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Associate Director, Publication Planning

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Why Join Us?Be a hero for our rare disease patientsAt Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do. To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies won't gochallenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them. Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growthso employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work.Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally andpersonally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 Outbreak, we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our approach will include video discussions, interviews, and onboarding.PositionSummaryultracuriousApply your biggest ideas in courageous waysThe Associate Director, Publication Planning will be responsible for the successful development and tactical execution of publication plans across one or more programs in alignment with data generation plans and lifecycle strategies and in compliance with SOPs, publication guidelines, and company goals. The Associate Director, Publication Planning will manage the publication plan(s), and serve as the primary contact for publication activities in collaboration with a cross-functional group, including Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Biometrics, Pharm/Tox, Research, and other relevant functions. The core duties of the Associate Director, Publication Planning are delineated below.Responsibilitiesto include, but not limited to:Lead publication strategy, planning, and execution for one or more Ultragenyx products, Ultragenyx Gene Therapy products, and pipeline publication plansDevelop specific publication plan(s) for assigned products and programs and manage execution of the publication plansServe as the point of contact for publication-related activities and communication of the publication strategy to senior leadershipCollaborate with internal writing teams and/or manage external writing agencies and consultants to develop timelines and drive the timely execution of writing/creating, reviewing, approving, and submitting publicationsInteract with external authors and investigators to provide publication support and ensure compliant development of company-sponsored publications Ensure publications are developed in compliance with company guidelines and SOPs as well as industry guidelines and standards (ICMJE, GPP, etc)Manage congress abstract planning and execution for abstract submissions and poster/oral presentation development and ensure communication, collaboration, and alignment of the congress activities being planned across functions (and teams, for a meeting where multiple programs are represented)Liaise with relevant corporate functions and partner(s), as applicable, to ensure appropriate communication of publications-related activities including manuscripts and congress abstracts/posters/presentationsSupport publication budget planning and managementRequirements:BS, MS, or doctorate in a scientific or medical field Solid experience (>5 years) in publication management in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry preferredProven success with leading and managing medical writing agencies as well as track record for consistently meeting or exceeding quantitative targetsExperience working with a medical writer on preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as abstracts, posters, and slide decks for presentation at scientific congressesGood understanding of applicable publications-related guidelines as well as legal, regulatory, compliance, and clinical/medical affairsExperience with project managementSuccessful and superior influencing skills across all levels of the organization and external collaboratorsExceptional oral and written communication skillsUnderstands and effectively responds to multicultural communication styles and business practices with alliance partners and internal colleaguesFlexible; adapts work style to meet organization needsStrong organizational abilities and experience in a multitasking environmentMotivated, self-directed, and able to work autonomously and in team settings to meet aggressive organizational goalsExperience in successfully engaging with cross-functional product teams in a highly matrixed settingDedication to quality and reliabilityExcellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Power Point, Adobe Illustrator, figures and graphic design; Project and Visio a plus)Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships, both internally and externallyHolds self and others accountable for adherence to high ethical standards; adopts and maintains the utmost integrity and respect for colleagues at all levelsFamiliarity with publication planning and management software preferred#LI-CS2#LI-REMOTE#LI-7Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact Talent Acquisition by calling: (415) 483-8800 or by emailing us at talentacquisition@. For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information.See our CCPA Employee and Applicant Privacy Notice.See our Privacy Policy.Note to External Recruiters:All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed to: talentacquisition@.Brisbane, CA, Novato, CA, Cambridge, MA, or Woburn, MA /UltragenyxMedical Writing /Full-timeSDL2017

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