Help Shape the Future of Clinical Development
Who are we?
We Are PRA Health Sciences.
We are 16,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives, and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real, and we see it every day. We help deliver life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.
Who are you?
You are a writer, editor, and project manager with an interest in science and the skills to convey complex concepts in a straight-forward way. You will work at the intersection of clinical trial science, business communication, and project management to:
Collaborate with teams of therapeutic and operational experts and executives
Craft clear, compelling, and client-ready proposals
Manage fast-paced deadlines
You understand the need to communicate accurately with prospective and existing clients. You are a strategic thinker adept at gathering and translating technical and scientific information into narrative documents in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Your editing skills allow you to transform text into clear prose, and you can effectively and efficiently self-edit documents of varying lengths.
You are a hard worker who can efficiently balance multiple ongoing projects and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Your attention to detail has won you praise, and you are regularly commended for meeting and beating deadlines. You look to make improvementsnot accepting the status quo, but actively identifying ways to facilitate positive change. You confidently liaise with experts, and you proactively facilitate internal communications.
In this next step on your journey, you want to put your competitive, driven nature to work in an environment where you can sharpen your business acumen and learn the CRO industry from the inside out. You want to work for a company and team that supports your professional growth and a work/life balance letting you pursue your career passion and still be you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you are part of a team whose members are as zealous about their work as you are, a place where you can make a difference.
What will you do?As a Proposal Writer, you are a key member of the Proposals team. You work with therapeutic and operational experts to develop the core strategy for trial success across all clinical phases of drug development. You convey this strategy in concise and compelling narrative text, refined by team review. Your writing and project management skills result in a quality proposal outlining a well-written and clear strategy. Your documents highlight PRA as the clear choice. You are part of a supportive team of writers who share knowledge and expertise to ensure quality, consistency, and professional growth. What do you need?
Undergraduate degree or international equivalent.
Degree in English, communications, or science preferred
2-3 years of professional writing experience required; 3-5 years of professional writing experience preferred
Demonstrated writing skills, preferably including composition of strategies for project completion
Applied analytical skills and strong organizational abilities
Strong editing skills, both of others' text and your own
Dedication to quality and reliability in all work tasks
Ability to manage relationships with internal customers
Must be able to work under deadline pressure while maintaining accuracy, quality, and detail
Knowledge of CRO/pharmaceutical industry or science background preferred
Ability to coordinate multiple projects
Experience using computerized information systems and standard application software (ie, Windows, MS Office)
Proficiency in a word processing environment required
High level of proficiency and comfort with Word required
Experience with Visio and SharePoint preferred
Must read, write, and speak fluent English
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status
This position is office based in our Raleigh, NC office. PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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