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Quality Control Specialist, Publications

Overview of Role:

CACTUS is currently looking to add a dynamic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated QC specialist to our world-class medical communications delivery team in Mumbai. The medical communications team at CACTUS partners with some of the largest global pharmaceutical companies across a wide range of communications needs including writing, graphics, animation, and publication strategy. As a QC specialist, you will:

  • Evaluate manuscripts, posters, slide decks, educational material, medical literature, etc, provided by clients for data accuracy
  • Check documents (mentioned above) developed by medical writers for scientific data errors by checking the developed material against annotated references, CSRs, other source data
  • Check for discrepancy within text, discrepancy between figures/tables, and between text and supplementary material, and make suggestions for improvements
  • Identify missing sources documents and gaps in scientific logic
  • Check for grammar, syntax, style, and compliance with style guides, regulatory guidelines, and publishing requirements
  • Be responsible for the quality of the documents/projects fact checked/QCed
  • Ensure effective communication of QC/fact check findings with the client/medical writers
  • Deliver QC reports to the stakeholders, and identify quality trends
  • Ensure timely delivery of documents

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the medical writing industry; freshers with substantial knowledge of the publication landscape or clinical research are also eligible
  • PhD or Master’s degree in Research, or equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently, multitask, and prioritize
  • Excellent attention to detail, and zero tolerance to errors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Functional with MS Office
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing project priorities and work assignments

Location: Andheri

Selection Process: A couple of tests followed by two or more rounds of interview

Why you should consider CACTUS:

  1. Dynamic, open, meritocratic culture with friendly policies
  2. Compensation to match capability and experience
  3. Challenging, high-growth entrepreneurial environment
  4. Opportunity to build a long-term career


To explore this opportunity, e-mail your updated CV along with a cover letter to Visit to know more.