5 Oct 2011

Healthcare Sr. Manager, Medical Information

Vertex Pharmaceuticals – Posted by adminCambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Purpose of Position:  Provide scientifically accurate and balanced responses to medical inquiries from global internal and external customers about Vertex products, investigational therapies and disease statesSpecific Responsibilities:

Managing daily activities of Medical Information Specialists

Training, mentoring and managing of all Medical Information personnel (3)  

Responding to internal and external requests for information regarding Vertex marketed products

Coordinating the department’s review, updating, and initiation of new medical information response letters for the Medical Information Call Center

Maintaining content within medical information knowledge database

Evaluating medical inquiry trends to reactively develop FAQs and standard responses

Interfacing with cross-functional teams to proactively gather insights to develop FAQs and standard responses

Maintaining of departmental procedural guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Developing medical education content (slides, other) for use in a variety of internal or external programs

Providing medical presentations to external and internal customers, including but not limited to: sales training, sales/marketing meetings

Managing Medical Information Booths at Scientific and Medical Congresses

Evaluating and managing vendors involved in medical/drug information, medical education

Developing and maintaining working relationships with Key opinion Leaders (KOLs) in select therapeutic areas

Maintaining knowledge base and continuous learning by journal review, attendance at appropriate seminars and conferences, and association membership


Internal:  Global Drug Safety, Medical Affairs, Clinical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Legal, business franchise (brand marketing, sales)

External:   Vendors, partners, KOLs, HCPs and lay public

Minimum Requirements for Position:Education:  PharmD, 2-3 years clinical experience required.

Experience: 5-8 years previous experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry commercial medical affairs required. Therapeutic expertise across several specialties a plus.  Successful experience managing personnel desired. 

Preferred Requirements:

Skills: Must have excellent written and oral communication skills,
possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills and able to work
with cross-functional teams. Able to organize and prioritize assigned
workload independently and to employ efficient time management
strategies when performing medical information activities.

Working Conditions:  Some travel required

Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and other life-threatening diseases. Founded more than 20 years ago in Cambridge, MA, we now have ongoing worldwide research programs and sites in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Vertex has continually been recognized as one of the industry’s top workplaces by leading publications such as Science Magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal and The Scientist. For more information and to view Vertex’s press releases, please visit www.vrtx.com.VERTEX is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

How to Apply


Job Types: Healthcare.

33 total views, 1 today

Apply for this Job