Kelly Services Technical Writer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is looking for a Technical Writer in Lexington, MA

10 month contract with possible extension

Pay Rate based upon experience


The Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Technical Writer is responsible for working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to prepare new or changes to existing Policies, SOPs, and Work Instructions as part of an overall document harmonization and integration project. The SOP Writer is responsible for implementing the document workflow

process as a formal written procedure as well as being responsible for supporting the development and revision of procedures by applying document standards, criteria and adhering to timelines. Emphasis will be to address procedures from Global Medical Affairs, Global Drug Safety, Global Regulatory Affairs, Research, Non-Clinical Development, Quality Assurance and Compliance and Global Clinical Development Operations.


• Supports the full procedural document lifecycle for Policies, SOPs, Work Instructions (WIs) and Forms by serving as a SOP Writer

• Works with document owner, global process owner and SMEs to implement agreed upon procedural development applying appropriate document standards and criteria, ensuring terminology consistency across


• Collects input from stakeholders and consolidates comments, resolving conflicts collaboratively

• Translates process maps or other process representations and applies them to SOP procedures wording

• Contributes to the development and maintenance of up-to- date SOP Writer procedures so that the process is used and consistently applied by all SOP Writers

• Works with functional area SMEs to develop cross-functional process models

• Contributes to the maintenance and updates to the SOP harmonization tracking spreadsheets and timelines, as assigned

• Performs other duties, as assigned

• Displays the ability to manage customer expectations

• Demonstrates proactive thinking and actions

• Familiar with cross-functional customer service techniques

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-moving environment

• Maintains tracking spreadsheets and timelines as assigned


• B.S in a scientific or allied health field (or equivalent degree)

• 5 years of Research and Development medical writing or Research and Development SOP writing experience in the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, or Medical Device Industry, or relevant comparable background preferred

• 5 years of Research and Development experience required

• Experience in working in a GXP environment with emphasis on GCP, GLP, GPV, and GMP

• Possesses a solid understanding of document standards, criteria and conventions

• Experience working in a system for collaborative document development

• R&D Process Modeling/Process Mapping understanding and experience, a plus

• Technical writing certification a plus

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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