Shire Publications Lead- HAE in Lexington, Massachusetts
Define and drive publication strategy with Global Medical Affairs stakeholders for one or more publication projects
Develop and implement strategic, compliant and fit-for-purpose publication plan for the HAE Franchise
Collaborate with agencies, societies, external authors and journals to execute publication plans
Track and report Global Publications metrics as required
Develop publication strategy and implement Global Publication Plans for one or more publication projects
Develop and manage product/disease area Global Publication Strategies and Plans in coordination with relevant Global Medical Teams
Works with GMA Leads, and Regional Leads to align publication plans across Shire geographies
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to implement project publication plans
Manage specific publication project budget and contracts
Collaborate with societies, external authors and journals in planning, integration and execution of medical publication activities
Identify, select, and manage 3rd-party providers and independent contractors to ensure the timely delivery of quality publications
Review publication drafts for scientific quality and to ensure alignment & consistency with Compliance/ Legal
Manage external and internal authors to ensure timely execution and delivery of publications
Promote and support good publication practices and principles among authors and internal publication stakeholder community ensuring high scientific quality & alignment with Compliance/Legal requirements
Collaborate with Global Medical Communications and relevant Global Medical and International Medical teams to plan medical participation at multi-products/disease area congresses, symposia and events
Track and report Global Publications metrics
Track Global Publications metrics and provide reports to Head of Scientific Publications as required
Track timely delivery against Global Publication Plans and execute initiatives to improve quality and efficiency
Ensure and communicate regular updates to relevant key stakeholders to facilitate ongoing functional and regional planning and inform dependencies
Education and Experience Requirements
A higher education degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D.) is preferred; Master degree in biomedical discipline or equivalent with experience in publication management is considered
8-10 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, preferably within a matrix structure
5 years of experience within Medical Affairs roles (e.g. Medical Information, Medical Communications, Publications, Post-Doctoral medical communications residency or fellowship)
Knowledge of scientific publication planning approaches and best practices is required
Familiarity with regulatory and legal guidelines regarding publication planning strategy and execution
Experience managing medical communications agencies is preferred
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