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Editor, Drug Development – Chinese language

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Bayan Baru, Penang

About The Job

The Drug Pipeline Identification team is responsible for maintaining the timeliness and accuracy of investigational drug content on Cortellis Competitive Intelligence (CCI, and other products within the Life Sciences portfolio. The Global Editorial Operations group gathers and analyses a variety of scientific and industry source data to provide value-add content for these databases, while the Business of Science team make efforts to provide comprehensive and timely data on Cortellis platform, including CCI, CRI (Cortellis Regulatory Intelligence), CTI (Cortellis Clinical Trial Intelligence) and CDI (Cortellis Deal Intelligence), etc.
The main role of the Drug Information editor involves researching, identifying, translating, capturing and processing pharmaceutical content, specifically from China and Chinese language sources, updating it into Cortellis CI, and helping to maintain the quality of the database’s overall drug and company records. The sources for this information include regional conferences, which the role holder will be expected to attend, as well as direct engagement with relevant companies to gather source data. It is also expected that the Drug Information editor will take an active role in supporting development of drug, press release, company and associated clinical trials content and policy, and support of other Editors in the Global Editorial Operations group in identifying data for their content sets.
Duties and responsibilities: 
  • Identify, research and update pharmaceutical information into drug and company records in Cortellis CI and other products
  • Identify, research, translate and update press releases related to China pharmaceutical industry into Cortellis CI and the related workflow platform
  • Write and edit to a high standard for publication
  • Attend, report and update from national and international conferences as required
  • Other tasks cooperated with Global Editorial teams
  • Assist the manager in the development and maintenance of editorial policy, processes and procedures

Job Requirements

  1. Fluent in Mandarin and English
  2. Ability to translate scientific information from Chinese into English
  3. Firm background in life sciences including pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, clinical medicine, etc.
  4. High ability to research, identify and compile complex data and information
  5. Proven ability to work independently and autonomously
  6. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  7. Computer literacy, including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  8. Good eye for detail
  9. Problem identification and solving skills
  10. Excellent time management

Our Culture


It’s never been a more exciting time to join Clarivate as we build our brand new, state-of-the-art Global Business Center in Penang.  We offer a 9-week initial training program that will set you up for success as well as ongoing training opportunities that will take your career to the next level.  As a new and growing Global Business Center, our Penang location will provide an opportunity to accelerate and develop your career in numerous directions.  With an attractive base salary, a performance-based bonus and an opportunity to participate in our Customer Delight share program, it’s an exciting time to be joining us.  

We’re a values-driven organization and are looking for individuals who share and want to uphold our values:  Aim for greatness, Value every voice and Own your actions.  


Clarivate is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. We have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science™, Cortellis™, DRG, Derwent™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor™ and Techstreet™. Today, Clarivate is on a bold entrepreneurial mission to help our clients reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit

We employ more than 6000 colleagues in 43 countries.  Clarivate is a public company. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the tickers NYSE: CCC; CCC.WS.  

Clarivate is looking to stand up a world-class Customer Service organization with team members who have the perfect blend of strategic and creative thinking to support our global customers.