Senior Technical Writer (f/m/d)

eResearchTechnology (ERT) partners with the pharmaceutical industry to gather and scrub clinical trial data, leading to quicker, more reliable trial outcomes. Our contribution to improving patients' lives motivates us every day!

Are you an experienced Senior Technical Writer (f/m/d) that creates necessary user documentation for internal & external products, coordinates and accelerates sequences/cooperation concerning production between Project Management and RT&D? Ideally with Clinical experience? Joining our Technical Writing team will put you at the heart of our operations. Liaising with our external clients, you will ensure the high-quality introduction of products and associated documentation. Join us at our location in Estenfeld (near Würzburg, Germany).


This diverse role will involve the following responsibilities

  • Work closely with project management, product management, and regulatory teams to understand core product releases and needed documentation.
  • Work closely with internal consumers (esp. PM, PDM, QA, Manufacturing, R&D) to develop needed documentation.
  • Design, create and maintain the following documents for product releases including, instructions for use, short guides, manuals, and all device manuals.
  • Meet document deadlines.
  • Create or manage the creation of needed artwork.
  • Translation of medical manuals, catalogs for devices, accessories, and disposables from English to German and vice versa and implementation of texts in the print layout.
  • Translation of the ERT general documents from English to German and vice versa.

What do we expect from you?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Ability to distill complex concepts from a variety of sources into clear, usable documentation
  • Strong writing skills (grammar, punctuation, form, content, structure, etc.) and attention to details in English and German
  • Very good technical understanding, preferably with good knowledge of medical devices
  • Ability, patience, and persistence to elicit documentation requirements from consumers
  • Ability and knowledge to elicit consumable information from developers, Product Management and Regulatory
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (esp. Word, Excel, Visio) and publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Experience writing in a regulated industry (e.g., Medical Device Software)
  • Experience in a development environment desirable 

We look forward to receiving your application (in English or German) through our ERT career page. 

Interested in working for ERT but this isn't quite the right job for you? Please see our website for our other current openings.


Jonas Buch