BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.
BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160) is a global, commercial-stage, research-based biotechnology company focused on molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology cancer therapeutics. With a team of over 7,700 employees across China, the United States (Cambridge, MA; Ridgefield Park, NJ; Emeryville, CA & San Mateo, CA), Switzerland and Australia, BeiGene is advancing a pipeline consisting of novel oral small molecules and monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer. BeiGene is working to create combination solutions aimed at having both a meaningful and lasting impact on cancer patients
This Associate Director of Global Publications Hematology has direct accountability for the development and industry-compliant execution of strategic publication plans. As part of the role, this person will engage and collaborates with internal colleagues as well as external experts, investigators, journals, conference organizers, and external partners. The role also collaborates with regional affiliates to develop and maintain an integrated external scientific communication plan. This role will be responsible for managing vendors, publication review committee(s), and facilitating Medical, Regulatory, and Compliance (MRC) review in development of new publication concepts (as needed). In addition, the publication manager will facilitate and drive cross-functional development of scientific statements and lexicon and contribute to the overall scientific communication strategy, demonstrating a strong knowledge of the therapeutic landscape. This person will be responsible for ensuring ethical compliance with BeiGene policy and external publications guidelines. Additionally, this role will ensure that all publications represent transparent and balanced communications that enhance BeiGenes external scientific reputation
Essential Functions of the Job:
Contribute to the overall scientific communication strategy, demonstrating a strong knowledge of the therapeutic landscape.
Direct accountability for the development and execution of strategic publication plans aligned with medical strategies and objectives
Track existing publication plans to ensure alignment with established medical strategies and objectives
Day-to-day management of assigned publications, as well as delivery of outputs, financial tracking, and meeting activities, while working closely with all members of the delivery team
Manage external agency partners to ensure accuracy of publication plan and publication deliverables with respect time, quality, and cost, and ensuring correct compliance documentation is in place including budgetary responsibilities
Support the development of training materials related to BeiGene and competitor congress presentations.
Interact with external authors and cross-functional collaborators to develop and review publication concepts and content.
Track and report the progress of publication development, (with vendor support) to document project status, drafts, author comments, and BeiGene reviews/approvals.
Understand published guidelines for authorship and good publication practices.
Ensure that publication activities are within company policies, procedures and good publications practices.
Minimum Requirements Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in health sciences or communication field with 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, a consulting organization, and/or a medical communications company as a publication manager or MS, Pharm.D., or PhD degree with 6 years of experience. pharmaceutical industry, a consulting organization, and/or a medical communications company as a publication manager.
Advanced degree is preferred
Demonstrated experience in medical communications gained through working within other biotech/pharmaceutical companies or a medical communications agency
Proven experience with a global publications database management system (eg, PubSTRAT, DataVision, etc.)
Excellent leadership and project management skills to deliver in a complex multidisciplinary organization
Broad understanding of the drug development process
Clear and effective communication skills
A blend of strategic agility and tactical execution skills
Demonstrated performance, budget, and resource management skills in a global organization
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external experts, investigator, journal editor, publishers, and professional bodies
Ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders and projects to within budget
Flexibility and adaptability to manage long-term activities in a constantly changing internal and external environment
Experience working globally, cross-culturally, and cross-functionally
Ability to understand and adhere to good publication practices and relevant guidelines on and scientific data communication, such as ICMJE, GPP3, and company policy and SOPs
Efficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Work related travel approximately 15%
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.
Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.
Adaptability Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.