Manager, Medical Communications - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Manager, Medical Communications

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Medical Doctor
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Pharmaceutical, PharmD, Regulatory,

Job Description


The Medical Communications Manager will be a key contributor within the Medical Communications Department and serve as an expert scientific content resource for the broader organization with a diverse set of responsibilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Medical Information (MI):

•   Create and maintain an up-to-date library of Medical content for communication with Health Care Practitioners including: standard response letters for unsolicited medical information requests, slide decks, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) response documents;
•   Source, train, and manage an external MI call-center vendor responsible for the intake and triage of unsolicited medical information requests from external customers; and
•   Implement and maintain the necessary systems for adhering to regulations governing the MI function.

Library Services:

•   Plan and build the infrastructure to support the literature requirements of a mid-size biopharmaceutical company including Regulatory filings, Research and Development summary documents, and Business Development due diligence;
•   Identify, procure and interpret the findings of emerging scientific literature relevant to the Company development programs; and
•   Ensure the Company is in compliance with all relevant regulations regarding the use of copyrighted materials.

Operations and Project Management:

•   Manage projects with broad organizational participation including: publications, Advisory Boards and Steering Committee meetings;
•   Work cross- functionally within Medical Affairs to ensure seamless interface between systems including the Scientific Library, MSL customer relationship management tool and MI databases; and
•   Manage the staffing and operations of the Medical Affairs booth at scientific conferences/congresses attended by the Company.



•   Advanced degree in related field is required (PharmD, PhD, MD, etc)
•   Current license in relevant health care discipline is required;
•   Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience is required, where post-graduate pharmaceutical industry fellowship is preferred;
•   Strong leadership, accountability, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work in a cross-functional team environment;
•   Proficiency in the use of PowerPoint;
•   Proficiency in the use of literature searching databases;
•   Proven ability to perform in-depth literature research, analysis and interpretation of medical data;
•   Proven ability to assemble evaluated information into an accurate, comprehensive and concise standard medical response document or dossier;
•   Knowledge of all legal and regulatory guidelines affecting the dissemination of medical information and product promotion;
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
•   Willingness to travel approximately 20% of the time.