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Associate Medical Writer

Covance 3/26/2018 6:59:57 AM
JOB ID: 16971 Category: Clinical Operations
Bangalore, India



Job Overview

Work Location: Bangalore

Responsible for preparation and review of clinical documents such as patient safety narratives and clinical study report (CSR) appendices. Responsible for preparing lower complexity documents such as synoptic or abbreviated CSRs under guidance of more senior staff. Assist Medical Writers in the preparation and background writing of clinical study protocols, CSRs, and subject narratives.

Ensure timely delivery of high quality documents to internal customers and Sponsors. Assist Medical Writers in the archiving and filing of clinical study protocols and CSRs and associated documentation. Foster excellent working relationships with all clients, both internal and external, with the highest quality of service in a cost-effective manner on time, every time

Essential Job Duties:

These statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties.

* Prepare and review patient safety narratives
* Provide support to project management of narrative projects
* Prepare and compile CSR appendices
* Prepare lower complexity documents such as synoptic or abbreviated CSRs, and skeleton CSRs, under guidance of more senior staff as appropriate.
* Provide support to more Experience d colleagues with the preparation of clinical study protocols and CSRs
* Prepare documents in accordance with Covance/Client Standard Operating Procedures and specifications as applicable, and relevant ICH and regulatory/industry guidelines
* Under guidance, incorporate internal and/or external review comments on clinical documentation
* Communicate with internal/external clients as needed to facilitate achievement of project goals
* Comply with Covance internal processes and procedures
* Performs other duties as assigned by Management

Top 3 reasons you should join us:

1. Energizing purpose: Our work improves lives. Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop 100% of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today. You will personally contribute every day to advancing healthcare.
2. Exceptional people: You will join a growing team of people who have a common goal for exceptional service and quality. You will learn from the most talented minds and subject matter experts, in an agile, supportive, and caring environment.
3. Extraordinary potential: You will work in a most stimulating and a flexible work environment that will help you thrive personally and professionally.

Get to know Covance

Covance, a $15 billion Fortune 500 company, with operations in over 97 countries, has led the way in improving patient outcomes through visionary data sciences over the last five decades. We have supported 100% of the top 50 drugs in the market and all the oncology medicines approved in 2016. Our team of over 57,000 across the globe is committed to advancing healthcare and bringing new medicines to market sooner. Our unique perspectives, built from decades of scientific expertise and precision delivery, help our clients identify new approaches and anticipate tomorrow's challenges as they evolve. Driven by a passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to quality, we unlock opportunities that advance innovation and deliver the promise of a healthier world. Together, with our large pharmaceutical and emerging biotech clients, Covance transforms today's health care challenges into tomorrow's solutions.

Over the years we have been recognised and applauded for our efforts in the creation of personalised medicines and innovative therapies to deliver on the promise of a healthier world. Some of our recent accolades:

* LabCorp named in FORTUNE Magazine's 2018 list of ‘World's Most Admired Companies”
* Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Award – Asia Pacific CRO Growth Excellence Leadership Award
* IMDiversity – Corporate Diversity Honor Roll
* Flexjobs – Top 100 Remote Work – Company to Watch
* Life Science Strategy Group – Rated as the CRO “Making the right moves to be successful in the future”

To learn more about our exciting opportunities in India, visit



Graduate or Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences (or Pharma or related health discipline) from an accredited university or college.


Minimum Required:

* Excellent command of written and spoken English
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Knowledge of MS Word
* Good organizational and time management ability
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Scientific or Clinical research Experience desirable

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Bangalore, IND - India


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).