Senior Scientific Writer II (Mandarin)

Sep 30, 2021

Job Description

108,000 people reimagining medicine for more than 799 million people globally. Join this journey by representing a group that delivers medical communication solutions across multiple franchises, business units and affiliates.

Our services and customized solutions improve the reach of clinical data about relevant therapeutic advancements and supports in right treatment decisions. We support scientific writing, medical communications plan development, innovative ways of evidence dissemination, supporting our colleagues across the organization.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Prepares, literature review, abstracts, posters, and slide sets, and Manuscripts (complex) working from various data sources including clinical study reports, patient profiles, protocols etc.
•Performs quality control (QC) checking / proof reading of the above-mentioned results to meet customer expectations.
•Prioritizes multiple projects of up to two brands at any given time. Acquires feedback from customers and implements customer management tactics.
•Aligns with and support group’s project management tool, standards, policies and initiatives.
•Follows Novartis specifications for documentation, specifically Novstyle, templates etc. Follows and supervises clinical trial achievements for assigned projects.
•Maintains records for all assigned projects including archiving. Maintains audit, SOP and training compliance.
•Trains new joiners, fellow colleagues as and when required. Performs additional tasks as assigned.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
•M.Sc./M.Pharm with 6 years of clinical research, or PhD/MBBS/equivalent with 4 years of clinical experience, or MD with 2 years Clinical Research experience
•Medical writing experience with a good understanding of industry work processes for publications. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
•Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English & Chinese Mandarin (Professional Level). This is a pre-requisite, language requirement.

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:
Petaling Jaya
Research & Development
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Senior Scientific Writer II (Mandarin)

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