Senior Manager, Scientific Materials

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2024

Ascendis Pharma is a dynamic, fast-growing global biopharmaceutical company with locations in Denmark, Europe, and the United States. Today, we're advancing programs in Endocrinology Rare Disease and Oncology.

Here at Ascendis, we pride ourselves on exceptional science, visionary leadership, and skilled and passionate colleagues.

Guided by our core values of Patients, Science, and Passion, we use our TransCon® drug development platform to fulfil our mission of developing new and potentially best-in-class therapies to address unmet medical needs.

Our culture fosters a place where skilled, adaptable, and highly resourceful professionals can truly make their mark. We offer a dynamic workplace for employees to grow and develop their skills.

We are looking for a Manager, Scientific Materials who will work within the US Field Medical Affairs team at Ascendis Pharma. This crucial role will be responsible for the development, creation and evaluation of scientifically accurate and impactful materials that support the objectives of the US Field Medical Affairs team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced medical affairs environment with multiple endocrine disease states, products, and cross-functional teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and creation process for medical materials, including scientific presentations, publications, training materials, and scientific field resources by working closely with US Field Medical Team and vendors.
  • Manages vendor timelines and deliverables as it relates to content of materials being generated for US Field Medical Team
  • Ensure accuracy, scientific rigor, and alignment with regulatory and compliance standards in all materials produced.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as US Field Medical Team and Global Medical Affairs to develop materials that support strategic initiatives and educational objectives.
  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination among internal stakeholders to gather input and ensure alignment on content requirements.
  • Manage timelines, milestones, and deliverables associated with the development and distribution of scientific materials for US Field Medical Affairs.
  • Coordinate activities across multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion and adherence to project goals.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and provide scientific support on medical content developed by having a comprehensive understanding of endocrine rare disease pipeline, including indications, contraindications, safety profiles, and clinical trial data. Stay updated with the latest research and medical literature in relevant therapeutic areas.
  • Proactively seek feedback from stakeholders and implement enhancements to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of scientific materials.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of content development processes, approvals, and version control.
  • Work in conjunction with Field Analytics to generate reports on material development status, metrics, and outcomes to inform decision-making and performance evaluation.
  • Engage in the planning and execution of congress activities (e.g. Medical Booth support, scientific exhibit materials generation, support lead in procuring booth assets, and abstracts/posters)
  • Support Field Medical Leadership, with identifying scientific material needs as US Field Medical priorities change based on current and future product lifecycle positioning.
  • Assist with deployment and maintenance of materials platform that support the needs of US Field Medical Affairs team members.
  • Other duties as assigned