(Freelance) Medical Writer (Yacht Life Sciences)

Multinational pharmaceutical company
  • Netherlands
  • Detachering,  ZZP
  • HBO, WO
  • 20 uur
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
Anastassia Blechko avatar
Anastassia Blechko Recruitment Consultant YACHT Life Sciences

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a (freelance) Senior Medical Writer. For the Medical Writing team of our client, we are looking for a (freelance) Medical Writer who is willing to work from home.

The responsibilities of the Medical Writer may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Works independently to write and edit clinical study reports, Investigator’s Brochures, Clinical Trial Results postings, annual reports, and other clinical regulatory documents across multiple therapeutic areas as assigned. Works with contract writers as needed for the timely delivery of assigned documents.
  • Reviews clinical protocols, Statistical Analysis Plans, Statistical Programming Plans, data tables and listings, and other clinical regulatory documents as needed.
  • Leads the preparation of briefing documents, INDs, licensing submissions (BLAs, MAAs), and other complex clinical regulatory documents as needed.
  • Negotiates timeline development for preparation of clinical regulatory documents.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis and presentation of clinical study data.
  • Leads the process of critical review of clinical regulatory documents and incorporates multiple reviews into successive drafts.
  • Provides QC support for clinical regulatory documents as required (cross-checking data and verifying content from source documents).
  • Reviews case report forms, statistical analysis plans, and data tables and listings for content and format.
  • Assists with or leads the preparation or revision of SOPs, WPDs, and document templates. Assists with training across functional areas for the implementation of new/revised procedures and templates.
  • Participates in clinical project team meetings.
  • Participates in or leads other cross-functional team meetings and standards committees.
  • Ensures the quality of clinical regulatory documents by maintaining and promoting familiarity with ICH, GCP, and other standards.

It's important to have experience with documentation like: clinical protocols, INDs, BLA's, MAA's, SOP's, clinical study reports, Investigator’s Brochures, Clinical Trial Results postings, annual reports. Written articles about these subjects (journalism), or shadowed the making of above documents, isn't what this position is about. You have to have written these types of documentations in the pharmaceutical/clinical field.



  • Requires an advanced degree in a scientific discipline or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent work experience. MSc or PhD in biological science preferred.


  • Must have 6+ years writing high-quality clinical and regulatory documents including clinical study reports across multiple therapeutic areas.
  • Writing CSRs for pivotal/registration studies or writing clinical sections of licensing submissions required.
  • Experience writing and editing ICH-compliant clinical regulatory documents according to CTD structure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiarity with CTD, ICH, GCP and other standards.
  • Pharmaceutical or biotechnological industry experience required.
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written).
  • Background in biologics is a plus.

Availability between 20 - 40 hours per week


  • Excellent writing, editing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and a strong attention to details.
  • Ability to critically analyze, synthesize, and communicate/present complex scientific information from a broad range of scientific disciplines and clinical therapeutic areas.
  • Ability to adapt and work through conflicts to create consensus.
  • Ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects from conception to completion, working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to assign drop-in work or even upcoming projects.


We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position. This role can be performed as a freelancer as well within the EU.

You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.


A multinational pharmaceutical company providing innovative medicines in areas of health where there is urgent need for better treatments.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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Anastassia Blechko Recruitment Consultant YACHT Life Sciences


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Anastassia Blechko

Recruitment Consultant YACHT Life Sciences

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