Senior Manager- Medical Information Innovation & Strategy Job

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Novo Nordisk Princeton, NJ

Princeton, NJ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Requisition ID 42017BR
Title Senior Manager- Medical Information Innovation & Strategy
Job Category Medical Information
Job Description Purpose:
The Senior Medical Information (MI) Therapeutic Manager a) independently analyzes and summarizes available data to respond to inquiries from healthcare professionals and institutions requesting medical information about Novo Nordisk products, b) prepares the team and materials required for a new product launch, and c) has an established network of Novo Nordisk colleagues who rely on the Senior Medical Information Therapeutic Manager for in-depth, current product and therapeutic area information and analysis, training, review of materials with medical content, and other medical support needs.

This position reports to Director level employee within the MI group. The Senior MI Therapeutic Manager provides requested in-depth medical information to external healthcare professionals and institutions. Internally, the Senior MI Therapeutic Manager regularly provides guidance to the MI Therapeutic Managers, PharmD Fellows, and students. Key relationships include support of Field-Based Medical Personnel, Medical Affairs, Promotion Review Board members, Medical Writers, Product Safety, Sales, and Marketing staff. This person is the primary contact with vendors and is an active member of cross functional teams, ad hoc task forces, and professional societies/organizations. This individual has established contacts at other Novo Nordisk affiliates with whom information and resources are regularly shared.

Essential Functions:
Assures compliance with FDA requirements as they affect Medical Communications; responses must be accurate, up-to-date, balanced, and scientific.
Creates or revises Customer Care Center scripts, Product Safety product training, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Medical Information and other internal teams to ensure accurate and appropriate responses are provided to external customers.
May develop and/ or deliver package insert and other scientific training to sales representatives, sales managers, medical liaisons, and other Novo Nordisk colleagues when requested. Has established relationships with Sales Training and Medical Resource teams.
Develops clinical overviews and formulary dossiers or other managed markets materials for assigned product(s).
Has established relationships with Global Information & Analysis (GLIA) and MI colleagues globally and regularly shares best practices and product information to ensure accurate, quality data are provided to HCPs globally.
Independently leads special collaborative projects with Marketing, Sales Training, Managed Markets, Field Medical, and other key stakeholders.
May lead strategy and/or innovation projects within Medical Information and/or GLIA; and stays current with industry standards to apply best practices to group functions and has an established network of industry peers for benchmarking. Can be assigned responsibility for design of departmental SOPs and MI procedures to ensure proper efficiency, workflow, and implementation.
May lead planning of medical information booth coverage by working with Convention Marketing and Medical Affairs to determine meetings that require a medical booth. Staffs the Medical Information Booth at scientific conventions when assigned.
Maintains standards of education/certification in personal professional discipline.
Manages MI launch preparations for assigned products with minimal guidance.
May manage PharmD Fellow during MI rotation and assists with program planning.
Participates in the quality assurance program within MI. Is able to provide valuable input and review based on extensive MI experience.
Performs Medical Accuracy Review (MAR) for Promotion Review Board pieces containing medical content. Serves as Medical Reviewer at PRB meetings when requested by a Medical Affairs clinician. Works with Brand Marketing to provide suggestions for studies or data that can support marketing claims.
Performs quality assurance review of after-hours calls handled by vendor and serves as backup for complex after hours inquiries from healthcare professionals.
Provides verbal and written responses to medical and technical inquiries about Novo Nordisk products from healthcare professionals; is a main contact for medical liaisons who request medical information support.
Reviews existing standard medical response letters and revises or develops new letters as needed. Prepares custom letters as needed to respond to unique inquiries. Provides guidance to MI Therapeutic Managers as they develop standard and custom responses.
Reviews product labeling, manuscripts, continuing education program proposals, corrections for published medical reference inaccuracies, and other materials as requested.
Serves as an established product expert for internal colleagues who are seeking in-depth information for assigned product(s) and therapeutic area(s).
Serves as Medical Reference and Compendia Specialist for NNI when assigned.
Serves as primary MI liaison for cross functional projects. This position is a member of project teams, launch and brand teams, and ad-hoc task forces.
Works closely with vendors to oversee projects.
Accountable and responsible for Publication Evaluation and Planning (PEP) meetings to drive strategy based on clinical literature.
Provides actionable insights to answer key business questions and drive action.

Physical Requirements:
0-10% overnight travel required

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
A PharmD with a minimum of five years of Medical Information Therapeutic Manager (or equivalent) experience; post-doctoral fellowship may be substituted for professional experience, as appropriate.
Advanced literature search/assessment skills.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
Extensive knowledge of endocrinology (diabetes, growth hormone, etc.) or hematology required.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office.
Superior presentation skills (knowledge of PowerPoint required).
Department CMR - GLIA & MI (2)
Position Location US - Princeton, NJ
City Princeton
State/Provinces US - NJ

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