Manager, Systems Management Research Information Resources

Summit, NJ, US
Oct 29, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


BS Degree in the biological, health, or information sciences from an accredited college/university combined with 2-4 years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech or related healthcare industry. Master's Degree in Information Science from an accredited program or international equivalent preferred.

Position Summary

The position is involved in the strategic execution and systems operational aspects of Celgene's Global Knowledge Group (GKG) function. The position is responsible for systems that provide the optimal use of Global Knowledge Group resources and analytics to support the global alignment, cost effectiveness, deployment, and integration of these systems. This role works closely with key cross-functional partners including regional affiliates, Medical Affairs, Business Development, and multiple elements of the R&D organization around the world and provides systems input and expertise in the development of Celgene's Global Knowledge Group strategy.

Core Responsibilities:

Provides taxonomy and information system services involving clinical, business and government document databases, literature and all other appropriate resources to support the scientific, regulatory and business needs of Celgene to assigned groups and in support of therapeutic area teams. Responsible for managing and championing the GKG technology and portal strategies including ensuring access to newsletters and other high value business relevant information resources. Leads all SharePoint or portal related projects including the analysis, design, development and deployment of SharePoint solutions which demonstrate best practices. Partners with the GKG Procurement and Information Management teams in the identification of information needs/end user experience and participates in the execution of collection development strategy. Combines internal and external sources of data to paint a clear picture of GKG stakeholders and how they engage with our products and services. Transforms information and analysis into insights to drive continued growth, usage and the value of GKG products to stakeholders. Has familiarity with technology issues and best practices in libraries and knowledge groups, including some combination of experience with integrated library systems, authentication, collections analysis systems, open source development, digital scholarship, machine learning, accessibility and/or user experience design. Shares responsibility for having knowledge and being in compliance with copyright laws, vendor licensing restrictions and (EMA, FDA, PMDA, etc.) restrictions in regard to the provision of scientific and business information. Contributes in the evaluation, choice and acquisition of databases, websites, journals, books, documents, government documents, contracts, library equipment, library software and technology and their vendors. Partners with GKG leadership in implementing process optimization and administration initiatives and in support of a world-class information services function. Serves as subject matter expert on select departmental operational databases and repositories including SharePoint and demonstrates aptitude in the use of project planning/management tools.

Other Responsibilities

Conducts business in accordance with Celgene Values. Completes all assigned SOPs and training within designated timeframe and adheres to job-specific SOPs and work instructions. Attends external meetings and educational seminars to enhance learning and development, industry best practices, and broaden pharmaceutical industry experience.

Skills/Knowledge Required
  • Excellent collaboration, networking and community engagement skills. Ability to work within a group setting, facilitate discussion and build consensus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to work well with external and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and creative thinking ability
  • Expert with SharePoint and other systems to facilitate content workflows, processes and best practices for accessing and integrating electronic resources.
  • Hands on knowledge of mining and analyzing data sets to extract meaningful trends
  • Technical proficiency with optimizing data collection, database design, taxonomies, data mining and modeling/analysis
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and capacity to understand and interpret information received from system users
  • Demonstrate ability to be flexible, manage change, and multiple urgent projects
  • Excellent computer skills and demonstrated knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and project management software
  • Self-starter with the ability to proactively suggest new ideas and improvements


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.