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Senior Director Scientific Communications - Westminster, CO

Company: Inotiv
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press shift + =. The toolbar contains the followingThe AudioEye Help Desk to report accessibility and usability related issues.The AudioEye Certification Statement to explain the ongoing web accessibility and usability enhancements for this website.The Player tool to listen to this site read aloud. The Player is not intended as a substitute for your screen reader. If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Senior Director Scientific Communications - Westminster, CO Full Time Boulder, CO, US 11 days ago Requisition ID: 1382 -The position demands an in-depth understand and working knowledge of translatable pre-clinical drug discovery and development in the cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary, hepatic and diabetic therapeutic areas. The successful candidate will be expected to rapidly become conversant with Inotiv's disease model systems, assays and standard endpoints for each of the above listed organ systems. Job Summary and Essential Functions

  • Acts as the main liaison between external clients/sponsors and the internal scientific team
  • Owns and provides leadership for all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget, and/or response to requests for information) for assigned opportunities, inclusive of managing opportunities autonomously, establishing clear timelines, meeting client requirements, and resolving obstacles
  • Reviews and analyzes client inquiries and documents to ensure adequate information for budget, protocol and proposal preparation is provided. Follows up with appropriate contact for additional information as required. -
  • Identifies and resolves issues around client's requirements and the company's capabilities
  • Provides information to the client and scientists concerning standard testing programs, sample preparation, sample submission requirements, program coordination and associated documentation.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of client issues in order to remediate or prevent client dissatisfaction and develop and maintain customized client communication for all therapeutic areas.
  • Provide program and/or specific project updates to clients and upper management and facilitate conference calls and associated actions and deliverables.
  • Oversees and participates in final Technical Report writing
  • Maintain client communication files in an electronically accessible format, in conjunction with principal investigators, develop project timelines and milestones according to the client's needs.
  • Keep track of project timelines for forecasting purposes. Be able to communicate forecasting information in a format usable to other internal departments.
  • Prepares high quality and accurate documents; collaborates with the review team to ensure the responses and strategy meet the sponsor requirements and expectations in the face of changing timelines; based on experience, proactively proposes appropriate potential strategies
  • Identifies and is accountable for driving ways to improve the efficiency and quality of processes and the resulting deliverables, influencing key stakeholders as applicable
  • Performs timely and accurate data entry into departmental and/or corporate databases/systems as appropriate -
  • Assist with pricing of new methods during contract/proposal development and manage project process to identify changes in scope that would require revisions to contracts.
  • Assure that all pricing information for assigned clients is accurate
  • Performs quality control activities per the appropriate process/requirements -
  • May lead strategic and/or highly complex opportunities/initiatives -Management and Team:
    • Reports to and works closely with Senior Vice President of Physiological Sciences to manage all client interactions
    • Serves as a member of the Management Team providing input on strategic corporate initiatives -
    • Manages one or more scientific writers (Ph.D. level)
    • Establishes and maintains training and development objectives for direct reports
    • Performance management is required. Conducts annual performance appraisals and merit recommendations. Provides regular coaching feedback to team members on performance.
    • Demonstrates ability to manage scientific, operational, and administrative aspects of a team.What we're looking for:
      • An individual with an in-depth understanding of -in vivo -models of multi-system rodent physiology and -in vitro -analyses of pathobiology and disease biomarkers.
      • Demonstrates strong organizational, communication, time management, and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional team.
      • Able to demonstrate strong skills in authoring and managing the production of scientific documents (pre-clinical study protocols, proposals, technical reports, pharmaceutical regulatory documentation and/or publications in peer-reviewed journals).
      • Demonstrates understanding and appreciation of internal and outward facing timelines as they relate to PBI's role in global drug development.
      • Understanding of urgency, flexibility and ability to prioritize or shift priorities to meet aggressive and changing deadlines.
      • Demonstrates ability to analyze and interpret complex data across a range of scientific disciplines.
      • Ability to use, manage and promote multiple methods of digital communication including Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, email, conference call, e-signature platforms, cloud folder document sharing, VPN, etc. -
      • Respects the rights of clients and employees; maintains confidentiality in all related matters.
      • Adheres to expectations of productivity and personal efficiency.
      • Works collaboratively with others to maintain a safe environment.
      • Performs job function with scientific discipline, technical rigor and integrity around data reporting.
      • Ability to communicate and multi-task across functional and organizational groups.
      • Willingness and awareness to contribute as needed to the success of a small, dynamic company. This may include assisting in off-hour and holiday efforts. -Working Conditions:
        • May involve typical office environment and a laboratory setting with potential direct exposure to/handling of laboratory animals
        • Work from home with occasional travel to company facility may be available
        • Typical hours 8am-5:30pm M-F with non-standard hours, evening and weekend work occasionally required
        • At times, work may require PPE (personal protective equipment)
        • Ability to perform repetitive tasks quickly and efficiently
        • Must be able to sit for long periods of timeMinimum Education / Experience Requirements:
          • Clinical, preclinical research or scientific experience in one or more of our therapeutic areas is strongly desired: cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary, diabetic complications and/or hepatic disease.
          • Ph.D. degree in related discipline (Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, etc.) and at least 8 years of related post-doctoral experience
          • MS degree in related discipline (Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, etc.) and at least 10 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
          • Demonstrable understanding of in vivo models of multi-system physiology and in vitro analyses of pathobiology and disease biomarkers Proven experience in interacting with senior scientific staff, Directors, VP and C-level business partners -
          • Experience as a medical scientist liaison (MSL) and/or direct interfacing with KOLs is applicable
          • Strong skills in authoring and managing the production of scientific documents/technical reports
          • Demonstrated experience managing other Life Science and/or appropriate discipline professionals
          • In-depth experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Outlook, GraphPad PRISM and cloud-based content management systems -What we offer:
            • This will be an exempt position and salary range of $110,000 to $170,000 annually, commensurate with your education, experience, and certification. -
            • Our benefits package will include health/dental/vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401k Retirement Plan with employer matching, stock options, paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave, and enormous opportunity for training and professional growthInotiv is an equal opportunity and E-verify employer.

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