Senior Medical Writer


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


The Senior Medical Writer will be responsible for writing and overseeing the writing of complex regulatory documents for submission to regulatory authorities in support of drug development and marketing applications.


Job Requirements 


  • Write and manage review and approval of clinical and regulatory documents, such as clinical study reports (CSRs) and high-level clinical summaries and overviews
  • Contribute scientifically and strategically at the project and/or study team level to facilitate efficient development of high-quality clinical documents for regulatory filing, e.g. provide input on pooling strategy, provide content expertise and guidance, and advise regarding regulatory requirements and ICH guidance
  • Contribute to the planning of data analyses and presentation for CSRs and submission documents; review statistical analysis plans
  • As required, support writing of responses to health authority questions
  • Work together with the in-house Editorial Group to produce high-quality documents in compliance with internal company standards and external regulatory requirements
  • Participate in process and technology improvement initiatives related to regulatory writing and documentation
  • Manage the work of external medical writers, as needed
  • Mentor/train less experienced writers


Candidate Requirements


  • University degree in life sciences or other relevant scientific discipline required. Advanced degree is desirable
  • English mother tongue, or excellent spoken and written English
  • 5+ years of experience in writing regulatory documents
  • Well-developed and proven medical writing skills, combined with an ability to interpret and present complex scientific data from different disciplines in a clear, concise format
  • Proven global regulatory submission experience
  • Excellent knowledge of global regulatory environment, including key document requirements, reporting guidelines and approval processes
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and prioritize multiple deadlines and projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 


What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Global Clinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1120


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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