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Principal Medical Writer (Remote/Homebased)

Reading, United Kingdom Full time R1428296

Reading, United Kingdom| Switzerland| United Kingdom| Remote

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level

Build a rewarding career in life sciences consulting and forge your own path. Partner with collaborative teams and leaders across unique projects and geographies, delivering innovative solutions to the most complex healthcare problems along the way. Working at IQVIA means changing outcomes for patients one data set, product offering and innovative solution at a time.

As a Consultant at IQVIA, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career and explore opportunities in brand and integrated research solutions, go-to-market strategy, commercial excellence, real world data, financial investor consulting and more.

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Professional Development

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Work in distinctive areas of expertise

Growth Potential

Clear pathways to success


Teams that work together to achieve common goals

Innovative Projects

Projects that solve complex problems in new ways

Best-in-Class Training

Programs to help you build knowledge and gain skills

I joined IQVIA after graduating from university and am grateful for the fantastic opportunities I've been able to pursue over the last four years. I've had the chance to work with inspiring managers who have supported me with both professional and personal development.


Consultant, Financial Institutions

I simultaneously work on a number of customer-commissioned projects in multiple therapeutic areas using various primary research methodologies. This variety is what makes my role so interesting. It allows me to learn from my colleagues and customers alike and helps me to understand how the work we do supports the improvement of patient care.


Senior Consultant, Brand and Integrated Research Solutions

IQVIA has given me the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills and experience across multiple disease areas and at different stages of the product lifecycle. This has supported my career development and accelerated my growth. If you enjoy learning new things and working on global projects, you will definitely enjoy working at IQVIA.


Consultant, Brand and Integrated Research Solutions​

One of the things I like most about working at IQVIA is the supportive environment that helps you achieve your full potential.


Consultant, Financial Institutions

Working in healthcare consulting is inspiring! I am glad to be part of a close community that brings together diverse experiences and critical thinkers to help our customers move treatments forward that can change patients’ lives.


Principal, Consulting Services

Principal Medical Writer (Remote/Homebased)

Reading, United Kingdom| Switzerland| United Kingdom| Remote R1428296
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Job Description

• Writes clear and concise clinical submission documents, including clinical study reports, protocols, clinical overviews, investigator brochures, and summary documents; experience with late-stage health authority responses is a plus.
• Contributes to project plan concerning timelines as well as organization and table layout for a specific document.
• Ensures that documents meet regulations, and the key messages as defined by the team are clearly and adequately represented.
• Review and edit documents for consistency, progression, structure, and grammar.
• Review statistical analysis plans and incorporate into clinical study reports
or submission documents, as applicable.
• Drive the document preparation process, manage timelines, receive, and review primary statistical output, draft, and distribute document for review, compile comments and edits, lead comment resolution meetings independently.
• Participate in team and client meetings as requested
• Deliverables above plus able to work independently on a range of complex clinical documents
• Interprets, summarizes, and presents statistical and medical information to ensure accuracy of content in highly complex document types independently
• Resolves complex problems independently
• At least 8(PhD)-10(Masters) years of regulatory medical writing experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
•Extensive medical writing experience inclusive of clinical study documents and global clinical regulatory submissions.
• Extensive authoring experience across multiple TAs in both early and late development programs.
• Experience authoring Health Authority responses is required.
• Strong project management skills required.
• 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 writing skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
• Strong knowledge of MS Word and Outlook, some knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
• Project management and organizational skills required including ability to manage timelines and prioritize multiple projects.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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