Vacancy for M.Pharm, M.Sc as Copy Editor at Novartis


Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented and performance driven people. All of which makes them one of the most rewarding employers in their field.

Post : Copy Editor

Job Description 
Position Purpose
To achieve excellence in scientific communication by performing medical editorial review and providing relevant operational support in delivering scientific communication needs (publication and medical education) with high quality; to join a team that strives for leadership in scientific communication arena

Major Accountabilities 
Responsible for independently conducting editorial review (with high quality) of assigned scientific communication deliverables
• Works in close collaboration with scientific writers and scientific communication lead (SciComm) to understand scope of work and conduct editorial review of scientific communication deliverables
• Accountable for implementing deliverable-specific internal or external style guidelines (AMA Manual of Style, internal brand-specific templates) reference management, copyediting, language editing, and proofreading of scientific communication deliverables • Works in close collaboration with the scientific writers, manager - operations, and group heads to develop plan for improving quality of deliverables by identifying gaps and conducting trainings for scientific writers Conducts fact checking and ensures data accuracy by checking against provided source files and helps maintain highest standards for publications (manuscripts, abstracts, posters, oral presentations) and key educational deliverables

Key Performance Indicator
Delivery of assigned projects with high quality in timely manner and in compliance with internal and external standards
• Completion of adequate number of deliverables (taking into account complexity) per year in accordance with key performance indicators
• Successful collaboration with all stakeholders

Candidate Profile
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in science or pharmacy Desirable: Master’s degree in life sciences or pharmacy Excellent written and spoken English Minimum: 2 to 6 years of experience in publishing/conducting editorial review Desirable: 2 to 4 years of experience in medical editorial review. Certification in editorial review

Additional Information:
Qualification : M.Pharm / M.Sc, B.Pharm
Location :  Hyderabad, AP
Industry Type: Pharma / Healthcare / Clinical research
Functional Area: Research & Development
Job ID: 252384BR
Last Date: 15th November, 2018


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