US-MA, Director, Publications Group Lead - Publication Excellence SR0039541-MZ
A subject matter expert on publication best practices and development of scientific publication strategy, the Director, Global Publication Excellence plays a strategic leadership position and drives critical operational aspects of the Global Publication group and ensures alignment across the various geographies: Global, regional and the various Therapeutic Areas. The Director leads a team of employees and contractors and provide operational support for the planning and tactical execution of medical plans within the Global Publication department.
The Director is expected to take a strategic leadership position and drive critical operational aspects of the Publication group, including key initiatives such as vendor selection, process update, metrics and system improvement. Additionally, the Director is responsible for managing the initial activities within the R&D organization publication-related activities.
Critical to this position is the understanding of good publication practices (including, but not limited to ICMJE, GPP3, CONSORT, etc) and of ethical considerations around industry publications, the ability to implement, interpret, and apply policy to daily activities, the ability to assess vendor capabilities within the scope of work. Strong leadership skills and superb communication skills are required for training internal teams on good publication practices and managing interactions with internal stakeholders, and vendors.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Education: A higher education degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D.) is preferred; Master s degree in biomedical discipline or equivalent with experience in publication management is considered.
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