Senior Manager / Associate Director Medical Information - East Hanover, NJ | Biospace
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Senior Manager / Associate Director Medical Information

Novartis Oncology

East Hanover, NJ
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Position Summary

Integral member of the Medical Information team who leverages therapeutic and product knowledge of Novartis oncology products to optimize internal and external customer communications.  This position offers an opportunity to work on cross-functional teams to support Novartis oncology products.  Acts a resource, provides guidance, coaching and mentoring to MI colleagues.

Major accountabilities:

• Create and deliver timely responses to unsolicited medical information inquiries/requests from HCPs in a multi-media environment and record information according to Novartis and regulatory guidelines

• Reviews and Approves Standard Response Documents (SRDs) for product portfolio, as needed

• Conduct medical review of promotional materials during Oncology Marketing  PRT (oMAP) meetings

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify strategies and execute tactics to support Novartis Oncology products (e.g. medical product teams [MPT], launch management teams [LMT], Global Oncology Scientific Affairs)

• Develop comprehensive compendia strategies for product by interfacing with key internal stakeholders and lead submission process

• Develop and provide therapeutic and product training to multiple internal customers (e.g. sales force, customer interaction center (CIC), MSLs, clinical)

• Create and update clinical section of AMCP dossier and ensure timely delivery to HCPs upon solicited requests

• Perform literature review for product NDA annual submission in a timely fashion

• Staff medical information booths for annual meetings in oncology, hematology, and rare diseases

• Assist Med Info Directors/Executive Director in maintaining constant interactions with Global Oncology, US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs (US CDMA), Marketing / Sales functions, in order to ensure alignment of US Oncology MI strategy with business needs

• Support Med Info Directors/Executive Director in developing and implementing operational processes for internal department as it relates to daily MI activities

• Participate in multiple projects to ensure medical information capabilities are utilized, both cross-functionally and internally

• Monitor, collect, and analyze metrics for MI activities and report on a regular basis

• Assist Med Info Directors/Executive Director in conducting audits on MI activities to ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory, and Novartis guidelines

• Be a resource and provide appropriate coaching and mentoring to MI colleagues (e.g., SRD creation, PRT [oMAP] interaction, MPT contributions, compendia strategy, etc)

• Identify and champion best practice examples in MI
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• BS/MS within scientific discipline required

• RPh, RN, PhD, PharmD, MD; Oncology therapeutic area experience and knowledge preferred

Experience / Skills:

• Experience in medical writing, medical information/drug information, and/or relevant clinical experience  (At least 3 years for Senior Manager, at least 5 years for Associate Director)

• Ability to acquire knowledge of various disease states and products

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Strong ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts, prioritize, and organize in a complex, matrix environment

• Proven literature analysis and evaluation skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and technologically savvy

**Position offered will be commensurate to experience**