Supervise and mentor line reports, including all aspects of MWS personnel management: hiring, training, professional development, periodic/annual performance evaluations, compensation recommendations, promotions, team-building, morale, motivation, and supervision of adherence to departmental procedures and health authority guidance and regulations.
Undertake the full range of duties relevant to performance management of line reports.
Be aware of client expectations for self and team members/line reports.
Build and maintain collaborative client relationships, to cultivate efficient, productive, and professional working relationships that promote satisfaction and confidence.
In the proposal generation process, provide strategic and project planning intelligence to MWS management for standalone through full-service medical writing activities.
Provide support as appropriate to Business Development/Client Solutions in their efforts to win new business. Identify and solicit new business leads for MWS.
Apply industry experience.
As applicable, manage individual, partner, stakeholder, and customer relationships and their performance; manage partnership operations, relationships, and personnel.
Set clear objectives for assigned Medical Writing team members/line reports and continuously monitor performance against these objectives.
Provide project updates to MWS management, and assess forecasting and resourcing. Propose creative solutions for shifting timelines and staffing requirements to MWS management.
Contribute to process development/improvement.
Maintain ultimate responsibility for Medical Writing aspects of assigned projects, without supervision.
In line with client requirements, gather, review, analyze, and evaluate pertinent resources to prepare, develop, and finalize any type of medical writing deliverable without the need for any supervision or formal training, including those for which little or no regulatory or other guidance is available.
Strive to ensure internal and external clients receive a quality product on time, all of the time.
Keep abreast of new advances in medical writing, regulatory updates, and industry trends.
Participate as member or leader of departmental committees (e.g., process improvement, standards, partnerships).
Maintain a positive, results-oriented work environment, building partnerships and modeling teamwork, communicating to the team in an open, balanced, and objective manner.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Life Sciences/Health Related Sciences or equivalent. Demonstrated understanding of clinical research, the drug development process, and applicable regulatory guidelines and regulations.Understanding of people management: previous line management experience, or equivalent.