic direction on projects and initiatives, and lead meetings with relevant stakeholders
Experience with research tools and approaches, such as reference management/publication planning databases
Good awareness of current industry code of practice guidelines and their implications
Strong presentation skills
Strong computer skills, including MS office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Internet
Ability to coach and mentor team members
Ability to oversee medical project team outputs, ensuring quality, compliance, appropriateness and profitability
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritise work effectively
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, clients and suppliers
Budgetary awareness
Primary Location: USA-New Jersey-Parsippany
Other Locations: USA-New Jersey-Piscataway, USA-New York-New York City, USA-New Jersey-Newark, USA-New Jersey-Cherry Hill, USA-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, USA-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, USA-New York-Manhattan
Organization: USA06 - US Late Phase Solutions

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