Report this job

Senior Director, Medical Writing

Harmony Biosciences

Apply before: August 31, 2024
Apply Now
  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Harmony Biosciences is recruiting for a Senior Director, Medical Writing in our Plymouth Meeting, PA location. In this role you will be accountable for the timely preparation of high-quality regulatory documents supporting the clinical development portfolio at Harmony. This includes, but is not limited to, authoring, editing, and providing project management support for clinical regulatory documents including protocols, amendments, investigator’s brochures, and clinical study reports, as well as various other clinical and non-clinical documents.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all aspects of the preparation of regulatory documents for submission to global regulatory authorities in accordance with ICH and other global guidelines, standards and processes, and AMA Medical Writing styles, as applicable, in adherence with study/project timelines and corporate objectives.
  • Manages EU regulatory submissions in collaboration with appropriate external resources.
  • Manages contract medical writing resources as required to ensure timely completion of assigned projects.
  • Actively participates in study and/or project team meetings to provide input regarding medical writing deliverables, timelines, and any process(es) needed for the completion of regulatory documents.
  • Develops and implements process standards.
  • Reviews, edits, and ensures quality of documents prepared by other functional area representatives (such as Biostatistics and Clinical Operations) to ensure adherence to standards and global regulatory guidance and requirements.
  • Writes, reviews, and/or edits clinical trial registry postings.
  • Manages transparency/disclosure vendors.
  • Sets standard of excellence for self and others.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably within a life science discipline
  • 10+ years medical writing experience required within the biopharmaceutical / CRO industry required
  • Proficient knowledge of global regulatory requirements
  • Strong organizational, time management, leadership, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and template systems (eg, StartingPoint).
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • High ethical & quality standards lived through actions and communication
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently with minimal guidance while simultaneously covering multiple project responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

Physical demands and work environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

What can Harmony offer you?

  • Medical, Vision and Dental benefits the first of the month following start date
  • Generous paid time off and Company designated Holidays
  • Company paid Disability benefits and Life Insurance coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Company sponsored wellness programs
  • Professional development initiatives and continuous learning opportunities
  • A certified Great Place to Work® for five consecutive years based on our positive, values-based company culture

Want to see our latest job opportunities? Follow us on

Harmony Biosciences is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, PA. The company was established in October 2017 with a vision to provide novel treatment options for people living with rare, neurological disorders who have unmet medical needs. For more information on Harmony Biosciences, visit

Harmony Biosciences, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, e-Verify Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Recruitment agencies please note:
Harmony Biosciences will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on a specific role. Candidate Resumes/CV’s submitted without permission or directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.