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Publication Lead, Rare Genetic Diseases

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.Join Takeda as a The Publications Lead (Rare Genetic Diseases) where you will define and drive publication planning and delivery based on medical strategies, publication obligations, and data generation and availability. You will also act as a key partner to the Global Medical Strategy Team. As part of the Publications, you will report to Head, Global Publications and work with Publications & Global Medical Strategy Teams.How you will contribute:

  • The Publications Lead (Rare Genetic Diseases) understands how publication activities contribute to the overall medical affairs scientific communication plan for the assigned programs and therapeutic area; develops and implements a strategic, compliant and fit-for-purpose publication plan for the specified program and collaborates with all levels of Medical Affairs (i.e., global, regional, local), Clinical, Global Evidence Outcomes, medical publications agencies and external authors to ensure of execution the global publication plan.
  • Ensure Takeda's company-sponsored publication activities are conducted according to Good Publication Practices (including, but not limited to ICMJE, GPP3, CONSORT, etc) and Takeda's Global Publication Standard, SOP, and applicable practice guidelines.
  • The assigned publication programs will be global, may be large and complex, and of business importance to Takeda and Takeda's reputation, requiring multi-functional leadership experience and skills to achieve program goals
  • Develop and manage product/disease area Global Publication Strategies and Plans in coordination with relevant Global Medical Teams. Work with GMA lead, and Regional Lead to align publication plans across geographies. Identify, select, and manage 3rd-party providers and independent contractors to ensure the timely delivery of quality publications.
  • Collaborate with external authors and journals in planning and execution of scientific publication activities.
  • Closely coordinate budget reporting; responsible for appropriate tracking and reporting of transfer of value according to applicable transparency rules and regulations (e.g., US Sunshine Act).
  • Act as first point of contact for affiliate offices, internal business partners, and management on publication-related issues, including, but not limited to, vendor access, training, system issues, and good publication practices.
  • Ensure and communicate regular updates to relevant key stakeholders to facilitate ongoing functional and regional planning.
  • Track Global Publications metrics and provide reports to the Group Lead and Head of Publications as required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions, regions and cultures
  • Functional level leadership with the ability to inspire, motivate and drive results
  • Excellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writing
  • Proven skills as an effective team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the company
  • Ability to distill complex issues and ideas down to simple comprehensible terms
  • Demonstrates leadership presence and confidence
  • Embraces and demonstrates a diversity and inclusion mindset and role models these behaviors for the organization
  • Builds teams across functions and geographies with individuals who have the right skills and experience to deliver on key organizational initiatives.Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • A relevant healthcare degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D., MS or RN) is preferred. Knowledge of scientific publication planning approaches is required
    • 7 years (for Associate Director) publication experience in medical communication agencies or biopharmaceutical industry, preferably within a matrix structure.
    • At least 3 years of experience in a medical affairs role (e.g. Medical Information, Medical Communications, Medical Education, Publications, Evidence Generation)
    • Experience and knowledge of clinical trial reports, data presentation, and interpretation
    • Familiarity with regulatory and legal guidelines regarding publication planning strategy and execution
    • Experience leading cross-functional and global teams
    • Experience managing vendors and complex projects
    • Experience in Rare Genetic Diseases preferred, but not required
    • CMPP qualification preferredWhat Takeda can offer you:
      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
      • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
      • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Flexible Work Paths
      • Tuition reimbursementMore about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.#LI-RMEEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsCambridge, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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