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Senior Manager, Global Publications

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Novartis Gene Therapies
Physical Address

Bannockburn, IL 60015
Job Description


Imagine… 2 weeks after the birth of your child you realize they aren’t meeting critical developmental milestones and after months of doctor’s appointments you are told your baby has a rare neurological disease that would impact how they would live their lives.

This is the reality of parents whose children have Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and it’s the reason why we at Novartis Gene Therapy are laser focused on bringing hope and possibility to those devastated by rare genetic diseases.

We use cutting-edge technology to turn promising gene therapies into proven treatments beginning with SMA but also focusing on Rett Syndrome and Friedreich’s Ataxia. Imagine the lives you could transform by joining the Novartis Gene Therapy team.

The Senior Manager in Global Medical Publications will ensure that medical and scientific results from Novartis Gene Therapies studies and other research are communicated in an accurate, timely, compliant and compelling manner. The successful candidate will play a supporting role in the development of global medical publications, including congress abstracts, posters, and oral presentations, and manuscripts submitted to peer-review medical and scientific journals for publication.


+ Support the development of the global medical plans and publications of data for the assigned disease area and/or brand/molecule.

+ Review accuracy of publications content.

+ Support Global Medical Publications Team in updating and maintaining publication bibliographies, repositories, and related SharePoint folders.

+ Support Global Medical Publications Team in addressing copyright and citation issues in publications and scientific communications work.

+ Provide proofreading and related support to meet medical journal production requirements for Novartis Gene Therapies publications.

+ Interface and effectively collaborate with external stakeholders and internal cross-functional teams including: clinical research, clinical operations, regulatory, safety, biostatistics, HEOR, and RWE, to ensure accurate and timely completion/delivery of medical and scientific publications.

+ Track and update medical publications impact through a variety of metrics.


+ Advanced degree (PharmD) or equivalent preferred, with minimum of 3 years within bio-pharmaceutical industry required.

+ Ability to work on several projects at once while balancing multiple and overlapping timelines.

+ Impeccable attention to detail and ability to complete assignments in a timely manner with minimal oversight.

+ Successful track record of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

+ Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe software.

The level of this position will be based on the final candidate’s qualifications.

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what’s possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Novartis Gene Therapies Benefit Summary:

Annual bonus, long term incentive, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements (based on role) and an employee recognition program are available for this position, among many other benefits provided to employees of Novartis Gene Therapies.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Accessibility and reasonable accommodations

The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.


Job Locations US-IL-Bannockburn

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/22/2021 4:13 PM)

Job ID 2021-6430

\# of Openings 1

Category Communications

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