Associate Director Publications
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we're proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people's lives.
Lead development and oversight of US Publication plans for USCDMA Pharma by ensuring that clinical data is published according to company SOPs and policies. Ensure information gaps are addressed with strategic publication plans and drive the development of publications to communicate scientific and clinical information for both internal and external partners and customers.
\*Lead and implement strategic US Medical Affairs Publication Plans for assigned products/therapeutic areas, ensuring robust strategic planning, tactical planning and implementation of congress presentations and manuscript execution in alignment with global publications objectives and initiatives
\*Maintain and strategically manage US Medical Affairs Publication Plans for assigned products/therapeutic areas, by incorporating robust critical initiatives in collaboration with the Publications Working group (PWG) and to ensure high quality and timely achievement of milestones and deliverables
\*Drive and coordinate vendor selection and manage vendor medical writing (MW) activities
\*Ensure fair balance and integrity of available scientific data of all abstracts, posters, manuscripts and oral presentations
\*Build effective partnerships with all partners, including supported products' Medical Directors, Statistical Support staff, HEOR colleagues, Medical Tactical Team members, and Global Publications team members
\*Act as liaison with global SEC partners and communicate global publications initiatives to the US product teams. Coordinate incorporation of the US Pubs plan into the world wide brand publication plan
\*Be proficient and manage Datavision for assigned projects and run reports as needed
\*Lead the US Publication Working Group (PWG) meetings for assigned products and ensure the timely, accurate execution of all PWG deliverables and action items
\*Coordinate/manage writing activities of external MW agencies and/or internal medical writers
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
\*PharmD, healthcare-related PhD, or MS is required with significant industry or related medical information experience preferred. Post-graduate specialty training is desirable
\*Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in medical writing, medical publications and communications, and/or relevant clinical experience Advanced degree or training in particular relevant therapeutic area desirable
\*Pharmaceutical Industry Experience; minimum 3 years in Medical Communications or Publications role or equivalent experience
\*Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) is highly desirable
\*Familiarity with publication management tools and systems (Datavision)
\*Critical thinking with an innovative attitude required
\*Strong collaboration and stakeholder management skills required
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
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East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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Our mission is to care and cure. We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.
Novartis has five business segments and is supported by our global research organization, the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). These segments are strategically aligned to bring innovative, high-quality and affordable medicines and therapies to patients around the world.
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