Medical Writer

Who we are: The medical communications team at CACTUS works with the Top 10 global pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies across a wide range of communications needs including writing, graphics, animation, and strategy for their regulatory and publications teams.

The Medical Writing team at CACTUS specializes in providing rigorous medical and scientific writing services for pharmaceutical corporations, clinical research organizations, and researchers worldwide.

The opportunity: If you are looking for challenging and rewarding work which combines your understanding of medical science and aptitude for writing into one unique job, the Medical Writer role is for you. This is an opportunity to grow your career and make a greater impact on the lives around you.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • You will use scientific expertise to develop high-quality, publication-ready scientific documents (manuscripts, posters, abstracts, slide kits, short communications, etc.) according to client needs under the expert guidance of the Scientific Team Lead
  • You will act as a document specialist, provide intellectual input across document types, and contribute to making cutting-edge research accessible to specific audiences as appropriate, by maintaining current awareness of developments across therapeutic areas or disciplines.
  • You will work with international pharmaceutical clients and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including authors and key opinion leaders on critical therapeutic area issues • Effectively and proactively communicate with team members, authors/faculty, clients, and vendors
  • Attend workshops/seminars/Trainings to hone your skills and contribute to organizational objectives. Note: Flexible work arrangements are available. Work-from-home option available for deserving candidates.

Whats in it for you?

  1. Global exposure: We work with the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies across the globe. So you can be assured that you get the best experience in terms of the profile you handle.
  2. Culture & Team: We never stop recruiting the best people in the market because without an amazing team nothing is possible. People at CACTUS are awesome to work with, driven, smart and know how to get things done like nobody else.
  3. Learn & Grow: Our goal is to keep you as long possible and help you build a career with us. We do this by creating an environment where you will grow both personally and professionally.
  4. Satisfaction & Recognition: With some of the biggest names across the globe as existing clients, doors will open and conversations will flow. You will see the results of your efforts translate into maximum impact. With a competitive salary and our recognition programmes, you will be rewarded for your success.

So how do we know that's you? You have the personality and the experience:

  • PhD/MD (Pharmacology) OR PhD (Life Sciences) OR MBBS/MD (Internal Medicine) OR MPharm/M.Sc with a good understanding of clinical research and medical communication
  • Publication experience, preferably as first author on papers published in medical journals
  • Clear, concise, scientific style of writing, with a high level of attention to detail and superior English-language skills
  • Basic knowledge of biostatistics
  • Literature reviewing and evaluation capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines Awards:
  • CACTUS is proud to finish among the top 20 companies offering remote jobs for two consecutive years!
  • CACTUS is among the top 20 great places to work for three consecutive years.

Job location: 
Mumbai, India

Application process

To apply, you can send in your resume to Komal Sharma at behappy@cactusglobal.com or call on 91 22 67148888

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
Career Enquiries: behappy@cactusglobal.com