PRC Manager, Marketing Operations (Remote or Hybrid)

Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Avanir Pharmaceuticals

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Marketing & Communications, Operations
North America
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Position Summary

This position is part of the Marketing Operations organization, who provides operational support to the Commercial organization, including Brand Teams and other key Commerical functions.

This position provides support and direction on the PRC process across major functional areas including: Brand teams, Patient Support, Market Access, Sales, Sales Training, Promotion Compliance, Legal Affairs, Medical Affairs and other OAPI partners.

The Promotional Review Committee (PRC) Manager works as a liaison between the PRC Champions and the Reviewers to manage all aspects of the the review process. The PRC Manager is responsible for working with their PRC Team(s) to prioritize materials, facilitate weekly live meetings, maintain document controls in the system, manage the review schedule, manage expedited reviews and escalate concerns including workload issues or time constraints. The PRC Manager is the main POC for the end-to-end PRC process and is accountable for knowing and following the PRC SOP at all times.

Manage the PRC process for assigned brand(s):

  • Manage the review of covered communications through the review process utilizing the online review system (VeevaVault PromoMats)

  • Conduct preliminary reviews of covered communications to ensure they meet the established criteria for PRC review

  • Active management of the review calendar to meet prioritization needs and submission deadlines

  • Facilitate weekly live PRC meetings; create and distribute agenda, capture consensus comments from the review team during live discussion

  • Ensure adherence to the expedited review process and advise Champions on deprioritization in support of the process

  • Lead prioritization meetings and send weekly communications to support alignment of submission expectations with Champions and Reviewers

Partner with Champions to advise on prioritization during high submission volume activities (e.g., sales meetings, label updates) and any additional project assistance as needed

Analyze key KPIs and prepare a monthly report to distribute to stakeholders, identifying key insights and opportunities for improvement

Conduct system and process training for Internal and External stakeholders new to the PRC process

Assist in interviewing and onboarding new members of the team, providing formal training on systems and process

Knowledge, Skills, Competencies, Education, and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2-5 years Pharmaceutical Experience

  • Excellent Communications and Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to work in a complex and cross-functional environment

  • Ability to work independently

  • Sound judgement and attention to detail

  • Experience with content management systems


  • 1-2 years experience with Promotional Review


Accountability for Results - Stay focused on key strategic objectives, be accountable for high standards of performance, and take an active role in leading change.
Strategic Thinking & Problem Solving - Make decisions considering the long-term impact to customers, patients, employees, and the business.
Patient & Customer Centricity - Maintain an ongoing focus on the needs of our customers and/or key stakeholders.
Impactful Communication - Communicate with logic, clarity, and respect. Influence at all levels to achieve the best results for Otsuka.
Respectful Collaboration - Seek and value others’ perspectives and strive for diverse partnerships to enhance work toward common goals.
Empowered Development - Play an active role in professional development as a business imperative.

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This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will be given consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, national origin, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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