medical translator

Job Title                    Associate Medical Writer (German Proficient)

Functional Area       Medical Writing/German Translator

Location                    South Africa – Gauteng – Centurion-(This can also be a home based position.)

Salary                         R240 000 per annum negotiable

Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences/Health Related Sciences or equivalent.

Language Skills
Fluent in written and spoken English and German.  Native German speaking will be an advantage

Minimum Work Experience
Scientific background essential; some experience of pharmaceutical industry preferred.
Key Accountabilities
Perform edits and format changes on documents, as requested. Assist with quality control checks, compilation, formatting, tabulation and pagination of documents.
Prepare medical writing documents such as, but not limited to, informed consent documents, submission applications and report shells, under the supervision of the assigned Medical Writer.
Compile appendices to clinical study reports in compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements, under the supervision of the assigned Medical Writer. Work with internal or external Clinical Operations functions to ensure that appendix documentation is complete and complies with the relevant guidelines. For electronic appendices, perform all scanning of documents and use departmental publishing software to produce electronic appendices according to the format agreed in the contract.
Attend internal team meetings as required.
Archive/store project materials according to Medical Writing guidelines.
Provide administrative support, if requested.
Demonstrate pro-activity and initiative by assisting, interfacing with, and substituting for other Associate Medical Writers and/or Medical Writing Assistants, as requested.
Keep abreast of professional information and technology through workshops and conferences, and assure the appropriate transfer of that information to the department.


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Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

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