Collegium Pharmaceuticals

  • Sr. Manager/Associate Director, Medical Communications

    Job Locations US-MA-Canton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/12/2018 2:06 PM)
    # of Openings
    Medical Affairs
  • Overview

    Come join our team of passionate, engaged and experienced employees. Collegium Pharmaceutical is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative treatments for chronic pain. Our mission is to be the leader in responsible pain management by developing and commercializing innovative, differentiated products for people suffering from chronic pain. Based in Stoughton, MA we are a team of nearly 300 employees and growing. Come join the camaraderie of Collegium Pharmaceutical!


    The Sr. Manager/Associate Director of Publications plays a key role at Collegium leading publications, serving as the internal Medical reviewer, and supporting Medical Information. This role reports to our Head of Medical Affairs and will play an influential role in building out our Publications and Medical Affairs strategy and team.

    • Publications:
      • Support development of publication strategies and plans
      • Leading and/or contributing to the development of publications, including the management of supporting vendors
      • Leading and supporting cross-functional alignment meetings
      • Contributing to congress-specific activities
      • Maintaining and updating the library of key publication resources
      • Lead incorporation of Publications in Medical Science Liaison (MSL) tools
    • Internal Medical Reviewer
      • Point for medical aspects of the global Medical/Legal/Regulatory (MLR) materials review process
      • Conduct day-to-day medical responsibilities of the MLR process for promotional materials and review process for non-promotional materials.
      • Conduct medical review for disease state materials
      • Collaborate with other members of Medical Affairs team to ensure MLR activities are completed efficiently
    • Medical Information
      • Creates, maintains and optimizes Standard Response Letters (SRLs) by ensuring that responses are medically and scientifically accurate, timely, fair balanced, and meet customers’ needs
      • Exhibits comprehensive knowledge of the Medical Information (MI) work and processes as well as good understanding of other internal stakeholders
      • Researches and analyses scientific information to answer escalated MI inquiries
      • Analyzes inquiry data to identify trends and communicates relevant information to the cross-functional team
      • Facilitates the development and maintenance of formulary-related documents in support of improving access to state Medicaid and managed care formularies




    • BA/BS required
    • PhD, PharmD or MD in a biological science or related field preferred
    • Minimum of 2- 3years (Sr. Manager) or 3-5 years (Associate Director) of related experience at pharmaceutical company or medical communications agency.
    • 3 years of experience within medical affairs roles (e.g. Medical Science Liaison, Medical Information, Medical Communications, Publications, Post-Doctoral medical communications residency or fellowship) preferred
    • Knowledge of the Pain Management disease area is preferred.
    • Advanced knowledge of Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Ability to work well in with cross-functional groups and in a matrix organization.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience interacting with vendors and managing projects
    • Demonstrates effective relationship management and customer orientation
    • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast paced environment
    • Some knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical clinical development and commercialization process;
    • Familiarity with regulatory and legal guidelines regarding medical communications strategy and execution



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