Medical Communications Writer (R1104301) - Bloemfontein, South Africa - IQVIA™

Date de publication 1/7/2020

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Job Description

- Analyze protocols, project briefs, and study materials to create 100% accurate and appropriate content suitable for patient and/or healthcare professional audiences (including ICFs and eConsent, print and digital items for patient recruitment toolkits and engagement, eLearning, IM content, meetings reports, layperson summaries of results).

- Incorporate internal/client/author comments using a scientifically accurate and balanced approach, and with senior support resolve any conflicts in a professional and compliant manner

- Work with internal teams or sponsors to provide advice and rationale when requested changes will cause inaccuracy, inconsistency, or compliance issues, or reduce the effectiveness of the item

- Monitor and manage own projects; anticipating workload issues and working with senior team members to deliver to required budget and time specifications

- Diligently follow all company standard operating procedures (SOPs), as well as adhere to industry regulations and departmental guidance (health literacy, house style, word count recommendations, process guidance)


The successful candidate will develop patient and site materials related to recruitment and retention, including informed consent forms (ICFs).

They will demonstrate an understanding of relevant scientific and clinical information for the study and have the ability to rapidly get up to speed in therapy areas where do not have prior experience.

They will also have the ability to translate complex scientific/medical information into a language understandable to laypersons.

They will act as the main medical writer on sponsor programs, producing high quality outputs that are delivered within timelines.


The candidate will be a self-starter who demonstrates initiative and has excellent organizational skills.

Excellent attention to detail and high standard of written English (fluency) is also required

The successful candidate will hold a PhD and/or bachelor’s degree in a scientific or medical field.

They will ideally have 1-2 years’ medical writing experience in a related field.

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1104301