Associate Director Global Medical Communications Oncology

Cambridge, MA 02138

Post Date: 10/30/2017 Job ID: 281043-0_1 Category: Pharmaceutical Salary: $115,000 to $170,000
Associate Director Global Medical Communications Oncology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Industry: Pharma/Biotech

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.

The Associate Director, Medical Communications manages the development of clinically focused communications including core slide decks, evidence-based scientific platform, annotations of key published literature, disease awareness videos as well as supporting medical affairs advisory board's strategy and content. Involvement with publication's development may include reviewing manuscript drafts and collaborating with the therapy area publications lead to align the strategy on data dissemination.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1.Become a subject matter expert and internal liaison for Oncology
2.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
3.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. Tactics may include live meetings (satellite symposia, advisory board meetings, educational grants, or online programs).
4.Generate Annual Medical Communications and Publications plans in conjunction with the Project teams based on scientific and unmet medical needs
5.Understand and follow the various compliance policies in place for global and US publications and medical education activities
6.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
7.Manage medical communications agencies

Basic Qualifications:
1.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
2.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:
1.Experience in Medical Communications and/or Publications Management
2.Clinical knowledge in Oncology
3.Ability to collaborate and build solid working relationships cross-functionally
4.Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, thinks critically, and adheres to deadlines.
5.Demonstrated functional knowledge of applicable guidelines including ICMJE, ACCME, OIG, PhRMA, GPP & GCP

1.Security Clearance Not Required
2.Visa Candidates Not Considered
3.Base Salary Competitive
4.Full-time Benefits
5.Relocation Assistance Available for Ideal Candidat
6.Not Overtime Eligible
7.Interview Travel Not Reimbursed
8.5+ to 7 years experience
9.Management Experience Not Required
10.Minimum Education - Doctorate Degree
11.Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Ken Kupersmith
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Ken's relationship with his clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service. His primary focus is helping companies acquire the top talent they need to grow, and working with candidates throughout their careers to put their skills to their highest and best use.Ken's practice focus is in the recruitment of Medical Affairs, MSLs, Regulatory Affairs and Medical and Scientific Writers.
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