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Associate Director, Medical Writing

Research & Development
185733 Requisition #
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  • More than 8 years of medical writing experience required in clinical drug development in various therapeutic areas
  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a lead writer of clinical study documents
  • At least 2-3 years of supervisory experience managing projects or contracted writing; experience with supervision of contractors or direct reports is a plus
Preferred Skills/Qualification
  • Understanding of clinical drug development, clinical trials, and global regulatory submission regulations is desired
  • Working knowledge of document management systems (eg, Documentum®)
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat
  • Skills with Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio are a plus
    Must possess well-developed skill/ability in the following:
  • Oral and written communication
  • Planning and organization
  • Decision making, demonstrating good judgment, and problem solving
  • Interpersonal relationships, coaching/mentoring, building teams. motivating staff, and influencing at a distance
  • Recruiting and developing staff
  • Taking initiative and demonstrating accountability
  • Directing groups
  • Implementing and ensuring adherence to processes
  • Promoting innovation and process improvement, and managing change
  • Must possess strong management skill/ability in the following:
  • Coordinating, assigning, reviewing, and planning assignments for staff or teams
  • Professional leadership ability
Master’s Degree, other  advanced degree, or equivalent experience required; PhD preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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