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PPD Medical Information Writer - Medical Writing & Healthcare Communications in Waltham, Massachusetts

Medical Information Writer

*We are looking to fill this role in one of our locations in US or Europe as an office-based or home-based employee

Evidera is a global research consulting group that partners with life sciences organizations worldwide to develop, capture and communicate the clinical and economic evidence required to substantiate the value of their products and optimize their products’ market access and commercial success. Our research and consulting services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities in health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics, and epidemiology.

We are currently looking for a Medical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team!

Position Summary

This role provides high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. Provides technical consultation and

provides advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices.

Key Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate subject matter and therapeutic area expertise.

  • Ability to effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines.

  • Collaboration with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.

Job Responsibilities

  • Independently researches, writes, and edits standard medical information writing deliverables across various therapeutic areas; may also independently write or assist with more complex medical writing deliverables. Examples may include global or regional standard response documents, custom responses, and FAQs.

  • Participates in developing project timelines, standards, budgets, forecasts, and contract modifications.

  • Assists in the management of project budget and forecast.

  • Contributes to developing contract modifications with oversight.

  • May represent Medical Writing in bid defenses and capabilities presentations.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Develops professional expertise and applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, and more detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Contacts are primarily internal to the company, but may have frequent external customer/ vendor contacts on routine matters. Builds productive internal/external working relationships.

Minimum Education Level/Years of Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualification.

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry preferred.

  • Solid medical writing skills, including grammatical, editorial, and proofreading skills.

  • Ability to interpret and present complex data accurately and concisely.

  • Good knowledge of regulatory documentation and drug development process.

Specific skills or knowledge required for position

  • Effective administrative, organizational and planning skills; attention to detail and quality.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and effectively within a team.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Great judgment and decision-making skills.

Computer programming or software skills required for position

  • Good computer skills and skilled with client templates.

  • Good knowledge of document management systems and other relevant applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).

About Evidera:

Evidera is a business within in Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and a is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with clear opportunities for growth and career progression. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects with some of the industry’s leading researchers. Our offices boast a fun and collaborative working environment, frequent social events and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance, for all our staff.

Evidera’s Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus

  • Initiative

  • Teamwork

  • Problem Solving/Judgment

  • Accountability

If you resonate with our core competencies and want to contribute to research and consulting services driven by world-class science and thought leadership, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference, disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.