Medical Writer

GP Strategies Corporation - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

The role of a Medical Writer is to develop the content in a clear fashion for the intended audience of a project. Working under the direction of a Medical Editor develops the content as per the project specifications. The project involves collaboration with other members of the production team.

Responsibilities/daily tasks:
  • Writes medical and scientific content for a variety of projects and deliverables targeted to specific audiences according to client specifications
  • References materials according to internal SOPS and client specifications
  • Works with the project’s Editor to ensure that content follows client specifications, is instructionally sound, scientifically valid, well organized, and grammatically correct
  • Researches medical/scientific/marketing material to ensure content accuracy and relevance
  • Collaborates with graphic artists to produce the visuals to complement script
  • Partners with Graphics Artists and the Multimedia Specialists to write interactive eLearning storyboards
  • Works with all team members and departments to produce a uniform project
  • Assists in carrying out various duties as requested by management
  • Graduate degree in medical/life sciences field (e.g., bio-medical field)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in relevant science writing
  • Excellent English writing and presentation skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask
  • Excellent computer skills: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, Reference Manager
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Knowledge or formal training in medical or scientific writing
Prior experience in medical writing
Understanding of Instructional Design principles
Teaching experience
Knowledge of AMA style guide
Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
Member of a writing association
Experience in multimedia writing

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion