Our client is a leading biotechnology company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for an Associate Director of Publication Planning .
Major tasks and responsibilities will include :
Leads strategic planning and tactical execution of the global publication plan.
Provides leadership to the cross-functional Global Publications Team to drive strategic and tactical execution of company, and investigator-
sponsored publication activities.
Contributes to all phases of medical writing for manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations.
Develops timelines and manages the process for development, review, approval, and submission of scientific and medical publications.
Manages internal and external medical writers and directs the process for content development and submission of manuscripts for publication in peer-
reviewed journals and for abstracts / presentations at medical and scientific congresses.
Identifies, vets, and implements publication planning systems and technologies.
Serves as the primary contact for publications activities to all internal and external key stakeholders.
Builds and maintains effective scientific and collaborative relationships with KOLs, HCPs, and aHCPs.
Works cross-functionally to lead and coordinate publication reviews with internal teams, company partners, and KOLs.
Collaborates across Clinical Development, Research, Medical Affairs, Clinical Operations, and other functions teams to drive external communication strategies and deliverables.
Assists with planning and attends medical and scientific congresses to support publications and assess data presentations.
Builds and drives publications budget.
Establishes and drives best practices (e.g. compliance / SOP oversight, policy implementation, scientific statements, competitive literature monitoring) and delivers on them.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications :
An advanced degree in life science (RN, PhD, Pharm D, MD) is required.
Must have 5+ years of experience in industry (eg, biotech / pharmaceutical / medical device company, Contract Research Organization), academic research, or public health.
Experience in publications is required.
Must have a strong understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to scientific data communication.
Must have the ability to work across multi-disciplinary groups and to lead decision-making discussions.
Must have excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, and collaborative skills with individuals, groups, and senior management.
Experience in hematology / oncology area or related therapeutic area is preferred.
Must have a working knowledge of medical affairs, clinical, legal, regulatory functions; pre- and post-launch experience is preferred.
If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3391. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.