Medical Writing Team Lead Job Listing at Kelly Services in Lexington, MA (Job ID US33CPGF_BH842438)

Kelly Services

Kelly Services

Location: Lexington, MA
Application deadline: None
Type: Full time
Career Level: Associate
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Medical Writing Team Lead

Kelly Clinical Research has an immediate opening for a Medical Writing Team Lead.  This is a contract opportunity based in Lexington, MA and all work must be done onsite.  The MW Team Lead is responsible for strategically planning and resourcing the medical writing deliverables that support business objectives across a large therapeutic program or multiple programs; independently provides strategic direction to cross-functional project teams to ensure that clinical documents (eg, investigators? brochures, study protocol and amendments, study reports, marketing authorization submission documents) accurately and consistently present key clinical messages in accordance with program goals and regulatory requirements; writes or provides direction and leadership to other writers to ensure the timely delivery of high quality documents that are scientifically rigorous, logically organized, and accurate data presentation and interpretation.

As a member of the MW Leadership Team, the MW Team Lead contributes to the strategic direction of the department and mentors less experienced writers. The MW Team Lead initiates and leads initiatives designed to establish best practices and efficient cross-functional collaboration. The MW Team Lead has direct people management responsibility including performance management, skill development, and fostering a BRAVE culture. In addition, may be responsible for budget and resource allocation pertaining to MW activity.

The MW Team Lead reports to the Head of Medical Writing.


Writing, most often the more strategic documents to support the goals of the product(s)/program(s).

Directing and mentoring MW team members (internal and external) ensuring quality and efficiency in the production of clinical regulatory documents.

Overseeing the medical writing aspects of the program(s), attending strategic meetings, developing timelines, assessing resource needs, collaborating with cross-functional colleagues.

Leading or participating on departmental or cross-functional initiatives including actively participating on the MWLT.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Advanced degree in a relevant scientific/clinical/regulatory field preferred; Bachelor?s degree required.

14+ years experience in clinical/pharmaceutical development with directly related medical writing experience.

At least 5 years of direct line management experience.

Global regulatory submission experience required.

Less than 10% travel (domestic or international) may be required.


If you meet the requirements above and are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.  All qualified candidates will be contacted!

Perks of being a Kelly employee:

·         Weekly electronic pay

·         Access to more than 3,000 online training courses though Kelly Learning center

·         Group rate insurance options available immediate upon hire*

·         Service bonus plan and holiday pay*

·         Online application system

·         Never an applicant fee

Kelly Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*perks to be received upon meeting eligibility requirements 

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume or Apply Now button to submit your resume. If you have questions, the recruiter for this position can be reached via email at

About Kelly Services®

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.
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staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013.
Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.
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