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Marketing Operations Manager

Depomed, Inc.

Newark, CA
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Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

City Newark
State California [CA]
Title Marketing Operations Manager
Job ID 906XX
Date Added 3/15/2017
Department Marketing


The Marketing Operations Manager is responsible for managing, facilitating and driving the end to end program review process for PRT (Promotion Review Team) submitters, with the goal of ensuring consistent high quality, excellent deliverables and operational excellence of customer facing programs/materials. Accountable for providing non-technical quality review, proofreading and completeness checks for materials being submitted for PRT review, as well as triaging and record keeping for products/projects as assigned. In addition, will provide operational support to PRT sponsors and item originators through services that help optimize business effectiveness and efficiencies of the PRT process. Furthermore, will seek and implement process improvements, with a focus on quality and efficiency.

Promotional Review Team (PRT))
•Ensure the quality of individual submissions to PRT for assigned product(s), including non-technical review for consistency, adherence to corporate branding guidelines, accuracy and completeness of materials prior to PRT review.
•Lead and facilitate the successful outcome of the PRT meetings, to include the capture of comments/annotations and ensuring documents are moving forward in the review cycle (leveraging Veeva platform) for adjudication by project owner/agency to meet tight deadlines.
•Onboard and train marketing agencies, and materials submitters on PRT processes and systems
•Utilize metrics and scorecards to facilitate marketing agency accountability
•Work closely with Marketing so that all projects are well planned and delivered on time
•Work closely with stakeholder functions, including Regulatory, Commercial/ Marketing, Medical Affairs and Legal
•Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
•Generate monthly PRT reports for efficiencies and inefficiencies
•Schedule all PRT reviews and provides supporting agenda
•Work with the commercial team to prioritize agenda items to meet business objectives
•Keep all records as it relates to PRT submissions and approvals and track expiry activities for all items that have been approved
•Suggest and create process improvements as appropriate across PRT process and workflow
•Shares knowledge with colleagues and promotes an open dialogue environment


•Four plus years’ experience in advertising, promotional and labeling process in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•Bachelor’s Degree (general business or life science disciplines) or equivalent experience in related field required.
•Experience in using Microsoft Office; Knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite and Veeva Vault is a plus.
•Understanding of the promotional material creation process in Pharmaceuticals is highly preferred.
•Understanding and knowledge of FDA regulations and guidance as they pertain to paper and electronic submissions is highly preferred.

•Outstanding interpersonal and effective task planning/coordination skills.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Excellent organization skills with attention to details.
•Experience in customer support for the field, internal and external stakeholders.
•Completion of assigned tasks with high level of quality within departmental and company timelines.
•Ability to learn on the go and obtain the skills needed to work within a technical environment.
•Aptitude for building positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
•Excellent time management and organizational skills.
•Excellent multitasking skills.
•Ability to work in a fast-pace environment.

•Decisions and Judgment: completing assigned tasks by gathering relevant information systematically and considering a broad range of issues or factors when making decisions.
•Ownership and Initiative: Assumes personal ownership and accountability for business results and solutions. Organizes work based on company/department goals. Develops alternative strategies when confronted with obstacles. Plans and organizes work so that timelines are met or exceeded.
•Communication skills: Expresses ideas and information effectively and constructively. Provides accurate and timely information to others within the department and across functional groups. Demonstrates attention to and understanding of others’ comments, questions, and views.

•Lifting: Raising objects under 15 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally
•Sitting – 80%
•Standing/ walking - 20%
•Ability to travel when needed.

About Us

Depomed, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat pain and other central nervous system conditions. Founded in 1995, Depomed has successfully executed on strategy of acquiring, integrating and growing differentiated therapeutic products and building each into a strong market presence. The result is a broad portfolio of pain and neurology specialty pharmaceuticals currently comprised of five FDA-approved products. These include Gralise® for the management of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Cambia® for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, Zipsor® for the relief of mild to moderate acute pain, Lazanda® for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients and our most recent addition, the company’s flagship asset, the NUCYNTA® franchise.

Acquired in April 2015 and re-launched in June 2015, the NUCYNTA franchise includes NUCYNTA® ER for the extended management of pain, including neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and NUCYNTA® for immediate management of moderate to severe acute pain in adults.

Depomed also has successfully developed and licensed its unique drug-delivery technology, Acuform®. This patented oral-delivery technology allows for the targeted, extended release of pharmaceutical compounds into the upper gastrointestinal tract. The company’s Acuform technology is currently being used in four marketed drugs, including Gralise.

Depomed’s successful execution on strategy and has resulted in solid product revenue growth over the past three years. Located in Newark, California in the East Bay of San Francisco, Depomed is listed on the NASDAQ market under the ticker DEPO and employs approximately 500 people, of which approximately 350 are part of the Commercial organization.