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Sr. Market Access Writer

Waltham, MA, US.

The Senior Market Access Medical Writer is an ideal opportunity for someone already working in market access or a related field, such as medical communications or medical education, to develop a career in a leading consultancy in the market access environment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)

The Senior Market Access Writer is a team-based, collaborative writing role in which you will apply scientific and writing expertise to projects covering a wide range of therapeutic areas. Typical duties include:

  • Writing fully-referenced content, for Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) dossiers and global value dossiers, and related deliverables, based on published clinical, scientific, and pharmacoeconomic literature
  • Developing simple visuals and graphics (e.g., in Excel or PowerPoint)
  • Editing, quality assurance, and formatting
  • Acting as the lead writer on project teams
  • Daily communication and teamwork with colleagues in the Payer Communications team and with subject matter experts in other Evidera groups  
  • Project leadership/management for small- to moderate-scale projects
  • Frequent interaction with clients to understand their expectations and to receive their feedback 
  • Business development for small- to moderate-scale projects
  • Workload management to meet internal and client-driven deadlines

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in life sciences, health economics, or a clinical discipline is preferred, e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD, MPH, MS, or commensurate experience in medical writing/communications. Clinical degrees in nursing, nutrition, or other health professions, experienced candidates with a BS/BA are also open to consideration.
  • Experienced in medical/scientific writing in an agency or consultancy
  • Understanding of market access and experience of developing value dossiers
  • Ability to understand and clearly convey complex clinical, economic and commercial information, after receiving appropriate training on new content areas
  • Project leadership, including client liaison and management of project teams, with a focus on budget and timelines, across therapy areas
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process
  • Familiarity with clinical trials and basic biomedical statistics

Key competencies include:

  • Experienced in medical/scientific writing with a focus on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to understand and clearly convey complex clinical, economic, and commercial information, after receiving appropriate training on new content areas
  • Research and analysis skills, e.g., ability to undertake reviews of the scientific literature
  • Exquisite attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process
  • Familiarity with clinical trials and basic biomedical statistics
  • Comfort in a client-facing role
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects

It is helpful, but not essential, to have:

  • Understanding of market access and health economics
  • Experience with bibliographic referencing software
  • Desire to move towards increased project leadership and client interaction

Experience and educational requirements:

  • 3+ years agency or consultancy experience in a market access or medical writing role.
  • Advanced degree in life sciences, health economics, or a clinical discipline is preferred, e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD, MPH, MS. Experienced candidates with a BS/BA are also welcome to apply.

Candidates with meaningful professional writing experience will be considered for more senior roles within the Market Access Communications group.

The Team

Evidera’s Market Access Communications team interprets and communicates the clinical and economic evidence that our pharmaceutical/life sciences clients require to successfully market their products. Our services include dossiers and slide decks that provide healthcare decision-makers with the evidence they need to evaluate new medical treatments, targeted literature-based white papers on diseases and treatments, and reports from payer advisory boards.  

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.  

Perks: 

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. 

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.  Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours. 
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. 
  • May require travel.  (Recruiter will provide more details.) 
Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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