Covance Associate Medical Writer in Bangalore, India

Job Overview

Work Location: Bangalore

Responsible for preparation and review of clinical documents such as patient safety narratives and clinical study report (CSR) appendices. Responsible for preparing lower complexity documents such as synoptic or abbreviated CSRs under guidance of more senior staff. Assist Medical Writers in the preparation and background writing of clinical study protocols, CSRs, and subject narratives.

Ensure timely delivery of high quality documents to internal customers and Sponsors. Assist Medical Writers in the archiving and filing of clinical study protocols and CSRs and associated documentation. Foster excellent working relationships with all clients, both internal and external, with the highest quality of service in a cost-effective manner on time, every time

Essential Job Duties:

These statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties.

  • Prepare and review patient safety narratives

  • Provide support to project management of narrative projects

  • Prepare and compile CSR appendices

  • Prepare lower complexity documents such as synoptic or abbreviated CSRs, and skeleton CSRs, under guidance of more senior staff as appropriate.

  • Provide support to more experienced colleagues with the preparation of clinical study protocols and CSRs

  • Prepare documents in accordance with Covance/Client Standard Operating Procedures and specifications as applicable, and relevant ICH and regulatory/industry guidelines

  • Under guidance, incorporate internal and/or external review comments on clinical documentation

  • Communicate with internal/external clients as needed to facilitate achievement of project goals

  • Comply with Covance internal processes and procedures

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management



Minimum of first degree in life sciences (or equivalent); advanced degree (e.g., PhD or Masters) preferred


Minimum Required:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of MS Word

  • Good organizational and time management ability

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Scientific or Clinical research experience desirable

Job Number 2018-16971

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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