Senior Associate, Legal Operations

Location
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Posted
Aug 27, 2020
Ref
10450BR
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall quality of materials subject to Product Material Review Process (PMRP) - including but not limited to: Brand sales materials, Training Department materials, Managed Markets sales tools, speaker slide decks, Website materials, advertising and New Product Planning materials. This individual will be an integrated member of the brand teams as well as the Product Material Review Team (PMRT) with the Legal, and Medical Affairs departments, ensuring consistency of materials across brands and departments, adherence to corporate guidelines and the final QC sign-off. This individual will be able to provide cross-functional coverage as needed for PMRP. This individual will also be responsible for cross functional assistance for PGC, Learning Management System (LMS) and Regulatory, as needed.

Responsibilities:

Editorial Review of Materials
  • Review and consult with initiators on promotional material (Brand, Managed Markets, NPP, Training, etc) prior to Product Material Veeva Platform (PMVP) submission
  • Review, re-write and edit all promotional material prior to PMRP to ensure adherence to brand guidelines as well as consistency of messaging thereby reducing overall review time and increasing efficiency for review teams
  • Review materials for errors in grammar, punctuation and spelling; check materials for readability, style and agreement with corporate policy
  • Provide feedback and suggest design elements and written changes to materials
  • Respond to inquiries from brands, agencies and PMRP reviewers regarding materials and timelines
PMRT Member
  • Review all materials prior to PMVP submission - consult with other PMRP members on materials if needed
  • Attend all PMRP meetings and concept review meetings
  • Enter comments into PMVP prior to review of materials
  • Record agreed upon Product Material Review Team (PMRT) comments for incorporation into the piece by agency/initiator
  • Conduct training and provide guidance to internal/external customers who interact with PMRT in accordance with the AOP; maintain training documents
Quality Control of all PMRP Material
  • Access review material through the PMVP
  • Confirm all changes have been made and comments addressed throughout various rounds of PMRP
  • Communicate changes to project initiator/vendor
  • Provide quality control signoff in PMVP
  • Provide final PMRP approved PDF to Production for printing
  • Responsible for uploading final PDF to the PMVP
  • Generate final approval notifications for distribution
Extended Brand Team Member
  • Attend bi-weekly brand team meetings to gain knowledge and understanding of initiatives and messaging
  • Collaborate with brand teams (all initiators), Product Material Review Team (PMRT) and Production to ensure awareness of incoming materials and timing requirements
  • Attend workflow management meetings with Production, Distribution & Brands to plan management of incoming materials, POA timeframes and priority projects
Provide cross-functional support to Legal Operations as needed
  • Partner with Regulatory Analyst on the submission of all PMRP approved promotional material to FDA as needed
  • Generate ad hoc reporting requests
  • Partner with PGC Coordinator on submission and review of PGC requests
  • Manage the internal tracking and reporting needs for Legal and Corporate Affairs. Revise any training modules as instructed by assigned attorney in Legal Affairs. Assist with the Legal and Corporate Affairs department's use of LMS.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing/marketing operations and/or editorial function within the pharmaceutical industry or healthcare advertising industry required, experience/knowledge of pharmaceutical advertising agency is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of tools and Adobe Acrobat, knowledge of APA
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title
Senior Associate, Legal Operations

City
Basking Ridge

Functional Area
Legal & Corporate Affairs

State
New Jersey