Medical Writing Specialist (MWS)

Posted on February 04, 2020

Oriola is a Finnish publicly listed company with a strong position in the Swedish and Finnish health and wellbeing markets. Our purpose is to help everyone to live healthy lives. We promote the wellbeing of people and animals by ensuring that medicines as well as health and wellbeing products are delivered in a safe and customer-friendly manner – whether through pharmacies, veterinarians, retailers, online channels or dose dispensing. In Sweden, Oriola owns Kronans Apotek, the third largest pharmacy chain in the country. Our wide range of services helps pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies, private and public healthcare and other operators in the field to succeed. Oriola’s net sales for continuing operations in 2018 were approximately EUR 1.6 billion. Company had approximately 2,700 employees by the end of 2018. Oriola is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and its headquarters is in Espoo, Finland. For more information, please visit

Oriola is looking for Medical Writing Specialist (MWS)

to join our BA Pharma's Expert Services team in Espoo, Finland. The position is permanent.

Expert services offers services for the medicine’s entire life cycle, all the way from clinical research services to market access and pharmaceutical logistics, sales and marketing services, medical information and patient support. MWS acts as an outsourced expert responsible for technical aspects and quality control of clinical study documents.

In this position you will ensure that all submission relevant documents meet regulatory requirements and global standards. MWS compiles clinical study report appendices and ensures their completeness. In this role you will also support medical writers with technical aspects of document management and other medical writing related processes as needed. Furthermore, MWS manages clinical transparency submissions (EMA Policy 70, Health Canada Public Release of Clinical Information) and is a member of expert working groups. The person acting in this role will report to Head of Clinical Services in Finland.

To be successful in this role we expect you to have:

- Minimum Bachelor's degree in e.g. Natural sciences, Computing sciences or Linguistics

- Some years' of previous experience in working as MWS in a dynamic environment

- Fluent communication skills in Finnish and English, both spoken and written

- Excellent IT skills and strong orientation to work with digital tools ad systems

- Successful experience in project management

- Familiarity with clinical development, statistics, and regulatory submission requirements are seen as benefits

- Experience in document management and document management systems is highly preferred

As a person you are positive, development oriented and able to work in an efficient way, precisely and independently also under tight schedules. Your way of working is well organized, proactive and reliable. You can handle larger entities and also keep an attention to details. You have strong interpersonal skills and you want to provide excellent customer experience. We offer you an interesting job opportunity in multi-professional pharma industry working environment with the great team committed to provide health for people.

At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative, responsibility and working together. If you share our values and are interested in the job, please apply immediately, or very latest by February 23rd 2020. Please apply at Your application needs to be in English and please include your CV and salary expectation. For more information please contact Head of Clinical Services Ritva Loponen by email ritva.loponen(at)

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