Expert Scientific Writer (Medical Writing) (Remote)

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full Time


Job Title - Expert Scientific Writer

Department - Medical Communications 

Location - Hyderabad/Mumbai/ Work from Home

Reports to Scientific Writing Lead

About Enago Life Sciences https://lifesciences.enago.com/

Enago Life Sciences is a leading global medical communications partner to healthcare and biopharmaceutical companies, offering a full range of services supporting brand strategies through development phases to commercialization. Our global team of experts has extensive knowledge and unsurpassed experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas. We focus our innovation on factors critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing costs, and improving quality. Enago’s collaboration and long-rooted association with scientific journal publishers and key opinion leaders enable us in facilitating world-class communication for our clients. Our global footprint and partnership approach at regional and global levels make us a long-standing and trusted medical knowledge partner for the biopharma industry.

We provide bespoke scientific writing services that help our clients from the pharma industry and clinical research disseminate clinical data as per the scientific communications plan. We facilitate our clients with medical communications plan development on therapeutic advancements and right treatment decisions, thereby improving patients’ lives.

Roles and responsibilities

To write, edit, review, reconcile and manage high-quality medical communications deliverables including,

publications and medical educational/congress materials for global clients.


Major Activities

  • Write and review publications such as manuscripts, case studies, literature reviews, abstracts, posters, oral presentations from various data sources including clinical study reports, patient profiles, protocols, raw data tables, etc.
  • Develop medical education/congress materials such as slide sets, interactive e-Learning modules, digital engagement videos, scientific symposia/booth content, KOL interviews, webinars etc.
  • Develop and manage regional/global publication plan for a product/brand.
  • Review documents written by other team members; ensure quality delivery for all assigned deliverables as a writer or reviewer.
  • Perform quality control (QC): checking proof reading projects as per the QC SOP.
  • Manage multiple projects across multiple therapeutic areas across global accounts at any given time.
  • Ensure project productivity as per defined KPIs and objectives for the role
  • Own projects from initiation to delivery to the client: follow and track project milestones, ensure timely deliveries for assigned projects and programs to the highest of standards.
  • Maintain records for all assigned projects including archiving.
  • Support process improvement and training initiatives
  • Assess and develop strategies to meet productivity and quality objectives. Develop mechanisms for monitoring progress and for intervention and problem-solving with key stakeholders
  • Ensure getting feedback from customers and support implementation of customer management tactics and complete client satisfaction
  • Comply with and support project management tool, SOPs, policies, training compliance, and best practice guidelines
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in a designated therapeutic area - train junior members in the team.

Education Requirements


Minimum a Master’s degree in LifeSciences/Pharma or graduation degree in Medicine or equivalent. PhD desirable.

  • LifeSciences/Medical degree (M.Sc./M.Pharm/MBBS/ BDS/PhD/MD/equivalent degree) with experience in clinical research/scientific/medical writing.
  • Masters’ degree with 8 to 10 years of scientific/medical writing experience
  • Desired – Doctoral Degree or Qualification in Medical Sciences (MBBS/MD/equivalent) with 6-8 years of scientific/medical writing experience.

Computer/Tools experience: 

  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Desirable, hands-on experience in reference management tools EndNote/Reference Manager; Publication compliance tools Datavison/Zinc/Veeva

Desired Work Experience

  • Broad experience in writing and reviewing medical communications deliverables for a pharmaceutical company or a medical communications agency


Skills Required

  • Excellent writing, editing, and reviewing skills: solid scientific background, a depth and breadth of writing and reviewing experience
  • Strong client-focused approach to work, ability to relate to key client personnel and KOL/Faculty in an assertive and professional manner, confident handling of difficult scenarios or client dissatisfaction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective project management; ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and to prioritize workload
  • Excellent quality control (attention to detail, process application, consistency, and SOP adherence)

What’s in it for you?

  • Learn and grow: We work with top global Pharmaceutical/biotech companies and KOLs across the globe. We help you enrich your experience by providing exposure to multi-therapeutic areas covering a wide range of interesting deliverables and opportunities to work with a diverse client base.
  • Global exposure: We have teams and clients based in different global locations providing you a cross-cultural exposure. We provide you with an environment conducive to working with your global colleagues.
  • Growth opportunities and recognition: We are a growing organization with top global clients onboard with us, we help you grow at a personal and professional levels. The enriching experience we provide helps you excel and translate into better rewards and recognition.
  • *Flexible working: We provide office/home-based remote working options in India

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