Jun 22, 2022
United Kingdom

Job Description

500! The number of regulatory documents we authored last year. As an Expert Regulatory Writer you will be responsible for the development of these documents which cover all Novartis Therapeutic Areas and therapies, ranging from Phase I to IV Clinical study reports to regulatory submission documents (e.g. Clinical Summaries, Clinical Overview, Answers to Health Authority Questions) for New Drug Applications (NDA), supplemental NDAs, Marketing Authorization Applications and type II variations.
These roles are home based.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• To author, review and/or independently manage high quality clinical and safety documents: complex Clinical Study Reports (CSR), Risk Management Plans (RMP), complex CTD submission documents (clinical overviews, summaries of clinical efficacy and safety, summaries of clinical pharmacology and biopharmaceutics), other documents for health authorities (e.g., Briefing Books, answers to questions).
• Lead writing team for complex submissions, actively contributing to key messaging and pooling strategy, providing expert content guidance for clinical portions of the CTD, and ensuring compliance of documentation to internal company standards and external regulatory guidelines.
• Ad-hoc member of Clinical Trial Team (CTT) / extended member of Safety Management Team (SMT). Core member of multiple Clinical Submission Teams (CST). Extended member of Global Clinical Teams (GCT).
• Input into planning of data analyses and presentation (statistical analysis plan review and meetings) used in CSRs, submission documents and/or answers to questions.
• Documentation expert in GCTs and CSTs to ensure compliance to internal company standards and external regulatory guidelines. Provide content and strategic expertise for clinical portions of the CTD. Maintain audit, SOP and training compliance.
• Program Writer for large and/or complex programs ensuring adequate medical writing resources are available for assigned program and consistency between documents.
• Lead process improvement in RWS and cross-functional initiatives and/or activities.
• Can identify training needs to foster high level of performance within RWS. Coach and/or mentor less experienced writers & lead in cross-functional communication to optimize feedback and input towards high quality documents.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Education: Minimum university life science degree or equivalent is required. Advanced degree or equivalent education/degree in life sciences/healthcare is desirable.
• Experience: ≥ 6 years medical writing experience or other relevant pharma industry experience combined with scientific and regulatory knowledge, plus expert knowledge of medical writing processes.
• Expert knowledge of and repeat experience in global regulatory environment and process (key regulatory bodies, key documents, approval processes, safety reporting requirements).
• Expert knowledge, extensive experience, and demonstrated record of accomplishment in global registering of drugs. Expert knowledge of biostatistics principles. Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands and projects. Broad knowledge and future oriented perspective Proven track record in matrix environment Repeat experience in managing global, cross-functional teams or complex global projects.

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
766 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2021. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

For the Ninth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a ‘Top Employer’ in the UK (2014-2022)!

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Global Drug Development
United Kingdom
Research & Development
Full Time
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