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Publications Manager
Ref No.: 15-03678
Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
BS degree required
Strong Communication skills
Medical Publications experience
Project Management skills
Budget experience
Comfortable interacting with cross-functional teams and managing vendors and freelancers

Job Description:
  • Plan and execute medical projects and publications that support brand educational initiatives.Work collaboratively across various teams (Medical Affairs, Publications, Compliance, Legal, Statistical Operations, Finance, Planning & Operations, Global, EBM, etc.)to ensure projects are managed individually to suit the needs of the unique initiatives, monitor timelines , oversee budgets and certify SOP guidelines are adhered to.
  • Development and execution of strategic publication plans for portfolio products (comprising high level and tactical planning) and assist in the management of the plans over the course of the each product's lifecycle.
  • Manage the budget(s) for assigned project(s) which require reviews on a monthly and quarterly basis, forecasting, gating, reconciliation and development of budgets for new initiatives.
  • Responsible for the management of Datavision and CLEAR for the tracking of all assigned publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts, resubmissions) to ensure compliance with SOP.
  • Coordination of internal schedules for TCs with agency, authors and vendors to ensure calls are scheduled in a timely fashion.
  • Follow up with both internal and external reviewers on overdue comments for publications/projects and develop tactics to secure comments in a timely manner.
  • Coordinating with internal staff and external experts for authorship suggestions and compiling lists of appropriate author candidates for subject manner.
  • Oversee the management of agency, outside statistical vendors and independent freelance writers.
  • Interact with IST coordinators and medical liaisons for the management of IST publications through CLEAR.
  • Work with vendors to negotiate prices of projects