Celgene Manager, Scientific Communications in Summit, New Jersey

Position Summary:

Provides input and drives the global scientific communications plan for company products within specified therapeutic area. Supports the efficient planning, tracking and timely dissemination of key data and demonstrates the ability to manage multiple projects. Establishes strong partnerships with medical thought leaders, investigators/authors, and internal cross-functional stakeholders. Accountable for the timelines and working closely with all key stakeholders to ensure expert input and overall quality of written, global communications, including but not limited to publications, abstracts, oral presentations, and publication summaries.

Provides appropriate direction on all projects to medical communication agencies and consultants to support their timely and cost-effective development and demonstrates ability to provide clear, concise status updates to management and internal partners. Writes a significant amount of time and demonstrates the ability to interpret scientific/clinical data and develop quality publications. Applies disease-area and product expertise to a wide variety of cross-functional projects. Contributes significantly to publication planning process, in support of the Director, Scientific Communications.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Provides scientific/clinical direction, manages and delivers on global scientific communications plan.

  2. Manages relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and ensures expert input during development of team deliverables.

  3. Establishes strong partnership with global medical thought leaders, patient advocacy groups, and professional societies to drive current and future collaborations,

  4. Develops and reviews manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide presentations, and other documents to ensure appropriate evaluation and presentation of data, methodology, interpretation, and alliance with business objectives.

  5. Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously in a timely and cost-efficient manner and demonstrates ability to provide clear, concise status updates to management and internal partners.

  6. Develops content and reviews slides for clarity, accuracy, and interpretation.

  7. Demonstrates disease state expertise and knowledge of current medical and/or regulatory issues related to company products.

  8. Serves as internal resource on molecule and/or disease state publications to support cross-functional strategies.

  9. Manages funds and resources appropriately.

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts business in accordance with Celgene Values. Completes all assigned SOPs and training within designated timeframe and adheres to job-specific SOPs and work instructions.

  2. Identifies and reports any adverse events (AEs) in accordance with Corporate policy and procedures.

  3. Assists in the overall training of new Scientific Communications personnel and ensures key activities are incorporated as part of the training.

  4. Attends external meetings and educational seminars to enhance therapeutic area knowledge and broaden pharmaceutical industry experience.

#LI-POSTSkills/Knowledge Required: -

  • Scientific or Medical Degree (OCN, BS, MS, Pharm D, PhD, MD) required -

  • 5 years pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. -

  • 3 years Publication/medical writing experience required -

  • Relevant therapeutic background/clinical experience preferred

  • Ability to conceptually organize and analyze data, interpret, and synthesize complex clinical and non-clinical statistical reports to derive key outcomes and messages; ability to translate scientific and technical issues for diverse audiences, -

  • Experience or background in working within the pharmaceutical industry, awareness of compliance issues and guidelines around medical education and publications, -

  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams to ensure execution of deliverable successfully -

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Flexible, with positive attitude, strong ability to multi task, prioritize projects effectively and communicate at all levels within the company -

  • Some travel required to represent company at medical conferences, presentations, and other meetings


At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE