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Senior Manager, Medical Publications

Reference Number: 2803
Location: PA

Our client is one of the world’s leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Senior Manager, Medical Publications.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Helps drive and manage implementation of the publication plan for specific compounds/ products, operationalizing the publication strategy in close collaboration with brand Medical Directors.
  • Works in close collaboration with the brand Medical Director to develop and implement annual publication strategies for specific compounds/products, and manages the implementation of the publication strategies with responsibility for respective budgets & timelines.
  • Ensures alignment on publication strategy with all relevant functions, and drives forward joint solutions with understanding of the needs and objectives of their respective functions and departments involved.
  • Manages delivery of all publications detailed in the publication strategy, meeting predefined quality thresholds and achieving set target dates in coordination with cross-functional Publications Sub-team (e.g. Medical Directors).
  • Chairs selected Publication Sub-team meetings and supports development of innovative approaches and perspectives, and proactively identifies problem resolutions using advanced analytical skills to solve complex topics.
  • Fosters ethical and trustful relationships with external clinical and academic partners and publishers, and guides them through the company publications process while promoting and supporting good publication principles.
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant internal and external regulations with a clear sense of how to protect the company reputation, while adhering to all company SOP’s.
  • Identifies and supports contracting process with qualified vendors and oversees all vendor work in support departmental publications outsourcing strategy.
  • Maintains medical publication database system and is responsible for being subject matter expert on all departmental related publications tools and applications.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science or biomedical subjects, preferably PhD, and a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in the medical publications industry.  Scientific expertise in oncology or neurology is a plus.  However, a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration.
  • Must possess strong communication, interpersonal, organization, writing and project management skills.
  • Must be detail oriented, accurate, have the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects.
  • Must possess computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office Suite including project management software.
  • Requires a working knowledge of company policy and local working practices regarding the contracting of healthcare professionals and the company reporting obligation for reporting payments under the Federal Sunshine Act.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 2803. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.