Scientific Documentation Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000167-1
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Certara UK Limited
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £19,500 to £21,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Discretionary bonus, pension contribution, health scheme
  • Sector: Health, Commercial, Industrial
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight, 12th May 2019

Line of Management: Senior Consultant/Consultant

Holiday Entitlement: 25 days, plus statutory bank holidays

Job Overview:
We have an opening for an Administrator/ Scientific Writing Assistant to support the Consultancy Team at Certara’s Simcyp Division. Certara are seeking an individual with good writing and organisational skills to be part of The Consultancy Team that is responsible for collating information, developing models and translating the science into a report. Additional scientific reports and data files are generated during the course of each project, which require organisation. The successful candidate should be educated to at least A-level standard. Applicants must be well organised, demonstrate a keen attention to detail, possess individual motivation, and have demonstrable competency in IT (particularly Microsoft applications). They should also possess a flexible attitude and a desire to learn new skills. The successful candidate will work closely with the Consultancy Team. The candidate must also be eligible to work in the UK.

Principal Duties:

  • Providing day-to-day support for the Consultancy Team
  • QA reviewer for all the Consultancy reports
  • Copy editing of Consultancy reports
  • Collation of all related files for each Consultancy project



  • Educated to A-level standard
  • Experience of providing a high standard of customer service
  • Evidence of individual motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Familiarity with conducting advanced internet searches
  • Evidence of ability to learn new skills
  • Experience in scientific, library, or information management related work


  • Experience in a role demanding attention to detail (e.g. copy editing and proof-reading)
  • Familiarity with specific scientific search engines and databases
  • Experience with referencing software (e.g. EndNote)

Company Overview:
Certara’s Simcyp Division provides scientific products and consultancy services to assist its client base of major blue-chip pharmaceutical and biotechnology organisations in the development of new medicines. We are on course to become the global industry standard in our field, consequently, there is a continuous requirement for high quality people to join us, help in our expansion and share in our success.

Applications: Please send your CV and covering letter