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October 2017 Listings

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Position Titles:

Associate Director / Director, Global Publications and Scientific Communications

Associate Director Dupilumab Publications - Atopic Dermatitis

Associate Director, Global Medical Communications (Oncology)

Associate Director, Global MS Publications

Associate Director, Scientific Communications

Editorial and Account Management Roles

International Publications Manager

Leader, Medical Publications – Associate Director level

Managing Editor

Medical Writer (Publications)

Senior Account Manager

Sr. Manager Medical Communications Rare Diseases

Senior Vice President, Publications Practice

VP, Group Account Director/Group Account Director


Position: Associate Director / Director, Global Publications
Company: Incyte Corporation
Location: Wilmington, DE

This position will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality scientific publications (manuscripts, congress abstracts, presentations, and posters) and scientific platforms in support of Incyte products. Critical competencies include effective leadership of cross-functional teams and contribution to scientific communication strategies. This is a Headquarters-based position reporting to the Executive Director, Global Publications and Scientific Communications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development and implementation of global product publication plans.

  • Leads cross-functional teams to develop scientific statements and lexicon.

  • Contributes to the overall scientific communication strategy, demonstrating a strong knowledge of the therapeutic landscape. 

  • Supports the development of training materials related to Incyte and competitor congress presentations. 

  • Interacts with external authors and collaborators within Global / Regional Medical Affairs, Drug Development, and Drug Discovery organizations to develop and review publication content.

  • Manages external agencies and freelancers involved in the writing, editing, formatting and submission of articles to peer-reviewed scientific journals and scientific/medical conferences.

  • Writes and/or edits publications as needed. 

  • Tracks and reports the progress of publication development. Utilizes Datavision (with vendor support) to catalogue project status, drafts, author comments, and Incyte reviews/approvals.

  • Responsible for budget and milestones.

  • Understands published guidelines for authorship and good publication practices.

  • Ensures that publication activities are within company policies, procedures and good publications practices.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in a scientific discipline. Advanced degree is preferred (ie, MS, PharmD, or PhD).

  • At least 7 - 10 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, a consulting organization, and/or medical communication company as a publication manager/director or senior level content reviewer.

  • Experience in hematology/ oncology; experience in immuno-oncology preferred.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership in running global publication teams.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple projects; ability to multitask and work both independently and within multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Understand the clinical development process, especially clinical study data and outcomes measures in hematology/oncology.

  • Ability to critically appraise and apply knowledge gained from the medical/scientific literature.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective professional communications, aiming to cultivate strong working relationships with both internal and external groups.

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex medical/scientific information.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Power Point) is required, as well as familiarity and working knowledge of key software applications relevant to publication planning and implementation (e.g., Datavision, literature search indices, journal databases, etc.).

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Position: Associate Director Dupilumab Publications - Atopic Dermatitis
Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Associate Director of Medical Publications will be accountable for development and implementation of strategic publication plans for Dupilumab (Dupixent) in Atopic Dermatitis The ideal candidate will have significant publications management experience and a clear understanding of publication strategy and planning for both marketed products as well as products in clinical development. Long-term budget, vendor, and resource allocation management experience are necessary, in addition to expertise in the policies and best practices governing publications globally. Candidates must possess the ability to direct multiple complex projects.

This role with be part of the broader Scientific Communications Team supporting Immunology & Inflammation Medical Affairs at Sanofi Genzyme. Sanofi co-develops Dupilumab with Regeneron Pharmaceutical, a US-integrated biopharmaceutical Company based in Tarrytown, NY. The two companies have a major global collaboration to discover, develop, and commercialize fully human therapeutic antibodies. Therefore, the Associate Director of Medical Publications must be able to establish excellent working relationships and credibility within the Sanofi & Regeneron Alliance Pharmaceutical Team.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development and execution of global publications plans for Dupilumab in atopic dermatitis indications, with a strong understanding of how publications support the overall Development, Medical, and Commercial strategies

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and KOLs (key opinion leaders) to facilitate collaborative, strategic publication planning

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records on publication activities within the Datavision system

  • Oversee development, review, and approval of publications on company sponsored studies

  • Oversee appropriate reviews of publications resulting from research collaborations and independent company-supported investigator-sponsored studies (ISTs)

  • Participate in the review of manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations to ensure accuracy, appropriateness, and alignment with scientific communication and data disclosure strategies

  • Serve as an expert on publications best practices, company processes/SOPs, and on industry publications standards, including GPP3 and ICMJE

  • Foster an in depth understanding of respiratory therapeutic area and treatment landscape, reviewing emerging literature and communicating insights to inform strategic planning

  • Participate in long-range planning exercises; develop and manage project plans, assess resource needs, and develop and implement processes and standards

  • Contribute to the development of Global and Regional Medical Affairs/Communications strategies and planning

  • Communicate trends and progress against plans updates to leadership and key stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD, MS, MPH)

  • 5-10 years scientific writing, communications, and/or publications experience

  • Minimum of 5 years pharma/biotech industry global or US publications experience

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate level Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD)

  • CMPP certification

  • Medical/Scientific/Clinical background

  • Experience in Asthma and/or other respiratory areas

  • Knowledge of GPP3 and ICMJE

  • Experience in Strategic Publication planning in support of product launch

  • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented, strategic and collaborative

  • Approximately 20% travel required

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Position: Associate Director, Global Medical Communications (Oncology)
Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Associate Director of Global Medical Communications & Publications-(Oncology) is a vital member of the Global Medical Affairs team who will oversee the development and execution of scientific communications & publications strategies and plans in Oncology world-wide. This highly visible role will engage key thought leaders in Oncology, while collaborating cross-functionally with Project teams, Regions, Clinical Development, and the broader Medical Affairs team, in the oversight of medical activities, including, medical education and publications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Become a subject matter expert and internal liaison for Oncology

  • Lead and manage the execution of the global medical communication and/or publication plan strategies for Oncology, including presence at scientific congresses, with an understanding of how these activities support the overall Medical Affairs and Brand strategy

  • Lead and manage the development and execution of key global medical education programs to fill learning gaps that are identified through the medical affairs annual plan. 

  • Generate Annual Medical Communications and Publications plans in conjunction with the Project teams based on scientific and unmet medical needs

  • Understand and follow the various compliance policies in place for global and US publications and medical education activities

  • Continuously surveying the medical and scientific literature for the identification of relevant publications. Leading development of monthly literature updates and annotated summaries of key articles

  • Manage medical communications agencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctoral level degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or M.D.) in life sciences with minimum of 5 years bio-pharmaceutical industry experience within Medical or Clinical Affairs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to understand and effectively communicate complex scientific and clinical data to internal and external stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Medical Communications and/or Publications Management

  • Clinical knowledge in Oncology

  • Ability to collaborate and build solid working relationships cross-functionally

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, thinks critically, and adheres to deadlines.

  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of applicable guidelines including ICMJE, ACCME, OIG, PhRMA, GPP & GCP

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Position: Associate Director, Global MS Publications
Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge, MA 

The Associate Director, Global MS Publications for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), will help develop the strategy and medical, clinical, and scientific data dissemination tactics for Aubagio and one or more of Genzyme’s current or future therapies for MS. The Associate Director will also play a key role in the planning and execution of global scientific communication points and global publication strategic and tactical plans, as well as global medical congresses. A key element of this role will be to motivate, drive, and encourage collaborating coauthors and internal resources towards successful publications. All abstracts, posters, decks and manuscripts must conform to high ethical standards and industry guidelines (e.g., ICMJE and GPPs), as well as Genzyme and Sanofi policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Help develop the strategy and creation of the yearly global publications plan for assigned product(s).

  • Contribute to the development of the global congress plans.

  • Facilitate the development of publications-related internal guidance and resource documents

  • Ensure appropriate tracking and execution of the publications tactical plan for assigned product(s). 

  • Manage external and internal resources (Genzyme contributors/reviewers, meeting planners and Medical agency) in the development of tactics and event planning to meet objectives in a cost-efficient and timely manner.

  • Develop and maintain reasonable expertise in MS as a disease state, plus literature regarding overall treatment options, and Genzyme product data

  • Participate in the cross-functional post-hoc data mining group(s) for assigned product(s). 

  • Participate to the forecasting for, and manage the associated budgets for, publications development and data dissemination from company-sponsored studied and post-hoc analyses

  • Ensure that key data, strategically aligned scientific communication points, elements from other internal guidance and resource documents are included appropriately in publications, and that statements and conclusions are accurate, balanced and supported by appropriate data

  • Participate in relevant cross-functional teams and task forces to represent the Global Medical Communications and Content Development team as needed.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in the analysis, communication and presentation of complex scientific and medical data

  • Knowledge of industry guidelines pertaining to data dissemination (e.g., CONSORT, ICMJE, GPPs) and interactions with health care providers (e.g., PhRMA Code, AdvaMed guidelines)

  • A productive track record of prior medical and/or scientific publications

  • Experience writing abstracts, posters and manuscripts

  • Prior experience as an author or peer reviewer of medical or scientific manuscripts

  • Budget planning and management

  • Experience collaborating with and supporting international medical scientific colleagues

Qualifications:

  • Advanced scientific or clinical degree in the life sciences (e.g., Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.S.)

  • 5+ years’ experience in scientific communication or related role

  • Five or more years within a pharmaceutical, biotech, or healthcare organization (Medical Affairs experience)

  • At least three years of specific Publications experience with a proven track record of successful strategic and tactical planning of Publications in the US and global markets (manuscripts, abstracts, posters)

  • Knowledge of and expertise in the field of MS preferred

  • Experience managing external medical communications agencies and/or contract medical writers

  • Budget and financial management experience

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Position: Associate Director, Scientific Communications
Company: Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Location: Parsippany, New Jersey

Summary:

The Associate Director Scientific Communications is responsible for supervising and interacting with medical communication agencies, and collaborating with internal stakeholders as well as external authors and academic experts in postoperative pain management. This role serves as a resource for all company employees concerning, scientific data, and current literature. A key element of this role will be to coordinate and effectively communicate with coauthors and internal resources with the goal of driving successful publications.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute compliant publication plans and support needs of internal stakeholders including medical health sciences, medical affairs, clinical operations, and business development 

  • Provide regular updates to internal and external stakeholders, including weekly status reports, quarterly steering committee meetings and presentations as needed

  • Oversee the preparation of high quality abstracts, posters, slide decks, and manuscripts by external vendors 

  • Liaise with medical directors, biostatisticians, safety experts, and health economists as well as external opinion leaders, investigators, authors and journal editors

  • Develop and update medical training materials as needed

  • Perform literature searches as needed

  • Develop, review and update scientific communications documents, such as slide decks and evidence summaries as needed

  • Plan Advisory Boards as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position may have supervisory responsibility.

Interaction:

The incumbent will work closely with medical health sciences, medical affairs, clinical operations, and business development, as well as medical directors, biostatisticians, safety experts, and health economists as well as external opinion leaders, investigators, authors, journal editors and vendors

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate degree in a scientific discipline, minimum of a masters degree (eg MS, MPH), doctorate level preferred (eg MD, PhD, PharmD)

  • Five years of experience in medical communications with a life sciences company or agency, experience must include scientific communications, publications planning and execution

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with publications tracking platforms such as PubsHub

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations and publications in English

  • Knowledge of Good Publication Practices and ICJME guidelines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Disease and therapeutic area knowledge in postsurgical pain management and/or surgical disciplines preferred

  • Experience providing peer review of manuscripts for medical or clinical journals indexed in Medline preferred

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) preferred

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Position: Editorial and Account Management Roles (at all levels)
Company: inScience Communications
Location: UK (Chester and London) and USA (Philadelphia and New York)

inScience Communications is a medical communications agency with over 30 years of experience in the industry. We offer excellent opportunities for career progression with a focus on employee satisfaction and retention.

We're looking for talented people in the UK and the USA, keen to take on new roles as part of our expanding operation, working with some of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical industry.

We are looking for individuals at all levels across our editorial and account management teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity offering real variety on a day-to-day basis. You will work with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and will be joining a supportive team who actively share ideas and work in partnership with our clients. As a rapidly growing company, with continuing plans for expansion, now is an excellent time to join the team and make a difference.

inScience Communications provides strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global and local pharmaceutical industry. Our four global offices are based in Chester, London, Philadelphia and New York. inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare. Springer Healthcare is part of the Springer Nature group. You can find out more about our company structure at http://www.springernature.com/gb/.

Springer Nature is the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company employs almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

Please contact our recruitment team at workforinscience@springer.com with any queries or to talk through your current situation and where you might fit in. 

To find out more and for a full list of vacancies visit www.insciencecommunications.com

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Position: International Publications Manager
Company: Roche Diagnostics Ltd.
Location: Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Who We Are:

Roche Diagnostics International Ltd in Rotkreuz is one of the world’s leading centers for sophisticated diagnostic systems for in-vitro diagnostics and research. The company employs over 2600 people in Rotkreuz and is one of Roche Diagnostics’ main sites.

Centralised and Point of Care Solutions is a division that provides solutions to support health care professionals in clinical decision making in a wide field of indications including, cardiovascular, hematology, infectious diseases, metabolism, oncology and women’s health.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The opportunity:

Drive publication strategies, plans and their execution for more than one disease area. Chair cross-functional team meetings of scientists in Medical and Scientific Affairs and other internal stakeholders. Provide strategic direction to the overall scientific communication. Engage with external health care professionals and medical communication agencies. Effectively manage with available resources.

To be an advocate and educator for best practice and optimization. To create visibility of our department within this unique and growing organization.

Education:

Master’s or PhD degree preferred in Cardiovascular Disease or, Coagulation, Hematology, Oncology, Neurosciences, Infectious Diseases or Laboratory Medicine

Experience:

At least 2 years in medical communications or publications management. Working knowledge of Datavision™. Strong project management skills and excellent knowledge of Good Publication Practice and ICMJE guidelines. CMPP certification preferred.

You bring:

  • Experience of Database tools or project management tools, computer savvy (ie. Microsoft, Tableau, Google +)

  • Great communication and people skills; energetic and dynamic personality

  • Proactive and a process driver

  • Detail oriented

  • Creative and innovative thinking; ability to streamline and suggest improvements to processes

  • Flexible mindset

Apply Via Email: with your CV and cover letter with salary expectations to global.publications_cps@roche.com

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Position: Leader, Medical Publications – Associate Director level
Company: Bioverativ
Location: Waltham, MA, USA

The Leader, Medical Publications oversees the development and execution of strategic publication plans for the Hemophilia and other therapeutic areas (TAs) of interest to Bioverativ. As part of their role, the Leader, is responsible for all aspects of publications development and accountable for meeting publication development timelines/deadlines, including hands-on project management and in-depth scientific knowledge, for a portion of the plan(s).

As part of responsibilities for publications development, this person will ensure compliance with the Bioverativ publications policy, standard operating procedures, and with external guidelines on good publication practices. The Leader will participate in cross-functional team meetings within Global Medical and other key functions within Bioverativ to ensure alignment of publications with the overall Medical strategy and communication objectives. Additionally, the Lead will maintain a good relationship and collaboration for publication-related activities with external partners. The Leader Medical Publications will report to the Head, Medical Communications.

Some of the major responsibilities of this role include:

  1. Overseeing the development of the strategic publication plans for the Hemophilia and other TAs of interest

    a. Ensures that publication plans and priorities are aligned with overall Medical strategy, congress plan and communication objectives

    b. Oversees and drives the execution of publications

    c. Liaises with key functions in Bioverativ, external collaborators, and external medical communications agencies, to ensure alignment regarding content development

  2. Ensuring development of publications complies with the internal and/or external policies and SOPs

  3. Overseeing and managing publication budget

  4. Providing regular updates on publication activities

  5. Coordinate with Medical Communication and Medical Information to ensure bibliographies are updated and maintained

  6. Reporting publication metrics on key objectives to Head, Scientific Communications

  7. Provides strategic direction and manages direct report(s)

Qualifications:

  1. PharmD or PhD in a biological science or related field or MD, and 6+ years of related experience at pharmaceutical company or medical communications agency 

  2. Successful track record of implementation of global publication programs 

  3. Knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process

  4. Development of global medical plans and global medical communication and publication strategy

  5. Management of consultants, relationship with collaborators, and vendors

  6. Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  7. Sensitivity and orientation to identify systemic issues 

  8. Solid people management skills

Education:

PharmD or PhD in a biological science or related field or MD

Apply Via Email: to nathalie.nowak@bioverativ.com

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Position: Managing Editor (Medical/Pharma)
Company: Churchill Communications
Location: Maplewood, New Jersey

Based in Maplewood, NJ, Churchill Communications has an immediate opening for a full-time, in-office Managing Editor (medical/pharma). The main function of this position is to assure that Churchill is producing the highest quality editorial work product possible; accurate, relevant, compliant, timely, and on budget.

The managing editor will implement Churchill’s editorial policies and will provide direction for all editorial projects including scientific abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and lecture materials. The managing editor is responsible for coordinating the editorial development activities of our professional medical writers, external authors, staff members, and sponsors.

The ideal candidate will possess a graduate degree in a communications or scientific discipline, CMPP certification, supervisory experience, and at least 5 years of experience working for a medical journal or healthcare communications agency.

Salary competitive.

Apply Via Email: submit current CV to mimi.facciponte@churchillcommunications.com. All submissions will be held in confidence.

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Position: Medical Writer (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry.

As part of a dynamic team, the Medical Writer prepares scientific content of medical communications (focus: publications, posters, abstracts) that satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, timing and cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit scientific content for a range of medical communications, according to client needs, deadline, budget and internal quality standards, as directed by the Scientific Services Team Leader

  • Contribute to account plans, strategic publication plans and publication programs, where appropriate, by maintaining current awareness of developments in therapeutic area or discipline and the Springer Healthcare product portfolio

  • Present to clients the results of activities, when required, e.g. publication plans, results of competitive intelligence reports, and to contribute to client brainstorming meetings

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate

  • Support team working principles within the business unit, account team and other departments and collaboration between business units by attending team and editorial meetings/tutorials 

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

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Note: Flexible work arrangements are available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

Essential:

  • At least one (1) year in as a writer for a medical communication agency or as an internal medical communications writer for a pharmaceutical, healthcare, clinical research, academic research or publishing company

  • Degree in Life Science or pharmacy, pharmacology or medicine (or equivalent); PhD, PharmD or MD 

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and referencing software (ie, Endnote, Refman, etc.)

  • Manages time well and able to work independently

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Visit our website at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

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

Please submit your application by October 29, 2017. To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.

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Position: Senior Account Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Senior Account Manager functions as a key member of the account management team for delivery across the whole range of Medical Communications products and services. This includes autonomous financial management for all accounts, account management, being main point of client contact, project delivery, and resourcing.

Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously manage projects on-time and on-budget according to SOPs and client standards

  • Oversee development of the project brief with the client, work with other members of the delivery team to deliver projects (publications, meetings, multimedia, thought leader development, customized products, etc) in accordance with the needs of the client and target audience

  • Develop and implement budgets and milestones with client teams on all projects

  • Attend and manage client meetings and scientific meetings as part of the delivery team, as required

  • Attend and manage internal status meetings with team, including updating all meeting minutes and meeting reports agreed) with the clients, through to final reconciliations

  • Contribute to new business proposals/RFPs and pitches, as needed

  • Line manage 1 Project Manager

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

Essential:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Medical Communications Agency company 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in life sciences. Degree in marketing with experience in the pharmaceutical industry also acceptable.

  • Experienced managing a variety of clients, plus project managing a large workload over a number of different accounts

  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process 

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages 

  • Presents clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer

  • Able to assist in organic growth of assigned accounts

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and financial skills

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

Desirable:

  • Line management experience

  • Experience managing publications projects 

  • Hands-on knowledge of Datavision and other publication management tools 

Please submit your application by November 3, 2017.

Visit our website at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position: Sr. Manager Medical Communications Rare Diseases
Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Senior Manager, Global Medical Communications Rare Diseases, constitutes a vital member of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) team, responsible for planning the overall strategy and leading the execution of the medical communications plan. This involves managing and preparing internal and external communication of key scientific and clinical data as well as leading implementation of data dissemination tactics for the Hemophilia and hATTR Amyloidosis therapy areas. This role will require working closely with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders from multiple regions and countries. International travel will be required.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain reasonable expertise for a given rare disease therapeutic area(s) as a disease state, plus literature regarding overall treatment options, and Genzyme product data

  • Drive development, management, and execution of yearly Global Medical Communication Plan inclusive of scientific congresses and publications-related internal guidance and resource documents

  • Partner with Global MD and key stakeholders to ensure medical education plans/activities are aligned with GMA strategy and Business Unit (BU) objectives.

  • Develop and update strategic scientific platform and core set of educational/training resources that are aligned with applicable guidelines, areas of clinical interest and unmet medical needs that can be used by global cross-functional teams worldwide

  • Keep abreast of medical and scientific literature for the identification of relevant publications. Lead development of monthly literature updates and annotated summaries of key articles

  • Ensure that key data, strategically aligned scientific communication points, elements from other internal guidance and resource documents are included appropriately in medical communication/education materials, and that statements and conclusions are accurate, balanced, and supported by appropriate data

  • Support Medical Director(s) with planning/management of content development, resources, and materials for medical advisory boards

  • Assist in development of patient education resources and medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials

  • Identify and implement best practices and standardized processes for scientific meeting/congress planning, advisory boards, and other scientific communications. Uphold the highest level of editorial and scientific integrity for all projects in accordance with all applicable internal corporate, professional society, governmental/regulatory, and biopharmaceutical industry compliance policies and guidelines

Basic Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in life or Pharmaceutical sciences (Masters, Pharm.D) preferred with 2 or more years of work experience.

  • Ability to interpret and critique scientific and medical literature with respect to scientific and business implications are essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and verbal and written communication skills

  • Have demonstrated ability in project management and external medical communications agency management.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Acrobat. DataVision expertise a plus.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as within cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, thinks critically, and adheres to deadlines.

  • Exemplary customer facing skills, and the capability to collaborate with Key Opinion Leaders on publication’s development and presentations, in a credible, responsive and customer focused manner is a necessity.

  • International travel: 50% of the time in the following regions, Europe, Latin America, Asia/Pacific, and Africa

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Position: Senior Vice President, Publications Practice
Company: ProEd Communications
Location: NJ/NYC/Cleveland

ProEd is seeking a Senior Vice President to lead a growing medical publications practice in NJ/NY/Cleveland. If you have experience managing large medical publications accounts in an agency setting, we would love to speak with you.

WHO WE ARE

ProEd Communications is part of the Healthcare Consultancy Group, an Omnicom Group company. When you join our family, you will work in an intellectually stimulating environment on innovative medicines and technologies. You will collaborate with smart and dedicated professionals in our scientific communications, medical education, regulatory, and market access divisions across the Group.

BENEFITS

We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package which includes, tuition reimbursement and access to our unique world-class Omnicom University. All inquiries will be handled with utmost discretion.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

In the position of SVP, Publications Practice, you will oversee a number of Scientific Communications accounts. You will be responsible for maintaining client relationships, delivering quality work, managing cross-functional teams, participating in client strategy, training and mentoring staff, and leading business development and service innovation.
You will report directly to the President.

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills

  • Understanding of the scientific communications & publications field, including compliance, with at least 8 years of direct publications experience

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver outstanding client service, meet revenue projections, and grow the business 

  • Advanced science degree

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED

ProEd is based in Beachwood (near Cleveland, OH) with offices in New York City, NY and Basking Ridge, NJ. Position location is optional in any of our offices. Willingness to travel is a requirement.

The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

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Position: VP, Group Account Director - Client Services
Company: ProEd Communications
Location: Open (NY/CA/OH/NJ/Remote)

We are seeking an exceptional Client Services professional to lead publications planning and execution to support exciting new therapies in ProEd’s Publications Center of Excellence. This position title will range from Group Account Director up to Vice President, Client Services based on candidate experience. This role has the flexibility to work from any of our offices with potential to work remotely. Willingness to travel is a requirement.

WHO WE ARE

ProEd Communications, Inc. is a fully integrated healthcare communications company with a team of highly dedicated professionals. We provide scientific and regulatory excellence to global life science clients. ProEd is part of the Healthcare Consultancy Group, an Omnicom Group company.

When you join ProEd, you are part of an intellectually stimulating environment. We are a family; leadership is visible and accessible; people know each other and grow their careers with us. Our team members have the option to develop new skills across scientific communications, medical affairs, regulatory communications, and market access.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing client strategy, tactical execution, client satisfaction, and business growth. The role requires the ability and willingness to collaborate with others to drive staffing, training and mentoring, business development, and cross-agency partnerships. You will report to the Senior Vice President, Client Services, and will work closely with other senior leaders within the group.

We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, commensurate with the role and your experience. If you excel at and are excited by creative challenges, have a positive attitude, and enjoy a collaborative and fun team environment, we’d love to hear from you.

All inquiries will be handled with utmost discretion.

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED

ProEd is based in Beachwood (near Cleveland, OH) with offices in New York City, NY and Basking Ridge, NJ. Position location is optional in any of our offices with potential for a partial work from home arrangement. Willingness to travel is a requirement.

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • At least 5 years’ medical communication or clinician-focused healthcare marketing agency experience

  • Understanding of the scientific communications & publications field, including compliance, with at least 5 years of direct publications management experience.

  • Experience in developing and implementing scientific communication strategies for emerging and marketed products

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams, mentor staff and collaborate across disciplines to achieve company and business unit objectives

  • Ability to evaluate, cultivate, and secure new business opportunities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

BENEFITS WE OFFER

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental enrollment options

  • Stock purchase/401K investment options

  • Leadership training opportunity through Omnicom University led by international influencers and Harvard Business School professors

  • Promotion and growth opportunities

The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

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