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Company: Sage Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge, MA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


General Scope and Summary

SAGE Therapeutics is searching for a resourceful, results-oriented, integrative self-starter for a role responsible for the management of medical publications, compliant utilization of publications management software, maintenance of publication repository, and development of KPI metric reports. The Senior Manager, Medical Publications in Medical Affairs is responsible for interacting with internal SAGE departments to guide publication plan execution for assigned therapeutic areas (TA) while ensuring compliance with good publication practices (GPP) and scientific merit of medical publications.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Actively manage and serve as administrator of electronic publication routing systems (e.g., PubStrat/DataVision/other) to ensure compliant workflow implementation.

  • Maintain publications repository such that all asset publications are stored correctly and are readily available.

  • Develop, capture, and disseminate publication KPIs, including interpretation of their impact, by collating and reporting metrics that reflect quality, utility, and user feedback.

  • Refine, develop, and train others on publication processes, systems, workflows, and SOPs.

  • Work independently and tackle one-off projects to support the Medical Affairs, Publications team.

  • Understand and ensure consistent adherence to GPP, ICMJE, Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication.

  • Represent the Medical Affairs, Publications team using a customer service approach at cross-functional team meetings and with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and other stakeholders.

  • Lead/participate in Medical Affairs, Publication's initiatives and activities with the goal of compliant, effective, and efficient implementation of publication tactics.

  • Communicate regular status updates on publication-related activities to internal and external stakeholders, including leadership and cross-functional teams.

  • Actively contribute to discussions and share important information with Medical Publications staff and colleagues.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a clinical and/or scientific setting.

  • 4+ years of experience in a medical communications agency or biotechnology/pharmaceutical environment including 1+ year of experience in managing medical publications in a highly matrixed organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or PharmD in a clinical and/or scientific setting.

  • Expertise in publication management tools and systems (e.g., PubStrat/DataVision/other).

  • Expert working knowledge of publication guidelines/regulations; ICMJE, GPP 2022; Sunshine TOV, Pharma Code of Conduct, CONSORT, etc.

  • Proven project management, vendor management, and budget management skills required.

  • Must possess excellent communication and project management skills.

  • Must be able to actively manage and track complex projects in parallel, structuring the actions of many people toward shared outcomes.

  • Solutions-oriented self-starter with strong desire to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team

  • Admin User experience in electronic publication software tools/repository (e.g., PubStrat/DataVision/other).

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to interpret and present complex medical and scientific data.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding of pharmaceutical clinical development and product life-cycle management.

  • Prior women's health, critical care, epilepsy, neurology, and/or psychiatry experience.

  • Embrace our Core Values: Put People First, Improve Lives, Cultivate Curiosity, Do Right, and Forge New Pathways.

  • Excitement about the vision and mission of Sage.

Employment Type: Employee Number of Openings: 1 Job ID: R001543 #Biotechnology #Careers #ThisIsSage

All Sage new hires will be required to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or, if not, that they are legally entitled to an accommodation due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief.  Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and Sage will consider, among other things, whether the proposed accommodation would create an undue hardship.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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We value our relationships with professional recruitment firms. To protect the interests of all parties, and given the large volume of inquiries received from third-party placement agencies, we are not able to respond to all agency inquiries. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates for current or future positions. Submission of unsolicited resumes in advance of a signed agreement between our company and a placement agency does not create an implied obligation and, if an unsolicited candidate represented by a placement agency is hired, we are not obligated to pay a fee. Only approved recruitment firms will be allowed to provide services to Sage Therapeutics, Inc.


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