Sr. Manager US CDMA Publications (Mature Products & HEOR)

Sep 02, 2021

Job Description

108,000 people reimagining medicine for more than 799 million people globally. Be part of this journey by representing a group that delivers medical publication solutions across multiple franchises, business units and affiliates.

As a Sr Manager in US CDMA Publications you will lead the development and oversight of US Publication plans for USCDMA Pharma by ensuring that clinical and HEOR data is published according to company SOPs and policies. Ensure information gaps are addressed with strategic publication plans and drive the development of publications to communicate scientific and clinical information for both internal and external stakeholders and customers

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Lead and execute strategic US Medical Affairs Publication Plans for assigned products/therapeutic areas, ensuring robust strategic planning, tactical planning and implementation of congress presentations and manuscript execution in alignment with publications objectives and initiatives
• Support the HEOR teams with publication plan execution and ensure HEOR plans are integrated into the full product plans across the TAs
• Work with the HEOR teams to support publication development of abstracts, posters, manuscripts and publication extenders following company policy and all compliance elements
• Ensure fair balance and integrity between product messaging and available scientific data of all abstracts, posters, manuscripts and oral presentations
• Build effective partnerships with stakeholders, including supported products’ Medical Directors, Statistical Support staff, HEOR colleagues, Medical Tactical Team members, and Global Publications team members
• Be proficient and manage Datavision for assigned projects and run reports as needed
• Facilitate the US Publication Working Group (PWG) meetings for assigned products and ensure the timely, accurate execution of all PWG deliverables and action items
• Coordinate/manage writing activities of external agencies and/or internal medical writers
• Participate in key cross functional meetings, HEOR team meetings and ensure alignment of Medical Publications strategy within the cross functional team for assigned products/therapeutic areas
• Manage monthly budget management and forecasting of publications spend within US Medical Product Plans
• Collaborate with Associate Directors/Director to deliver digital driven publication solutions, as appropriate
• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as industry guidelines and Novartis policies

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• PharmD, healthcare-related PhD, or Masters degree is required with industry or related medical information experience preferred. Knowledge of HEOR publications is desirable
• A minimum of 2 years of experience of Pharmaceutical industry experience or equivalent in medical writing, medical publications and communications, and/or relevant clinical experience is required
• Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) is highly desirable
• Fluent English
• Familiarity with publication management tools and systems (Datavision)
• Expert working knowledge of publication appropriate guidelines/regulations; ICMJE, GPP 3; Sunshine TOV, Pharma Code of Conduct, CONSORT etc.
• Proven project management, vendor management, and budget management skills are required

• Strong collaboration and stakeholder management skills
• Strategic thinking with an innovative mindset
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities in a rapidly evolving environment with successful outcomes
• Ability to perform a literature analysis and evaluation
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and technologically savvy
• Ability to work collaboratively, resolve conflicts, prioritize, and organize in a matrix environment


769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020 and, whilst we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Sr. Manager US CDMA Publications (Mature Products & HEOR)

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