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Exciting news for aspiring pharmaceutical professionals! ICON Plc is seeking talented individuals with B. Pharma/M. Pharma qualifications to join us as Medical Writer I. If you’re passionate about translating complex medical data into clear, concise documents that drive innovation and enhance patient care, this is your opportunity to shine. Join a global leader in clinical research, collaborate with top-tier experts, and embark on a fulfilling career journey. Don’t miss this chance to make your mark in the pharmaceutical industry. Apply now and be part of our mission to improve healthcare worldwide!
Position Medical Writer I
Qualification B. Pharma/ M. Pharma/ B. Sc/ M. Sc Life Science
Experience At least 2-3 years of experience as a Narrative/clinical/regulatory Medical Writer.
Salary Competitive


About the role

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives. Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

The Role:

This is a rare opportunity to join our friendly global Medical Writing team which sits within ICON’s Clinical Research Services group. Our remit is to produce high quality documents supporting clinical studies and regulatory submissions.

Our key department values are:

1. Passionate about partnership
2. Quality without compromise
3. Flexibility in a dynamic environment


  • Primary responsibility would be to author and perform QC of Patient narratives.
  • Working with internal study teams to determine/clarify project requirements and obtaining necessary information.
  • Tracking and recording progress against contracted hours/budget using financial tracking tools and the department’s project database. Early flagging to management of projects not on track and facilitation of the Change Order process.
  • Attendance at internal and external projects meetings via teleconference/Webex.
  • Writing of documents according to agreed contractual obligations and timelines using client or ICON templates and style guides, and adhering to regulatory or other guidance.
  • Incorporation of review comments from internal and external reviewers, including management of multiple sets of comments.
  • Perform QC of documents written by other writers.
  • To keep Medical Writing senior management informed of project status and any issues that affect document quality, timelines, and adherence to contractual obligations.
  • Achievement of individual utilization (billability) target.
  • Compliance with department systems, e.g., project database, timesheets, training.
  • General operational assistance to the Medical Writing team.
  • Preparation and QC of other document types, if required.
  • Active participation in department initiatives and process improvements.
  • Any other task deemed reasonable by department senior management.

Skills & experience required: Essential:

  • Able to assimilate and summarize large volumes of scientific data accurately, clearly and concisely.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook. Able to rapidly learn to use bespoke in-house and client toolbars.
  • Excellent verbal English.
  • Excellent written English, e.g., organization, syntax, grammar, clarity, focus, messaging that requires minimal editing/rewriting.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


  • Good experience of working on Oncology Narratives.
  • Experience of working for a large CRO.
  • Familiarity with Veeva Vault, Salesforce and Box.


  • Able to recognize, exemplify and promote ICON’s Own It culture and values of
  • Accountability and Delivery, Integrity, Collaboration and Partnership.
  • Proactive, gracious and collaborative communication skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
  • Culturally aware and able to work comfortably within a global team.
Job Location Chennai, Bangalore
Job ID JR118773
Work Type Hybrid (WFH/ Office)
Job Type Full Time
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