Manager/Senior Manager, Medical Communications (452-419)

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


July 21, 2014

ARIAD is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company focused on cancer. We are a cohesive team of talented people from diverse backgrounds with a shared vision: We seek to transform the lives of patients with breakthrough cancer medicines. This is our purpose. This is our passion. This is our promise. Job Description Summary This position will reside in Medical Communications within the Medical Affairs department at ARIAD pharmaceuticals Inc.  This is a strategic position supporting internal and external ARIAD customers.  The individual will primarily be responsible for preparation and accuracy review of content for ARIAD’s proprietary compounds for internal and external audiences.  Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Medical Communications is essential; oncology experience is preferred. Responsibilities
Support content management and development of content for Medical Communications projects including, but not limited to, advisory boards, steering committee and investigator meetings, field resource tools and training materials Support content development for other Medical Affairs departments including Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), Medical Information, Outreach and Advocacy, and Health Economics and Outcomes Research (examples include slide decks, dossiers, and training materials) Support publication planning and development of scientific publication materials including abstracts, posters, slide decks for publication/presentation at scientific congresses, as well as manuscripts.  Manages medical communications vendor(s) as needed Maintain and update the scientific platforms for ARIAD proprietary compounds Critically evaluate the published medical and scientific literature related to ARIAD products and competitive products, and provide regular updates on the competitive landscape to medical affairs colleagues, and partners in other ARIAD departments Work cross-functionally to achieve goals and complete tasks Develop good working relationships both internally and externally to achieve deliverables Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines Serve as a role model for compliant behavior that is consistent with the mission, vision and values of the ARIAD organization
Advanced degree (PhD or PharmD) in a scientific discipline or equivalent At least 2 years (manager) to 5 years (senior manager) or more of direct pharmaceutical industry experience in Medical Communications and Medical Affairs is essential Oncology experience strongly preferred Excellent ability to interpret and present medical, scientific and clinical trial data Proficiency with standard software including Microsoft Office, PubMed, EMBASE, Endnote, GraphPad Prism, Datavision Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills Initiative and ability to manage multiple assignments and maintain high level of productivity with minimal supervision Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills Willingness and ability to travel Strong commitment to business ethics Understanding of, and experience with, regulatory framework applicable to interactions with health care professionals (HCPs), payers, advocacy and other business partners         Footer Submitting a resume online at a job site could cause valuable screening information to be missed.
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ARIAD is an equal opportunity employer. The Company's policy is to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation or age and to comply with applicable laws and regulations. All employment decisions will be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.

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