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Senior Manager, Publications and Scientific Congress

Kelly Services
Emeryville, CA 94662
**Senior Manager, Publications and Scientific Congress (Pharmaceuticals)**



**ABOUT THE POSITION**



The **Senior Manager, Publications and Scientific Congress (Pharmaceuticals)** , a part of the Global Medical Affairs (GMA), develops, deliver, and manages Global and US publications and scientific congress strategies and objectives across assigned therapeutic areas and molecules/products throughout the product lifecycle. This work encompasses Global and US publications and congress medical affairs booth planning, medical materials development, scientific education activities for external and internal audiences, and vendor management. The Senior Manager works closely with the therapeutic area medical leads and cross-functional partners across the organization in collaboration with the regions. This role ensures all timelines are met or exceeded and is responsible for process quality, efficiency, and consistency. The position reports to the Senior Director of Medical Communications, GMA.



**MAJOR DUTIES OF POSITION:**



**Publications**




+ In collaboration with the therapeutic area medical leads, develops, maintains, and adjusts global publication strategies and imperatives detailing the appropriate scientific. communication across the assigned company portfolio and product lifecycle marketed and investigational products to relevant external audiences.

+ Develops key scientific and communication objectives by having a strong scientific knowledge of the assigned therapeutic areas and molecules/products to drive credible, fair balanced, timely scientific publications.

+ Coordinates and leads internal cross-functional publication team meetings and activities and external Medical Publications Steering Committees.

+ Effectively and consistently communicates the publication strategy, tactics, and plan progress to internal business partners.

+ Coordinates collaboration with authors, ensuring compliant author engagement; manages author meetings to facilitate content discussion and ensure appropriate content development process is followed.

+ Reviews manuscripts, abstracts, and poster/slide content for accuracy and scientific rigor by having an in-depth knowledge of the scientific content; manages and facilitates the internal and external content review processes, including review and adjudication of comments.

+ Masters and maintains up to date knowledge of ICJME and GPP 1 and 2, and publications policy requirements; applies them in daily activities, including strategy development, tactical execution, and committee management.

+ Acts as liaison between Medical Affairs Publications and external scientific content contributors.

+ Develops and maintains tools and processes, including efficient and effective tracking systems (e.g., DataVision) for publication activities.



**Scientific Congress (can train on this)**




+ Develop, deliver, and manage the annual Scientific Congress strategy and tactics for assigned therapeutic area molecules/products across the organization in close collaboration with the regions.

+ Partner with the therapeutic area medical leads and cross-functional partners to ensure the annual Scientific Congress strategy and tactics align with business needs and other components of the Medical Affairs Plans for the assigned molecules/products.

+ Lead and manage core aspects of scientific congresses including medical/pipeline booth content/materials/design, training and booth coordination, scientific open house, and related activities.

+ Facilitate scientific content development for the assigned therapeutic area medical teams and relevant stakeholders to be used in scientific congresses and other relevant activities.

+ Provide oversight for review and approval of scientific and medical materials in compliance with corporate standards and government/industry regulations.

+ Develop objectives/goals and performance metrics (e.g., medical information analytics, ethnographic research) for scientific congresses, including progress and trend reporting in collaboration with the therapeutic area medical leads and cross-functional partners.

+ Lead the strategy and execution of scientific symposia, including collaboration with communications agencies, scientific faculty, driving symposium content development, and distribution of post-symposium reports.

+ Develop and cultivate relationships with internal, cross-functional teams and external. partners involved in scientific congresses and other relevant scientific meetings across the organization (e.g., North America, EMEA, Asia, Japan).



**Other Accountabilities**




+ Coordinate and manage agencies and vendors across all aspects of publications, congress planning, and scientific content development.

+ Acting as a guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety; putting patients at the center of all actions.

+ Managing assigned budgets to ensure consistent compliance with agreed parameters.



**KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:**




+ Advanced degree in Scientific Discipline or applicable Health Sciences field (e.g., PharmD, PhD, MD).

+ Minimum of 6 years relevant pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry experience, with 3-5 years of publication planning experience within the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry including submission processes for publications.

+ Ophthalmology therapeutic area experience is preferred but not required

+ Knowledge of pertinent external guidelines related to industry publications, and current standards of good publication practice.

+ Experience with clinical trial reports and data presentation and interpretation preferred.

+ Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

+ Strong interpersonal and partnering skills: has proven abilities to work effectively and efficiently in cross-functional, often virtual and matrix teams.

+ Demonstrated experience of successfully influencing cross-functionally, cross-culturally, and cross-brands.

+ Strong project and process management skills: proven abilities to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities, goals, objectives and tasks through to successful conclusion.

+ Strong financial acumen: proven abilities for effective planning, development and oversight of project budgets and other resources.

+ Awareness and understanding of regulatory guidelines (FDA, PDMA, PhRMA, etc.) and how they apply to scientific communications and medical education.

+ Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and internationally to attend scientific congresses and relevant meetings.






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2020-03-02 Expires: 2020-06-20

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