Scientific Program Manager

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: Remote, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 3454 

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

This role is central in the development of scientific and medical communications for Global Teleflex and will also serve as medical review and consultation for various internal and external projects and deliverables. The position works closely with various cross-functional teams within the organization to communicate accurate, consistent, and timely information regarding products and therapeutic approaches for Teleflex products. This may include contributing to clinical development initiatives, literature reviews and communication of clinical studies and emerging research through publications and presentations. This position will be responsible for fostering cross functional relationships including partners in regulatory, marketing and sales. The position will report to the Manager of Scientific Affairs for Interventional Urology. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Lead the development, implementation, and dissemination of scientific publications and conference podium presentations and provide editorial and written support when needed.
•    Identify KOLs to disseminate clinical data and work directly with authors in preparation for scientific presentations. 
•    Lead specific cross-functional team projects to disseminate clinical information in various formats including letters to the editor, white papers, and industry sponsored clinical updates. 
•    Provide scientific consultation during clinical study development, strategic product development, engineering activities with R & D, regulatory submissions, and evidence generation plans. 
•    Collaborate in the creation and dissemination of relevant content to meet customer needs and that address education/communication gaps between customers and the sales force. Ensure content is current, accurate, and fair-balanced and guidelines for educating customers on clinical evidence are followed. 
•    Provide medical and scientific expertise by maintaining current familiarity of relevant published literature and communicate updates with appropriate departments; respond to requests for medical information regarding the company’s marketed and pipeline products.
•    Lead off-label response training and policy development.  
•    Develop and maintain relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs) for publication development processes and tools. Ensure all required documentation is in place for each project.
•    Stay up to date with clinical initiatives/guidelines and current industry practices that pertain to scientific communications.
•    Assists with medical review and other communication-related activities as assigned by the supervisor.
•    As needed, attend local, national, and international conferences to stay current with advancements in the field and contribute to the development of conference coverage reports for internal distribution.
•    Contribute to the company culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high achieving, and fun! 
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Advanced degree, such as a Ph.D., M.D., BSN, or PharmD, with at least 2 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree with at least 3 years of scientific writing experience; or Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of scientific writing experience
•    Ability to critically evaluate literature, interpret complex data, write effectively, and articulate information to a variety of audiences
•    Knowledge of clinical research methodology, tools, processes, and regulations
•    Communicates clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing 
•    Strong knowledge of statistical methods a plus 
•    Ability to develop and foster relationships with KOLs and key business stakeholders
•    Can effectively negotiate with counterparts from cross-divisional functional areas
•    Advanced presentation and computer skills, proficiency in MS Office Suite required 
•    Highly motivated, ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and independently.
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Additional Requirements:
Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which Teleflex complies.

Language and Verbal Skills:
Individual must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally. 

Math Skills:
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 
Analytical and Reading Skills:
Ability to read, understand and abide by company procedures. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and report on findings.  

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; up to 8 hours per day.  The employee is regularly required to lift and carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  


Work Environment:
Most work is performed in an office-like setting.  The noise level in the environment is usually low to moderate.  


Safety:
Teleflex is committed to the health and safety of our employees.  We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.
 

 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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