Ref No.

QUO00681

Location

UK ~ Edinburgh

Medical Writing Administrator

Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises of over 700 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.  With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing, clinical testing and Data Sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to start your career as a Medical Writing Administrator within the challenging environment of early phase clinical studies and be trained in the many different aspects of medical writing and clinical data.

The Data Sciences group at Quotient Sciences comprises over 60 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, analysis and report writing of early Phase clinical studies (both healthy volunteer and patient). Due to our continued growth and success we have an excellent opportunity for a talented trainee Medical Writing Coordinator to join our Medical Writing department and further your career. Other project team members will perform tasks such as study database set-up, collection of data, statistical analysis, etc. Working as part of the project team, your role will be to:

Assist the Medical Writing staff by performing QC tasks and providing administrative support in the generation of documents such as Clinical Study Protocols and Clinical Study Reports
Collate appendices and publish Clinical Study Reports
Provide general administrative support to the wider Data Sciences group

The role of a Medical Writer Administrator is a key one within the Quotient project team; it involves working closely with other staff in our Medical Writing department and when required, also our statisticians, programmers and project managers. We use our own document templates/procedures or sponsor templates/procedures as required; full training will be provided in these and medical writing coordination techniques. Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your skills over time and progress to more senior roles and tasks.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have experience of administration tasks and efficient using Microsoft Office. Experience of clinical trial or NHS administration tasks would be an advantage, such as writing toxicology reports or knowledge of GLP or GCP. We require a keen interest in science from someone who would like to pursue a career in medical writing.

The successful candidate will have experience within some form of administration/support using Microsoft Office in a scientific environment (e.g. working for NHS, a research company, laboratory, academic institution, etc). Candidates must also be numerate with an eye for detail but there is no requirement for a degree.

In addition, experience of one or more of the following would be an advantage: GCP, GLP, GMP, clinical trial administration, experience collecting or performing QC of clinical or pre-clinical data or reports (eg toxicology reports, laboratory reports, medical reports, etc). Such experience would be more applicable to this position than a formal degree qualification.

Other essential skills and experience required are:

  • Good organisational and the ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are essential

The role will be based in our Edinburgh office and can be full time or part-time.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK upon being offered employment.

Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

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