Senior Non-medical writer - Romainville, FR

Job description


Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden) and in the United States, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’.



We are looking for a Senior Non-Clinical Writer located in Romainville (Paris region)


Scope of the job

Galapagos is looking for a Non-Clinical Writer Junior. The ideal candidate has the willingness to contribute to the writing of non-clinical sections of regulatory documents and support the Pharmacology and the PreClinical Development Departments, and overall the Project Teams (PT) in the development of these documents.


Your role

You will support the development and writing of non-clinical and regulatory documents by:

  • QC check activities
  • Writing activities (non-clinical and regulatory documents)
  • Adequate planning of writing activities
  • Participation in project- and study-teams
  • Providing scientific and writing expertise during the development of non-clinical sections of regulatory documents (e.g. Briefing Book, Investigator’s Brochure), and ensure that these documents meet all Galapagos standards and regulatory requirements, in close collaboration with the section owners.
  • Supervising timelines and overall quality of these documents.
  • Participating in meetings (when relevant), as Non-Clinical Writing Leader representative, and closely interact with Pharmacology and PreClinical Development, as well as Medical Writer Leaders and other functional representatives from the Project Team (e.g. Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management).
  • Adhere to existing Policies and Procedures.


Job requirements


Who are you ?

  • The successful candidate has at least an MSc degree in science, with at least 5 years of experience within the life-science / pharmaceutical industry
  • You are used to write documents like protocols, study reports, scientific papers, and/or other regulatory documents
  • You show proficiency with MS-Word
  • You should be able to organize and plan multiple priorities, and have the ability to coordinate and collaborate having excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Last but not least, having excellent communication skills is required, together with being fluent in English (oral and in writing).


What’s in it for you ?


You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!