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Medical Communications Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: RTGM
  • Sector: Medical Affairs, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 30/11/2017
Medical Communications Manager

Zurich, Switzerland

This leading Pharma company seeks an established Medical Writer to be based in their Zurich, Switzerland office This global organisation is seeking to expand their Medical Communications team following a period of strong growth and with excellent pipeline over the coming months.  The Medical Communications Manager will enjoy variety in their work as well as exposure to leadership responsibility as they mentor less experienced writers in the team.  This international organisation specialises in oncology, infectious diseases and cardiology and any candidate will be expected to possess experience in at least one of these areas.

  •  Responsible for writing high-quality medical documents in print or electronic format, for a wide range of publication planning programmes, addressing different target audiences.
  • Provide the highest standard of scientific messaging, language, and style
  • Ensure all documents are well organized, consistent, and in compliance with applicable style guides, company OPs, and regulations.
  • Good understanding of a broad range of publication planning projects, and rapidly assimilate new therapeutic area/product knowledge.

Skills and Experience Required
  • Degree (or equivalent) in science, health profession, or journalism required.  Masters or PhD level degree ideal.
  • Strong experience writing for a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company essential – 7+ years in industry
  • Knowledge and evidence of experience in writing within oncology, cardiology or infectious diseases imperative 
  • Prior experience as a writer for key documents included in major international regulatory submissions is preferred
  • Previous exposure to team management is critical
  • Competitive Salary
  • Career development plan
  • Ongoing training programme provided
  • Private healthcare and life assurance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Group pension plan
  • The opportunity to grow with a growing organisation
How to apply

Apply here if you are interested in this opportunity or if you would like a confidential discussion about your career opportunities please contact: or phone +442037588791
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