Publications Manager Medical Affairs

CSL Behring
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dec 19, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

The Publications Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation and execution of the medical publication plan. The Publications Manager will be heavily involved in managing, coordinating and tracking key scientific/medical materials in collaboration with others in Medical Affairs, R&D, Commercial and Health Policy. The Publications Manager will work cross functionally within Medical Affairs as well as with Clinical Development and others internal functions to manage the process of publication of Phase II/III/IV studies.

This role necessitates the establishment of cross functional relationships. The Publications Manager works closely with clinical development and CORE to facilitate the process for high quality publishable manuscripts and abstracts and presentable posters and slide decks. In addition, the Publications Manager works closely with the Project Management team to ensure smooth submissions of publications for RD disclosure review prior to journal/congress submission. Communicates with commercial, healthcare policy and corporate affairs on completed publications.

Responsibilities include: -
  • Manage the process of Publications, Abstracts and Posters; facilitate Team calls to review progress of manuscripts and congress planning progress. Arrange for medical writing support once publication plan is recognized. Ensure that the vendor selected is trained on internal policies, Good Publication Practice (GPP) Guidelines, internal compliance requirements and authorship criteria.
  • Oversight of manuscript submission for RD disclosure review including manuscripts (primary and secondary), abstracts and posters for review and approval prior to submission to journals and congresses
  • Work closely with the Medical Affairs team and key cross-functional stakeholders in the implementation of our medical communication plan.
  • Ensure consistent cross-functional communication and collaboration on ongoing publication projects and project updates with key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Monitor the scientific literature, identify and highlight for Medical Affairs, key influenza and related publications relevant to Seqirus. Through email and biweekly Seqirus newsletter (Loop), disseminate key scientific literature alerts to internal colleagues cross functionally.

Experience and Qualifications: -

Knowledge and understanding of business management processes, vaccine development processes and Good Publication Practice (GPP) Guidelines.

Strong project management skills

Excellent communication skills with an ability to develop collaborative relationships and work effectively with all levels of management.

Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work autonomously as well as collaboratively within cross-functional teams

Experience in effectively managing consultants and vendors

Bachelor's degree with a background in infectious disease and/or vaccinology and an advanced public heath, clinical care or scientific degree (e.g. MS, PharmD, PHD, MD) is preferred.

2 years or more project management experience in the Pharmaceutical industry as a Publications Manager is preferred.