Camberley, HC
7 days ago


Technical Writer
Camberley, Southampton, London, or Stratford
About Us
We are Novacyt, a rapidly growing diagnostics group specialising in infectious diseases. We have a number of successful brands and serve a large global customer base, from hospitals to large corporates.
Our innovative offering enables healthcare providers to improve patient health and supports food manufacturers and we provide services to the healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
We are currently looking for a Technical Writer to join us based in either Camberley, Southampton, London, or Stratford.
The Benefits
- Competitive salary
- Bonus
- 25 days’ annual leave
- Ability to buy and sell annual leave
- Cycle to work scheme
- Refer a friend scheme
- Life assurance
- Private medical insurance
- Group pension scheme
This is the ideal role for a proven technical writing professional with a scientific background to advance their career with our leading company.
It’s an exciting time to join us as we have just won the breakthrough of the year award at the European Mediscience Awards 2020 and have been playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19 through our highly innovative solutions.
What’s more, this role can be based in either Camberley, Southampton, London, or Stratford, so whether you are located on the south coast or closer to London, you will be able to take on this new challenge and thrive.
The Role
As a Technical Writer, you will produce high-quality clinical and regulatory documents that will be submitted either to clinical authorities or as part of the technical files for IVD-R and FDA-EUA authorizations of our IVD products.
Conducting in-depth research, and working closely with key stakeholders (product management, regulatory, sales and research & development, etc.), you will be expected to produce high quality technical documents that can be submitted for review to the above bodies.
Specifically, you will: 
- Create, write and edit clear text/content for submission to Clinical or Regulatory Authorities
- Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for our technical writing function
- Create, write and edit “Instructions for Use (IFU)” for newly developed products
- Design content structure, develop content, deliver publication-ready files and maintain documentation
- Co-ordinate timely development, change and approval of materials
- Maintain departmental processes, technical documentation and libraries
- Establish the authoring tools and environments from scratch and provide input to the documentation module Entropy
- Explain scientific and technical ideas in easy-to-understand language for commercial purpose
About You
To be considered as a Technical Writer, you will need:
- At least three years’ direct technical writing experience, gained in the medical device/diagnostics/biomedical industry or equivalent
- Experience with developing technical documents for CE IVD point-of-care diagnostics systems or in writing clinical documents such as Clinical Protocols/reports
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in content
- A degree in life sciences or equivalent
Other organisations may call this role Technical Copywriter, Clinical Writer, Technical Instructional Designer, or Technical Content Writer.
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