Scientific Specialist (Medical Communications) (South Africa)
Parexel International Corporation
Home Based, Any Region , South Africa
6d ago

Comprehensive understanding of the organization’s service offerings and processes.

Develop high-quality scientific content by means of all necessary research, scientific writing, editing, and fact checking, to meet deadlines and work within project scope and objectives.

Applies to all formats of MedCom’s communication outputs.

Acquire and maintain in-depth understanding of relevant therapy areas, client products, and objectives.

Take ownership of assigned projects or programs and resolve complex technical issues, with minimal management direction, to ensure excellent project delivery.

Liaise effectively with client and external authors / opinion leaders during the life-cycle of assigned projects or programs.QualificationsSkills

Intermediate computer and Internet skills, including knowledge of MS applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills

Technical expertise :

  • Ability to acquire and apply specialized therapy area knowledge
  • Ability to interpret and organize scientific data
  • Ability to understand and implement marketing messages
  • Scientific writing competency
  • Proofreading and copy editing skills
  • Ability to quality control own output
  • Effective project management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong client focus
  • Ability to interact professionally within a client organization organization
  • Ability to prioritize work and define steps needed to achieve specified project outcomes
  • Ability to successfully manage assignments on time with high quality
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to participate in the training and mentoring of other team members
  • Willingness to undertake continuous professional learning and development
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork
  • Education

    Degree and a higher degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Medicine (BSc, BA, PharmD, PhD, MD)

    Minimum Work Experience

    Prior experience in a similar role, preferably within a medical communications agency environment

    2021-04-16 00 : 30 : 40

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