Report Writer

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Report Writer


Covance is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.


We are recruiting for our Early Development team and are currently seeing to hire a Report Writer to work within our Global Reporting Solutions group. This is a full time permanent position, based at our site in Harrogate.


About the role:


 As a Report Write you will support the team to deliver high quality scientific reports to our external clients. You will manage a full study workload incorporating all study designs and adhere to report preparation schedules by prioritizing tasks. There is exposure to a variety of study types and therefore you will develop a wide knowledge base while learning the role.


The main responsibilities of the Report Writer are:


  • Report preparation: prepare the study report from templates using details described in the protocol and study communications. Address quality assurance inspection items on GLP-regulated studies. Finalize study reports and deliver appropriate materials for archival.
  • Data table preparation: utilize table generation programs including basis statistical analysis within those programs; review data tables for accuracy.
  • Scheduling responsibilities: review and adjust reporting schedules to ensure client expectations are met.


The skills and experience we are looking for are:


  • Attention to detail, time management, good organization, good communication, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
  • Ability to work independently with the support of the larger team.
  • Scientific A’ levels and/or equivalent technical knowledge gained through work experience. A Life Sciences degree would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Competent in MS Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat


We offer:


Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension. Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities. At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner. There is no better time to join us!

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Degree and/or experience in technical writing, document production/publishing, and/or science preferred.
Additionally for UK: A minimum of English, Maths, and Science GSCEs, but preferably A level or above.


•Basic knowledge of office software (e.g., Microsoft® Office, especially Word and Excel; Adobe® Acrobat®)
•Attention to detail, time management skills, and organizational skills
•Prefer at least 1 year of technical writing or data tabulation experience, especially in pharmaceutical research or life sciences.


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