Senior Medical Writer

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Updated: February 10, 2022
Location: Gurgaon, HR, India
Job ID: 139573

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Can you reach people with just a few words?

You express all of your ideas effortlessly, and have the skills to distill other people's ideas into their best possible form. Your messaging is not only clear and concise, but your medical expertise allows you to convey high-level scientific knowledge in meaningful and comprehensible communications. Does this sound like you? A Senior Medcial Writer role with Cadent may be the perfect place for you.

In this role you will join a global team of Medical Communications experts specializing in high-science, high-touch peer-to-peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action, building relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.

As part of this team as a Senior Medical Writer, you will be a critical contributor within our Medical Affairs and Publications Practice. Working with a global team, you will take ideas and input from external authors and turn them into flawless, evidence-based publications of the highest quality. In doing so you will also partner with other medical writers to ensure strategic alignment, accuracy, credibility, and quality of the manuscripts, literature reviews, abstracts, posters, slide decks, and other written pieces you develop with author direction.

Cadent specializes in high science, high touch peer to peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Cadent builds relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.


(Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following)

  • Prepare literature reviews, abstracts, posters, slide sets, and manuscripts (complex), working from various data sources including clinical study reports, patient profiles, protocols, etc.
  • Perform quality control (QC) checking/proofreading of the above-mentioned deliverables to meet client expectations
  • Manage multiple projects of up to two brands at any given time
  • Obtain feedback from clients and authors; implements customer management tactics
  • Comply with and support existing process, project management tools, standards, policies, and initiatives
  • Follow internal or client-directed specifications for documentation and specified templates
  • Review the work of colleagues to ensure high-quality delivery
  • Follow and track clinical trial milestones for assigned projects
  • Maintain records for all assigned projects, including archiving
  • Maintain audit, SOP, and training compliance
  • Train new joiners and fellow colleagues as and when required
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Job Requirements

  • MSc, M. Pharm, or equivalent with 5 years of clinical research experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of medical literature databases, including PubMed and/or EMBASE

At Cadent, our workplace is flexible, family-oriented and places high importance on work-life balance. The engaging and rewarding nature of the work that we do is evident in the enthusiasm employees bring to the office every day. Overall, Cadent has a commitment to integrity, a commitment to client satisfaction and a commitment to employee satisfaction and development.

Cadent is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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