ISMPP Job Board
October, 2014 Listings

Please take a moment to scroll through the exciting employment opportunities listed here this month.  Or click on the links below to view the individual positions that catch your eye.

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Account Manager, Publications
Associate Medical Director
Consulting Assignment - Medical Publications Associate
Global Publications Leader Oncology/Immunology
Manager, Global Medical Publications
Manager/Senior Manager, Medical Communications
Medical Publication Lead Hematology
Medical Writer/Editor
Medical Writer/ Senior Medical Writer
Principal Medical Writer
Project Manager
Publications Project Manager
Scientific Director
Sr. Manager of Medical Communications
TA Publications Director Oncology/Immunology


Position: Account Manager, Publications
Company: Peloton Advantage
Location: Parsippany, NJ

Peloton Advantage is a thriving medical communications company located in Parsippany, New Jersey. We are seeking a publication planning experienced account manager to join our team to lead the daily activities of large-scale strategic publication plans.

Read more here: http://pelotonadv.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2poyysxbpuw

Qualified candidates are expected to work from the Parsippany, NJ office. NO RECRUITERS PLEASE.

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Position: Associate Medical Director 
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: work from home - PA

The Associate Medical Director will assist in the delivery of the scientific content of medical communications within accounts, provide strategic consultancy to clients based upon scientific expertise, support new business development and act as scientific consultant on one or more accounts. Specific responsibilities include:

Job Description

1. Leadership

  • Work with the other members of the Medical Communications business unit management team to drive business to meet/exceed client expectations by providing scientific leadership in specific therapeutic categories. 

  • Support Scientific Services leadership in developing methods and offerings to best provide strategic consultancy to clients.

2. Business Planning/commercial

  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches.

  • Participate fully in briefing and brainstorming meetings

  • Provide scientific expertise to Business Development in the development of new business pitches and proposals


3. Project work

  • To write and manage delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines: 

  • Liaise with Scientific Services leadership on writers’ training needs and provide coaching as required

  • Coordinate at an appropriate level with external parties such as clients and key opinion leaders (e.g. liaising with speakers in the preparation of briefing notes and slide presentations)

4. Organizational

  • In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director, to help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential.

  • Assist in delivering editorial training in relevant therapy area/discipline

  • Contribute to or conduct (as appropriate) performance and learning & development reviews and develop and monitor progress of objectives with direct reports

  • To support team working principles within Medical Communications, account team and other departments and collaboration between business units by attending team and editorial meetings/tutorials 

  • Any other duties as required by manager.


Qualifications and Education:

  • Life sciences PhD, PharmD, MD degree 

  • Writing experience in a communications agency for >5 years.

  • Reviewing/coaching experience in a communications agency for >2 years.

  • Experience of client liaison and interaction for >5 years or equivalent, including client visits and on-site experience

  • Proven ability in all aspects of medical communication deliverables

Please apply using our online application system, Click Here.
Visit our web site at www.springer.com or www.springerhealthcare.com. We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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Position: Consulting Assignment - Medical Publications Associate
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Central New Jersey

This is a consulting assignment focusing on managing publication review and approval tool (Datavision) and publication processes. As publications system administrator, individual will assist internal and external publication team members with technical/process/system related questions. Act as Datavision trainer to internal, alliance and agency personnel. Perform data entry, report generation, data analysis, and user maintenance as well as implement continuous improvement projects in the tool.

Experience/Knowledge Desired:

  • Project/account management experience in biopharmaceutical industry or publication/communication agency.

  • Highly proficient in Datavision with minimum of 3 years of experience including training users on appropriate use of the tool.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; problem solving skills; the ability to work independently and escalate issues when warranted.

  • Experience with generation and analysis of Datavision data, and ability to identify issues and opportunities for improvement in the use of tool and publication related processes.

For further information, please contact Brenda Connor at brenda.connor@bms.com.

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Position: Global Publications Leader Oncology/Immunology
Company: AstraZeneca
Location: Cambridge, UK and Gaithersburg, Maryland

The Global Publications Leader (GPL) you will be directly responsible for the development and execution of strategic publication plans for global clinical studies, and non-clinical trial sources. As part of this global role in a thriving environment, you'll collaborate with external experts, investigators, journals, conference organisers and external bodies, to manage effective relationships and deliver strategic publication and communication activities. Enjoying high visibility, we'll also depend on you to liaise with the Global Medical Affairs Leaders (MALs), US Publication Leads, marketing companies and external thought leaders, to produce external scientific communications plans for prescribers, payers, and patients. This is an opportunity to be seen as a true leader and a tremendous learning experience, working on publications that lead the industry in the oncology field.
About AstraZeneca

As one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, our business is focused on providing innovative, effective medicines that make a real difference in important areas of healthcare. At AstraZeneca, innovation is about more than just research. We aim to stimulate continued creativity throughout our organisation by maintaining a culture in which our people feel valued, energised and rewarded for their ideas and contribution to our success - ideas which can make a difference in all aspects of our business. And we support and encourage our people in discovering their own potential, through excellent learning and development opportunities that are available to them throughout their careers.


Job Description

As a Global Publication Leader Oncology/Immunoncology your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading the development and execution of strategic publication plans for global clinical studies in humans from Phase 2 investment decision through LCM, and non clinical trial sources 

  • Heading up the translation of scientific, clinical and evidence-planning data into appropriate publications and effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and alliance partners 

  • Tracking existing publication plans by brand, to ensure alignment with the evidence plan and identifying areas for improvement 

  • Overseeing the production of internal communications that provides updated information on publication presentations and plans 

  • The day-to-day management of assigned publication plans.


Qualifications:

As a Global Publication Leader Oncology/Immunoncology, it¿s essential that you have:

  • Relevant post-graduate degree (ideally in a life science), with proven scientific and publication expertise

  • Experience in medical publications / communications gained through work in the pharmaceuticals industry or a medical communications agency 

  • Experience working cross-functionally

  • A background of successful project management

  • A broad knowledge of oncology

  • Familiarity with the drug development process.

The following skills and qualifications are desirable:

  • Experience of working globally /cross-culturally 

  • A strong focus on internal and external customers

  • Cultural awareness.

Contact: AstraZeneca welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To apply for this position, please visit http://goo.gl/XH58Rv

To find out more about us, please visit http://www.astrazeneca.com/Careers

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Position: Manager, Global Medical Publications
Company: NPSP Pharma
Location: Bedminster, NJ

The Manager, Global Medical Publications executes the global publication plan in collaboration with the Sr. Director of Global Medical Publications, authors, and internal stakeholders. He/she should demonstrate expertise for scientific content development, functional area expertise to execute compliant publication processes, the ability to manage multiple projects, and to establish strong partnerships with external and internal cross-functional stakeholders.

Through the publication of fair balanced scientific data, Global Medical Publications ensures that the medical community has access to literature needed for optimizing patient outcomes and for the safe and effective integration of NPS products into clinical practice. Scientific data is disseminated through diverse activities including appropriate and timely presentations at scientific meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals. The global publications strategy and plan supports the product and aligns with the integrated Global Medical Affairs strategy. Global Medical Publications is also responsible for developing tools and training material for use by worldwide Medical Affairs personnel and key stakeholders; these include but are not limited to slide sets and publication summaries.

Qualifications & Education:

Specialized knowledge, Licenses, etc.:  

  • Working knowledge of relevant publication guidelines including, but not limited to International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) guidelines; and the Good Publication Practice (GPP2).

  • Other skills/attributes:

  • Strong analytical and evaluative skills to conceptually organize, interpret, and synthesize complex clinical and non-clinical data to derive key outcomes; ability to translate scientific and technical issues for diverse audiences.

  • Awareness of compliance issues and guidelines for publications.

  • Ability to build strong relationship with external and internal stakeholders

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Flexible, with positive attitude, strong ability to multi task, prioritize projects effectively and communicate at all levels within the organization

  • Demonstrated alignment with NPS values and culture.


Working conditions (ability to travel, lifting….etc.):

  • Some travel (10%) required to represent NPS at medical conferences, presentations, and other meetings.


Education:  

  • Pharm.D., M.D., Ph.D. R.Ph., MPH required

  • Experience (e.g. Jobs, supervisory, industry, international, etc…):  

  • A minimum of 3-years’ experience in medical publications (pharmaceutical industry or with an agency) or have completed a fellowship training program in scientific communications or medical publications.

For more information, please contact jrohm@npsp.com.

 

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Position: Manager/Senior Manager, Medical Communications
Company: ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Location: Cambridge, MA

This position reports to the AD of Publications within the Medical Affairs department at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  This individual supports planning and coordinating scientific publication strategies for ARIAD's proprietary compounds including manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations. This position will require writing, editing, and reviewing of publications and conference material, management of the review and submission process, and liaising with internal and external contributors to create content. Prior publication planning, coordination, and medical writing experience are essential; oncology experience preferred.

Job Description: 

  • Work with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams to develop, manage, and execute strategic publication plans for proprietary compounds 

  • Facilitate monthly and annual publication planning meetings, as required

  • Manage medical communications vendor(s) and publication budget, as required

  • Write, edit, and review manuscripts and conference materials as required, along with managing review and submission processes

  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external contributors

  • Ensure the scientific integrity, quality and accuracy of all deliverables

  • Maintain knowledge of product areas, current trends, and current literature

  • Manage the ARIAD library

  • Commitment to ethical practices in the preparation and dissemination of publications, including conference materials

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies

  • Maintain applicable policies, guidelines, and work practices and revise as needed to be consistent with standard practices; educate and train internal contributors as needed

  • Serve as a role model for compliant behavior that is consistent with mission, vision and values of the organization

 

Qualifications & Education:

  • Advanced degree (PhD) in a scientific discipline or equivalent 

  • At least 2 years (manager) to 5 years (senior manager) or more medical communications agency or pharmaceutical industry experience in Medical Affairs, including medical writing experience, is essential

  • Oncology experience preferred

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

  • Knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process

  • Experience with development of global medical publication strategy and management of consultants and vendors

  • Demonstrated innovation and creativity in production of work products and methods to maximize data disclosure in a timely, appropriate, and effective manner

  • Excellent ability to interpret and present scientific and clinical trial data to a variety of audiences, along with a strong understanding of statistics

  • Excellent writing skills coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of publication process and publication guidelines, along with careful attention to detail

  • Strong leadership, planning, and project management skills, along with initiative and the ability to be productive with minimal supervision 

  • Proficiency with software including Microsoft Office, PubMed, EMBASE, Endnote, and Datavision; proficiency with GraphPad Prism is preferred

 

For more information, or to apply please contact Mark Rippa at Mark.Rippa@ariad.com.

 

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Position: Medical Publications Lead - Hematology
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

The primary remit of the Medical Publication Lead – Hematology is to lead the development & execution of comprehensive, globally aligned strategic publication plans for multiple hematologic malignancies across the oncology portfolio.  The Medical Publication Lead - Hematology will serve as a core member of the Hematology Worldwide Medical Team and working cooperatively across key functions and markets to ensuring timely practice informing publications supporting launches and safe and appropriate and access to medicines.

Job Description

  • Working in partnership with the Head of Oncology Publications, refines the hematology portfolio publication planning and execution capability across multiple marketed assets and/or those being investigated for hematologic malignancies (leukemia, lymphomas, myeloma)

  • Engages leaders across key markets in the translation of medical strategies & objectives into actionable long-term strategic publication plans; plans that are comprehensive reflecting franchise and enterprise view.

  • Ensures endorsement of publication plans by governance prior to execution; continuously evolves plans in conjunction with clinical development milestones and changes in the scientific, regulatory and access landscapes in key markets 

  • Demonstrates understanding of the disease area, medical strategies & objectives necessary to provide strategic input to senior stakeholders and leadership on matters related to publication planning & data dissemination/disclosure at a portfolio level

  • Implements effective & consistent strategies for engaging external expertise (e.g. Publication Steering Committee) to advise on & shape publication plan strategy. Fosters collaborative relationships with academic & clinical experts, publishers, medical associations & other relevant stakeholder groups

  • Leads the execution of the publication platform across the hematology portfolio (abstracts, presentations) at prioritized International & domestic congresses

  • Reviews publication drafts for scientific quality ensuring alignment & consistency with author direction, scientific communication platform & key communication points supported by data

  • Managing author (external/internal) interface enabling timely execution & delivery of publications in accordance with GPP2 & BMS processes

 


Qualifications

  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree preferred; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publication management considered

  • A minimum of 7-10 years experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity; experience in customer facing roles is a plus

  • Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process (investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed)

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) highly desirable

  • Scientific expertise in Oncology with particular focus in hematology preferred

  • Demonstrated track record of leading and executing in highly matrix environment working across wide range of functional areas Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D, regulatory, legal and commercial teams

  • Understanding of clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP2, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 25-30% of the time

 

Apply online at: www.bms.com/careers, Job ID: 1404308
For more questions or more information please contact Ida Sooksaman at ida.sooksaman@bms.com

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Position: Medical Writer / Editor
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

We are looking for an Medical Writer/Editor to join Springer Healthcare's growing Training and Tactical Medical Education division. The Medical Writer/Editor will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical sales training activities as well as healthcare provider-targeted, non-accredited medical education programs. He/she will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance, timing and cost. 

Specific responsibilities of the Medical Writer/Editor include:

1. Project Work:

  • Responsible for developing scientific projects and content as assigned. This includes writing or editing of pharma training materials, eLearning content, video scripts, magazine articles, and slide presentations across several therapeutic areas 

  • Work with Client Services team to respond to RFPs or other business development opportunities, including researching therapeutic areas, proposing content outlines, and participating in pitches 

  • Work alongside our Instructional Designer to edit or write scientific copy as needed to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including scientific liaisons, healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical representatives 

  • Manage internal and external medical writers or thought leader contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes 

  • Resolve content-related queries from the client 

  • Participate in brainstorming new product lines or solutions that meet client needs 

  • Contribute to process improvements related to creation and maintenance of projects 

  • Advise Commercial Services Director about resource requirements 

  • Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as available 

  • Up to 10% travel required 

  • Any other duties as required by manager

 

 2. Financial:

  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation 

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate 

  • Record and monitor actual time spent on a project against budgeted time, and complete timesheets in an accurate and timely manner


Education/Qualifications

  • BS/BA in a scientific discipline (or licensed certification) minimum 

  • Minimum of 5 years' medical writing and editorial experience 

  • Experience in medical communication, education, training or publishing industries required 

  • Experience with MS Office, Adobe Acrobat; InDesign experience useful 

  • Ideal candidate will have business development experience with the creation of strategy, planning and implementing of tactical medical communications, education or training programs 

  • Experience in oncology, cardiology or neurology is an advantage 

  • Superior language and communication skills 

  • Customer focus, Teamwork, Innovation, Communication, Business awareness 

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also collaboratively with a team 

  • Understanding of the healthcare industry


Please apply using our online application system by Clicking HERE.

 

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Position: Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer
Company: Complete HealthVizion
Location: Chicago, IL

Love Science? Communicate it!

At Complete HealthVizion, a global medical communications agency, we work in partnership with the pharmaceutical industry to assist with their scientific communication needs throughout the lifecycle of their products. We work on some of the most innovative global healthcare products from early development through to post-launch, while providing a supportive, innovative and progressive working environment for our staff.

2013 was an exciting year for the business as we established a new Chicago base and due to our continued growth we are looking for a Senior Medical Writer to join the team.

Job Description:

The key responsibilities will be to:

  • Produce a full range of written communications in accordance with the needs of the client, target audience, target publication medium and level of design/creativity

  • Achieve editorial excellence, producing clear, accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work across a variety of therapeutic areas

  • Effectively brief members of the project team on time allocations, target audiences and client’s key messages

  • Work with and support other Writers to ensure strong teamwork and best practice across accounts

 

Qualifications & Education:

The successful applicant will have:

  • A life science degree (essential) and preferably an advance degree

  • At least 2 years medical writing experience in the field of medical communications (essential)

  • Excellent writing skills (essential)

  • The ability to liaise directly and effectively with clients and clinical experts (essential)

  • Experience across a broad range of therapy areas (desirable)

In return we offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package and provide long-term career choice and development that supports and encourages our scientific staff to progress and maximise their potential, allowing them to specialize in writing, project management or a combination of both. Complete HealthVizion enjoys an excellent location in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and we work in collaboration with our colleagues in the UK and Indianapolis to ensure excellent client service.

If you are passionate about excelling at your job and developing your career in a dynamic, team orientated and award winning medical communications agency, we would welcome your application.

Click Here to apply please visit us at and submit your cover letter and resume.

 

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Position: Principal Medical Writer
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: work from home - PA

The Principle Medical Writer will lead and manage the delivery of the scientific content of medical communications within accounts. S/he will provide advanced levels of strategic and tactical advice to clients, therapeutic area advice to relevant account teams, editorial advice to the wider editorial group, the client services team and the management team and input into business development initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:

Job Description:

1. Project work

  • To provide strategic direction and lead and manage tactical delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines:

  • To review scientific content for a range of medical communications according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes

 

2. Business Planning/Commercial

  • Apply an advanced level of knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, publication plans and/or communication programs

 

3. Organizational

  • In conjunction with the SSD, help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential

  • Assist in preparing and updating SOPs/training modules

  • Support team working principles across all the global inScience Communications groups, as well as other departments and business units within the company 

  • Any other duties as required by manager.

 

Education and Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Degree in life sciences (7+ yrs industry experience preferred)

  • Writing experience in a communications agency for >5 years.

  • Reviewing/coaching experience in a communications agency for >2 years.

  • Experience of client liaison and interaction for >5 years or equivalent, including client visits and on-site experience

  • Proven ability in all aspects of medical communication deliverables

 

Desired:

  • PhD, PharmD, MD preferred

Please apply using our online application system, Click Here
Visit our web site at www.springer.com or www.springerhealthcare.com. We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Springer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster.

 

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Position: Project Manager
Company: CHC Group, LLC
Location: Chadds Ford, PA

CHC Group, LLC (CHC) is a medical communications company focused on medical/scientific content development and consultative services. The Publications Project Manager will oversee a portfolio of publication projects throughout all stages of development and will lead a team of operational and editorial staff dedicated to executing a variety of services for our pharmaceutical and medical device clients.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage the publication development process (initiation–publication) including financial oversight

  • Work closely with the team to ensure deliverables meet with client expectations and preferences

  • Understand and oversee industry compliance standards (eg, The Sunshine Act, ICMJE)

  • Develop and oversee team SOPs and update them as needed

  • Coordinate publication review/approval process using publication management tools (e.g., PubsHub PMSolution, Datavision)

  • Develop and monitor project plans with timelines/milestones

  • Lead project status meetings with internal team, clients, and external contractors

  • Support the submission of final publications (abstracts, manuscripts) to congresses and journals

  • Serve as the project point of contact for clients, authors, and internal teams

  • Liaise with internal team and support staff (Creative/Graphics, Editorial/Copyedit, Finance)

  • Oversee and train other operational staff such as needed

  • Assist with the development of proposals and project budget estimates

  • Participate in business development activities including RFP responses and pitches

  • Monitor and report revenue and review client invoices to ensure timeliness and accuracy

  • Assess project issues/risks and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and client goals

 

Education:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA)

  • PMP, CAPM, and ISMPP CMPP™ are encouraged to apply


Qualifications:

Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years of years of publication project management experience in a healthcare or medical communications agency, biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, or a related field

  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat; familiarity with using FTP sites, DropBox, and WebEx (or similar systems) preferred

  • Working within a team environment


Competencies (Characteristics and Work Style):

  • Experience supporting/coordinating publications process flow in a healthcare communications agency or pharmaceutical environment

  • Strong understanding of the medical publications review, approval, and submissions process

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks to meet tight deadlines

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and experience with client interface

 

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Position: Publications Project Manager
Company: Vaniam Group LLC
Location: US - Virtual Office

The Publications Project Manager will oversee a portfolio of publication projects throughout the various stages of a publication, including coordinating and tracking project plans, timelines, and review/approval processes. The Publications Manager will coordinate client interactions, facilitate internal/external author review and approval of publication projects (e.g., via Datavision or other publication management tools), develop and monitor project timelines, and update publication status reports to ensure timely and cost-effective achievement of project milestones.

Job Description

Day-to-day accountability include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate the publication review and approval process for client review teams and external authors, using publication management tools (e.g., Datavision) 

  • Create and maintain project timelines, with input from internal team members and clients

  • Track progress of publications against established timelines

  • Conduct regular project status meetings with internal core team, clients, extended teams, and external contractors to ensure effective communication of project timelines

  • Support the submission of final publications (abstracts, manuscripts) to congresses and journals

  • Serve as the project point of contact for client teams

  • Communicate client expectations to appropriate internal team members 

  • Liaise with internal core team and other internal team members (Creative/Graphics, Editorial/Copyedit, Finance) to ensure project needs and milestones are met


Other accountability may include the following:

  • Support the development of new project proposals/statement of work (SOW) and budget estimates in collaboration with internal team members

  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and client goals


Education & Qualifications: 

 

Education:

  • Minimum: BS/BA, PMP and CAPM encouraged to apply

 

Experience and Skills:

  • At least four years of work experience and two years of publication management experience in a healthcare communications agency, biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, or a related field 

  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat; familiarity with DropBox and WebEx (or similar systems) preferred

  • Knowledge of publication tracking/management programs (Datavision or PubSTRAT)

 

Competencies (Characteristics and Work Style):

  • Experience with supporting/coordinating publications process flow in a healthcare communications agency or pharmaceutical environment

  • Understanding of the medical publications review, approval and submissions process

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize/plan work activities and meet tight deadlines 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Experience with client interface and client management

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

  • Some local/domestic travel required

 

For more information, please email medinfo@bioconnections.com.

 

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ

At CMC, Inc. we are a leading global medical communications agency with offices in Macclesfield and Glasgow, UK, and New Jersey, USA. We work on some of the most exciting healthcare products globally and provide a positive working environment for our staff. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight. We are currently searching to hire a full-time Scientific Director for our office in Hackensack, NJ.
 
The Scientific Director role is critical to supporting both the strategy and delivery of the full scope of medical communication products and services to meet the needs of our clients.


Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Effectively combine in-depth scientific understanding of the product/therapy area with commercial/market awareness to provide high-level strategic and tactical communication planning within CMC and for clients

  • Strong ability to uphold the quality of all deliverables, solve problems and build great relationships

  • Effectively establish long-term relationships with a wide range of brand team members in client organization

  • Contribute to the development of forward account plans in liaison with Account Director

 

Qualifications & Education:

Applicants must have a life science degree (preferably a PhD) and the ideal applicant will have a multi therapy area background. Applicants will also need to:

  • Possess excellent quality control, project management and briefing/reviewing skills along with an ability to inspire high performance – bringing out the very best in others

  • Be well-versed in medical writing and planning scientific communication programs

  • Have broad skills that will help us expand our multi-channel service offering

  • Be very comfortable and confident leading teams

 
In return we offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package and provide long-term development that supports and encourages our staff to progress in their careers. Our highly skilled teams reflect our continuing commitment to being an employer of choice as well as a provider of choice. This is demonstrated in our Investors in People award, which we have held for over ten years.

Our office is located at 411 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601. We are accessible by NJ Transit via the George Washington Bridge | Port Authority bus terminals and the Pascack Valley line (New Bridge Landing stop).
 
If you are passionate about excelling at your job and developing your career in a dynamic and caring medical communications agency, please visit our website to apply, http://www.complete-grp.com/join-our-team/current-vacancies/


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Position: Sr. Manager of Medical Communications
Company: Baxter BioScience
Location: Deerfield, IL

Baxter BioScience is a leading provider of therapeutic treatments that save, sustain and improve the lives of people with rare conditions, chronic diseases or limited treatment options. Supported by advanced technical and manufacturing expertise, Baxter BioScience has a broad pipeline built on a legacy of innovation in bleeding disorders and immunology and is expanding to address emerging opportunities in niche areas of oncology as well as technology platforms such as biosimilars.

This position will be responsible for assisting in developing the strategic medical communications platform for the Hemophilia therapeutic area in collaboration with various cross-functional stakeholders. This medical communications platform will then be incorporated across publications, medical congresses and training activities, advisory boards, and on various digital platforms to disseminate medical data.

Qualifications & Education:

  • An advanced degree required along with 3+ years medical communications including medical communication planning experience, and /or medical writing, preferably in a collaborative, matrix environment

  • Publication planning including generation of tactical plans and execution of such plans

  • Oversight of medical communications agencies and medical writing experience

  • Experience and understanding of pharmaceutical drug development and of scientific communication across the product life cycle

  • Experience within pharmaceutical industry is an advantage, as is knowledge of Baxter’s Hemophilia product lines


To apply visit our website at https://baxter.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en, to requisition 14000630.

 

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ

At CMC, Inc. we are a leading global medical communications agency with offices in Macclesfield and Glasgow, UK, and New Jersey, USA. We work on some of the most exciting healthcare products globally and provide a positive working environment for our staff. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight.
We are currently searching to hire a full-time Scientific Director for our office in Hackensack, NJ, (Google Maps).

The Scientific Director role is critical to supporting both the strategy and delivery of the full scope of medical communication products and services to meet the needs of our clients.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively combine in-depth scientific understanding of the product/therapy area with commercial/market awareness to provide high-level strategic and tactical communication planning within CMC and for clients

  • Strong ability to uphold the quality of all deliverables, solve problems and build great relationships

  • Effectively establish long-term relationships with a wide range of brand team members in client organization

  • Contribute to the development of forward account plans in liaison with Account Director

 

Qualifications & Education:

Applicants must have a life science degree (preferably a PhD) and the ideal applicant will have a multi therapy area background. Applicants will also need to;

  • Possess excellent quality control, project management and briefing/reviewing skills along with an ability to inspire high performance – bringing out the very best in others

  • Be well-versed in medical writing and planning scientific communication programs

  • Have broad skills that will help us expand our multi-channel service offering

  • Be very comfortable and confident leading teams 


In return we offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package and provide long-term development that supports and encourages our staff to progress in their careers. Our highly skilled teams reflect our continuing commitment to being an employer of choice as well as a provider of choice. This is demonstrated in our Investors in People award, which we have held for over ten years.

If you are passionate about excelling at your job and developing your career in a dynamic and caring medical communications agency, please visit our website to apply. http://www.complete-grp.com/join-our-team/current-vacancies/

Our office is located at 411 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601. We are accessible by NJ Transit via the George Washington Bridge | Port Authority bus terminals and the Pascack Valley line (New Bridge Landing stop).

 

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Position: Sr. Manager of Medical Communication
Company: Baxter BioScience
Location: Deerfield, IL

Baxter BioScience is a leading provider of therapeutic treatments that save, sustain and improve the lives of people with rare conditions, chronic diseases or limited treatment options. Supported by advanced technical and manufacturing expertise, Baxter BioScience has a broad pipeline built on a legacy of innovation in bleeding disorders and immunology and is expanding to address emerging opportunities in niche areas of oncology as well as technology platforms such as biosimilars.

This position will be responsible for assisting in developing the strategic medical communications platform for the Hemophilia therapeutic area in collaboration with various cross-functional stakeholders. This medical communications platform will then be incorporated across publications, medical congresses and training activities, advisory boards, and on various digital platforms to disseminate medical data.

Job Description:

  • An advanced degree required along with 3+ years medical communications including medical communication planning experience, and /or medical writing, preferably in a collaborative, matrix environment

  • Publication planning including generation of tactical plans and execution of such plans 

  • Oversight of medical communications agencies and medical writing experience

  • Experience and understanding of pharmaceutical drug development and of scientific communication across the product life cycle

  • Experience within pharmaceutical industry is an advantage, as is knowledge of Baxter’s Hemophilia product lines

To apply to requisition 14000630 please visit our website at https://baxter.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en.

 

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Position: TA Publications Director, Oncology/Immunology
Company: AstraZeneca
Location: Cambridge, UK and Gaithersburg, Maryland

We're currently recruiting for a TA Publications Director, Oncology/Immunonology, to play a leading role at our Gaithersburg, MD or Cambridge, UK site. This is a high-profile role, where you¿ll have direct accountability for the global leadership and line management of a dedicated team of Global Publication Leads across multiple sites. It¿s a great opportunity to gain exposure to senior colleagues from all areas of the business, while developing plans and strategies that will affect our reputation worldwide. Most importantly, you¿ll be changing the lives of our patients by making a real impact on some of the world¿s most serious diseases.

As one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, our business is focused on providing innovative, effective medicines that make a real difference in important areas of healthcare. At AstraZeneca, innovation is about more than just research. We aim to stimulate continued creativity throughout our organisation by maintaining a culture in which our people feel valued, energised and rewarded for their ideas and contribution to our success - ideas which can make a difference in all aspects of our business. And we support and encourage our people in discovering their own potential, through excellent learning and development opportunities that are available to them throughout their careers.

Job Description:

  • As a TA Publications Director your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading the group responsible for working across the business to build publication strategies and plans for global clinical studies

  • Coaching colleagues and driving the development of new skills, by giving our people the knowledge, motivation and opportunities they need to progress

  • Taking ownership for global performance management, recruitment, training and coaching for Global Publication Leads

  • Influencing ongoing strategic developments within your area, while contributing to policy and advising colleagues to ensure compliance with internal and external regulations

  • Collaborating with senior stakeholders worldwide to influence decisions that affect our ability to deliver industry-leading publications in an ethical way.

 
Qualifications & Education:

As a TA Publications Director it¿s essential that you have:

  • A broad knowledge of the drug development process, with a focus on publication planning

  • Relevant experience in a pharmaceutical/medical communication/healthcare research and development environment

  • Global Team experience and proven ability to lead a global team

  • A proven record of working as part of a global team, and an ability to work in a cross cultural environment

  • A broad knowledge of the drug development process in relevant disease areas

  • Strong performance, budget and resource management skills.


The following skills and qualifications are desirable:

  • A PhD or advanced postgraduate scientific degree

  • Demonstrated experience as a medical publications profession, and an in-depth knowledge of developing effective publication strategies and plans. 

AstraZeneca welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To apply for this position, please visit http://goo.gl/d1Quik

To find out more about us, please visit http://www.astrazeneca.com/Careers

 

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