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Document Management Specialist 30483

  • Job reference: 934117
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: R&D - Clinical & Non Clinical, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 16/02/2021

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Document Management Specialist Associate for our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based in the Middlesex area on an initial 12-month contract.
Main Responsibilities of the role

The primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Transform subject matter expert and stakeholder discussion and/or process model flows into written controlled document procedures.
  • Under tight timelines, lead and/or facilitate the writing, review, revision, and formatting/QC of controlled documents; while adhering to format, content and style guidelines, considering usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency and quality according to templates and style guide
  • Serve as a process documentation subject matter expert and point of contact.
  • Provide regular status updates to manager/team lead/mentor and/or to business customers to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
  • Develop, write, edit, and format materials such as Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and related business process documentation. When creating/revising the documentation, follow internal procedures (eg, Style Guide and checklists)
  • Additionally, this position will be required to process documents via the established Research &Development (R&D) electronic document repository (Veeva Vault - CDOCs)

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • MS Outlook, (advanced) Word, Excel, and electronic document management repositories. MS Project and Visio experience preferred.
  • At least 3 years prior experience specifically as a technical/business writer for writing controlled process documentation (eg, SOPs, user manuals) in the bio/pharma or medical device industry (other regulated environments may be considered)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills/writing skills; active listening skills; attention to detail. strong process/business writing skills
  • Strong analytic/critical-thinking and decision making abilities
  • Candidate should have critical thinking skills who is able to work independently with little direction.
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple activities and priorities with minimal direction in a rapidly changing and demanding environment

For more information on this role, call Kate O' Sullivan on +44 (0) 2039 944702 or email Kate.OSullivan@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number:



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