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PPD Lead Payer Communications/Market Access Writer - Evidera in Waltham, Massachusetts

Lead Market Access Writer
Remote (US, UK, Canada, EU)

Evidera’s Market Access Communications team is a group of medical writing experts who develop global value dossiers, AMCP dossiers for US payers, Health Technology Assessment submissions for various global markets, value stories, and related market access deliverables for clients in the biopharmaceutical industry. The team interprets and communicates the clinical and economic evidence that our pharmaceutical/life sciences clients require to successfully market their products. Our services include dossiers and slide decks that provide healthcare decision-makers with the evidence they need to evaluate new medical treatments, targeted literature-based white papers on diseases and treatments, and reports from payer advisory boards.

_Position Overview:_

The Lead Market Access Medical Writer is an ideal opportunity for someone already working in market access or a related field, such as medical communications or medical education, to develop a career in a leading consultancy in the market access environment.

The Lead Market Access Writer is a team-based, collaborative writing role in which you will apply scientific and writing expertise to projects covering a wide range of therapeutic areas.

_Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):_

  • Writing fully-referenced content, for global value dossiers, country submissions, and related deliverables, based on published clinical, scientific, and pharmacoeconomic literature
  • Developing simple visuals and graphics (e.g., in Excel or PowerPoint)
  • Editing, quality assurance, and formatting
  • Acting as the lead writer on project teams, and reviewing the work of other writers for quality and consistency
  • Daily communication and teamwork with colleagues in the Market Access Communications team and with subject matter experts in other Evidera groups
  • Project leadership/management for moderate-to-large scale projects
  • Acting as the primary point of client contact for your assigned projects
  • Business development for moderate-to-large scale projects
  • Workload management to meet internal and client-driven deadlines

_Education, Professional Skills & Experience:_

Advanced degree in life sciences, health economics, or a clinical discipline is preferred, e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD, MPH, MS or commensurate experience in medical writing/communications. Clinical degrees in nursing, nutrition, or other health professions, experienced candidates with a BS/BA are also open to consideration.

  • Experienced in medical/scientific writing in an agency or consultancy
  • Understanding of market access and experience of developing value dossiers
  • Ability to understand and clearly convey complex clinical, economic and commercial information, after receiving appropriate training on new content areas
  • Project leadership, including client liaison and management of project teams, with a focus on budget and timelines, across therapy areas
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process
  • Familiarity with clinical trials and basic biomedical statistics


  • /Basic understanding of health economic/

  • /Experience with bibliographic referencing software EndNote/Reference Manager/

  • /Desire to move towards increased project leadership and client interaction/

_Personal Skills & Competencies:_

  • Research and analysis skills, e.g., ability to undertake reviews of the scientific literature
  • Exquisite attention to detail, focused on accuracy and quality
  • Comfortable in a client-facing role
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects
  • Fluent written and spoken English

About Evidera:

Evidera is a business within in Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and a is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with clear opportunities for growth and career progression. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects with some of the industry’s leading researchers. Our offices boast a fun and collaborative working environment, frequent social events and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance, for all our staff.

Evidera’s Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving/Judgment
  • Accountability

If you resonate with our core competencies and want to contribute to research and consulting services driven by world-class science and thought leadership, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

/Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference, disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran./

Job: *Medical Writing

Organization: *US BU

Title: Lead Payer Communications/Market Access Writer - Evidera

Location: MA-Waltham-Evidera Waltham MA

Requisition ID: 202132

Other Locations: CA-CA-St-Laurent-Evi St-Laurent QC, US-CA-San Francisco-Evi San Francisco CA, FR-FR-Ivry-sur-Seine Ced, GB-GB-London-London UK

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group