Senior Copy Editor

Novartis

Novartis

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Operations
India
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024
Senior Copy Editor
Location – Hyderabad #LI Hybrid
About the Role:
To achieve excellence in scientific communication by performing copy editing and providing relevant operational support in delivering scientific communication needs (publication and medical education) with high quality; to join a team that strives for leadership in scientific communication arena; to enrich the team’s scientific communication expertise via trainings, knowledge sharing, & continuous education on language/editorial aspects pertaining to scientific writing.
Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for independently performing copy editing (with high quality) of complex scientific communication deliverables. Monitors quality of copy editing performed by internal/external copyeditors.
• Works in close collaboration with Scientific Writers and scientific communication lead (SciComm) to understand scope of work and help in project planning to ensure timely delivery of copy editing with high quality.
• Accountable for implementing deliverable-specific internal or external style guidelines (AMA Manual of Style, internal brand-specific templates) reference management, copy editing, language editing, and proofreading of scientific communication deliverables.
• Establishes strong collaboration with the Scientific Writers, Team Leads, and LT to develop plan for improving quality of deliverables by identifying gaps and conducting trainings for Scientific Writers.
• Supports conducting periodic quality checks to ensure accuracy and compliance with internal and external publication and communication standards (such as Good Publication Practice, Sunshine Act reporting).
• Works in close collaboration with LT to identify training needs, develops training material, and conducts English Language & Editorial Aspects trainings for Scientific Writers.
• Independently leads initiatives to enhance collaborations with Scientific Writers, enhancing quality of first draft and final deliverables, process improvement leading to cycle time reduction and improved efficiency.
• Delivery of assigned scientific communication deliverables with high quality in timely manner and in compliance with internal and external editorial standards.

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