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Technical Writer

Aktiv Pharma Group
Broomfield, CO 80021
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Aktiv Pharma Group

Aktiv Pharma Group is hiring for a Technical Writer. We are a fast-growing company focused on addressing unmet medical needs through a proprietary drug delivery system. Technical Writer is responsible for drafting grant/contract proposals, white papers, investor memorandums, and other documents in support of the Business Development Team. This position is also responsible for assisting the intellectual property legal counsel by contributing to patent application drafts and responses to office actions. In addition, Technical Writer supports the Executive Leadership Team by providing business development intelligence. This highly rewarding position entails working closely with Executives and Directors, as well as the Product Development Team in identifying and responding to funding and financing opportunities, and in managing the intellectual property portfolio. At Aktiv Pharma Group, we value the diversity of perspectives and backgrounds our employees bring. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of our equal opportunity employment policy and by providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We work according to our values of truth, caring, goodness and perseverance, and encourage individuals with the required skillsets and these values to apply.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Grant/Contract Proposals, White Papers, Investor Memorandums:

  • Searches and identifies funding opportunities for pharmaceutical research and development projects offered by the Government and other non-dilutive funding sources that are relevant to the company mission and goals.
  • Coordinates internal and external resources required to produce high-quality proposals.
  • Writes proposals for grant, contract, and Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) funding mechanisms.
  • Compiles and submits proposals and supports review process.
  • Identifies and communicates with potential contract research organizations and consultants to fill capability gaps in proposals.
  • Writes white papers and investor memorandums in support of dilutive financing efforts.
  • Maintains deep understanding of the company mission, vision, values, goals, and operations; is able to represent Aktiv in meetings and events orally and with visual tools.

Intellectual Property Management:

  • Acts as a point of contact for external intellectual property legal counsel.
  • Assists in prosecution of patent applications by interpreting office actions and drafting responses.
  • Assists in drafting of provisional and non-provisional patent applications.
  • Prepares presentations and reports on company intellectual property in support of investor due diligence.

Business Development Research:

  • Supports the Executive Leadership Team by gathering market intelligence and reviewing scientific literature.
  • Assists in producing other written materials such as presentations and posters.

Supervisory Duties

  • None

Job Qualifications

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to consistently promote, support, work, and act in a manner in support of Aktiv Pharma Group's mission, vision, and values.
  • Experience writing Pharmaceutical/Biomedical research and product development proposals.
  • Understanding of Pharmaceutical development processes and challenges.
  • Understanding of Medical Device development processes and challenges.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical and scientific literature.
  • Knowledge of Government agencies and programs issuing grants and contracts for research and development projects.
  • Ability to coordinate proposal planning, budgeting, and writing efforts with resources within and outside of the organization.
  • Basic understanding and ability to navigate Intellectual Property laws.

Education or Formal Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences, medical technology, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, or similar is required.
  • An advanced degree (M.S., PharmD, Ph.D.) from an accredited institution in a life science or a health-related field, or equivalent is preferred.


  • Two (2) to Five (5) years of experience in Writing pharmaceutical/biomedical research and product development proposals is required.
  • A proven track record for writing proposals in response to US Federal Government solicitations with successful results.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year-to-year basis.

Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

  • None


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Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-04

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