Manager/Sr Manager Publication Planning
Medivation, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN – a publically traded biopharmaceutical company located in San Francisco, is currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual for the position of Manager/Senior Manager Publication Planning.

The Manager/Senior Manager of Publication Planning will be responsible for the successful development and tactical execution of a therapeutic product’s publication plan in alignment the product’s lifecycle strategy. The Manager/Senior Manager of Publication Planning will manage the publication plan over the course of its lifecycle and serve as the primary contact for all publication activities in collaboration with a cross-functional group to include Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Pre-Clinical Development, Biometrics, and other relevant Corporate functions. Forging a productive and compliant partnership with our Alliance partner, Astellas, will be essential. The candidate will report to the Director, Scientific Communications who, in turn, reports to the VP of Medical Affairs.
Job Duties
Essential duties & responsibilities but not limited to the following:

Develop specific publication plan(s) for assigned therapeutic products’ data generation programs (clinical, pre-clinical, health economics, etc.) and manage execution of publication plan(s)

Serve as primary publications liaison with relevant Corporate functions and Alliance partner, Astellas

Manage external medical writing agencies, including medical writers, to develop timelines and manage the process for writing/creating, reviewing, approving, and submitting publications

Arrange publication assistance to investigators with medical writing contacts as well as manage the required review process

Ensure publications are developed in compliance with company guidelines and SOPs as well as industry guidelines (ICMJE Guidelines, GPP, etc.)

Manage congress abstract planning and execution for submissions and poster/presentation development

Maintain and regularly update database of publications and update key stakeholders of publication status and progress

Support discussions on healthcare providers’ medical education gaps for development of educational objectives and publication tactics by providing strategic input

Support publication budget planning and management

Liaise with relevant Corporate functions and Alliance partner, Astellas, to ensure appropriate communication on publications-related activities including manuscripts and congress abstracts/posters/presentations

Lead development of publication scientific statements

Participate in promotional materials review process, as required

Support high-quality execution of Corporate-wide initiatives

Develop, track, execute, and report on goals and objectives

3 to 5 years of experience in project management and/or publication management in the pharmaceutical or related industry

Professional knowledge and skills working with oncology therapeutics and/or in prostate cancer preferred

Solid experience in publication management in the pharmaceutical or related industry ( >3 years)

Proven success with leading and managing medical writing agencies as well as track record for consistently meeting or exceeding quantitative targets

Working knowledge of applicable publications-related guidelines as well as legal, regulatory, and clinical/medical affairs

Experience with project management

Experience with partnerships and strategic alliances, both internal and external to the Company

Values based collaborator – respectful, accountable and collaborative.

Ability to relate and work with a wide range of people from a variety of disciplines to achieve results

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Successful and superior influencing skills across all levels of the organization and external collaborators

Problem solving and risk-mitigation skills

Confident, positive attitude, enthusiastic and charismatic

Appreciation of diversity and working across multiple cultures

Ability to build positive and effective working relations throughout the organization and with business partners

Strong time management and organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment

Knowledge of document version control and related processes and systems

Bachelor’s degree in biology or other related scientific field; advanced degree and/or certification preferred

About this company
Medivation, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with small molecule drugs in clinical development to treat three medical needs: Alzheimer’s...