• Manager Information Resource Center

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
    2018-10423
  • Responsibilities

    Provides customized information strategies, solutions, and services for internal clients globally to support business decisions in clinical development and commercialization. Manages global online information portals and systems, including assessment, licensing, deployment, vendor relationships, administration, and usage monitoring. Manages key stakeholder engagement and promotion of online resources and information services. Develops and manages global user training programs. Supervises Princeton-based team. Serves as project manager for global projects. Leads administration and development of department SharePoint intranet site. Evaluates and deploys new information management, organization, and search technologies.

    • Provides customized information strategies, solutions, and services for internal clients in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, to support business decisions in clinical development and commercialization. Works with clients to translate information needs into effective search strategies, uses specialized resources to locate information then evaluates, analyzes, and delivers quality research results.
    • Manages global online information portals and systems, including assessment, licensing, deployment, vendor relationships, administration, and usage monitoring
    • Manages key stakeholder engagement and promotion of online resources and information services, through individual and group meetings and marketing efforts across multiple channels.
    • Develops and manages global user training programs, including identifying needs, coordinating with vendors, and implementing processes for measuring effectiveness.
    • Supervises Princeton-based IRC staff.
    • Serves as project manager for global projects.
    • Leads administration and development of department SharePoint intranet site, including needs analysis, content updates, interface enhancement and upgrade deployments, and usage tracking.
    • Evaluates and deploys new information management, organization, and search technologies.
    • Supports tracking and monitoring of products and industry trends to provide competitive and business intelligence to help business enhance strategic planning.

    Travel (approximately 5%)

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Master’s Degree in Information or Library Science from an accredited program
    • 7+ years of corporate library or information center experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical industry.
    • Expert knowledge and proficiency with pharmaceutical, medical and business-related resources and databases such as ProQuest Dialog, Factiva, Cortellis, GlobalData, PharmaPendium, etc. 
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain effective relationship and partnership with internal customers and external vendors
    • Adaptable, flexible, and able to balance multiple projects
    • Have initiative and proactively strive for superior customer services and outcomes
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
    • Strong ability to identify and solve problems effectively with creative or innovative solutions
    • Advanced level of knowledge with information management, organization, and search technologies
    • Advanced knowledge and experience with SharePoint

     

    Preferred:

    • Previous management or supervising experience
    • Experience with project management
    • Experience of collaborating with global key stakeholders and customers

    Overview

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.


    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.


    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.

    Disclaimer

    Disclaimer:

    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 receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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