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Scientific Publications Leader

Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Reference: 895881-P
Closing Date: 14 Sep 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

The Scientific Publications Leader will develop, manage and execute publications plans across multiple therapeutic areas. He/she will ensure compliance with the company publication policies and procedures and will work in collaboration with internal and external publications stakeholders at all levels.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of global publication plans in multiple therapeutic areas
  • Lead cross-functional publication planning efforts to effectively collaborate and align with and across a range of internal and external publication stakeholders
  • Facilitate the timely delivery of planned publications by providing operational and scientific support, as needed
  • Act as a primary contact point for publication activities for internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure that all publications activities comply with Good Publication Practice (GPP), applicable regulations, publication policies and procedures
  • Manage the tracking of publication activities and generate reports for stakeholders as needed
  • Provide input to plan and allocate resources needed to implement agreed publication plans; forecast, manage, track and report publication budgets
  •  Evaluate, select, and manage medical communication agencies, if required
  • Maintain the company publication policy, procedures and best practices; stay abreast of evolving publication standards, requirements and guidelines
  • Provide training on publication process compliance to publication stakeholders
  • Identify and drive process improvement and sharing of best practices to further enhance the efficiency of publication processes and systems

Qualification / Experience

  • Advanced scientific degree (PhD, PharmD, MS). Relevant professional certification/credential (e.g., CMPP) is desirable.
  •  A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry
  •  Demonstrated minimum 5 years’ experience in all aspects of scientific publication management, ideally during all phases of drug development and commercialization (investigational, registration, pre- and post-launch, marketed).
  • Excellent knowledge of industry and publication standards with regards to GPP and other relevant publication guidelines, along with a thorough understanding of clinical study design, statistics, and pharmaceutical research and development
  • Motivated, proactive, self-directed and flexible to adapt quickly and be productive in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work independently and within multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix environment to deliver on organizational goals
  • Strong project management skills, with proven ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple high-priority projects
  • Strong ability in building and fostering professional relationships and collaborations, both internally and externally
  • Ability to quickly develop and apply knowledge in previously unfamiliar therapeutic areas
  • Excellent ability to interpret and present scientific and clinical trial data to a variety of audiences, along with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven ability to develop and implement publication processes, standards, and systems
  • Excellent command of the English language, and outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Münchensteinerstrasse 41
4052 Basel
Reasons to work for CTC
Tel:  +41 61 695 88 66
Fax:  +41 61 695 88 67
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