Medical Affairs: Quality Analyst/Editor
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Medical Affairs: Quality Analyst/Editor
The purpose of the Scientific Communications Specialist role is to support the Scientific Communications team and other functions to produce documents of high quality. As healthcare providers are deluged with data, and are making choices in an increasingly complex and stressed health system, Lilly Medical Affairs is able to provide clear, credible answers that will set Lilly apart from its competitors. Medical Affairs’ mission is to make Lilly the preferred pharmaceutical partner in the healthcare community globally by leveraging its medical expertise to drive patient-centric answers and solutions. Medical Affairs (MA) brings deep medical expertise to healthcare providers and payers. MA focuses on answering their questions with customized clinical and real-world evidence that can make the difference on if and how they use Lilly products. Additionally, MA brings clinical insights from customers back to the company to inform new product development and lifecycle planning. MA also supports patients with educational tools to help them manage their illness and with assistance to access our medicines for those facing tough financial situations.
The team will be key in maintaining and creating content to support Medical Affairs activities such as:
Internal Training Slides
Affiliate Regional Slides
HCP & patient education material
Advisory board slides
Competitive landscape slides
Image sourcing, image redraws
MQAD (Medical Questions Analysis Document)
EMS (Executive Medical Summary)
Primary Responsibilities: This job description intends to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job description. Consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position.
Scientific Communications Document Support
Ensure timely delivery of error-free, high-quality documents that meet international standards of written English
Correct errors in grammar, style, formatting, and syntax. Identify and fix flaws in logic and flow
Follow style guides/templates provided by the team
Follow best-practice based on Lilly internal standards
Verify data against source files, ensure accuracy and consistency of data and content within and between related documents
Document finalization/publishing services
Produce final eCTD-compliant PDFs of medical regulatory documents using publishing software
Review and format Word files & power point slides to ensure as many compliance requirements are in the source file as possible
Render the Word files or powerPoint slides into PDFs
Review the PDFs and edit them as needed to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met
Launch shells and manage document metadata
Support scientists and other functions with processing publications through steps such as editing, data integrity review, approval and submission to specified venues. Track status, milestones & associated documentation
Manage VeevaMedComms, including data steward/project management responsibilities
Support encoring efforts across therapy areas, functions and regions, by editing, adapting word counts per venue guidelines and completing other steps in the publications procedure, as required
Conduct literature searches, obtain and process copyright transfer and authorship agreements; verify data and references for accuracy; create figures and diagrams, write cover letters to journal editors and coordinate and/or conduct translation and/or validation, ensure all steps of the submission process are executed
Write medical affairs documents to support Medical Affairs contente development team workload
Maintain a strong customer focus
Accountable for achieving timelines by managing activities efficiently and proactively; utilize ability to understand and apply team communication strategies to work products
Coach new Specialists or others requiring development in core areas
Coordinate with vendors if any of the aforementioned activities are outsourced
Process efficiency and technology advancement
Maintain proficiency in applicable software, tools, processes, and workflows
Use creativity to introduce new tools, processes, and structure to accomplish broader organizational goals and meet standards while providing solutions to streamline team workflow
Improve document processes by establishing uniform cross-organizational practices; suggest process or tool enhancements to improve effectiveness and minimize redundancy between databases and other tools
Therapeutic & Disease State Management
Understand key priorities and communication strategies across therapeutic areas and/or organizational units
Maintain a working knowledge of product and disease state information
Continue to develop therapeutic knowledge and be familiar with trial design, rationale and data. Apply this knowledge in activities listed above
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate solutions to complex technical challenges with cross-functional colleagues, external vendors and customers
Demonstrated project management and time management skills
Cognitive abilities, including verbal reasoning, attention to detail, critical thinking, and analytical ability
Interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible in varying environments
Ability to utilize high-level end-user computer skills (e.g., word processing, tables and graphics, spreadsheets, presentations and templates)
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, within and across culturally and geographically diverse environments
Proven ability to assemble, share and apply key learnings across multiple projects
Other Information/Additional Preferences:
Specialized knowledge of editing & proofreading techniques
Knowledge of medical and statistical terminology; willingness to expend effort in acquiring scientific knowledge and understand strategic issues
General knowledge of scientific literature search and retrieval
Limited travel, up to approximately 10%
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To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-2255.
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