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Medical Writer I

About the Company

Parexel is a leading company in the field of medical writing. We empower our employees to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives through inclusivity, collaboration, and support. Our culture fosters continuous learning and development, providing opportunities for mentoring, job shadowing, and stretch assignments.

Location: Mohali, India

Job ID: R0000017796

Category: Medical Writing

Date Posted: 12/05/2023

Job Description

As a Medical Writer at Parexel, you will leverage your strong scientific knowledge, writing skills, and patient focus to effectively communicate complex scientific data to various stakeholders. This includes regulatory agencies, medical professionals, and the general public. You will collaborate within cross-functional teams to develop a wide range of clinical research documents, such as model informed consent forms, clinical study reports, pharmacovigilance documents, and more.

About This Role

Job Purpose:

The Medical Writer will be responsible for the management of scheduled and unscheduled aggregate reports. This includes Periodic Safety Reports, Periodic Safety Update Reports, Periodic Benefit-Risk Evaluation Reports, Addendum to Clinical Overviews, Semi-Annual Safety Reports, Corporate Addendum Reports, United States Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports, Development Safety Update Reports, Annual Risk-Benefit Evaluation report, Risk Management Plan, Safety

statements, Health Hazard Evaluation, Drug Safety Report, Clinical Overview, Safety Evaluation Report, Investigational New Drug Annual Report, as well as preparing document comparisons between local and global labeling documents.

Key Accountabilities

Accountability & Supporting Activities

Aggregate reports

  • Preparing/updating/merging RMPs/Company Core-RMPs (CC-RMPs), preparing a health authority response document along with RMS update in accordance with client requirements/conventions and SOPs.
  • Managing scheduled and unscheduled aggregate reports including but not limited to Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs), Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Reports (PBRERs), Addendum to Clinical Overviews (ACOs), Semi-Annual Safety Reports (SASRs), Corporate Addendum Reports, United States Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports (PADERs), Development Safety Update Reports (DSURs), Annual Risk-Benefit Evaluation (ARBE) report, Safety statements, Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE), Drug Safety Report (DSR), Clinical Overview (CO), Safety Evaluation Report (SER), Investigational New Drug Annual Report (INDARs), comparison document between local and global labeling document (if applicable)and checking of International Non-proprietary names (INNs) for inclusion in a PSR as per client requirements and conventions and SOPs
  • Conducting critical appraisal and systematic review of literature with a focus on background epidemiology, specifically information on the incidence, prevalence and risk factor in patient populations, for inclusion in drug Safety Reports and RMPs
  • Providing input and developing literature search strategies for the epidemiology section of safety reports
  • Applying epidemiological methods and calculations to data available in literature to support the background rates of the issues under evaluation for the safety reports
  • Generating Line Listings for submissions/ to identifying discrepancies and ensuring resolution of the discrepancies
  • Revising document drafts based on the review comments from team members to ensure inclusion of all relevant input.
  • Ensuring that all work is complete and of high quality prior to team or client distribution. Confirm data consistency and integrity across the document.
  • Performing aggregate report compliance activities including quality review to check the data/facts and internal consistency across various type of aggregate reports including but not limited to PBRERs, Ad hocs, HHEs, LJDs, tables, RMP, Pharmacovigilance System Master File (PSMF) document (as applicable)
  • Distributing of final reports to the stakeholders including partners, affiliates and submission to health authorities, according to the agreed timelines, distribution lists and email templates (as required)
  • Scheduling and Attending meetings/ Drafting meeting agenda and minutes/Tracking action items

Clinical Study Report Narratives

  • Prepares clear and accurate narratives based on Clinical Database and Safety Database outputs provided by the client and ensures their appropriate medical cohesiveness and assessment in accordance with the client’s and Parexel’s conventions/guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure that all work is accurate, complete and of high quality.
  • Performs quality checks on the drafted narratives as required
  • Assists in compilation and formatting of the narrative deliverables

Signal Detection and Management

  • Perform signal detection review and analysis (qualitative and quantitative) from various sources e.g. regulatory authority database, client database, literatures, regulatory authority websites etc.
  • Responsible for the end-to-end signal management process (i.e. signal tracking, signal assessment/data analysis, leading review meetings, presenting, etc.) in collaboration with the safety science
  • Conduct/support signal detection and evaluation activities according to SOPs and guidelines


  • Maintaining a good working knowledge of the adverse event safety profile of the assigned drugs, labeling documents, client’s guidelines, procedures and SOPs, and international drug safety regulations
  • Maintaining an awareness of global regulatory reporting obligations and organizing workload to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory timelines for the adverse event reporting
  • Maintaining a good working knowledge of the assigned Clinical studies for narratives
  • Ensuring that all work is complete and of high-quality
  • Attending internal, drug safety and project specific training sessions
  • Preparation for, participation in, and follow up on audits and inspections
  • Maintaining an awareness of the performance metrices measured by the client and striving to remain within established limits
  • Delegating work as appropriate to Associate Medical Writer
  • Striving to enhance client’s satisfaction based on feedback provided by the client
  • Serving as the primary client contact, liaising and collaborating with the relevant function at the client’s end to facilitate the delivery of high-quality work
  • Evaluating and incorporating reviewer comments in draft reports and liaising with relevant contributors for resolution of comments
  • Mentoring new recruits in the team, if required
  • Archiving the source documents and relevant emails as required
  • Responding to clients/customers in a timely manner


  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
  • Client focused approach to work
  • Ability to evaluate data and draw conclusions independently
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
  • Ability to understand all necessary steps in a project, plan steps ahead, and identify critical paths.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Computer proficiency, IT skills, the expertise and an ability to work with web-based applications, and familiarity with the Windows Operating system and the MS Office suite (Word/Excel/Power Point)
  • Capability to make concise, accurate and relevant synopses of medical text and data, and the ability to write unambiguous medical text
  • Typing and transcription accuracy
  • Awareness of global culture and willingness to work in a matrix environment.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant experience is desirable in Regulatory/ Pharmacovigilance or related field.
  • Good knowledge of medical terminologies


  • Science/Medicine degree: The minimum qualification required would be a university degree in life Sciences/Health or Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacy, microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics etc.)
  • A degree in Medicine/Dentistry/Physiotherapy/Experimental Medicine/Nursing, which involves patient exposure in hospital-based environment, would be an advantage

Interested candidates can apply for this position here.

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