Lilly Associate / Senior Associate - Global Scientific Communications - Publications in Cork, Ireland
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At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals, circa 850 of whom are based at our Global Business Solutions Centre in Little Island, Cork. There we boast a vibrant workforce made up of over 38 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.
Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in areas such as General Accounting, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash, the GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions including Customer Care, Global HR Data Management, Clinical Trial Management and Scientific Communications, and more to come on stream across 2020.
This, along with the recent physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! Mirroring the existing Island House building, the new Island Hall facility extends our overall capacity where Lilly offers a premium workspace across both buildings, complete with flexible working options, healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, travel subsidies, on-site parking and much more.
At the GBS, it’s not just about what we do today, but how we can continuously improve and innovate for present and future operations. We view the development of our highly skilled workforce in much the same way and want to grow your role into an empowering and fulfilling career here at Lilly. Therefore, with the sole purpose of employee progression, weekly Manager 1:1s, a dedicated Learning & Development service and Educational Assistance schemes all await you.
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Position Title: Global Scientific Communications Associate - Publications
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, health, communications, health outcomes, health economics, public health related field
Experience writing scientific publications.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Successful completion of writing exercise (a writing exercise is required as part of the candidate evaluation process)
Additional Information :
The purpose of the Scientific Communications Associate, Publications role is to work with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams to prepare scientific publications (clinical and/or health-outcomes) including and not limited to, abstracts, posters, manuscripts and presentations.
1. Content Strategy: Document Preparation, Development and Finalization/Document Management
Effectively collect and evaluate data, information, and input from multiple sources, functions, and regions to create a cohesive content strategy for writing projects.
Plan (including organizing/preparing outlines), write (including first-draft authoring), edit, review coordinate and complete the publication of scientific data in peer-reviewed journals and forums.
Conduct effective document initiation via a kick-off meeting to ensure authoring team alignment and understanding.
Build scientific-based rational that support the purpose of more complex and/or strategic documents.
Ensure data are presented in a clear, complete, accurate, and concise manner.
Ensure that key data, statements and conclusions are consistent across related documents, and that statements and conclusions are integrated, accurate, balanced and supported by appropriate data.
Coordinate expert/scientific reviews, collate reviewer’s comments, adjust content of document as required based on internal/external input, and prepare final version.
Ensure and coordinate quality checks for accuracy,
Exhibit flexibility in moving across development and preparation of multiple document types.
Influence or negotiate change of timelines and content with other team members.
Advocate internally and externally for appropriate authorship criteria on all applicable work products.
Work with internal and external speakers to develop and prepare presentations.
As needed, build and manage relationships with vendors/alliance partners.
2. Project and Stakeholder management
Lead the writing process and apply effective project management skills to ensure timely completion of high-quality scientific publication deliverables.
Build/Communicate credible writing project timelines.
Anticipate and mitigate risks to delivery
Work with teams and stakeholders to ensure smooth and timely development of documents and escalate issues, as appropriate, to ensure document completion.
Effectively communicate project status to stakeholders
3. Knowledge and Skills Development
Maintain and enhance therapeutic area knowledge including disease state and compound(s) for assigned project(s).
Maintain and enhance scientific communication skills to align with audience needs and technology/digital evolution.
Exhibit flexibility in moving across document types, therapeutic areas, and compounds, depending on project assignment.
Maintain and enhance knowledge of publication guidelines.
Possess overarching view of compound, therapeutic area, and external environment (including competitors) with ability to participate effectively in publication planning, integrated planning process, and/or current awareness literature updates and reviews.
4. Knowledge Sharing
Provide coaching to others by sharing technical information, giving guidance, answering questions.
Recognized for technical expertise in specific document development.
Network with others (including other functions and regions) to identify and share best practices.
Contribute to process improvements, suggesting opportunities where appropriate.
Provide database and other tool (e.g., document management systems) expertise.
Advanced degree (PhD, MD, PharmD, MA, MBBS) in science, health related field or other appropriate disciplines (economics, epidemiology, health administration, health services, pharmacoeconomics, statistics other relevant sciences)
Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written English skills in the medical, scientific, health outcomes, or technical writing fields.
Previous training and experience in disseminating results in clinical, health economics, health outcomes, health literacy, disease management, and/or population health.
Relevant experience in clinical development, clinical trial process, health-outcomes research, or regulatory activities.
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