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Medical Writing Specialist in R&D - Global Development - Denmark  

Novo Nordisk (company)


Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

About the department
  • Clinical Reporting is the medical writing function at our company  and is part of Global Development. 
  • We are more than 80 employees, primarily medical writers and clinical publishers, from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds, working in a pleasant and informal atmosphere.
  •  We are responsible for preparing clinical documents for submission to regulatory authorities worldwide.

The position
  • As Medical Writing Specialist, your main task is to drive the preparation of complex clinical documents. 
  • You will plan and coordinate activities in a cross-disciplinary setting and collaborate with many internal stakeholders in our global organisation.
  • In addition to your own medical writing tasks, you will develop and improve our internal processes, and promote the sharing of better practices across areas. 
  • As a specialist, you will mentor and train other medical writers and be responsible for the document quality in your team, as well as your own documents.

  • You have a Master’s degree within natural sciences (M.Sc., M.Sc. Pharm. or equivalent), preferably supplemented with a PhD and ≥5 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry. 
  • You have a track record of driving your own complex tasks from start to end, navigating many different stakeholders and are an expert in communicating scientific information. 
  • You can demonstrate your ability to improve processes and to promote the sharing of better practices. 
  • You have expert understanding of clinical development and regulatory processes and requirements. 
  • Your professional skills also include statistics and scientific research methods, and you have experience with writing publications for scientific journals. 
  • As all of our documents are prepared in English, you master written and spoken English at a professional level, and you have a flair and interest for scientific communication.
  • You are a clear communicator and a strong team player who adapts easily to a changing environment with tight deadlines. 
  • You are strategic, proactive, and have excellent planning skills and coordination skills.
  •  You effectively manage various stakeholders and are able to reach consensus. 
  • You are thorough, structured and conscientious, and you have a good sense of humor.

Working with Us:
  • Your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. 
  • In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary and talented people as well as to benefit from a wide range of possibilities for professional and personal development.