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Medical Writer

Driven by research and a passion for science Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative treatments that make a real difference in people’s lives all over the world. Active in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics, we develop medicine on the body's own terms. We believe in the power of people and research - and go where ideas and research take us. 

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced Medical Writer for the Medical Writing department.  


The Medical Writing department is part of Global Clinical Operations. We are currently 9 experienced and highly dedicated employees.  


You can expect to be working according to highest standards of current practice in order to fulfill the company’s needs for clinical data acceptable worldwide. The Medical Writing team supports clinical trial activities across therapeutic areas, and you will have close working relations with both your fellow Medical Writers and key colleagues involved in the scientific and operational aspects of the clinical trials. You will report to the Senior Director, Medical Writing. 

You will be responsible for critical documents regarding the planning, reporting and communication of clinical trials conducted by Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Your main responsibilities cover: 

  • Writing of clinical trial protocols and supportive trial documents, including interactions with ethics committees and regulatory authorities  
  • Analysing and interpreting clinical trial data together with the clinical team 
  • Participation in discussions with external clinical experts 
  • Writing of clinical trial reports 
  • Writing and editing of Investigator’s Brochures 
  • Writing of high-level clinical documents for regulatory dossiers  
  • Writing of abstracts, manuscripts and posters 
  • Preparation of slide presentations 


We expect you to have at least 3 years of experience as a Medical Writer in the pharmaceutical industry and an academic degree in life sciences. Ideally, you have a broad background which also has given you a solid knowledge on clinical drug development and regulatory requirements. 

We are looking for a professional with a flair for words and a passion for accuracy. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, high quality standards and is committed to meet deadlines. In addition, it is essential that you are well-organized, pro-active, flexible and have the ability to work on multiple tasks.  

Excellent knowledge of MS Office and fluency in English with good verbal and written communication skills is a given. 


Further information about the position can be obtained by contacting Senior Director Lisbeth Helmgaard on Please use button to the right to apply.

Your application and CV in English should be sent as soon as possible but no later than 20 January 2017, as we will be reviewing incoming applications on an on-going basis. 

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a growing organisation offering employees opportunities for personal development within an international environment. Working across teams, with different cultures, on different continents is not uncommon. Employees are encouraged and welcomed to bring forth new ideas, discuss concerns and share feedback with colleagues and management. It is this freedom and respect shown to all employees that makes Ferring an attractive place to work.
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