Job Description

Medical Communication Specialist, Senior Manager
Job Number: 21-11008
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Medical Communication Specialist, Senior Manager for our client in Lawrence Township, NJ
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • The Client WW FME team plays a critical role in ensuring that healthcare providers are educated on the appropriate use of our medicines and have the information they need to improve outcomes for their patients. We develop strategies, tools, and guidance to empower Field Medical (FM) teams around the globe and ensure that they are aware, informed, engaged, and equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to perform their roles effectively and compliantly.
  • The FMCS is a strategic extended team member of both WW FMLT and MMT, bridging WW FM Excellence, <> strategies and execution.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Reports to WW Field Medical Communication Lead (FMCL), <> within the WW FME team
  • Partners with the WW FMCL to assess key WW FM competencies and knowledge required to deliver the WW Medical plan objectives and ensure best-in-class stakeholder engagement for assigned assets/indications
  • Informs the development/update of the disease-state communication platform with valuable insights; Aligns with WW FMCL, WW FM, and the broader Medical organization on the data-related nature of scientific exchange for Though Leader (TL) interactions and Medical Communication Topics (MCTs) where appropriate; serves as liaison to WW FM and Medical Strategic leads
  • Contributes to the WW FM Plan and ensures pull-through of therapeutic training strategy/plan, Medical Communication Topics (InterAct), Medical Insight topics/priorities (MEDsights), and FM study support plan including scope document mgmt and pull through (InterAct)
  • Ensures collaboration of internal stakeholders across the WW Medical Matrix to optimize and operationalize FM capability platforms to support educational activities, Medical insights collection, knowledge assessments, and educational metrics
  • Partners with Medical Congress Strategy Lead, WW FMCL, and WW FML to ensure a unified presence at priority congresses to support the medical strategies through contributions to FM data training (pre- & post-congress), coordination of congress coverage (eg, STAR briefs, Medical booth staffing), and coordination of Medical Insights analysis/reporting, insights collection, and knowledge assessments
  • Provides valuable insights during strategic discussions on FM clinical trial support activities, facilitates tracking and prioritization of field efforts
  • Execution
    • Facilitates education on Client assets and studies to enable FM confidence, readiness, and credibility for robust scientific exchange with Thought Leaders (TLs) and internal/external partners
    • Leads development of WW disease/product training plans annually and adapted to brand lifecycle, competitive landscape, and business priorities
    • Plans training evolution beyond the current Medical planning year and forecasts changes in curricula based on anticipated data releases, product lifecycle, and pipeline assets
    • Delivers accurate and timely resources and ensures WW FM access (eg, Sharepoint, Veeva Vault), manages WW FM therapeutic training calendar, develops training agendas (including Alliances), and facilitates training delivery; maintains FM on-boarding guides/curricula for assigned assets/indications
    • Leads efforts to supplement the WW plan by aligning across Medical on training topics, objectives, speakers, format, timing, audience, and the therapeutic Medical Communications Integrated Team (MCIT)
    • Partners with meeting/event planning team on operations and logistics to execute training components of WW events, including ongoing training, annual events, and role play scenarios/certification development
    • Collaborates with the WW FME team and WW Scientific Content & US Market Capabilities team to develop new foundational training content (disease state and asset/indication), as needed ensuring existing materials are leveraged as appropriate
  • Communications & Value Demonstration
    • Collaborates with WW FMCL and WW FM Operations to demonstrate/communicate the value of FM initiatives and TL satisfaction. Communicates value, metrics, and achievement of objectives to leadership (eg, Scorecards)
    • Aligns with WW standards for communicating about the disease area, compounds/assets, outcomes, and the value to patients in all WW FM materials; shares best practices and ensures consistency of approach across Markets
    • Analyzes and reports results of knowledge assessments and FM surveys to the Medical matrix team and to Leadership
 
Qualifications:
  • Advanced scientific or medical degree (eg, PhD, PharmD, MD) desired
  • Experience from a previously held Field deployed and/or Field Management position in Pharma or Biotech company (2+ years advantageous)
  • Experience and proven knowledge in disease-state area (desired)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence effectively across a matrixed, multicultural organization and manage Medical and Commercial activities
  • Ability to synthesize scientific data, communicate effectively, and demonstrate advanced presentation skills
  • Experience in developing Medical/Commercial strategy and/or objectives for a product portfolio
  • Understand regulatory policy & guidance for Medical communications in the industry
  • Demonstrated skills with tools and technologies used to communicate and train large Medical audiences (Live & Remote)
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jay Lucas
arjay.lucas@eclaro.com
6463571240
Jay Lucas | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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