Medical Publication Manager

Posted 16 Jan 2020

Beijing - all, Beijing - China

Req Id 201893


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

Medical Publication Manager is to manage and supervise local publication related activities.


1.Operationalizes strategy within publication team, chairs publication team, in alignment with local and global functions

  • Forms publication strategy and planning which incorporates into MASP (medical affairs strategic plan) for all TAs
  • Drives & manages delivery of the respective strategic publication plan with responsibility for budget and timeline
  • Manages delivery of all kind of publications that meet predefined quality threshold and achieve set targets
  • Participates and coordinates processes for all publications (incl. RWE) both with external and internal authors
  • Builds strong relationships with external authors
  • Works effectively in a cross-functional environment of the publication team and leverages best practices, experiences & knowledge
  • Contribute the improvement of processes and procedures for the operational delivery
  • Uses advanced analytical skills to solve complex topics and proactively identifies solutions to problems or bottlenecks, supports publication team in developing innovative approaches and perspectives
  • Manages the appropriate relationships and service levels with external vendors
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant internal and external regulations, with a clear sense of how to protect company reputation and prevent any allegations
  • Provides the stakeholders with up-to-date and scientific information, such as publication updates in alignment with global publication strategy and plan

2.Close collaboration with peers and TA heads to understand strategy and strategic publication plan for the specific compounds/products

3.Routine communication with global pub team to ensure local medical publication strategy and plan in alignment with global plan

4.Manages the Publication team within a program/therapeutic indication, thereby having high responsibility on the external perception of our clinical development and research activities

5.Contributes to the continuous improvement within the team

6.Manages the key global internal, country, and vendor stakeholders, thereby having high responsibility on the external perception of our medical publication activities

7.Manages and guides internal medical colleagues to ensure accurate and appropriate publication activities

8.Needs to build strong interfaces with relevant stakeholders

9.Ensures communication channel with global medical publication team

10.Needs to build good and trustful relationships with external partners like investigators and Key Opinion Leaders to deliver Medical Publications with them

11.Guides and work closely with vendors, interacts highly professional with journals and editors


Who you are:

1.Academic (MD, master, PhD is preferrable) degree in medical or life science from an internationally recognized university or equivalent professional experience

2.Major qualification required

3.Additional qualification in a relevant therapeutic area

4.Fluent in spoken and written English

5.Minimum 3 years professional experience in an international Pharma/ Biotech setting in various aspects of drug development process especially clinical, medical affairs, biostatistics, regulatory, safety.

6.Proven track record of successful medical publication deliverables either in Pharma/ Biotech company or medical agency

7.Working as a scientific writer is a plus


Functional area:

Regulatory & Medical Affairs

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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